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Autos Drive Texas Forward

Industry Impact

685.1 Thousand total auto jobs in Texas
3.90% depend on the auto industry for jobs
Total Labor Income Annually
Total Car Sales in 2022
Total New Cars Sold in 2022
Multi-industry contribution analysis of the economic impact of automotive manufacturing, selling, repairing, renting, and additional maintenance modeled using IMPLAN economic analysis data software, 2021 data year; compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by S&P Global Mobility, sales figures represent new vehicle registrations between January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022.

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 7,845,100 (32.5%)
  • UVs 8,539,971 (35.38%)
  • Pickups 6,530,525 (27.05%)
  • Vans/Minivans 966,644 (4%)

By Powertrain

  • ICE / Hybrid 23,977,696 (99.33%)
  • Electric 122,681 (0.51%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 38,019 (0.16%)
  • Fuel Cell 32 (0%)
The Texas average age of vehicles is 10.9 years; The national average is 12.2.

Figures compiled by Powerbase Associates with data provided by S&P Global Mobility as of December 31, 2022.

New Purchases

Vehicles Sold

By Body Style

  • Cars 260,268 (20.15%)
  • UVs 655,463 (50.75%)
  • Pickups 343,823 (26.62%)
  • Vans/Minivans 31,996 (2.48%)

By Powertrain

  • ICE / Hybrid 1,236,203 (95.71%)
  • Electric 46,982 (3.64%)
  • Plug-In Hybrid 8,360 (0.65%)
  • Fuel Cell 5 (0%)

Auto-related Activity at Ports

Economic Activity From Past Decade

  • 193B 193 Billion Total Exports
  • 586.8B 586.8 Billion Total Imports

Economic Activity from 2022

  • 20.4B 20.4 Billion Total Exports
  • 72.4B 72.4 Billion Total Imports

Compiled by Powerbase Associates with data provided by USA Trade Online, figures represent port activity over the past decade and between January 1, 2022 - December 31, 2022.


  • Gasoline Stations 17,092
  • EV Level 2 Charging Ports 3921
  • EV Level 2 Charging Stations 1859
  • EV DC Fast Charging Ports 327
  • EV DC Fast Charging Stations 180

Compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided by U.S. Department of Energy's Alternative Fuels Data Center, figures represent fueling data as of January 1, 2023.

Median Household Income
Owner Occupied Housing
Rental Occupied Housing
Owner Occupied Single Family Homes

Commuting to Work

  • Drive Alone to Work (70.72%)
  • Carpool to Work (9.13%)
  • Take Public Transportation (0.75%)
  • Work From Home (16.27%)
  • Other (3.13%)

Housing Type

  • Single Family Home (61.60%)
  • 1-Unit (5.40%)
  • 2-4 Units (9%)
  • 5-9 Units (9.30%)
  • 10-19 Units (6.10%)
  • 20+ Units (7.40%)
  • Mobile / RV / Boat (1.10%)

Figures compiled by Alliance for Automotive Innovation with data provided U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey 2021.

Automaker's Facilities

BMW Group Location Employees
BMW of North America Vehicle Distribution Center Galveston, TX 29
BMW of North America Regional Parts Distribution Center Lancaster, TX 49
Ford Motor Company Location Employees
Fort Worth High Velocity Center Fort Worth, TX 36
Houston FCSD Regional Office Houston, TX 27
Houston High Velocity Center Houston, TX 38
Ford Credit Irving Business Center Irving, TX 206
Dallas Regional Office Plano, TX 70
General Motors Location Employees
Arlington Assembly Arlington, TX 4976
GM Financial -- Arlington Branch Office Arlington, TX 60
GM Financial -- Arlington Operations Center (Service, Collections) -- AOC I, II, III Arlington, TX 3431
Austin IT Innovation Center Austin, TX 2680
GM Austin Customer Engagement Center Austin, TX 5
GM Financial HQ Fort Worth, TX 864
Customer Care & Aftersales -- Garland Training Center Garland, TX 300
Sales, Service and Marketing -- Irving -- South Central Regional Office Irving, TX
Customer Care & Aftersales -- Parts Distribution Center -- Fort Worth Roanoke, TX 864
GM Financial -- San Antonio Branch Office San Antonio, TX 54
GM Financial -- San Antonio Service Center San Antonio, TX 90
GM Financial -- Sugarland Branch Office Sugar Land, TX 68
Honda Location Employees
American Honda Finance Corp. Office Irving, TX
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Parts Center Irving, TX
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. Zone Office Irving, TX
Hyundai/Kia Location Employees
Mobis Parts Distribution Center (Hyundai/Kia) Lancaster, TX
Kia Location Employees
Kia Training Center Lancaster, TX 2
Kia Regional Office Plano, TX 26
Mazda Location Employees
Mazda Parts Distribution Center Grapevine, TX 2
Mazda Training Center Grapevine, TX 5
Mazda Regional Office Houston, TX 39
Mercedes-Benz Location Employees
Mercedes-Benz Financial Services Fort Worth, TX 424
Mercedes-Benz USA Grapevine, TX 63
Nissan North America Location Employees
Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation Irving, TX 1200
Stellantis Location Employees
Dallas Parts Distribution Center Carrolton, TX 115
Subaru of America Location Employees
RDC - Coppell Coppell, TX 13
Subaru Service Training Center - Dallas Coppell, TX 2
Central Region - Zone 4 Dallas (DFW) Frisco, TX 14
North American Subaru Inc. (Dallas Fort Worth) Grapevine, TX 4
Tesla Location Employees
Tesla Giga Texas Austin, TX 12277
Texas Instruments Location Employees
Texas Instruments Dallas, TX
Texas Instruments - Richardson, TX Richardson, TX
Texas Instruments - SFAB Sherman, TX
Texas Instruments - Sherman, TX Sherman, TX
Toyota Location Employees
Toyota North America Headquarters Plano, TX 5000
TMMTX San Antonio, TX 3700
Volkswagen Group of America Location Employees
Parts Distribution Center Fort Worth Ft. Worth, TX 36
Port-Houston Houston, TX 14
Volkswagen South Central Regional Office Prosper, TX 21
Volvo Location Employees
Volvo Car USA Irving, TX 2