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Tesla Model Y nabs title of most American-made 2022 model

Jordyn Grzelewski, The Detroit News on

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Tesla Inc. nabbed the top two spots and saw all four of its models land in the top 10 of Cars.com's 2022 American-Made Index.

The electric-vehicle maker's Model Y and Model 3 were No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, on the annual ranking released Tuesday of available current-year models that have the greatest impact on the U.S. economy. This marks the second consecutive year that the Austin, Texas-based startup has claimed the title of most American-made.

Tesla's regional approach to manufacturing helped it dominate the top of the index. The company claims 100% domestic production for all cars it sells in the U.S., above the industry's approximately 52% average, according to Cars.com. Tesla's U.S. lineup is assembled in plants in California and Texas, with major components sourced domestically and in some cases from in-house.

The complete list is available at Cars.com/ami. The top 10 includes:

Tesla Model Y

Tesla Model 3

 

Ford Motor Co.'s Lincoln Corsair

Honda Passport

Tesla Model X

Tesla Model S

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