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SUV sales over-taking passenger vehicle sales in Qld

As SUVs have become the new family car, and many millennials are living in inner cities and relying on public transport, walking or cycling, SUVs have steadily increased their share of new motor vehicle sales, and now SUV sales exceed … Continue reading

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New SUV sales surge – pent-up demand possibly playing a role in pick up in new motor vehicles sales

New motor vehicle sales in Queensland were 4.7% higher in February than in January in seasonally adjusted terms, driven by a surge in SUV sales, which could eventually overtake sales of passenger vehicles (see chart below based on ABS data … Continue reading

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Pause in recovery in new motor vehicle sales in Qld

While Queensland had decent growth of 6.9% through-the-year to February 2013 in new motor vehicle sales, we actually had the lowest growth rate across all States and Territories in new sales (see today’s new ABS data). Eyeballing the data, I’m … Continue reading

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