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Autos Drive Georgia Forward

Industry Impact

  • 206,818 206,818 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 4.3% 4.3% of State Workforce
  • 53,753 53,753 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $15.64B $15.64 Billion in Total 2017 Car Sales
  • 487,689 487,689 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

  • $1.74B $1.74 Billion in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 10% 10% of State Tax Revenue
  • $0 $0 in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $0 $0 in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $103M $103 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $1.51B $1.51 Billion in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $33M $33 Million in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $95M $95 Million Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

8,807,388 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 3,987,231 (45.27%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 2,291,934 (26.02%)
  • Pickups 1,789,937 (20.32%)
  • Vans/Minivans 554,475 (6.15%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 8,450,787 (95.95%)
  • Diesel 220,708 (2.51%)
  • Hybrid 92,291 (1.05%)
  • Electric 21,779 (0.25%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 5,713 (0.06%)
In Georgia, the average age of vehicles is 11.9 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

487,689 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 187,015 (38.35%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 185,435 (38.02%)
  • Pickups 85,340 (17.50%)
  • Vans/Minivans 22,430 (4.60%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 464,162 (95.18%)
  • Diesel 13,758 (2.82%)
  • Hybrid 7,297 (1.50%)
  • Electric 1,421 (0.29%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,045 (0.21%)
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

  • $125.46 Billion Total Imports
  • $53.66 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2017

  • $14.14 Billion Total Imports
  • $7.91 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 5,459
  • Electric Charging Stations 652
  • Biodiesel Stations 3
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 22
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 4
  • 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.

Georgia Consumers

  • $32,069 $32,069 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $53,559 $53,559 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $4,463 $4,463 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $586 $586 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 (79%)
  • Carpool to work (10%)
  • Take public transportation (2%)
  • Other (9%)
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 %.

Georgia Automaker Facilities

664 Facilities
30,265 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Automaker Facilities In Georgia

BMW of North America, LLC

Location Employees
Vehicle Distribution Center Brunswick 39
Regional Sales and Training Offices Atlanta 77

FCA US LLC

Location Employees
Atlanta Parts Distribution Center Morrow 130

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Atlanta High Velocity Center McDonough 35
Southeast Regional Office Milton 67

General Motors

Location Employees
Sales, Service and Marketing -- Alpharetta Alpharetta 70
GM Financial Branch Office - Alpharetta Alpharetta 49
Georgia IT Innovation Center Roswell 600

Honda Manufacturing

Location Employees
Tallapoosa 475

Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia, Inc.

Location Employees
West Point 3,000

Mazda

Location Employees
Atlanta PDC (GA) McDonough 1
Atlanta Training Center Marietta 1

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

Location Employees
Brunswick VPD Brunswick 43
MBUSA HQ- ATL Atlanta 556
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Atlanta 15
Atlanta PDC Buford 64

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

Location Employees
Parts Warehouse Lithia Springs 25

Porsche

Location Employees
PCNA - Porsche Distribution Center (GA) Atlanta 0
PCNA - Area South Atlanta 0
Porsche Logistics Services, GA Atlanta 0
Porsche Cars North America Headquarters (PCNA) Atlanta 0
Porsche Consulting, Inc. Atlanta 0
MHP Americas, Inc. Atlanta 0
Porsche Financial Services, Inc., Atlanta 0
Porsche Business Services Atlanta 0

Toyota

Location Employees
Lexus Division Area Office - Southern Alpharetta 56
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office Alpharetta 11

Volkswagen Group Of America

Location Employees
VW/Audi/VCI Southern Region Alpharetta 71

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