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Autos Drive California Forward

Industry Impact

  • 719,251 719,251 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 3.1% 3.1% of State Workforce
  • $48.23B $48.23 Billion Labor Income
  • $67.08B $67.08 Billion in Total 2018 Car Sales
  • 1.96M 1.96 Million 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

  • $7.19B $7.19 Billion in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 5% 5% of State Tax Revenue
  • $5B $5 Billion in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $3B $3 Billion in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $1B $1 Billion in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $9.33B $9.33 Billion in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $234M $234 Million in Corporate Profits Tax
  • $2B $2 Billion 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

31,507,331 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 16,139,269 (51.22%)
  • CUVs 5,384,758 (17.09%)
  • SUVs 3,196,677 (10.15%)
  • Pickups 4,970,536 (15.78%)
  • Vans/Minivans 1,816,091 (5.76%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 29,175,432 (92.60%)
  • Diesel 755,144 (2.40%)
  • Hybrid 1,095,231 (3.48%)
  • Electric 262,481 (0.83%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 219,043 (0.70%)
In California, the average age of vehicles is 11.2 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

1,959,243 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 896,007 (45.73%)
  • CUVs 620,328 (31.66%)
  • SUVs 135,071 (6.89%)
  • Pickups 228,563 (11.67%)
  • Vans/Minivans 79,274 (4.05%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 1,681,631 (85.83%)
  • Diesel 45,243 (2.31%)
  • Hybrid 77,198 (3.94%)
  • Electric 92,900 (4.74%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 62,271 (3.18%)
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

  • $391.88 Billion Total Imports
  • $74.74 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2018

  • $45.98 Billion Total Imports
  • $9.30 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, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 15,057
  • Electric Charging Stations 5,060
  • Biodiesel Stations 11
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 169
  • Hydrogen Stations 40
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 18
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 251
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.

California Consumers

  • $34,238 $34,238 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $71,805 $71,805 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $5,984 $5,984 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $521 $521 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 9% 9% 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 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 California

Designworks/USA

LocationEmployees
Global Design ConsultancyNewbury Park 83

BMW Group

LocationEmployees
Government Affairs Represerntative Office, CaliforniaSacramento 2

BMW of North America Engineering and Emission Test Center-Oxnard

LocationEmployees
BMW of North America Engineering and Emission Test CenterOxnard 32

BMW of North America, LLC

LocationEmployees
Regional sales officeNewbury Park 86
Tech Training officesOntario 19
Vehicle Distribution centerOxnard 142
Regional parts distribution centerRedlands 102
Regional distribution centerStockton 81

BMW Technology Office

LocationEmployees
Technology OfficeMountain View 45

BMW  iVentures

LocationEmployees
Venture capital, support of high-potential start-upsMountain View 8

FCA US LLC

LocationEmployees
California Business CenterNewport Beach 46
Los Angeles Parts Distribution CenterOntario 135

Ford Motor Company

LocationEmployees
Los Angeles Regional OfficeIrvine 91
Sacramento High Velocity CenterManteca 72
Silicon Valley Innovation CenterPalo Alto 15
Ontario High Velocity CenterRancho Cucamonga 47
San Francisco Regional OfficeSan Ramon 22

General Motors

LocationEmployees
GM Financial Branch Office - CerritosCerritos 63
Customer Care & Aftersales - FontanaFontana 55
GM Design Studio - North HollywoodNorth Hollywood 37
GM Office, 429 Acacia - Palo AltoPalo Alto 8
Customer Care & Aftersales - RanchoRancho Cucamonga 76
Sacramento Public Policy OfficeSacramento 1
Sidecar TechnologiesSan Francisco 0
Commercial Office Building - Thousand OaksThousand Oaks 44
Global Propulsion Systems -- Torrance Advanced Technology CenterTorrance 120

Honda Manufacturing

LocationEmployees
Torrance 2,375
Torrance 500

Hyundai Motor America

LocationEmployees
Fountain Valley 600

Kia Motors America, Inc.

LocationEmployees
Irvine 23

Mazda

LocationEmployees
Corporate OfficeIrvine 324
Western RegionIrvine 41
Irvine Training CenterIrvine 1
R&D IrvineIrvine 73
Mazda Technical ServiceIrvine 42
Port National CityNational City 2
Ontario PDC (CA)Ontario 5
Pleasanton Training CenterPleasanton 1

Mercedes-Benz Research & Development North America

LocationEmployees
MBRDNA Advanced Exterior DesignCarlsbad 22
MBRDNALong Beach 92
MBRDNASacramento 2
MBRDNA HQSunnyvale 248

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

LocationEmployees
Fontana PDC CaliforniaFontana 3
Classic Center CAIrvine 22
Long Beach WCCLong Beach 74
car2goSan Diego 5
Mercedes-Benz/DaimlerSan Francisco 1

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

LocationEmployees
Headquarters/R&DCypress 245

Mitsubishi Motors R&D of America, Inc.

LocationEmployees
Palo Alto 2

Porsche

LocationEmployees
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, CAOntario 0
Porsche Logistics Services, CAOntario 0
PCNA - Porsche Distribution Center (CA) - PORTSan Diego 0

Tesla Motors, Inc.

LocationEmployees
Freemont 6,000
Palo Alto 14,000

The BMW Performance Center West

LocationEmployees
The BMW Performance Center WestThermal 21

Toyota

LocationEmployees
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service OfficeAgoura Hills 11
Toyota Financial Services Western Regional OfficeAnaheim 36
Toyota Motor Credit CorporationAnaheim 0
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service OfficeArcadia 14
PortBenicia 18
Material Distribution CenterCompton 2
Toyota Racing DevelopmentCosta Mesa 185
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service OfficeElk Grove 11
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc.Gardena 87
Lexus Division Area Office - WesternIrvine 56
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Regional OfficeIrvine 93
TABC, Inc.Long Beach 294
Port/Transport OperationsLong Beach 245
AirFliteLong Beach 21
Toyota Logistics Services, Inc./Transport OperationsMira Loma 16
Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc.Mira Loma 0
Toyota InfoTechnology Center U.S.A., Inc.Mountain View 8
Calty Design ResearchNewport Beach 46
Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc.Ontario 124
North American Parts Center CaliforniaOntario 514
Toyota Research InstitutePalo Alto 52
Toyota Logistics Services, Inc./Transport OperationsRichmond 16
Toyota Logistics Services, Inc./Marshalling YardSan Diego 1
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service OfficeSan Diego 10
Calty Design ResearchSan Francisco 4
Toyota Motor Engineering & Manufacturing North America, Inc. Plant Engineering Partner Robot GroupSan Jose 6
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service OfficeSan Ramon 2
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Regional OfficeSan Ramon 157
Toyota Motor Credit CorporationTorrance 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 CenterTorrance 199
Toyota Motor Credit CorporationTorrance 0

Volkswagen Group Of America

LocationEmployees
Electronics Research LaboratoryBelmont 140
VW Design Center CaliforniaLos Angeles 55
Parts Distribution CenterOntario 67
Technical Center/EEOOxnard 3
Parts Distribution CenterRocklin 3
VW/Audi/VCI Western RegionWoodland Hills 79

Volvo Car USA

LocationEmployees
Volvo Cars Californina - R&DCamarillo 111
Sales/Training/Zone OfficeIrvine 26
Volvo Cars Californina - R&DMountain View 14
Distribution CenterOntario 28

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