West Virginia

Investment

  • $1.4 billion invested

Production

  • $1.3 billion purchased from U.S. suppliers

Sales

  • 75 international nameplate dealerships
  • 37,347 vehicles sold in 2017
  • 48% market share of vehicles sold in West Virginia

Employment

8,042 total jobs generated in West Virginia
  • 1,341 direct employment
  • 2,538 dealership jobs
  • 4,163 other indirect employment
$422 million total employee compensation
  • $116 million dealership employee compensation
  • $306 million 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 West Virginia would be 6.4% - far higher than the 5.3% official rate.

Revenues

The economic activity of international automaker's in West Virginia generated:
  • $90 million in state and local tax receipts and other revenues
  • $109 million in federal tax receipts and other revenues for the federal government

Vehicle Sales in West Virginia

International Automakers sold 86% of the green vehicles in West Virginia in 2017
International Automakers sold 37,347 new vehicles in West Virginia last year
International Automakers' share of vehicle sales in West Virginia was 47% 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 West Virginia

BMW
  • Dealerships
Honda
  • Dealerships
Hyundai
  • Dealerships
Jaguar Land Rover
  • Dealerships
Kia
  • Dealerships
Mazda
  • Dealerships
Mercedes-Benz
  • Dealerships
Mitsubishi Motors
  • Dealerships
Nissan
  • Dealerships
Subaru
  • Dealerships
Toyota
  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing West Virginia - Buffalo
  • Dealerships
Volkswagen
  • Dealerships
Volvo
  • Dealerships

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