VinFast Breaks Ground in North Carolina on its Promised $4B EV Plant

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VinFast, which produces fully electric SUVs, is poised to be the first car manufacturer to open a plant in North Carolina , completing a long-held ambition of state leaders.

August 28, 2023
Engineering News-Record

Charlotte Observer

North Carolina officials and top VinFast executives met Friday morning in Chatham County to officially start construction on the carmaker’s first manufacturing facility outside its native Vietnam. By 2028, VinFast has committed to employ 7,500 people at the site, about 30 miles southwest of Raleigh . In terms of projected job creation, it is the largest state-backed economic project in North Carolina history.

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