Tag: VinFast

Jun 2, 2023 - 11:12 am

VinFast scores major order from Sun Taxi

The Vietnamese electric car manufacturer VinFast has received a large order in its home country. Sun Taxi orders 3,000 units of the VF 5 Plus electric car, which are to be delivered successively until 2025. Sun Taxi will use the electric cars in a number of cities and provinces in Vietnam.

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Apr 27, 2023 - 12:14 pm

VinFast secures fresh capital and launches deliveries of the VF 5

Vietnamese electric car maker VinFast is securing up to $2.5 billion in fresh capital to fuel its global expansion. 1.5 billion dollars comes in the form of grants from parent company Vingroup and its chairman Pham Nhat Vuong. Another billion can be accessed by VinFast over a five-year period in the form of loans from […]

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Apr 24, 2023 - 12:24 pm

StoreDot licenses XFC battery to VinES

The Israeli battery developer StoreDot has entered into a cooperation with Vines Energy Solutions (VinES), the battery company of the Vietnamese Vingroup, for the joint development and commercialisation of its fast-charging battery cells.

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Apr 17, 2023 - 02:22 pm

GSM kicks off Vietnam’s first electric taxi service

Since the end of last week, customers in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, can book the purely electric taxi service Green SM via a nationwide hotline or app. According to the operating company GSM, the service will expand to at least five provinces and cities this year.

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Mar 28, 2023 - 01:07 pm

VinFast kicks off deliveries in Vietnam and the USA

VinFast has launched deliveries of the VF 9 in Vietnam with the first 27 vehicles delivered to customers. The delivery came about a year after the official public introduction of the vehicle. At the same time, 45 VF 8 were delivered to US American customers.

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Mar 14, 2023 - 11:22 am

VinFast pushes back US factory to 2025

Vietnamese EV manufacturer VinFast will be opening its first US plant later than it had hoped. About a year ago, the carmaker publicised plans for the facility in Chatham County, North Carolina, saying that operations would begin by July 2024. But the opening date has now been pushed back to 2025.

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Mar 7, 2023 - 09:58 am

VinFast owner sets up EV rental service GSM

Vingroup Chairman Pham Nhat Vuong wants to promote green mobility by using VinFast electric cars and scooters for rental services. He founded the Green and Smart Mobility Joint Stock Company (GSM) in Vietnam. A company in which he holds a 95 per cent stake.

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Feb 28, 2023 - 04:01 pm

VinFast to deliver its EVs in the US in March

The Vietnamese electric carmaker VinFast will begin deliveries of its limited edition VF 8 City Edition in the US on 1 March. Initially, the EVs were to be delivered in February. But VinFast first wanted to complete updating the vehicles with the latest software.

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Feb 24, 2023 - 10:16 am

VinFast announces recall in Vietnam

The Vietnamese electric car manufacturer VinFast is recalling 2,781 units of its VF8 model in its home country. In the affected vehicles, the bolt connecting the front brake calliper to the steering knuckle can loosen during operation.

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Feb 9, 2023 - 02:52 pm

E.ON Drive to build chargers for VinFast

E.ON Drive has been commissioned by VinFast to build charging points at its sites in Germany, France and the Netherlands. As part of the cooperation, the E.ON subsidiary will cover the entire scope of the project, from planning and installation to the operation of the charging points.

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Jan 7, 2023 - 01:34 pm

VinFast releases specs for VF 6 and VF 7 electric cars

Vietnam’s electric car manufacturer VinFast is lining up its next two models, following the VF 8 and VF 9. At CES, VinFast specified the VF 6 and VF 7, their new B and C segment electric cars. Vinfast expects to open reservations this coming March.

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Nov 25, 2022 - 12:50 pm

VinFast launches first EV delivery to the USA

Vietnamese electric car manufacturer VinFast has started exporting its electric cars. The first batch of 999 VF 8s was shipped to the USA, where they are to be delivered this year. The first VF 9s will then follow in early 2023 – in Vietnam, as well as internationally.

