Missouri. State of Missouri. MO. state impacts global automakers.



  • $790 million invested


  • $476 million purchased from U.S. suppliers


  • 157 international nameplate dealerships
  • 120,326 new vehicles registered in 2018
  • 40% market share of new vehicle registrations in Missouri


30,587 total jobs generated in Missouri
  • 1,050 direct employment
  • 8,024 dealership jobs
  • 21,513 other indirect employment
$1.7 billion total employee compensation
  • $426 million dealership employee compensation
  • $1.3 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 Missouri would be 3.2% - far higher than the 4.2% official rate.


The economic activity of international automaker's in Missouri generated:
  • $283 million in state and local tax receipts and other revenues
  • $378 million in federal tax receipts and other revenues for the federal government

Vehicle Sales in Missouri

International Automakers sold 49% of the green vehicles in Missouri in 2018
International Automakers sold 120,326 new vehicles in Missouri last year
International Automakers' share of vehicle sales in Missouri was 40% last year

Sources: The 2018 Global Automakers and AIADA Economic Impact Survey, AIADA’s membership roster, NADA DATA, WardsAuto InfoBank, IHS Markit Vehicle Registration Data, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute 1998 study prepared for the Association of International Automobile Manufacturers (AIAM). Automobile manufacturers participating in the 2018 Global Automakers and AIADA Economic Impact Survey: BMW Group, Honda, Hyundai, Kia, Mazda, Mercedes-Benz, Mitsubishi Motors, Nissan, Subaru, Toyota, Volkswagen Group, and Volvo Cars.

Indirect economic impacts derived by SCOUT Economics using direct employment, dealer employment, and auto parts employment multipliers from the IMPLAN input-output model. 116 Unemployment rates based on February 2019 Seasonally Adjusted Labor Force from Bureau of Labor Statistics.

International Automakers' Presence in Missouri

Aston Martin
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Jaguar Land Rover
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Mitsubishi Motors
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  • Toyota Bodine Aluminum, Inc. - St. Louis
  • Toyota Bodine Aluminum, Inc. - Troy
  • Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office - Creve Coeur
  • Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Regional Office - Kansas City
  • Toyota Parts Distribution Center - Kansas City
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