Category Archives: Transport & Industrial

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‘import’-ant trends in the automotive aftermarket

The Australian automotive industry has recorded healthy new vehicle sales over the last decade, with an average of 1.1 million new vehicles entering the car parc each year (and a…

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VFACTS year in review – EV wrap up

In 2023, Australians set a record by purchasing 87,430 new electric vehicles (EVs), making up approximately 7% of total sales for the year (a remarkable 161% surge from the 33,410…

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VFACTS 2023 EoY review – heavy commercial vehicles

The Australian heavy commercial vehicle industry marked a record-breaking year in 2023, data from the VFACTS National Report shows. With an impressive 51,772 new vehicles hitting the roads, this sector…

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new brands on growth trajectory as Australian EV market expands 

Electric vehicles are on the rise in Australia. With one month remaining in 2023, we’re at 80,446 electric vehicles sold (vs. 28,326 at the same point last year). Based on…

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VFACTS November 2023 – top tier tussle as Ranger reels in Hilux

Huge numbers in the November VFACTS data, with 112,141 new vehicle sales, making it the second highest month of the year behind the EOFY-backed June. This places the 1.2m yearly…

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VFACTS October new vehicle sales – 1.2m or bust?

Record sales of 106,809 new vehicles in October, putting us over 1m vehicles sold in 2023. Continuing this trend would see the Australian market crack 1.2m vehicles in a single…

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internship success: 14 transformative months at fifth quadrant

I started my internship at Fifth Quadrant back in June 2022, and the past fourteen months have been filled with a breadth of experiences that have taught me lifelong lessons…

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sustainability success down under: Australian businesses navigating to a greener future

Sustainability is a critical issue for Australian businesses, as the world faces the dual challenges of climate change and resource scarcity. While there’s an ecological imperative here, there’s also a…

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fuelling the future: how manufacturing and production are harnessing sustainability to offset soaring energy costs!

Australian businesses across all sectors are facing significant challenges, with rising costs pressures, and ongoing economic uncertainty driving down consumer and business confidence. While we have seen some slight upticks…

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manufacturers set to expand production and drive profit growth

Australian manufacturers expect to increase production volumes in the next 12 months, supported by higher capital expenditure and investment in technology, CommBank report shows. Research conducted by Fifth Quadrant forms…

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