• $11.5 billion invested


  • 963,982 vehicles produced in 2017
  • $7.4 billion purchased from U.S. suppliers


  • 146 international nameplate dealerships
  • 111,875 vehicles sold in 2017
  • 58% market share of vehicles sold in Alabama


83,184 total jobs generated in Alabama
  • 13,214 direct employment
  • 6,944 dealership jobs
  • 63,026 other indirect employment
$5 billion total employee compensation
  • $383 million dealership employee compensation
  • $4.6 billion in direct and other indirect employee compensation
  • Without the operations and related activities of international automakers and auto dealers in the U.S., the unemployment rate in Alabama would be 7.9% - far higher than the 4.1% official rate.


The economic activity of international automaker's in Alabama generated:
  • $747 million in state and local tax receipts and other revenues
  • $1.3 billion in federal tax receipts and other revenues for the federal government

International Automakers' Vehicles
Made in Alabama

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.

Honda Odyssey
Honda Odyssey*
Honda Pilot
Honda Pilot*
Honda Ridgeline
Honda Ridgeline*
Hyundai Elantra
Hyundai Elantra*
Hyundai Santa Fe
Hyundai Santa Fe*
Hyundai Sonata
Hyundai Sonata*
Mercedes-Benz C-class
Mercedes-Benz C-class*
Mercedes-Benz GLE-class
Mercedes-Benz GLE-class*
Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe
Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe*
Mercedes-Benz GLS-class
Mercedes-Benz GLS-class*
*Exported from America

Vehicle Sales in Alabama

International Automakers sold 68% of the green vehicles in Alabama in 2017
International Automakers sold 111,875 new vehicles in Alabama last year
International Automakers' share of vehicle sales in Alabama was 54% last year

The 2017 Global Automakers and AIADA Economic Impact Survey, AIADA┬╣s membership roster, NADA DATA, WardsAuto InfoBank, and IHS Markit Vehicle Registration Data. Automobile manufacturers participating in the 2017 Global Automakers and AIADA Economic Impact Survey: BMW Group, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen Group, and Volvo. Green vehicles include all hybrid, electric, fuel cell, and natural gas vehicles.

Indirect economic impacts derived by SCOUT Economics using direct employment, dealer employment, and auto parts employment multipliers from the IMPLAN input-output model for the State. Unemployment rates based on June 2018 Seasonally Adjusted Labor Force from Bureau of Labor Statistics.

International Automakers' Presence in Alabama

  • Dealerships
  • Honda Manufacturing of Alabama, LLC - Lincoln
  • Dealerships
  • Hyundai Motor Manufacturing Alabama - Montgomery
  • Dealerships
Jaguar Land Rover
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
  • Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc. - Huntsville (coming soon)
  • Dealerships
  • Mercedes-Benz U.S. International, Inc. - Vance
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
Mitsubishi Motors
  • Dealerships
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama - Huntsville
  • Mazda Toyota Manufacturing, U.S.A., Inc. - Huntsville (coming soon)
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships

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