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Nov 21, 2022 - 11:39 am

VinFast & Gotion to build battery factory in Vietnam

In Vietnam, construction has begun on the country’s first production facility for LFP battery cells. This is being built as part of a joint venture between VinES Energy Solutions, a subsidiary of the Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup, and the Chinese battery manufacturer Gotion High-Tech.

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Nov 18, 2022 - 04:31 pm

Autonomy orders many more electric cars from VinFast

The US electric car subscription service Autonomy has significantly increased its order from the Vietnamese manufacturer VinFast. With the new order, VinFast is now commissioned to deliver more electric cars to Autonomy than Volkswagen.

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Nov 11, 2022 - 01:05 pm

VinFast partners with Shell Recharge on home charging in EU

In Europe, Vietnamese electric car manufacturer VinFast is partnering with Shell Recharge Solutions to offer home charging solutions to its customers in Germany, France and the Netherlands. VinFast customers can order chargers and installations from Shell Recharge Solutions via the carmaker’s app.

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Nov 4, 2022 - 02:52 pm

VinGroup & Li-Cycle launch recycling partnership

The Canadian recycling company Li-Cycle and Vines Energy Solutions (VinES), a battery company of Vingroup, have agreed on a global recycling partnership. Under the agreement, both companies will develop recycling solutions for VinES and VinFast, the electric car manufacturer that is also part of Vingroup.

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Nov 1, 2022 - 11:46 am

CATL presents skateboard platform & first customer

Chinese battery manufacturer CATL is developing a skateboard chassis that integrates battery packs, electric motors and other components. The CATL Integrated Intelligent Chassis (CIIC) is expected to be ready for series production shortly. A first potential customer has already been found with VinFast.

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Oct 28, 2022 - 11:39 am

VinFast issues recall in Vietnam

Vietnamese newcomer VinFast is recalling around a third of its electric cars sold to date on the domestic market. Specifically, the recall affects 730 units of the VF e34 model, in which the side impact sensors must be replaced.

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Oct 18, 2022 - 03:58 pm

VinFast & Infineon to cooperate on EV platform

VinFast and the German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon are building a joint application competence centre for electromobility in Hanoi. The opening in the Vietnamese capital is planned for the first quarter of 2023.

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Sep 13, 2022 - 01:09 pm

VinFast launches deliveries of the VF 8 in Vietnam

The Vietnamese electric car manufacturer VinFast has started deliveries of its SUV model VF 8. The first 100 units were handed over to customers in Vietnam. The first international customers are scheduled to receive their vehicles in December 2022.

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Aug 15, 2022 - 11:48 am

Inflation Reduction Act passes the US House of Representatives

The Inflation Reduction Act, which also includes the reform of the EV tax credit, has now passed the House of Representatives after the Senate and is expected to be signed by President Joe Biden in the coming days. The new eligibility requirements will make most electric models ineligible for the tax credit.

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Aug 10, 2022 - 11:19 am

US car subscription service Autonomy orders 22,790 BEVs

The US electric car subscription service Autonomy has ordered 22,790 electric cars worth around 1.2 billion dollars. The provider, which until now has specialised mainly in Tesla models, has ordered a total of 45 different vehicle models from 17 carmakers – including Tesla again.

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Jul 27, 2022 - 01:59 pm

VinFast may bring e-scooters to the USA

VinFast may also offer electric scooters in the United States. Media reports see the Vietnamese company adding the Vespa-style LEVs to the lines of VinFast’s EV factory in North Carolina. The state had promised the manufacturer a lavish incentive of 1.2 billion dollars in March.

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Jul 11, 2022 - 01:09 pm

VinFast is opening showrooms in the USA

Vietnamese electric car manufacturer VinFast will open its first six U.S. showrooms in California this week, with plans for 30 locations throughout the state by the end of the year.

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02.06.2023 11:30