Vietnamese Automaker Will Bring 7,500 Jobs to NC with New Electric Vehicle Manufacturing Plant

Vietnamese automaker VinFast announced plans yesterday to build an electric vehicle manufacturing plant in Chatham County North Carolina, promising to bring 7,500 jobs and ending the state’s streak of near-misses for landing carmakers. Production on the facility is expected to start in 2024. Average salaries for the plant will be $51,000, according to the state Commerce Department.

Author: Mike Jackson