Automotive Industries: Concentration and Change

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Bureau of Labor Statistics
automobile; auto; industry; employment; trends; manufacturing; parts manufacturing; fabrication; assembly
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[Excerpt] From 2001 to 2005, States with heavy concentrations of jobs in automobile and automobile-related industries have exhibited employment declines. A few of these industries in a few States, however, have grown over the same four-year period. This report will focus on States with high employment concentrations in three specific auto-related industries: automobile manufacturing, motor vehicle body and trailer manufacturing, and motor vehicle parts manufacturing.