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Industry Impact

  • 413,902 413,902 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 6.3% 6.3% of State Workforce
  • 56,521 56,521 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $20.96B $20.96 Billion in Total 2017 Car Sales
  • 641,876 641,876 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

  • $5.08B $5.08 Billion in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 13% 13% of State Tax Revenue
  • $1B $1 Billion in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $555M $555 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $206M $206 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $2.95B $2.95 Billion in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $83M $83 Million in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $272M $272 Million Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

10,979,102 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 5,154,754 (46.95%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 3,255,513 (29.65%)
  • Pickups 1,403,616 (12.78%)
  • Vans/Minivans 962,726 (8.73%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 10,559,314 (96.18%)
  • Diesel 211,058 (1.92%)
  • Hybrid 157,603 (1.44%)
  • Electric 7,692 (0.07%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 7,856 (0.07%)
In Illinois, the average age of vehicles is 11.1 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

641,876 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 221,577 (34.52%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 301,229 (46.93%)
  • Pickups 71,981 (11.21%)
  • Vans/Minivans 40,771 (6.35%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 613,711 (95.61%)
  • Diesel 10,089 (1.57%)
  • Hybrid 14,234 (2.22%)
  • Electric 2,409 (0.38%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,430 (0.22%)
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

  • $12.72 Billion Total Imports
  • $4.41 Billion Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2017

  • $1.47 Billion Total Imports
  • $620.86 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, 2017 - December 31, 2017.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 7,036
  • Electric Charging Stations 461
  • Biodiesel Stations 3
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 18
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 1
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 117
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.

Illinois Consumers

  • $32,657 $32,657 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $60,960 $60,960 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $5,080 $5,080 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $597 $597 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 12% 12% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (73%)
  • Carpool to work (8%)
  • Take public transportation (9%)
  • Other (10%)
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 %.

Illinois Automaker Facilities

933 Facilities
55,002 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 933 55,002
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 4,038 44,208
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 4,154 83,436
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 3,688 12,864
Auto Supply Stores 3,856 28,632
Gas Stations 7,036 49,769
Dealers (Special) 933 2,991
Property and Casualty Insurance 115 1,609
Car and Truck Rentals 3,114 40,158
Parking 637 8,071
Automotive Repair Shops 21,546 80,727
Carwashes And Other Service 6,471 27,569
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

Automaker Facilities In Illinois

BMW Technology Corporation

Location Employees
A technology development company that specializes in building connected car services. Chicago 98

BMW of North America, LLC

Location Employees
Parts Distribution Center Minooka 78
Regional sales and training offices Schaumberg 59

FCA US LLC

Location Employees
Belvidere Assembly Plant Belvidere 5,152
Midwest Business Center Lisle 72
Chicago Parts Distribution Center Naperville 83

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Chicago Assembly Plant Chicago 4,000
Chicago High Velocity Center Chicago 27
Chicago Stamping Plant Chicago Heights 1,300
Chicago Regional Office Downers Grove 75

General Motors

Location Employees
Customer Care & Aftersales - Parts Distro - Chicago Bolingbrook 105
Maven Chicago Chicago 5
Sales, Service and Marketing -- Naperville North Central Regional Office Naperville 62
GM Financial -- Naperville Branch Office West Naperville 65

Mazda

Location Employees
Chicago PDC/RDC (CH) Aurora 1
Midwest Region Oakbrook Terrace 41
Midwest Training Center Schaumburg 1

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

Location Employees
Central Region Carol Stream 9
Chicago PDC Carol Stream 36
Field Central Region Carol Stream 37
Chicago Training Center Itsaca 11

Mitsubishi Motors North America, Inc.

Location Employees
Manufacturing/R&D Normal 9

Porsche

Location Employees
PCNA - Lisle Lisle 0

Toyota

Location Employees
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Parts Distribution Center Aurora 77
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Regional Office Aurora 79
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office Downers Grove 37
Lexus Division Area Office - Central Naperville 49

Volkswagen Group Of America

Location Employees
VW Credit, Inc. Service Center Libertyville 602
Audi of America & VW Credit, Inc. Central Region Office Rosemont 41

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