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Exploring The 2019 Australian Car & Truck Parc

As we move into the second half of the year, the Australian Bureau of Statistics is starting to release more detail from its 2019 Motor Vehicle Census, letting us dig into the Australian car parc at a national, and state level.

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Will Holden be able to... hold-on?

Holden has been a key part of the Australian automotive industry since it launched the first all-Australian motor vehicle in the late 1940’s. The FX Holden was unveiled by Prime Minister Ben Chifley on the 29th of November 1948, with 18,000 people paying a deposit without even having seen one in person.

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2017 Australian New Vehicles Sales Year in Review

Now that we’ve officially reached the end of 2017, it’s time to reflect back on the year that was. While a key global theme was electrification, what happened in the local market? As we move into 2018, let’s take the opportunity to reflect back on 2017. Using the VFACTS annual sales data, we’ve summarised some of the main trends we see in the Australian automotive industry, and what we expect to see in 2018.

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