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Autos Drive Massachusetts Forward

Industry Impact

  • 94,269 94,269 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 2.7% 2.7% of State Workforce
  • 30,320 30,320 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $11.65B $11.65 Billion in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 369,021 369,021 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

  • $2.35B $2.35 Billion in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 10% 10% of State Tax Revenue
  • $597M $597 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $327M $327 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $121M $121 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $1.14B $1.14 Billion in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $30M $30 Million in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $130M $130 Million Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

5,181,234 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 2,460,852 (47.50%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 1,700,234 (32.82%)
  • Pickups 627,123 (12.10%)
  • Vans/Minivans 340,762 (6.58%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 4,987,482 (96.26%)
  • Diesel 83,951 (1.62%)
  • Hybrid 99,281 (1.92%)
  • Electric 3,748 (0.07%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 5,021 (0.10%)
In Massachusetts, the average age of vehicles is 9.4 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

369,021 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 129,234 (35.02%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 178,735 (48.43%)
  • Pickups 42,884 (11.62%)
  • Vans/Minivans 18,168 (4.92%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 354,347 (96.02%)
  • Diesel 4,207 (1.14%)
  • Hybrid 7,657 (2.07%)
  • Electric 1,115 (0.30%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,691 (0.46%)
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

  • $4.95 Billion Total Imports
  • $865.61 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $813.98 Million Total Imports
  • $53.78 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, 2016 - December 31, 2016.

Fueling

  • Gasoline Stations 3,654
  • Electric Charging Stations 465
  • Biodiesel Stations 2
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 11
  • Hydrogen Stations 1
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 1
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 35
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.

Massachusetts Consumers

  • $31,575 $31,575 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $70,628 $70,628 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $5,886 $5,886 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $574 $574 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 10% 10% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (74%)
  • Carpool to work (8%)
  • Take public transportation (11%)
  • Other (7%)
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%.

Massachusetts Automaker Facilities

240 Facilities
9,169 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 240 9,169
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 1,930 15,670
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 2,458 38,806
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 2,320 7,179
Auto Supply Stores 1,676 11,445
Gas Stations 3,654 18,847
Dealers (Special) 474 2,527
Property and Casualty Insurance 67 853
Car and Truck Rentals 1,912 11,854
Parking 369 5,031
Automotive Repair Shops 12,423 38,725
Carwashes And Other Service 2,797 10,967
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

Automaker Facilities In Massachusetts

FCA US LLC

Location Employees
Boston Parts Distribution Center Mansfield 89

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Boston Regional Office Southborough 16

General Motors

Location Employees
GM Financial Branch Office - Boston Southborough 48

Mazda

Location Employees
Mansfield Training Center Mansfield 1

Mercedes-Benz/Daimler

Location Employees
SelecTrucks Boston Worchester 7

Toyota

Location Employees
Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office Chelmsford 21
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Parts Distribution Center Mansfield 124
Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Regional Office Mansfield 4
Toyota Research Institute Cambridge 44

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