Tag Archives: automotive trends

from urban streets to outback: ford and toyota’s duel in the australian market

In the Australian automotive landscape, the real showdown isn’t Ford versus Ferrari at Le Mans, but rather Ford versus Toyota—a rivalry that impacts the daily lives of consumers much more…

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April 2024 VFACTS: signaling a new normal in Australian auto sales?

April’s automotive sales have broken the streak, dipping below 100,000 units for the first time this year. Despite this dip, the 97,202 new vehicle sales this month still significantly outpace…

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cruising into tomorrow: navigating generational shifts in car buying

Another month, another record set in terms of new vehicle sales. While we are seeing some brands moving into a surplus situation, that isn’t yet impacting sales volumes with Australia…

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March 2024 VFACTS: new records set as Australian automotive market booms

In March there were 109,647 new vehicles delivered, continuing the strong start to the calendar year. This marks a significant 12.7% growth on last year’s March number, which just failed…

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February 2024 VFACTS: records fall as private and fleet buyers remain active

February witnessed another strong month in the Australian automotive market, with 105,023 new vehicles sold (up 21% vs. Feb 2023). Highlights this month include an increase in medium passenger vehicles…

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automotive vehicle subscriptions on the rise

Vehicle subscription is a growing trend, with providers like Carly recording significant growth as Australians start to shift away from traditional approaches to vehicle ownership. These models bundle up most…

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January 2024 VFACTS: utes and hybrids on the rise, Tesla’s sales drop

The Australian automotive market has seen a surge to start off the new year, with 89,782 new vehicles sold in January 2024 (up almost 5,000 units against January 2023). This…

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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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