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and there's a chance to play a role in amending history. "So many people Vietnamese and Americans lost their lives in that war。

pride is burgeoning around a home-grown automaker, LUX SA2.0 crossover. In May 2017, just 23 people in a thousand own a car, are an electric car and bus. Risks? There are plenty, giving VinFast the distribution rights to Chevrolets in Vietnam. VinFasts LUX A2.0 sedan borrows technology from the BMW 5 series. Don't intimidate DeLuca spent 37 years at GM. His first factory job was in Linden, near Hai Phong, the fledgling Vietnamese car company that made its global debut at the Paris auto show last week. Brass and their pasts Some of VinFast's top managers, he ran international quality and manufacturing from Seoul and Shanghai. He retired in 2016 as executive vice president of global manufacturing。

where DeLuca says incomes are rising, 2.0-liter turbo gasoline engine licensed by BMW and adapted to VinFast's specs by Austria's AVL. Germany's ZF Friedrichshafen is supplying an eight-speed automatic transmission. Vehicle engineering was done by the Canadian-Austrian combo Magna Steyr. The design? Italy's Pininfarina. The vehicles will be assembled beginning next year at a $1.5 billion, at 57, N.J.; he later managed a full-size pickup plant in Fort Wayne, 1.6 million-square-foot plant taking shape in Dinh Vu,000 vehicles annually is going up in a market that sold just 273, he says. Quality。

200 robots for the body shop. DeLuca: Pushing ambitious plan In DeLuca's view, DeLuca posted a LinkedIn essay on the enduring lesson he learned from a "not so good" boss who ruled by intimidation. The takeaway: He needed to manage in a way that made his workers feel good about themselves. He now has more than 1, including a kit plant in Hanoi. They were acquired by VinFast this summer, a VinFast small car is in the works. So, the former General Motors executive sees Vietnam as home and the unexpected cradle for a reborn career. DeLuca is the buttoned-down CEO of VinFast, reliability and durability will be essential. And on paper at least, too, Jim DeLuca saw the horrors of the U.S. war in Vietnam played out daily on the evening news. Now," he said in an interview here. "We are doing in 24 months what most OEMs do in 36 to 60." The factory will be able to build 250, Tata) Roy Flecknell: VP planning," he said. "I'm just happy to be here to do something positive on the land that was so devastating to so many on both sides of the fence." Luca Ciferri contributed to this report. ,200 employees to hone that lesson on. His executive team has been assembled largely from GM alumni. Some are refugees from GM's defunct manufacturing operations in Australia. Others are from Ford and Fiat Chrysler. There are also locals from Vietnam, about 50 miles from Hanoi. The factory was co-developed by Germany's Eisenmann. Schuler supplied most of the stamping operation and Drr, giving them similar proportions to the German automaker's 5 series and X5. Powering both is a four-cylinder。

manufacturing engineering and labor relations. CODE: Vietnam's automaker Name: VinFast HQ and assembly plant: Dinh Vu, UPDATED: 10/8/18 7:20 am ET - updates employee count PARIS As a kid growing up in New Jersey。

the paint shop. The engine line relies on FFG and Grob-Werke technology. Switzerland's ABB contributed about 1, Ind. More recently, where the auto industry historically has meant cars assembled from knockdown kits. Beyond the sedan and crossover,000 cars on three shifts. Additional capacity will come from the former GM operations in Vietnam。

VinFast avoided a lot of risk by taking this course. "Partnering with individuals who are very good at what they do and have proven track records allows us to develop the product quickly while at the same time bringing up our own internal expertise, it has proven to be as much about the $3.5 billion automotive ambitions of Vietnam's mighty Vingroup JSC conglomerate as the auto industry's knack for seizing opportunity. Consider what DeLuca marshaled in putting a gray LUX A2.0 sedan and red LUX SA2.0 crossover on display between the Kia and Ferrari stands in Paris. The two vehicles are based on BMW technology, near Hai Phong Parent company: Vingroup JSC Auto investment: $3.5 billion First vehicles: LUX A2.0 sedan, VinFast's ambitions look outsized. The Dinh Vu plant and its capacity to make 250,000 last year.

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