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sneak preview: 2024 corporate fleet insights report

As we prepare to release the 2024 edition of our Corporate Fleet Insights Report, we are excited to share a sneak preview of the high-level themes that are shaping the…

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May 2024 VFACTS: spotlight on Hybrids

Australia’s automotive industry has continued its record-breaking new vehicle sales streak, reaching an all-time record high for the month of May. Despite April dipping back below 100,000 sales (97,202), May…

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SME sentiment points to rise in unemployment

Updates to this research are published monthly. View previous wave The latest Fifth Quadrant SME Sentiment Tracker continues to report soft revenues in line with weak economic conditions.  33% report lower…

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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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SMEs in holding pattern amid interest rate speculation

Updates to this research are published monthly. View previous wave The latest findings from the Fifth Quadrant SME Sentiment Tracker reveal a slight weakening in year-on-year revenue, with 34% of SMEs…

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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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the data behind Australia’s labour market: a closer look at post-pandemic recovery

Over the past three and a half years, we have been monitoring a comprehensive set of Australian economic indicators. This data, encompassing real estate, construction, automotive, employment, and retail sectors,…

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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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the weight struggle: Australia’s battle with weight management

Overweight and obesity rates have been steadily climbing in Australia, reflecting a broader global trend. According to data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, the proportion of adults…

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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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