Operators in the industry are primarily involved in dismantling motor vehicles or motorcycles and wholesaling the used parts obtained in the dismantling process. Industry operators commonly operate from fixed premises but may also wholesale used motor vehicle parts online. This industry snapshot does not include purely online wholesalers (Youren, M. IBISworld, Jul 2019).
Industry operators usually wholesale new and used motor vehicles to motor vehicle dealers and fleet users/operators. (Yeoh, Y.H. IBISworld. May 2019).
Industry operators are chiefly engaged in wholesaling new motor vehicle and motorcycle parts and accessories (i.e. batteries, car audio systems and motor vehicle and motorcycle tyres). Vehicle manufacturers, part retailers and mechanics are primarily the customers of motor vehicle new parts wholesalers (Thomson, J. IBISworld. Nov 2018).
The automotive industry includes motor vehicle manufacturers, wholesalers, retailers, parts suppliers, and mechanics that design, research, develop, manufacture, sell and maintain motor vehicles and parts. Motor vehicles are passenger moving cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles, and other recreational motorised vehicles sold to households, businesses, and governments (Yeoh, Y.H. IBISworld. Jun, 2020).