Economic Impact

Jobs. Trade. Growth.

National Impact

For more than 60 years, international auto manufacturers and international nameplate dealers have strengthened the American economy and auto industry through their U.S. operations. They conduct research and development, invest in plants and equipment, build* cars and light trucks, and sell and service these vehicles.
$92B
Total Investment in America
2.5M
Direct and Indirect U.S. Jobs Generated
47%
Of All 2019 U.S. Vehicle Production
500
Facilities Operated in America
International Automakers’ Share of U.S. Auto Production Has Grown from 1% in 1979 to 47% in 2019
Share of total U.S. Production
International Automakers Have Increased Their U.S. Production Volume by Nearly 150% Over the Past 25 Years
11,906,343
10,510,596
International Automakers
D3+Tesla
International Automakers and Auto Dealers Contributed Billions of Dollars to Gross State Product in 2019
U.S. Light Vehicle Production: Jan.-May 2020

State Impact

International automakers' U.S. operations include 500 facilities across America that help energize local economies, create tens of thousands of jobs, and expand the local tax base. International nameplate dealers operate 9,500 dealerships across the country. Click below to learn more about our economic impact in your state.

Alabama Data:

total investment

$11.9B

total Jobs

77,843

vehicles produced

899,992

purchases from U.S. suppliers

$8.7B

International Automakers’ Vehicles Made in America

International automakers produced 5 million vehicles in America in the last year.  60 different models made were exported to markets around the world.

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