• $13.7 billion invested


  • 639,212 vehicles produced in 2018
  • $15.7 billion purchased from U.S. suppliers


  • 373 international nameplate dealerships
  • 286,529 new vehicles registered in 2018
  • 48% market share of new vehicle registrations in Ohio


199,462 total jobs generated in Ohio
  • 16,670 direct employment
  • 18,239 dealership jobs
  • 164,553 other indirect employment
$12.8 billion total employee compensation
  • $958 million dealership employee compensation
  • $11.9 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 Ohio would be 4.6% - far higher than the 8% official rate.


The economic activity of international automaker's in Ohio generated:
  • $2 billion in state and local tax receipts and other revenues
  • $2.8 billion in federal tax receipts and other revenues for the federal government

International Automakers' Vehicles
Made in Ohio

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.

Acura ILX
Acura ILX*
Acura MDX
Acura MDX*
Acura NSX
Acura NSX*
Acura RDX
Acura RDX*
Acura TLX
Acura TLX*
Honda Accord Sedan
Honda Accord Sedan*
Honda Accord Hybrid
Honda Accord Hybrid
Honda CR-V
Honda CR-V
*Exported from America

Vehicle Sales in Ohio

International Automakers sold 58% of the green vehicles in Ohio in 2018
International Automakers sold 286,529 new vehicles in Ohio last year
International Automakers' share of vehicle sales in Ohio was 48% 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 Ohio

Aston Martin
  • Dealerships
  • BMW Financial Services NA, LLC - Hilliard
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
  • Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Anna Engine Plant - Anna
  • Honda of America Mfg., Inc. East Liberty Auto Plant - East Liberty
  • Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Marysville Auto Plant - Marysville
  • Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc. - Russells Point
  • Honda of America Mfg., Inc. Performance Manufacturing Center - Marysville
  • The Ohio State University - Advance Technology Research - Columbus
  • Honda R&D Americas, Inc. Ohio Center - Raymond
  • Honda Zone Office - Troy
  • Honda Midwest Consolidation Center - Troy
  • Honda Parts Distribution Center - Troy
  • Honda Heritage Center - Marysville
  • Honda Lock-America Co., Inc. - Marysville
  • Honda Patents and Technologies - Raymond
  • Dealerships
  • Mobis Parts Distribution Center (Hyundai/Kia) - Groveport
  • Dealerships
Jaguar Land Rover
  • Dealerships
  • Mobis Parts Distribution Center (Hyundai/Kia) - Groveport
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
Mitsubishi Motors
  • Dealerships
  • Nissan Service Training Center - Grove City
  • Dealerships
  • Subaru Zone Office - Dublin
  • Subaru Sales Training Center - Dublin
  • Dealerships
  • Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office - Sharonville
  • Toyota Motor Sales U.S.A., Inc. Regional Office - Cincinnati
  • Toyota Parts Distribution Center - Cincinnati
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships

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