2018 List of most American Cars: Tesla is ignored

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    I wrote the editor and suggested that they consider changing the title to "The Most American Car built in DETROIT" or else include Tesla. If you are interested in adding your 2 cents the email address is editor@cars.com
     
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    'MERICA!!!

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    Done!
     
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    So... I guess what they did is pick some cutoff percentage of parts to consider it American. Require final assembly to be in America. And then pick the companies that made the *most* of those.

    With 3 production ramping up, Tesla should show up next year.
     
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    I read the selection criteria and Tesla met all the requirements. It looks like they just forgot it because...well, is it really a "American" if it doesn't burn petrol?
     
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    Tesla meets the requirements, but they don't yet make more 3s than, say, Jeep makes Cherokees. That's why they're not yet on the list.

    If they required >50% American content, then Tesla would have the only cars on that list.
     
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