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Australia Autos Report Q4 2015

Australia Autos Report Q4 2015

Australian new vehicle sales continue to power ahead, in line with BMI's expectations. Over the first sevenmonths of 2015, there were a total of 670,735 new vehicles sold in Australia, representing a 3.2% increasey-o-y. Looking specifically at July's figures, sports utility vehicles (SUVs) showed a 13.4% annual increasein sales to now account for over 35% of the total new car market. Light commercial vehicles (LCVs) alsoshowed steady growth, of 4.7% y-o-y, with both of the above sub-segments gaining at the expense ofpassenger cars (PCs), whose sales fell by 4.7% y-o-y in July.

Commenting on the July sales figures, the chief executive of the Federal Chamber of Automotive Industries(FCAI), Tony Weber, highlighted the change that Australia has witnessed in its fleet mix over the pastdecade. According to Weber, passenger cars accounted for over 60% of new vehicle sales 10 years ago.

Now, LCVs and SUVs account for over 50% of the market, with passenger cars at 45%.


BMI Industry View
SWOT
Political
Economic
Operational Risk
Industry Forecast
Table: Autos Total Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (2013-2019)
Production
Trade
Passenger Vehicles
Table: Passenger Car Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (Australia 2013-2019)
Table: Australia - Top 10 Best-Selling Manufacturers, 2014
Commercial Vehicles
Table: Commercial Vehicle Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (Australia 2013-2019)
Electric Vehicles
Motorcycles
Table: Motorcycle Market - Historical Data And Forecasts (2013-2019)
Suppliers
Vehicle Leasing
Macroeconomic Forecasts
Economic Analysis
Table: Economic Activity (Australia 2010-2019)
Industry Risk/Reward Ratings
Asia - Risk/Reward Index
Developed States Still Lead
Frontier Markets Are A Risky Bet
On The Bubble
Company Profile
Company Monitor
Ford Motor
GM Holden
Toyota Motor
Regional Overview
Asia Overview
Replacement Cycle Aids Growth
Bigger Markets Lagging
Smaller Markets Have Untapped Potential
Global Industry Overview
1. Currency Weakness Hurting African Growth
2. Increasing Local Content In Trouble Spots
3. SUVs Rolling On
4. Tech/Autos Lines Are Blurring
Demographic Forecast
Table: Population Headline Indicators (Australia 1990-2025)
Table: Key Population Ratios (Australia 1990-2025)
Table: Urban/Rural Population & Life Expectancy (Australia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group (Australia 1990-2025)
Table: Population By Age Group % (Australia 1990-2025)
Methodology
Industry Forecasts
Sector-Specific Methodology
Sources
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
Table: Automotive Risk/Reward Index Indicators And Weighting Of Indicators

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