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Automotive Industry in Victoria, Australia


Victoria is the hub of Australia's automotive industry - it is responsible for around 60 percent of the country's automotive turnover, and a significant proportion of exports.

The industry in Victoria includes:

  • major car manufacturers, including Holden, Ford and Toyota
  • assembly
  • components
  • design
  • toolmakers
  • research, design and development
  • alternative fuel and energies
  • technology development
  • engineering.

Industry size

Victoria's automotive manufacturing sector employs around 25,000 people and had AUD$2.2 billion worth of exports in 2010. Victoria is also home to the headquarters and engineering centres of all three motor vehicle producers in Australia and the supplier companies that support them.