Kentucky is a driving force in today’s auto industry. Companies have been building vehicles in the Bluegrass State for generations, and those companies continue to succeed and grow. From assembling the most innovative cars and trucks to designing the next generation engines and parts, it’s clear Kentucky is ahead of the competition.

Automotive-Related Companies:

More than 520 companies in Kentucky, employing nearly 100,000 people

Automotive-Related Exports:

$4 billion, total of Kentucky’s automotive-related exports through November 2019

Automobile Production:

Kentucky is the #1 producer of cars, light trucks and SUVs per capita


Kentucky Automotive Materials

Motor Vehicle-Related (MVR) Facilities