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Alabama Economic Impact

Last year, international automakers produced 899,992 vehicles in the Yellowhammer State, accounting for 100% of their auto production. Honda, Hyundai, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, and Toyota all call Alabama “home” and together generated 77,843 jobs for Alabamans. The latest Alabama state economic impact report highlights the economic growth occurring across Alabama thanks to international automakers.

Sales

143

international nameplate dealerships

109,691

new vehicles registered in 2019

54

market share of vehicles sold

Production

899,992

vehicles produced in 2019

100

total auto production

$8.7B

purchased from U.S. suppliers

Employment

77,843 total jobs generated in Alabama

13,925 direct employment

7,000 dealership jobs

56,918 other indirect employment

$4.9 billion total employee compensation

$389 million dealership employee compensation

$4.5 billion in direct and other indirect employee compensation

International Automakers’ Vehicles Made in Alabama

Honda Pilot*

Honda Odyssey*

Honda Passport*

Hyundai Sonata*

Honda Ridgeline*

Hyundai Elantra*

Hyundai Santa Fe*

Mercedes-Benz C-class*

Mercedes-Benz GLE SUV*

Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV*

Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe*

Revenues

$676M
in state and local tax receipts and other revenues
$1.1B
in federal tax receipts and other revenues for the federal government

The operations and related activities of international automakers and auto dealers in the U.S. contributed $10 billion (4.3%) to Alabama Gross State Product (GSP) in 2018.

International Automakers Facilities

Manufacturing

Location State
Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC Lincoln AL
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama Montgomery AL
Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc. Huntsville AL
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama Huntsville AL
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. Vance AL
Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. Woodstock AL

Programs and Partnerships

Workforce Development

Location State
Honda Mfg of Alabama: Honda Gadsden State Community College “School To Work” Lincoln AL
Honda Mfg of Alabama: Honda Gadsden State Community College“FAME” program Lincoln AL
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama: Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama Alabama Industrial Development Training - Basic Business Writing Montgomery AL
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama: Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama Alabama Industrial Development Training - Critical Thinking Montgomery AL
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama: Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama Alabama Industrial Development Training - Facilitation Skills Montgomery AL
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama: Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama Alabama Industrial Development Training - One-on-One Communication Montgomery AL
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama: Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama Alabama Industrial Development Training - Time Management Montgomery AL
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama: Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama Alabama Industrial Development Training - Workforce Challenges Montgomery AL
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama: Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama Maintenance Apprenticeship Program Montgomery AL
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama: Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama Maintenance Skill Up - ControlLogix Montgomery AL
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama: Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama Maintenance Skill Up - Device Net I and II Montgomery AL
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama: Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama Maintenance Skill Up - Ethernet I and II Montgomery AL
Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama: Hyundai Motor Manufacturing of Alabama Maintenance Skill Up - Industrial Motor Controls Montgomery AL
Mercedes-Benz US International : Mercedes-Benz Co-op Program Vance AL
Mercedes-Benz US International Mechatronics Program : Mercedes-Benz Mechatronics Program Vance AL
Mercedes-Benz US International : Mercedes-Benz TECH Program Vance AL
Toyota Technician Training and Education Network: Lawson State Community College Bessemer Campus Bessemer AL
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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