As Vietnamese EV automaker VinFast looks to open its order books for US customers, it has gotten more specific on the pricing consumers can expect stateside. During the New York International Auto Show, Vinfast broke down its US pricing for the VF 8 and VF 9, which will include a two-tiered battery subscription that will be mandatory through 2023.
VinFast Stories April 14
VinFast Stories April 13
Infant EV automaker VinFast and US charging network Electrify America (EA) announced a new charging agreement during this year’s New York International Auto Show. As part of the collaboration, US Vinfast owners will have access to all of EA’s 3,500+ EV chargers through the VinFast mobile app. However, their complimentary charging sessions will be limited to two – a much smaller bonus compared to previous agreements with other automakers.
VinFast Stories March 29
Following entry into the North American market and plans for an HQ on American soil, Vietnamese EV automaker Vinfast, announced that North Carolina will be its new home for US manufacturing. The site in Chatham County, North Carolina, will soon house both an automotive assembly and battery manufacturing plant for Vinfast to build North American EVs like its VF 9 and VF 8.
VinFast Stories January 6
During its “Global EV Day” presentation day at CES 2022, Vietnamese automaker VinFast introduced its entire lineup of upcoming electric vehicles, covering five different market segments. By vowing to go all-electric by the end of 2022, VinFast has already rebranded its two flagship EVs to remove the “e” for electric, creating one cohesive lineup that includes three new electric vehicles now introduced.
VinFast Stories December 28, 2021
Infant automaker VinFast recently held a ceremony at its manufacturing complex in Hai Phong, Vietnam, to celebrate its first batch of VF e34 EVs. The VF e34 marks VinFast’s first model and the first ever electric vehicle to be sold in Vietnam. The start of production is also the first step in VinFast bringing its EVs to the US market.
VinFast Stories November 18, 2021
Vinfast may not be an EV name you recognize yet, but there should be an emphasis on the “fast” part of its moniker. At a private event following the first day of the LA Auto Show, Vinfast’s Global CEO Michael Lohscheller spoke to a crowded room about the Vietnamese automotive startup’s progress in just four years, built off one of its core values – speed. In addition to debuting as a global brand with two upcoming electric SUVs, Vinfast announced Los Angeles as its US headquarters and shared plans to begin manufacturing on American soil in 2024.
VinFast Stories October 27, 2021
A relatively young Vietnamese automaker is looking to bring its vehicles to the Western EV market with a goal to eventually sell between 160-180k of its EVs per year in the US alone. VinFast will begin this quest at this year’s LA Auto Show, where it plans to showcase two of its EV models to the public before opening orders for US and Europe in the first half of 2022. As if that wasn’t ambitious enough, VinFast is also considering an IPO in the US market.