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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  • 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.

  • Leading Indicators of Profitability II

    Balram Dabhade | 17 May 2017

    Leading indicators are designed to flag potential problems early, so that preventive action can be taken. In this series, the second leading indicator we investigate is transactional new vehicle gross profit. Find out how this KPI can influence dealer profitability.

  • Leading Indicators of Profitability III

    Balram Dabhade | 16 May 2017

    The third leading indicator, we’d like to investigate is the contribution of F&I income to the net profit of the business.

    F&I has become an important aspect of any vehicle dealership in Australia, as it’s become a logical and profitable vertical integration.

  • What caused the Quarter 3 2016 reduction in profitability

    Balram Dabhade | 15 October 2016

    The Australian motor industry is one economic barometer proxy for the Australian economy. They have both enjoyed healthy growth and have seen exponential growth complimenting each other, the last quarter though was an exception to this story.

  • The art of business succession: are you prepared?

    Stavroula Papadatos | 26 November 2015

    In a family business, owners sometimes fail to develop formal programs to groom the next generation’s management team and believe the skills will transfer automatically.

  • The future of mobility

    Deloitte Motor Industry Services | 2 November 2015

    How transportation technology and social trends are creating new business ecosystems.

  • Are you missing out on the aftersales opportunity?

    Stephen Timperley | 29 October 2015

    Healthy sales figures show new motor vehicle sales rose by 3.2% - are you overlooking your aftersales?