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Autos Drive Alabama Forward

Industry Impact

  • 133,337 133,337 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 5.1% 5.1% of State Workforce
  • $7.15B $7.15 Billion Labor Income
  • $6.93B $6.93 Billion in Total 2018 Car Sales
  • 209,124 209,124 Total New Car Sales
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2017 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

  • $1.06B $1.06 Billion in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 10% 10% of State Tax Revenue
  • $147M $147 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $79M $79 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $61M $61 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $842.12M $842.12 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $38M $38 Million in Corporate Profits Tax
  • $134M $134 Million State Income Taxes
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2017 data year.

Registrations

4,920,798 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 2,138,674 (43.46%)
  • CUVs 676,340 (13.74%)
  • SUVs 600,740 (12.21%)
  • Pickups 1,276,893 (25.95%)
  • Vans/Minivans 228,151 (4.64%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 4,737,168 (96.27%)
  • Diesel 146,468 (2.98%)
  • Hybrid 34,130 (0.69%)
  • Electric 1,446 (0.03%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,586 (0.03%)
In Alabama, the average age of vehicles is 13.9 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.6 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

209,124 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 66,481 (31.79%)
  • CUVs 66,255 (31.68%)
  • SUVs 20,640 (9.87%)
  • Pickups 46,995 (22.47%)
  • Vans/Minivans 8,753 (4.19%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 198,797 (95.06%)
  • Diesel 7,307 (3.49%)
  • Hybrid 2,154 (1.03%)
  • Electric 527 (0.25%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 339 (0.16%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $5.92 Billion Total Imports
  • $360.39 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2018

  • $569.98 Million Total Imports
  • $18.55 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, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 4,012
  • Electric Charging Stations 103
  • Biodiesel Stations 2
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 8
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 2
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 80
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of April 9, 2019.

Alabama Consumers

  • $33,137 $33,137 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $48,123 $48,123 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $4,010 $4,010 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $505 $505 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 13% 13% 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 (5%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2017 and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 60-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 5.36%.

Automaker Facilities In Alabama

Honda Manufacturing

LocationEmployees
Lincoln 4,500

Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama, LLC

LocationEmployees
Montgomery 2,700

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

LocationEmployees
Vance ALVance 3,500

Toyota

LocationEmployees
Toyota Motor Manufacturing AlabamaHuntsville 1,093

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