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Autos Drive Alabama Forward

Industry Impact

  • 165,472 165,472 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 7.8% 7.8% of State Workforce
  • 28,113 28,113 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $6.79B $6.79 Billion in Total 2017 Car Sales
  • 209,711 209,711 Total New Car Sales
Center For Automotive Research, "Contribution of the Automotive Industry," published January 2015; Employer figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet; Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017.

Tax Revenue

  • $1.06B $1.06 Billion in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 11% 11% of State Tax Revenue
  • $116M $116 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $64M $64 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $47M $47 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $756.00M $756.00 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $29M $29 Million in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $44M $44 Million Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

4,757,257 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 2,061,661 (43.34%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 1,141,963 (24.00%)
  • Pickups 1,207,121 (25.37%)
  • Vans/Minivans 243,840 (4.88%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 4,574,400 (96.16%)
  • Diesel 135,732 (2.85%)
  • Hybrid 31,059 (0.65%)
  • Electric 796 (0.02%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,163 (0.02%)
In Alabama, the average age of vehicles is 13.2 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Hedges & Co as of December 31, 2017.

New Purchases

209,711 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 73,949 (35.26%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 80,341 (38.31%)
  • Pickups 44,762 (21.34%)
  • Vans/Minivans 7,789 (3.71%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 199,708 (95.23%)
  • Diesel 7,257 (3.46%)
  • Hybrid 2,347 (1.12%)
  • Electric 182 (0.09%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 217 (0.10%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2017.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $5.95 Billion Total Imports
  • $389.73 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2017

  • $628.30 Million Total Imports
  • $14.44 Million Total Exports
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2017 - December 31, 2017.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 4,012
  • Electric Charging Stations 84
  • Biodiesel Stations 2
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 10
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 2
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 87
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of May 9, 2018.

Alabama Consumers

  • $32,366 $32,366 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $46,257 $46,257 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $3,855 $3,855 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $592 $592 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 15% 15% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (86%)
  • Carpool to work (8%)
  • Take public transportation (0%)
  • Other (6%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2016 and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 48-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 4.61 %.

Alabama Automaker Facilities

406 Facilities
24,437 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 406 24,437
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 2,074 15,274
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 2,166 34,866
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 3,110 8,912
Auto Supply Stores 2,816 14,578
Gas Stations 4,012 20,684
Dealers (Special) 573 1,467
Property and Casualty Insurance 49 509
Car and Truck Rentals 1,257 6,280
Parking 63 693
Automotive Repair Shops 9,022 27,282
Carwashes And Other Service 2,565 9,225
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

Automaker Facilities In Alabama

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

Location Employees
MBUSI Vance 3,700

Toyota

Location Employees
Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama Huntsville 1,093

Honda Manufacturing

Location Employees
Lincoln 4,500

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, LLC

Location Employees
Montgomery 3,000

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