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Episode 104. InsideEVs is proud to present the one hundred and first regular episode of its weekly podcast. Available on the InsideEVs YouTube channel and all the best podcast platforms – Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Google Podcasts, iHeart Radio, and Tune In – the show covers the top stories and issues of ...

VinFast To Invest $4B In New EV And Battery Plant In North Carolina

Production is expected to start in July 2024, with an initial capacity of 150,000 vehicles per year and thousands of new jobs. Vietnamese automaker VinFast has announced the location of its first electric vehicle manufacturing plant in North America. The ...

Vietnamese Carmaker VinFast Will Build Electric SUVs, Buses, and Batteries In North Carolina

Vietnamese automaker VinFast plans to build a multimillion-dollar assembly plant in North Carolina to assemble a lineup of electric vehicles it plans to sell in North America. Construction of the 2,150-acre campus near Raleigh will begin this year with production ...

Vietnam’s VinFast to Build BEVs, Batteries in North Carolina

Founded in 2017, VinFast intends to rival Tesla and EV startups such as Rivian, Lucid and Nio as a global producer of premium automobiles. The Hanoi-based automaker developed its first three car models in just 21 months. VinFast VinFast, the ...

VinFast Plans a Massive Factory in North Carolina

The Vietnamese company plans to manufacture cars and batteries at the new factory. VinFast The VinFast factory is planned for North Carolina and will span 800 hectares. The company says this factory will run two SUV lines and handle battery ...

Vietnam-based VinFast pouring $2 billion into a new North Carolina plant

Vietnam-based carmaker VinFast is getting closer to its goal of selling cars in the United States. It announced an initial investment of up to $2 billion to build a new manufacturing facility in Chatham County, North Carolina, that will ...

Vietnam's Vinfast to build US$2-billion EV factory in U.S.

Vietnam’s automaker VinFast said on Tuesday it has signed a preliminary deal to initially invest US$2 billion to build a factory in North Carolina to make electric buses and sport-utility vehicles (SUVs) along with batteries for EVs. The unit ...

VinFast Signs Agreement to Build EV Plant in North Carolina

VinFast and the government of North Carolina announced the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the establishment of VinFast’s first North American manufacturing plant. The company intends to invest up to US$2 billion in the project’s Phase ...

Vinfast picks North Carolina for first EV plant outside Vietnam

Vinfast plans to expand its production footprint almost as fast as its growing lineup. The Vietnamese electric vehicle startup, which was only established in 2017, presented five vehicles in January during the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show and confirmed at ...

VinFast to build factory in North Carolina

The Vietnamese electric car manufacturer VinFast has announced the construction of its first factory in the USA. The factory in Chatham County in the state of North Carolina will produce electric cars, electric buses and batteries for them on ...

VinFast to Build First North American EV factory in North Carolina

Vietnam’s VinFast and the government of North Carolina have announced the signing of the memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the establishment of VinFast’s first North American manufacturing plant. The company intends to invest up to $2 billion in the project’s ...

Vietnam's Vinfast To Build $2 Billion Electric Vehicle Factory In U.S

Vietnam’s automaker VinFast said on Tuesday it has signed a preliminary deal to initially invest $2 billion to build a factory in North Carolina to make electric buses, sport utility vehicles (SUVs) along with batteries for EVs. The unit ...

VinFast is Set To Build Its First US Factory In North Carolina

Founded just four years ago, Vietnamese manufacturer VinFast has been steadily building up its facilities in Vietnam and beyond. The company now hopes to spread its operations stateside, announcing plans for a new multi-billion dollar factory in North Carolina, ...

VinFast building US plant for electric SUV production

Vietnamese automaker VinFast is serious about its global aspirations, announcing it’s building a factory in the USA. It has signed a memorandum of understanding with the state of North Carolina to construct a factory that’ll build its VF8 and VF9 ...

Vietnamese EV Automaker VinFast Building Production Plant In North Carolina

While lots of EV startups are struggling to gain serious credibility, VinFast has just announced a new EV assembly plant location in Chatham County, North Carolina. Located in the Triangle Innovation Point mega-site, the production facility hopes to see vehicles ...

VinFast announces Canadian pricing for its all-electric SUVs

Electric-vehicle manufacturer VinFast has announced Canadian pricing for its first two SUV models. Reservations are now open, and you can even get a week at a resort as part of the deal. The VF 8 five-seat midsize crossover has ...

VinFast Announces Canadian Pricing for VF 8, VF 9 Electric SUVs

Photo: VinFast Vietnamese automaker VinFast, which will launch in North America later in 2022 with a lineup of fully electric SUVs, has announced Canadian pricing for its first two models.   The compact-sized VF 8 starts at $51,250, while ...

VinFast Plans To Lease Batteries Separately From Cars In Canada

Vietnam’s VinFast is in the middle of its North American expansion and with the new brand, Canadians will be introduced to a new sales scheme. The EV manufacturer plans to separate the cost of its vehicle and the cost ...

VinFast Adds In-Car Karaoke You Can Use While Driving

It’s entirely voice-controlled to keep your eyes on the road while rocking out. VinFast has announced a new partnership with Cerence Inc. to bring Cerence Sing – an in-car karaoke system that lets you belt tunes while driving – to ...

Vinfast Shows VF8, VF9 Electric SUVs Coming To US In 2022

Vinast wants to start selling these two big EVs in Europe in the second half of 2022 and in the US close to the end of the year. Vinfast has unveiled the VF8 and VF9 electric SUVs that it has ...

