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Autos Drive California Forward

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
  • $67.34B $67.34 Billion in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 2.09M 2.09 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, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

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 $757 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $9.38B $9.38 Billion in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $178M $178 Million 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

30,621,660 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 15,836,873 (51.72%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 7,746,827 (25.30%)
  • Pickups 4,808,160 (15.70%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,888,305 (6.17%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 28,622,357 (93.47%)
  • Diesel 736,943 (2.41%)
  • Hybrid 980,412 (3.20%)
  • Electric 138,971 (0.45%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 122,535 (0.40%)
In California, the average age of vehicles is 10.8 years.
The national average age of vehicles is 11.2 years.
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2016.

Sales

2,086,880 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 1,098,465 (52.64%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 682,644 (32.71%)
  • Pickups 215,403 (10.32%)
  • Vans/Minivans 90,368 (4.33%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 1,866,976 (89.46%)
  • Diesel 47,480 (2.28%)
  • Hybrid 98,854 (4.74%)
  • Electric 40,347 (1.93%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 33,135 (1.59%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Auto-Related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • $376.14 Billion Total Imports
  • $67.31 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $45.02 Billion Total Imports
  • $8.45 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, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 15,057
  • Electric Charging Stations 3,656
  • Biodiesel Stations 12
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 172
  • Hydrogen Stations 30
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 18
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 282
Compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy’s Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of 10/11/16.

California Consumers

  • $32,269 $32,269 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $64,500 $64,500 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $5,375 $5,375 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $587 $587 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 (78%)
  • Carpool to work (11%)
  • Take public transportation (5%)
  • Other (6%)
Figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2015 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 4.35%.

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

Location Employees
Designworks/USA Newbury Park 65

BMW Group

Location Employees
Government Affairs Represerntative Office, California Sacramento 2

BMW of North America, LLC

Location Employees
Regional Distribution Center Stockton 73
Technology Office Mountain View 38
Regional Sales Offices Newbury Park 76
BMW of North America Engineering and Emission Test Center Oxnard 45
Vehicle Distribution Center Oxnard 65
Tech Training offices Ontario 5
The BMW Performance Center West Thermal 0

BMW of North America, LLC- Redlands

Location Employees
Regional parts distribution center Redlands 93

BMW  iVentures

Location Employees
Venture capital, support of high-potential start-ups Mountain View 0

FCA US LLC

Location Employees
Los Angeles Parts Distribution Center Ontario 147
California Business Center Newport Beach 50

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Sacramento High Velocity Center Manteca 72
San Francisco Regional Office San Ramon 22
Silicon Valley Innovation Center Palo Alto 15
Ontario High Velocity Center Rancho Cucamonga 47
Los Angeles Regional Office Irvine 91

General Motors

Location Employees
Sacramento Public Policy Office Sacramento 1
Sidecar Technologies San Francisco 0
GM Office, 429 Acacia - Palo Alto Palo Alto 8
Commercial Office Building - Thousand Oaks Thousand Oaks 44
GM Design Studio - North Hollywood North Hollywood 37
Customer Care & Aftersales - Rancho Rancho Cucamonga 76
Customer Care & Aftersales - Fontana Fontana 55
GM Financial Branch Office - Cerritos Cerritos 63
Global Propulsion Systems -- Torrance Advanced Technology Center Torrance 120

Honda Manufacturing

Location Employees
Torrance 2,375
Torrance 500

Hyundai Motor America

Location Employees
Fountain Valley 600

Kia Motors America, Inc.

Location Employees
Irvine 23

Mazda

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

Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America

Location Employees
MBRDNA Sacramento 2
MBRDNA HQ Sunnyvale 248
MBRDNA Long Beach 92
MBRDNA Advanced Exterior Design Carlsbad 22

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

Location Employees
car2go San Diego 5
Mercedes-Benz/Daimler San Francisco 1
Fontana PDC California Fontana 3
Classic Center CA Irvine 22
Long Beach WCC Long Beach 74

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

Tesla Motors, Inc.

Location Employees
Freemont 6,000
Palo Alto 14,000

Toyota

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

Volkswagen Group Of America

Location Employees
Parts Distribution Center Rocklin 3
Electronics Research Laboratory Belmont 140
Technical Center/EEO Oxnard 3
VW/Audi/VCI Western Region Woodland Hills 79
Parts Distribution Center Ontario 67
VW Design Center California Los Angeles 55

Volvo Car USA

Location Employees
Volvo Cars Californina - R&D Mountain View 11
Volvo Cars Monitoring & Concept Center Camarillo 18

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