• $3.1 billion invested


  • 252,889 vehicles produced in 2018
  • $7.1 billion purchased from U.S. suppliers


  • 623 international nameplate dealerships
  • 763,027 new vehicles registered in 2018
  • 52% market share of new vehicle registrations in Texas


150,778 total jobs generated in Texas
  • 10,186 direct employment
  • 48,025 dealership jobs
  • 92,567 other indirect employment
$10.3 billion total employee compensation
  • $3 billion dealership employee compensation
  • $7.3 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 Texas would be 3.8% - far higher than the 4.9% official rate.


The economic activity of international automaker's in Texas generated:
  • $2 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 Texas

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.

Toyota Tacoma
Toyota Tacoma*
Toyota Tundra
Toyota Tundra*
*Exported from America

Vehicle Sales in Texas

International Automakers sold 52% of the green vehicles in Texas in 2018
International Automakers sold 763,027 new vehicles in Texas last year
International Automakers' share of vehicle sales in Texas was 52% 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 Texas

Aston Martin
  • Dealerships
  • BMW of North America Regioanl Parts Distribution Center - Lancaster
  • BMW of North America Vehicle Distribution Center - Galveston
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
  • American Honda Finance Corporation Regional Office - Irving
  • American Honda Finance Corporation National Service Center - Irving
  • Honda/Acura Zone Office - Irving
  • Honda Parts Distribution Center - Irving
  • Dealerships
  • Hyundai Capital America - Plano
  • Hyundai Motor America Regional Office - Coppell
  • Mobis Parts Distribution Center (Hyundai/Kia) - Lancaster
  • Dealerships
Jaguar Land Rover
  • Dealerships
  • Kia Training Center - Lancaster
  • Kia Regional Office - Plano
  • Mobis Parts Distribution Center (Hyundai/Kia) - Lancaster
  • Dealerships
  • Mazda Training Center - Grapevine
  • Mazda Regional Office - Sugarland
  • Mazda Parts Distribution Center - Grapevine
  • Dealerships
  • Dealerships
  • Mercedes-Benz USA Financial Services Business Center Operations - Fort Worth
  • Mercedes-Benz Parts Distribution Center - Fort Worth
  • Mercedes-Benz Elite Training Center - Houston
  • Dealerships
  • Mitsubishi Motors Regional Office - Irving
  • Dealerships
  • Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation - Irving
  • Nissan Regional Office - Irving
  • Nissan Service Training Center - Irving
  • Nissan Parts Distribution Center - Irving
  • Dealerships
  • Subaru Zone Office - Frisco
  • Subaru Sales Training Center - Coppell
  • Dealerships
  • Lexus - Plano
  • Lexus Financial Services - Plano
  • Toyota Financial Services - Plano
  • Toyota Motor North America - Plano
  • Toyota Motor Credit Corporation - Plano
  • Toyota Connected North America - Plano
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas - San Antonio
  • Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office - Richardson
  • Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office - San Antonio
  • Toyota Financial Services District Sales and Service Office - The Woodlands
  • Toyota Logistics Services, Inc./Marshalling Yard - San Antonio
  • Toyota AirFlite - McKinney
  • Toyota Independent Distributor - Houston
  • Dealerships
  • Volkswagen, Audi, and Volkswagen Credit, Inc. Regional Offices - Irving
  • Volkswagen Group of America Parts Distribution Center - Ft. Worth
  • Volkswagen Parts Distribution Center - Haslet
  • Dealerships
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