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Autos Drive West Virginia Forward

Industry Impact

  • 39,163 39,163 Total Auto Jobs in State
  • 4.9% 4.9% of State Workforce
  • 9,091 9,091 Total Auto-Related Employers
  • $2.58B $2.58 Billion in Total 2016 Car Sales
  • 84,585 84,585 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

  • $740.00M $740.00 Million in Total State Tax Revenue
  • 14% 14% of State Tax Revenue
  • $112M $112 Million in New Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $61M $61 Million in Used Vehicle Sales Taxes
  • $27M $27 Million in Sales Taxes on Auto Parts and Services
  • $517.00M $517.00 Million in Vehicle Use Taxes (Including Gas Taxes), Licenses and Fees
  • $8M $8 Million in Auto Dealer Business Taxes and Estimated Dealer Title Fees
  • $15M $15 Million Income Taxes from Payments for Automakers, Suppliers and Dealers
Center For Automotive Research, “Assessment of Tax Revenue,” published January 2015

Registrations

1,561,163 Registered Vehicles

By Body Style

  • Cars 550,532 (35.26%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 455,661 (29.19%)
  • Pickups 434,772 (27.85%)
  • Vans/Minivans 78,087 (5.00%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 1,495,557 (95.80%)
  • Diesel 54,467 (3.49%)
  • Hybrid 9,072 (0.58%)
  • Electric 106 (0.01%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 313 (0.02%)
In West Virginia, the average age of vehicles is 11.8 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

84,585 Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 21,835 (25.81%)
  • SUVs/CUVs 39,690 (46.92%)
  • Pickups 20,570 (24.32%)
  • Vans/Minivans 2,490 (2.94%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 80,552 (95.23%)
  • Diesel 3,044 (3.60%)
  • Hybrid 908 (1.07%)
  • Electric 26 (0.03%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 46 (0.05%)
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

  • $3.77 Million Total Imports
  • $3,695 Total Exports

Economic Activity From 2016

  • $0 Total Imports
  • $3,695 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 1,162
  • Electric Charging Stations 37
  • Biodiesel Stations 0
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 3
  • Hydrogen Stations 0
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 0
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 13
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.

West Virginia Consumers

  • $30,527 $30,527 Average MSRP Per New Car
    National Average $31,696
  • $42,019 $42,019 Median Household Income
    National Average $56,516
  • $3,502 $3,502 Median Monthly Household Income
    National Average $4,710
  • $555 $555 Median Monthly New Car Payment
    National Average $576
  • 16% 16% Monthly Car Payment as a Percent of Monthly Income
    National Average 12%

Commuting to Work

  • Drive alone to work (85%)
  • Carpool to work (9%)
  • Take public transportation (1%)
  • Other (4%)
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%.

West Virginia Automaker Facilities

89 Facilities
2,965 Employees
Compiled From Company Reports

Industry-Related Businesses

Business Facilities Employees
Motor Vehicles and Equipment 89 2,965
Suppliers, Parts and Tires 648 5,024
Motor Vehicle Dealers (New and Used) 714 10,893
Motor Vehicle Dealers (Used Only) 1,089 2,986
Auto Supply Stores 827 4,194
Gas Stations 1,162 6,234
Dealers (Special) 103 484
Property and Casualty Insurance 5 38
Car and Truck Rentals 427 1,772
Parking 42 281
Automotive Repair Shops 3,141 9,210
Carwashes And Other Service 844 2,828
Facility and employee figures compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by Dun & Bradstreet.

Automaker Facilities In West Virginia

General Motors

Location Employees
Customer Care & Aftersales - Martinsburg Martinsburg 112

Toyota

Location Employees
Hino Motors Manufacturing U.S.A., Inc. Williamstown 208
Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia Buffalo 1,221

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