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VINFAST ANNOUNCES PUBLIC FILING OF REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING

VINFAST ANNOUNCES PUBLIC FILING OF REGISTRATION STATEMENT FOR PROPOSED INITIAL PUBLIC OFFERING

December 7, 2022

VinFast Trading & Investment Pte. Ltd. (“VinFast”) today announced that it has publicly filed a registration statement on Form F-1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) relating to the proposed initial public offering of its ordinary shares. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the proposed offering have not yet been determined. VinFast intends to list its ordinary shares on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “VFS”.

Singapore

VINGROUP ENTERS COLLABORATION WITH GOOGLE CLOUD TO MODERNIZE GROUP-WIDE SAP APPLICATIONS AND ACCELERATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

VINGROUP ENTERS COLLABORATION WITH GOOGLE CLOUD TO MODERNIZE GROUP-WIDE SAP APPLICATIONS AND ACCELERATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

December 5, 2022

Hanoi, Vietnam, December 5, 2022 – Vingroup, Vietnam’s largest private conglomerate, today announced a strategic collaboration with Google Cloud to modernize and connect its critical systems and data at a group-wide level. This reaffirms Vingroup commitment toward applying best-in-class technologies to boost its production capabilities, improve product and service quality, enhance user experiences, and advance its global growth strategy.

Hanoi, Vietnam

VINFAST EXPORTS THE FIRST BATCH OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES

VINFAST EXPORTS THE FIRST BATCH OF ELECTRIC VEHICLES

November 25, 2022

Hai Phong, November 25, 2022 – VinFast held a ceremony to mark its first batch of exports of smart electric vehicles including 999 VF 8s to international markets. This event is a remarkable milestone in the history of Vietnam’s automotive industry as Vietnamese-branded electric cars have officially entered the global market.

Hai Phong

VINFAST ENTERS STRATEGIC GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WITH INFORM  TO IMPLEMENT VEHICLE LOGISTICS SOFTWARE SOLUTION

VINFAST ENTERS STRATEGIC GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WITH INFORM TO IMPLEMENT VEHICLE LOGISTICS SOFTWARE SOLUTION

November 23, 2022

Los Angeles, November 23, 2022 - VinFast, Vietnam's first global electric vehicle manufacturer, and INFORM – a leading provider of AI-based optimization software that facilitates enterprise solutions, announced a strategic global partnership on electric vehicle logistics management for VinFast. This new partnership will help VinFast closely monitor the delivery status of the vehicles from production to delivery, optimizing the process and enabling quick and accurate decisions.

Los Angeles

VINFAST RECEIVES ORDER FOR MORE THAN 2,500 VF 8 AND VF 9 VEHICLES FROM AUTONOMY™

VINFAST RECEIVES ORDER FOR MORE THAN 2,500 VF 8 AND VF 9 VEHICLES FROM AUTONOMY™

November 17, 2022

Los Angeles, California, November 17, 2022 - At Los Angeles Auto Show 2022 (LA Auto Show 2022), VinFast announced receiving an order from Autonomy™ - the nation’s largest electric vehicle subscription company, for more than 2,500 VF 8 and VF 9 vehicles. This is VinFast's largest corporate order to date, and one of Autonomy's largest electric vehicle orders, affirming the reception of the international market for the Vietnamese automaker.

Los Angeles

VINFAST UNVEILS VF 6 AND VF 7 DESIGNS AT THE 2022 LA AUTO SHOW

VINFAST UNVEILS VF 6 AND VF 7 DESIGNS AT THE 2022 LA AUTO SHOW

November 17, 2022

LOS ANGELES (November 17, 2022) - At the LA Auto Show 2022, VinFast unveils the interior and exterior details of two electric SUVs - the VF 6 and VF 7 - designed by Torino Design. Along with the VF 8 and VF 9 launched in 2021, to date, VinFast has introduced 4 electric SUV models in North America, covering the 4 most popular segments on the market.

Los Angeles

VINFAST RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW WITH 4 EV MODELS

VINFAST RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW WITH 4 EV MODELS

November 10, 2022

Los Angeles, November 10, 2022, VinFast announced its participation in Los Angeles Auto Show 2022 (LA Auto Show 2022) from November 17 - 28, 2022, and will be showcasing its four EV models in the B-C-D-E segments. For the first time, customers in California will be able to ride along in the VF 8, directly experience the integrated smart technology and the detailed designs of two models, the VF 6 and VF 7.

