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Industry Impact

  • 381,827 381,827 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 2.0% 2.0% of State Workforce
  • 183,027 183,027 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $66.65B $66.65 Billion in Total 2017 Car Sales
  • 2.00M 2.00 Million 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

  • $16.44B $16.44 Billion in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 12% 12% of State Tax Revenue
  • $4B $4 Billion in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $2B $2 Billion in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $757M $ in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $9.38B $9.38 Billion in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $178M $ in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $353M $353 Million Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

32,056,484 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 16,792,117 (52.38%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 7,896,057 (24.63%)
  • Pickups 4,774,521 (14.89%)
  • Vans/Minivans 2,002,027 (6.17%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 29,834,849 (93.07%)
  • Diesel 754,095 (2.35%)
  • Hybrid 1,038,228 (3.24%)
  • Electric 192,524 (0.60%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 162,366 (0.51%)
In California, the average age of vehicles is 11.3 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.

Sales

2,003,847 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 971,900 (48.50%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 714,829 (35.67%)
  • Pickups 221,270 (11.04%)
  • Vans/Minivans 79,551 (3.97%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 1,773,699 (88.51%)
  • Diesel 44,938 (2.24%)
  • Hybrid 88,788 (4.43%)
  • Electric 51,914 (2.59%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 44,493 (2.22%)
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

  • $383.12 Billion Total Imports
  • $71.69 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2017

  • $45.41 Billion Total Imports
  • $10.03 Billion 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 15,057
  • Electric Charging Stations 4,315
  • Biodiesel Stations 11
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 169
  • Hydrogen Stations 38
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 15
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 253
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.

California Consumers

  • $33,259 $33,259 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $67,739 $67,739 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $5,645 $5,645 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $608 $608 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 11% 11% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (74%)
  • Carpool to work (10%)
  • Take public transportation (5%)
  • Other (11%)
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 %.

California Automaker Facilities

3,271 Facilities
79,414 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 3,271 79,414
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 15,459 108,063
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 11,548 209,730
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 11,567 38,740
Auto Supply Stores 14,523 81,769
Gas Stations 15,057 100,232
Dealers (Special) 3,838 11,607
Property and Casualty Insurance 225 2,426
Car and Truck Rentals 8,947 54,617
Parking 1,716 27,415
Automotive Repair Shops 76,704 253,289
Carwashes And Other Service 20,172 94,432
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

Automaker Facilities In California

BMW Technology Office

Location Employees
Technology Office Mountain View 36

BMW  iVentures

Location Employees
Venture capital, support of high-potential start-ups Mountain View 8

Designworks/USA

Location Employees
Global Design Consultancy Newbury Park 74

BMW of North America, LLC

Location Employees
Regional sales office Newbury Park 78
Tech Training offices Ontario 6
Vehicle Distribution center Oxnard 64
Regional parts distribution center Redlands 93
Regional distribution center Stockton 73

BMW of North America Engineering and Emission Test Center-Oxnard

Location Employees
BMW of North America Engineering and Emission Test Center Oxnard 41

BMW Group

Location Employees
Government Affairs Represerntative Office, California Sacramento 2

The BMW Performance Center West

Location Employees
The BMW Performance Center West Thermal 0

FCA US LLC

Location Employees
California Business Center Newport Beach 52
Los Angeles Parts Distribution Center Ontario 161

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Los Angeles Regional Office Irvine 91
Sacramento High Velocity Center Manteca 72
Ford Research and Innovation Center Palo Alto 250
Ontario High Velocity Center Rancho Cucamonga 47
San Francisco Regional Office San Ramon 22