VinFast joins forces with LeasePlan for Europe

LeasePlan is to support Vietnamese electric car manufacturer VinFast in its market entry in the Netherlands, Germany and France. According to a memorandum of understanding just signed by both companies, LeasePlan is to become VinFast’s preferred partner in leasing, ...

Polestar O2 Concept, Ford Splits ICE And EV Businesses, And Vinfast’s Electric SUVs: Your Morning Brief

Good morning and welcome to our daily digest of automotive news from around the globe, starting with… General Motors Sells Off Its Entire Stake In Lordstown Motors It’s recently come to light that General Motors sold its entire stake in ...

VinFast introduces detailed designs of smart electric vehicles VF 8, VF 9

VinFast introduces the detailed designs of smart electric vehicles VF 8, VF 9 (Photo: VinFast)  Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese automaker VinFast and Italian car design firm Pininfarina have introduced the details of the exterior and interior designs of smart electric ...

Vinfast VF 8 and VF 9 electric SUVs detailed

Vietnamese company promises up to 504km of range, 300kW and 620Nm from its new global duo. Vietnamese car maker Vinfast and Italian designer Pininfarina have detailed the designs of two all-electric SUVs at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, ...

Vinfast And Pininfarina VF 8 And VF 9 Electric SUVs Will Have Up To 402 HP, 300+ Mile Range

Vinfast and Pininfarina have showcased the Vietnamese automaker’s VF8 and VF 9 electric SUVs in Barcelona ahead of European deliveries starting in the second half of 2022. First revealed at the Los Angeles Auto Show last fall as the VF ...

Vinfast and Pininfarina detail new VF 8 and VF 9 electric SUVs

Vietnamese firm promises up to 313 miles of range, 402bhp and 457lb ft from its new global duo Vietnamese car maker Vinfast and Italian designer Pininfarina have detailed the designs of two all-electric SUVs at the Mobile World Congress in ...

VinFast, LeasePlan ink deal on car rental services in Europe

VF8 and VF9 models of VinFast. (Photo: VNA) Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese automaker VinFast announced its signing of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with LeasePlan, one of the world’s leading car-as-a-service companies, on February 28 at the Mobile World Congress 2022 ...

Tesla credit revenue, Vinfast EV timeline, California milestone, Top Safety Picks: Today’s Car News

Tesla could have a steady stream of revenue from regulatory credits for years to come. Vinfast insists it will speed its EVs to market by the end of 2022. California passed a million plug-in vehicles. And this year’s list ...

Vinfast crib sheet: Will we really see the VF 8 or VF 9 electric SUVs in 2022?

The world of electric vehicle startups feels more like Silicon Valley than Detroit, with company after company arriving with big promises, optimism, and a handful of prototypes—only to fade away a short time later as something even less than ...

VinFast to join Mobile World Congress 2022

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnamese automaker VinFast on February 25 announced that it will take part in the Mobile World Congress 2022 (MWC 2022) – the most influential technology and mobile exhibition in the world that will take place from February ...

Former Opel, Vinfast CEO becomes president of Nikola

Michael Lohscheller has been appointed president of Nikola Motors, the troubled hydrogen fuel cell and electric truck maker and one-time Tesla rival. According to Nikola, the former Opel and Vinfast CEO will be responsible for “scaling Nikola’s global truck business” ...

Ex-Opel and VinFast CEO Michael Lohscheller Named President of Nikola Motor

Nikola Corporation has named industry veteran Michael Lohscheller as the new President of Nikola Motor. Lohscheller is the former Chief Executive Officer at Opel Automobile GmbH and Global CEO of Vietnam’s VinFast. Reporting to CEO Mark Russell, he will be responsible ...

From An Unknown Brand To The World’s Stage - Vietnam’s VinFast Aims High With BMW Tech

Vietnam is known for many good things – food and picturesque travel locations especially – but car manufacturing isn’t one of them. That might change within the next five years if the young upstart VinFast’s global debut at the recent Paris Motor ...

Vinfast hosts Roadshow for promotion of electric vehicles in US

VinFast is hosting the VinFast California Roadshow until March 6, aiming to promote its electric SUV models VF 8 and VF 9 in the US market. (Photo: VietnamPlus)Hanoi (VNA) – VinFast – the global electric vehicle (EV) maker from Vietnam ...

Vinfast electric vehicles hit the streets in California

Image source: motortrend.com/ Vietnam’s VinFast is going global with a roadshow in California – one of the world’s largest EV markets – giving potential buyers from its “home in the US” a look at its newly unveiled all-electric VF ...

Paris 2018: Vietnam Now Has Its Own Car Brand, VinFast

The Paris Motor Show 2018 witnessed the launch of a brand new automotive player from the ASEAN region, VinFast. The company also unveiled two models, the sedan named LUX A2.0 and the SUV named LUX SA2.0.   VinFast is a ...

Vinfast’s 470hp EV Prototype Spotted. Where’s Malaysia’s ‘Nextgen’ Car?

Seems there’s something brewing within Vinfast after all as one of the still fresh-faced Vietnamese automaker’s latest prototypes was spotted on the streets wearing the usual layers of camouflage wrap. The car was spotted at a fairly large and suspiciously ...

VinFast Wows CES Crowd With 3 New EVs - VF5, VF6, VF7 On Stage

Despite some protestations about public health and safety putting a damper on audience turnout and booth counts, the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) went ahead in Las Vegas. It was a particularly important event for Vinfast, which detailed some big ...

Vinfast, ASEAN's BMW, Why Now So Shy Bro?

Back in 2018 when Vietnam's homegrown automaker Vinfast showed off a luxury sedan and SUV in their almost finished concept form, the world was pretty shocked (in a good way) with their from-scratch efforts – myself included. They had plenty ...

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