Global Automakers

National Impact

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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.

By The Numbers


    $75 Billion

    Total Investment in the U.S.


    $11.3 Billion

    U.S. Payroll


    5.5 Million

    Vehicles Built in America*


    121 Billion

    Purchased from U.S. Suppliers



    vehicles exported annually



    R&D Facilities in America



    Direct Employment in America



    Facilities Across the U.S.



    Dealers with 577,000 employees


*Vehicles built in the United States using domestic and globally sourced parts.


Trends Nationally

International automakers have invested more than $75 billion into their U.S.operations

More than 130,000 people are employed by international automakers members

Source: The 2016 Global Automakers and AIADA Economic Impact Survey, AIADA¹s membership roster, NADA DATA, and WardsAuto InfoBank.

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