General Motors

Location Employees
GM Financial -- So. California Branch Office Cerritos 63
Customer Care & Aftersales- ACDelco, Parts Distro -- Fontana Fontana 24
LA Training Center Glendale 4
Maven Los Angeles Los Angeles 4
North Hollywood Design Center North Hollywood 66
Palo Alto Advanced Technology Office Palo Alto 0
Customer Care & Aftersales - Parts Distro - Rancho Cucamonga Rancho Cucamonga 101
Sacramento Public Policy Office Sacramento 1
Cruise Automation - San Francisco San Francisco 0
GM Cruise - 349 9th Street San Francisco 0
GM Cruise - 360 9th Street San Francisco 0
Maven San Francisco San Francisco 8
GM Cruise South San Francisco South San Francisco 0
GM Global Propulsion Systems -- Advanced Technology Center -- Torrance Torrance 9
Sales, Service and Marketing -- Western Regional Office Westlake Village 59

Mazda

Location Employees
Corporate Office Irvine 324
Irvine Training Center Irvine 1
Mazda Technical Service Irvine 42
R&D Irvine Irvine 73
Western Region Irvine 41
Port National City National City 2
Ontario PDC (CA) Ontario 5
Pleasanton Training Center Pleasanton 1

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

Location Employees
Fontana PDC California Fontana 3
Classic Center CA Irvine 23
Field Western Region Long Beach 60
Long Beach WCC Long Beach 78

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

Location Employees
Headquarters/R&D Cypress 245

Mitsubishi Motors R&D of America, Inc.

Location Employees
Palo Alto 2

Porsche

Location Employees
Porsche Motorsport North America, Inc. Carson 0
Porsche Design of America (PDOA) Costa Mesa 0
PCNA - Porsche Distribution Center (CA) Ontario 0
PCNA- Porsche Logistics Services, CA Ontario 0
Porsche Logistics Services, CA Ontario 0
PCNA - Porsche Distribution Center (CA) - PORT San Diego 0

Toyota

Location Employees
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office Agoura Hills 11
Toyota Financial Services Western Regional Office Anaheim 36
Toyota Motor Credit Corporation Anaheim 0
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office Arcadia 14
Port Benicia 18
Material Distribution Center Compton 2
Toyota Racing Development Costa Mesa 185
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office Elk Grove 11
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. Gardena 87
Lexus Division Area Office - Western Irvine 56
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Regional Office Irvine 93
AirFlite Long Beach 21
Port/Transport Operations Long Beach 245
TABC, Inc. Long Beach 294
Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. Mira Loma 0
Toyota Logistics Services, Inc./Transport Operations Mira Loma 16
Toyota InfoTechnology Center U.S.A., Inc. Mountain View 8
Calty Design Research Newport Beach 46
Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. Ontario 124
North American Parts Center California Ontario 514
Toyota Research Institute Palo Alto 52
Toyota Logistics Services, Inc./Transport Operations Richmond 16
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office San Diego 10
Toyota Logistics Services, Inc./Marshalling Yard San Diego 1
Calty Design Research San Francisco 4
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. Plant Engineering Partner Robot Group San Jose 6
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office San Ramon 2
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Regional Office San Ramon 157
Toyota Motor Credit Corporation Torrance 863
Toyota Motor Credit Corporation Torrance 0
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Torrance 1,067
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Torrance 438
Toyota Motor Sales USA Inc. Parts Distribution Center Torrance 199

Volkswagen Group Of America

Location Employees
VWGoA Electronics Research Laboratory & Future Center Belmont 195
Audi of America Design Loft Los Angeles 4
Parts Distribution Center Ontario 44
VWGoA Technical Center & EEO Oxnard 51
Parts Distribution Center Rocklin 27
Audi of America Innovation Research San Francisco 13
VWGoA Design Center California Santa Monica 7
VWoA, AoA & VW Credit, Inc. Western Region Office Woodland Hills 76

Volvo Car Technology USA

Location Employees
Volvo Cars Californina - R&D Camarillo 21
Volvo Cars Monitoring & Concept Center Mountain View 63

Volvo Car USA LLC

Location Employees
Volvo Car USA, Western Region Office Irvine 11

Hyundai Motor America

Location Employees
Fountain Valley 600

Tesla Motors, Inc.

Location Employees
Freemont 10,000
Palo Alto 9,000

Kia Motors America, Inc.

Location Employees
Irvine 23

Honda Manufacturing

Location Employees
Torrance 2,375
Torrance 500

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