California

Investment

  • $5.1 billion invested
  • $12.3 billion purchased from U.S. suppliers
  • 1,022 international nameplate dealerships
  • 1,374,154 vehicles sold in 2016
  • 75% retail market share of vehicles sold in California

Employment

187,253 total jobs generated in California
  • 11,549 direct employment
  • 81,435 dealership jobs
  • 94,269 other indirect employment
$12.7 billion total employee compensation
  • $5.1 billion dealership employee compensation
  • $7.6 billion in direct and other indirect employee compensation

Revenues

The economic activity of international automaker's in California generated:
  • $3.4 billion in state and local tax receipts and other revenues
  • $3.2 billion in federal tax receipts and other revenues for the federal government

Vehicle Sales in California

International Automakers sold 70% of the green vehicles in California in 2016
International Automakers' sales increased to 1,374,154 in California last year
International Automakers' share of vehicle sales in California was 75% last year

Source: The 2016 Global Automakers and AIADA Economic Impact Survey, AIADA┬╣s membership roster, NADA DATA, and WardsAuto InfoBank. Green vehicles include all hybrid, electric, fuel cell, and natural gas vehicles.

International Automakers' Presence in California

BMW
  • BMW iVentures - Mountain View
  • BMW Technology Office - Mountain View
  • Designworks (BMW) - Newbury Park
  • BMW of North America Engineering and Emission Test Center - Oxnard
  • BMW of North America, LLC - Newbury Park
  • BMW of North America, LLC - Ontario
  • BMW of North America, LLC Parts Distribution Center - Redlands
  • BMW of North America, LLC Parts Distribution Center - Stockton
  • BMW of North America, LLC Vehicle Distribution Center - Oxnard
  • BMW Representative Office - Sacramento
  • BMW Performance Center - Thermal
  • Dealerships
Honda
  • Acura - Torrance
  • American Honda Finance Corporation - Torrance
  • American Honda Motor Co., Inc. - Torrance
  • Honda R&D Innovations, Inc. - Mountain View
  • Honda R&D Americas, Inc. Los Angeles Center - Torrance
  • Honda R&D Americas, Inc. Advanced Design Studio - Los Angeles
  • American Honda Finance Corporation Regional Office - San Ramon
  • American Honda Finance Corporation Regional Office - Cypress
  • Honda Zone Office - Walnut Creek
  • Honda/Acura Zone Office - Torrance
  • Honda Parts Distribution Center - Chino
  • Honda Parts Distribution Center - Stockton
  • Honda Parts Distribution Center - Torrance
  • Honda Patents and Technologies - Torrance
  • Honda Performance Development - Santa Clarita
  • Honda Proving Center of California - Cantil
  • Dealerships
Hyundai
  • Genesis - Fountain Valley
  • Hyundai Motor America National - Fountain Valley
  • Hyundai Kia America Technical Center, Inc. Proving Ground - California City
  • Hyundai Kia America Technical Center, Inc. Engineering Facility - Chino
  • Hyundai Kia America Technical Center, Inc. North American Quality Center - Chino
  • Hyundai Kia America Technical Center, Inc. Design Center/Tech Facility - Irvine
  • Hyundai Kia America Technical Center, Inc. Hyundai Ventures - Menlo Park
  • Hyundai Capital America - Irvine
  • Hyundai Capital America - Irvine
  • Hyundai Capital Irvine - Irvine
  • Hyundai Motor America Service Engineer - Fountain Valley
  • Hyundai Western Region - Fountain Valley
  • Mobis Parts America, LLC (Hyundai) - Ontario
  • Hyundai Capital Irvine Headquarters - Newport Beach
  • Dealerships
Jaguar Land Rover
  • Dealerships
Kia
  • Mobis Parts America, LLC (Hyundai/Kia) - Fountain Valley
  • Kia Motors America - Irvine
  • Kia Design Center - Irvine
  • Kia Training Center - Irvine
  • Kia Regional Office - Irvine
  • Mobis Parts America, LLC Kia) - Riverside
  • Dealerships
Maserati
  • Dealerships
Mazda
  • Mazda North American Operations - Irvine
  • Mazda R&D Irvine - Irvine
  • Mazda Regional Office - Irvine
  • Mazda Technical Service - Irvine
  • Mazda Training Center - Irvine
  • Mazda Training Center - Pleasanton
  • Dealerships
