The Vietnam-headquartered EV manufacturer has named Eric Lelarge head of B2B global sales and Kevin Neal VP B2B sales for the U.S. The VinFast U.S. operations are headquartered in Playa Vista, Calif. The company will start U.S. eSUV production in July 2024 in Chatnam County, North Carolina.
The challenges center on OEMs looking to channel stock availability to more profitable retail and constantly increasing prices with no promise of price lock-in when the cars are delivered 12 months down the line.
Increased capacity for high-demand battery products has prompted Ford to secure 60 gigawatt hours of annual battery capacity as part of a 600,000-EV production run by late 2023.
Jaime Bringas is helping usher in a new era of professionalism in Mexico. His work to advance fleet status and expertise earned him the 2022 Global Fleet Visionary of the Year award.