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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
  • $11.82B $11.82 Billion in Total 2017 Car Sales
  • 359,383 359,383 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

  • $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

5,533,513 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 2,620,146 (47.35%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 1,837,080 (33.20%)
  • Pickups 626,776 (11.33%)
  • Vans/Minivans 351,764 (6.58%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 5,316,752 (96.08%)
  • Diesel 85,729 (1.55%)
  • Hybrid 102,837 (1.86%)
  • Electric 5,898 (0.11%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 8,003 (0.14%)
In Massachusetts, the average age of vehicles is 10.0 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

359,383 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 117,552 (32.71%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 181,627 (50.54%)
  • Pickups 40,996 (11.41%)
  • Vans/Minivans 15,070 (4.19%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 343,426 (95.56%)
  • Diesel 3,846 (1.07%)
  • Hybrid 7,455 (2.07%)
  • Electric 1,904 (0.53%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 2,744 (0.76%)
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

  • $5.58 Billion Total Imports
  • $833.80 Million Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2017

  • $784.11 Million Total Imports
  • $47.07 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 3,654
  • Electric Charging Stations 538
  • Biodiesel Stations 1
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 12
  • Hydrogen Stations 1
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 1
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 36
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.

Massachusetts Consumers

  • $32,881 $32,881 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $75,297 $75,297 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $6,275 $6,275 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $601 $601 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 (70%)
  • Carpool to work (8%)
  • Take public transportation (10%)
  • Other (12%)
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 %.

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 82

Ford Motor Company

Location Employees
Boston Regional Office Southborough 16

General Motors

Location Employees
Maven Boston Boston 3
GM Financial -- Boston Branch Office Southborough 52

Mazda

Location Employees
Mansfield Training Center Mansfield 1

Toyota

Location Employees
Toyota Research Institute Cambridge 44
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

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