Mercedes-Benz
  • Mercedes-Benz R&D North America - Carlsbad
  • Mercedes-Benz R&D North America - Long Beach
  • Mercedes-Benz R&D North America - Sunnyvale
  • Mercedes-Benz USA West Coast Campus - Long Beach
  • Mercedes-Benz Parts Distribution Center - Fontana
  • Mercedes-Benz USA Classic Center - Irvine
  • Dealerships
Nissan
  • Nissan Design America - San Diego
  • Nissan Research Center Silicon Valley - Sunnyvale
  • Nissan Technical Center Fuel Cell Research Center - West Sacramento
  • Infiniti Regional Office - Irvine
  • Nissan Regional Office - Irvine
  • Nissan Service Training Center - Livermore
  • Nissan Service Training Center - Ontario
  • Nissan Parts Distribution Center - Compton
  • Nissan Parts Distribution Center - Sacramento
  • Dealerships
Toyota
  • Toyota Motor Credit Corporation - Torrance
  • Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. - Torrance
  • TABC, Inc. (Toyota) - Long Beach
  • Toyota Racing Development - Costa Mesa
  • Calty Design Research (Toyota) - San Francisco
  • Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc. Plant Engineering Partner Robot Group - San Jose
  • Toyota Motor Engineering and Manufacturing North America, Inc. - Gardena
  • Calty Design Research (Toyota) - Newport Beach
  • Toyota InfoTechnology Center U.S.A., Inc. - Mountain View
  • Toyota Research Institute - Palo Alto
  • Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office - San Ramon
  • Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office - San Diego
  • Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Regional Office - Irvine
  • Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office - Elk Grove
  • Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office - Arcadia
  • Toyota Motor Credit Corporation - Anaheim
  • Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office - Agoura Hills
  • Toyota Financial Services Western Regional Office - Anaheim
  • Toyota Motor Credit Corporation - Torrance
  • Lexus Division Area Office - Irvine
  • Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Regional Office - San Ramon
  • Toyota Parts Distribution Center - Ontario
  • Toyota Parts Distribution Center - Torrance
  • Toyota Material Distribution Center - Compton
  • Toyota Logistics Services, Inc./Marshalling Yard - San Diego
  • Toyota AirFlite - Long Beach
  • Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. - Torrance
  • Toyota Logistics Services, Inc./Transport Operations - Richmond
  • Toyota Logistics Services, Inc./Transport Operations - Mira Loma
  • Toyota Port/Transport Operations - Long Beach
  • Dealerships
Ferrari
  • Dealerships
McLaren
  • Dealerships
Mitsubishi Motors
  • Dealerships
Subaru
  • Subaru Research & Development - Cypress
  • Subaru Zone Office - Costa Mesa
  • Subaru Zone Office - Pleasanton
  • Subaru Sales Training Center - Sacrameto
  • Subaru Regional Distribution Center - Fontana
  • Subaru of America, Inc. - Cypress
  • Dealerships
Volkswagen
  • Volkswagen Electronics Research Laboratory - Belmont
  • Volkswagen Design Center - Los Angeles
  • Volkswagen Test Center California - Oxnard
  • Audi C.O.D.E (Volkswagen) - San Francisco
  • Volkswagen, Audi, and Volkswagen Credit, Inc. Regional Offices - Woodland Hills
  • Volkswagen Parts Distribution Center - Ontario
  • Volkswagen Parts Distribution Center - Rocklin
  • Dealerships
Volvo
  • Volvo Cars North America Monitoring & Concept Center - Camarillo
  • Volvo Cars R&D Silicon Valley Tech Center - Mountain View
  • Volvo Car USA - Irvine
  • Volvo Cars Training Center - San Leandro
  • Volvo Cars Training Center - Santa Fe Springs
  • Volvo Car USA Parts Distribution Center - Ontario
  • Dealerships
Aston Martin
  • Aston Martin Lagonda of North America, Inc. - Irvine
Hyundai/Kia
  • Mobis Multimedia Remanufacturing Center (Hyundai/Kia) - Ontario
  • Mobis Quality Lab Center (Hyundai/Kia) - Ontario
Mitsubishi
  • Mitsubishi Motors R&D of America, Inc - Cypress
  • Mitsubishi Motors R&D of America, Inc - Palo Alto

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