The Tesla Model 3 reached the number one spot in Cars.com’s 2021 American-Made Index (AMI), making it the first all-electric vehicle to top the list in its 16-year history.
The annual survey results, released Wednesday, “ranks new vehicles that contribute most to the U.S. economy” based on U.S. factory jobs, manufacturing plants and sourcing of parts, according to the Cars.com.
Tesla’s all-electric vehicles hadn’t made their way onto the list until 2020 when the Model 3 took the No. 4 spot and the Model S placed at No. 3. Tesla Model X was also No. 9 last year.