* Figures not found for this year
Above figures are estimated vehicle registrations by county. Although official counts, these are not exact counts.
At one time, Long Beach limited all automobile parking to no more than 15 minutes because leaking oil from motor vehicles corroded the streets.
The Greater Los Angeles Auto Show, held in January at the LA Convention Center, is one of the largest auto shows in the nation. It features more than 1,000 new vehicles and concept cars.
The Automobile Club of Southern California, founded by 10 auto enthusiasts in Los Angeles in 1900, is the largest affiliate in the AAA network. It lists more than 5 million members. Between 1906 and 1946, the Club was the primary installer of directional road signs in Southern California.
One million new cars enter Southern California each year. This accounts for one-seventh of U.S. auto/truck sales.