Free trade strengthens the national and local economies
Investments by international automakers, dealers and suppliers support more than 2.58 million American jobs.
Almost half of the cars and light trucks produced in the U.S. roll off assembly lines at plants operated by international automakers.
International automakers have invested more than $88 billion into U.S. operations, with manufacturing plants in 12 states and R&D facilities in 15 states.
International nameplate dealers are responsible for 56 percent of retail vehicle sales in the U.S.
More than half of all U.S. new vehicle dealership jobs are created by international nameplate dealers.
Economic activity by international automakers and dealers in America generated $73.3 billion in federal, state and local tax receipts and other revenues in 2018.
(Source: Here for American: Full Impact Report 2019, www.hereforamerica.com)