• $10.4 billion invested
  • 737,485 vehicles produced in 2016
  • $7.8 billion purchased from U.S. suppliers
  • 192 international nameplate dealerships
  • 132,643 vehicles sold in 2016
  • 58% retail market share of vehicles sold in Tennessee


131,085 total jobs generated in Tennessee
  • 15,853 direct employment
  • 10,767 dealership jobs
  • 104,465 other indirect employment
$8.6 billion total employee compensation
  • $590 million dealership employee compensation
  • $8.1 billion in direct and other indirect employee compensation


The economic activity of international automaker's in Tennessee generated:
  • $1.1 billion in state and local tax receipts and other revenues
  • $2.3 billion in federal tax receipts and other revenues for the federal government

International Automakers' Vehicles
Made in Tennessee

International automakers have put down deep roots in America and over the past 50 years have become a significant and integral part of the U.S. economy. As a result, the entire American auto industry is stronger and more competitive in the global marketplace.

Infiniti QX60
Infiniti QX60*
Nissan Altima
Nissan Altima*
Nissan LEAF
Nissan LEAF*
Nissan Maxima
Nissan Maxima*
Nissan Pathfinder
Nissan Pathfinder*
Nissan Rogue
Nissan Rogue*
Volkswagen Atlas
Volkswagen Atlas*
Volkswagen Passat
Volkswagen Passat*
*Exported from America

Vehicle Sales in Tennessee

International Automakers sold 79% of the green vehicles in Tennessee in 2016
International Automakers' sales increased to 132,643 in Tennessee last year
International Automakers' share of vehicle sales in Tennessee was 58% 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 Tennessee

  • Dealerships
  • Honda Parts Distribution Center - Loudon
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
Jaguar Land Rover
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
  • Infiniti - Franklin
  • Nissan North America - Franklin
  • Infiniti Decherd Powertrain Plant - Decherd
  • Nissan Decherd Powertrain Plant - Decherd
  • Nissan Smyrna Vehicle Assembly Plant and Battery Plant - Smyrna
  • Nissan Service Training Center - Franklin
  • Nissan Hangar - Smyrna
  • Nissan Parts Distribution Memphis Low Volume Center - Memphis
  • Nissan Parts Redistribution Center - Mt. Juliet
  • Nissan Customer Resource Center - Murfreesboro
  • Nissan Field Quality Center - Smyrna
  • Dealerships
  • Bodine Aluminum, Inc. (Toyota) - Jackson
  • Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office - Franklin
  • Dealerships
Mitsubishi Motors
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
  • Volkswagen Chattanooga - Chattanooga
  • Volkswagen North American Engineering and Planning Center - Chattanooga
  • Volkswagen Regional Distribution Center - Lenoir City
  • Dealerships
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