Motor Industry Update

In our Motor Industry updates, the Deloitte Motor Industry Services team analyses the trends, pressure points and opportunities affecting the motor industry today and explores how they will impact you.

From the big issues, such as the currents in the global economy, down to the fine detail, such as how the latest technology could impact your parts business, we give you the insights which will help you take advantage of the opportunities in the industry today.

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  • Navigating today’s change, shaping tomorrow’s future

    Lee Peters | 14 April 2020

    This article was featured in Automotive Dealer - March/April 2020 - Issue 30, Written by Lee Peters, Deloitte Motor Industry Services. 

    The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown (H. P. Lovecraft)

    … and this is where we are in the automotive industry, here in Australia, and all around the world. Change, and having to navigate the unknown, is not only inevitable… but it is now upon us.

  • 2019 Global Automotive Consumer Study

    Grant Cameron | 16 April 2019

    For a decade, Deloitte has been exploring consumers’ changing automotive expectations and the evolving mobility ecosystem.

  • The Future of the Automotive Value Chain

    16 April 2018

    More than ever before, the automotive industry today is in a state of constant pressure: from demanding customers, strict regulators and also from cash-rich major tech players.

    The burning question is how to REACT to these threats. Or more importantly, how to ACT with vigour and strategic foresight and come out on top.

  • Deloitte City Mobility Index

    31 January 2018

    Gauging global readiness for the future of mobility. 

  • 2018 Global Automotive Consumer Study

    25 January 2018

    As consumers entertain more options in meeting their transportation needs, how is the industry shifting to anticipate the future? Explore the latest insights into automotive industry consumer behaviours and trends across countries and generations in the ever-evolving automotive retail industry.

  • Update on Flex Commission

    5 October 2017

    Explore how you can prepare your business for the Flex commission changes effective 1st Nov 2018

  • Embracing the opportunity in uncertainty - Navigating Economic uncertainties

    Balram Dabhade, Dorian Lapthorne | 11 August 2017

    While the resilience of the Australian economy is commendable, with the global uncertainty since the GFC, Australian businesses have been increasingly confronted by the “new mediocre” globally for a better part of the decade. Explore how the Australian economy may change, what will that mean for your business 

  • Understanding the ASIC Regulation Impact Statement CP279

    Balram Dabhade, Dorian Lapthorne | 11 August 2017

    Finance and Insurance income has been one of the major contributors to dealer profitability in recent times. We’ve seen its advent and rise to become one of the key levers of dealer profitability. Understand how proposed flex commission changes may affect the Australian Motor Industry.

  • Embracing the opportunity in uncertainty - Motor vehicle retail in Australia

    Balram Dabhade, Dorian Lapthorne | 9 August 2017

    Australia has now successfully navigated the economic ups and downs of this world without slipping into a recession for a record 25 years. While this is a commendable achievement in itself, it also shadows some of the challenges that we face, making it difficult to clearly recognise these challenges and prepare for them. Understand the challenges the motor vehicle retail industry is facing in Australia and how you can exploit them to navigate these uncertain times.

  • Leading Indicators of Profitability

    Balram Dabhade | 17 May 2017

    Leading indicators are designed to flag potential problems early, so that preventive action can be taken. They also identify your areas of improvement, where you can focus resources in time to prevent undesirable business outcomes.