VinFast’s first dealership in North Carolina opens for sale

VinFast’s first electric car dealership began selling the VF 9 electric car line in the Triangle area of North Carolina, through car sales company Leith Automotive.

According to WRAL News, the VinFast electric car factory in Chatham County, North Carolina will begin selling its first electric car line in the US on December 28 (local time). The sale will be conducted through dealerships of car sales company Leith Automotive in Cary.

At its showroom in Cary Auto Park, outside Cary, Leith VinFast will introduce the company’s latest line of electric vehicles to customers in Raleigh, Durham and Cary. This dealership is part of VinFast’s strategy to build a market in the US in addition to putting into operation an automobile assembly plant in Chatham County.

Leith VinFast is also an agent providing maintenance and spare parts for VinFast electric vehicles in the US.

Danny Williams, CEO of Leith Automotive, said that VinFast’s electric vehicles meet the travel requirements of customers every day without having to waste time waiting to refuel. At the end of the day, they just need to go home and recharge the car’s battery.

Leith Automotive is one of the largest auto sales companies in North Carolina and is headquartered in Raleigh.

Previously, VinFast announced that it had received 70 dealer registration applications across the US and planned to expand its point of sale network in the US to 125 locations.

It is expected that the factory in Chatham will begin assembling the VF 9 electric SUV line in the first quarter of 2024, followed by the VF 7 electric car line.

The VinFast factory in Chatham is expected to be completed in 2025, the first phase will produce up to 150,000 electric vehicles annually. This helps the state of North Carolina lead the US in green technology and electric car production.