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Autos Drive Georgia Forward

Industry Impact

167.3 Thousand total auto jobs in Georgia
2.71% depend on the auto industry for jobs
Total Labor Income Annually
Total Car Sales in 2018
Total New Cars Sold in 2018
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2018 data year; compiled by Auto Alliance with data provided by IHS Markit, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.

Tax Revenue

total state tax revenue
% of state tax revenue
new vehicle sales taxes
used vehicle sales taxes
sales tax on auto parts and services
vehicle use taxes (including gas taxes), licenses and fees
corporate profits tax
state income taxes



By Body Style

  • Cars 3,959,044 (44.44%)
  • CUVs 1,478,648 (16.6%)
  • SUVs 1,065,464 (11.96%)
  • Pickups 1,888,190 (21.2%)
  • Vans/Minivans 516,816 (5.8%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 8,552,005 (96%)
  • Diesel 233,172 (2.62%)
  • Hybrid 100,125 (1.12%)
  • Electric 15,272 (0.17%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 7,588 (0.09%)
The Georgia average age of vehicles is 12 years.

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit as of December 31, 2018.

New Purchases

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 179,042 (35.17%)
  • CUVs 164,524 (32.32%)
  • SUVs 46,212 (9.08%)
  • Pickups 92,788 (18.23%)
  • Vans/Minivans 26,521 (5.21%)

By Powertrain

  • Gas 481,975 (94.67%)
  • Diesel 13,862 (2.72%)
  • Hybrid 7,246 (1.42%)
  • Electric 4,479 (0.88%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 1,525 (0.3%)

Auto-related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 59B 59 Billion Total Imports
  • 135.2B 135.2 Billion Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2018

  • 7.3B 7.3 Billion Total Imports
  • 15.4B 15.4 Billion Total Imports

Compiled by the Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2018 - December 31, 2018.


  • Gasoline Stations 5459
  • Electric Charging Stations 768
  • Biodiesel Stations 2
  • Compressed Natural Gas Stations 25
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Stations 4
  • Liquefied Petroleum Gas Stations 85

Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling stations as of April 9, 2019.

Average MSRP Per New Car
Median Household Income
Median Monthly Household Income
Median Monthly New Car Payment
Car Payment As Percent Of Monthly Income

Commuting to Work

  • Drive Alone to Work (78%)
  • Carpool to Work (9%)
  • Take Public Transportation (2%)
  • Other (9%)

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by IHS Markit, U.S. Census Bureau’s American Community Survey 2017 and Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis. Median Monthly New Car Payment computed for a 60-month loan based on MSRP with 20% down and an APR of 5.36%.

Automaker's Facilities

BMW Group Location Employees
BMW of North America Regional Office Atlanta GA 82
Parkmobile, LLC Atlanta GA
BMW of North America Vehicle Distribution Center Brunswick GA 6
BMW of North America Training Center College Park GA
Ford Motor Company Location Employees
Atlanta High Velocity Center McDonough GA 35
Southeast Regional Office Milton GA 67
General Motors Location Employees
Customer Care & Aftersales - Alpharetta Training Center Alpharetta GA 4
GM Financial -- Atlanta Branch Office Alpharetta GA 104
Georgia IT Innovation Center - North Alpharetta GA 75
Sales, Service and Marketing -- Alpharetta - Southeast Regional Office Alpharetta GA 1172
Georgia IT Innovation Center Roswell GA 304
Honda Location Employees
American Honda Finance Corp. Office Alpharetta GA
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Parts Center Alpharetta GA
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Zone Office Alpharetta GA
Transmission Plant - Georgia Tallapoosa GA
Hyundai/Kia Location Employees
Mobis Parts Distribution Center (Hyundai/Kia) Lawrenceville GA
Kia Location Employees
Kia Regional Office Atlanta GA 44
Kia Training Center Lawrenceville GA 2
Kia Motors Manufacturing Georgia West Point GA 2426
Mazda Location Employees
Mazda Parts Distribution Center McDonough GA 2
Mercedes-Benz Location Employees
Mercedes-Benz USA Brunswick GA 46
Mercedes-Benz USA Sandy Springs GA 875
Stellantis Location Employees
Atlanta Parts Distribution Center Morrow GA 111
Subaru of America Location Employees
Port - Brunswick, GA Brunswick GA 5
Eastern Region - Zone 3 Atlanta (ATL) Lithia Springs GA 12
RDC - Douglasville Lithia Springs GA 14
Subaru Service Training Center - Atlanta Lithia Springs GA 3
Volkswagen Group of America Location Employees
Volkswagen Group South East Regional Office Alpharetta GA 44
Atlanta Learning Center Atlanta GA 5
Port-Brunswick Brunswick GA