Los Angeles

VINES AND LI-CYCLE LAUNCH GLOBAL BATTERY RECYCLING PARTNERSHIP

VINES AND LI-CYCLE LAUNCH GLOBAL BATTERY RECYCLING PARTNERSHIP

November 3, 2022

Toronto, Canada - Hanoi, Vietnam, November 3, 2022 – VinES Energy Solutions (“VinES”), a Vingroup company that specializes in the research, development and manufacturing of advanced batteries for mobility and energy storage applications, and Li-Cycle Holdings Corp., an industry leader in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and the leading lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, are pleased to announce the launch of a global recycling partnership.

Toronto, Canada - Hanoi, Vietnam

VINFAST INTEGRATES STREAMING AUDIO SERVICE TUNEIN FOR VF 8 AND VF 9 ELECTRIC SUV MODELS

VINFAST INTEGRATES STREAMING AUDIO SERVICE TUNEIN FOR VF 8 AND VF 9 ELECTRIC SUV MODELS

October 27, 2022

Hanoi, Vietnam, October 27, 2022, VinFast, Vietnam’s first EV maker and TuneIn, the world’s leading live-streaming audio service, today announced that VinFast’s VF 8 and VF 9 electric SUV models will be equipped with TuneIn for the US, Canadian and European markets. VinFast customers taking delivery in the first year will be able to experience a six-month free trial of TuneIn’s Premium subscription, helping customers stay up-to-date on any news or exciting entertainment on their journeys with VinFast smart electric cars.

Hanoi

ADB leads $135 million climate financing package to support electric mobility in Vietnam

ADB leads $135 million climate financing package to support electric mobility in Vietnam

October 24, 2022

Hanoi, Vietnam, October 24, 2022 — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) mobilized a $135 million climate financing package for VinFast Trading and Production Joint Stock Company (VinFast) for manufacturing Vietnam’s first fully-electric public transport bus fleet and first national electric vehicle (EV) charging network. The assistance will support Vietnam’s efforts to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions and expand high-tech manufacturing industries.

Hanoi, Vietnam

VinFast announces its headquarters in Germany, France and the Netherlands

VinFast announces its headquarters in Germany, France and the Netherlands

October 17th 2022

Paris, October 17th 2022 – VinFast, the first Vietnamese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer, revealed further details of its European business strategy today at the 2022 Paris Motor Show and announced the opening of dedicated country headquarters in Germany, France and the Netherlands. The opening of the headquarters aims to amplify VinFast’s business activities in the region, develop its extensive direct-to-consumer retail network, and roll out mobile service, to ensure a premium customer experience.

Paris

VinFast and Infineon extend partnership in the field of electromobility

VinFast and Infineon extend partnership in the field of electromobility

October 13, 2022

Hanoi, Vietnam, Singapore and Munich, Germany – 13 October 2022 – VinFast, Vietnam’s first global smart electric car maker and Infineon Technologies AG, the world leader in automotive semiconductor solutions, announced to extend their partnership on occasion of Infineon’s OktoberTech™ Asia Pacific 2022 Technology Forum in Singapore. The two companies will set up a joint application competence center focusing on electromobility to accelerate VinFast’s development of solutions for the future of smart mobility. The inauguration of the center is planned in the first quarter of 2023.

Hanoi, Vietnam, Singapore and Munich, Germany

VinFast commits to accelerating global electrified mobility under the COP26 zero emission vehicles declaration

VinFast commits to accelerating global electrified mobility under the COP26 zero emission vehicles declaration

October 10, 2022

Hanoi, October 10, 2022 - VinFast announced today that it has joined the COP26 zero emission vehicles (ZEV) declaration to affirm its commitment to reaching 100% zero emission new vehicle sales in leading markets by 2035 or earlier. The declaration context is in line with VinFast’s vision to drive the movement of the global smart electric vehicle revolution, for a more sustainable future.

Hanoi, Vietnam

VinFast returns to the Paris Motor Show with an all-electric strategy, officially launches four EV models in the French market

VinFast returns to the Paris Motor Show with an all-electric strategy, officially launches four EV models in the French market

October 7, 2022

Paris, October 7, 2022 – Four years after its global debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, VinFast has announced its return with brand-new positioning as Vietnam’s first and only global smart EV maker, marking its significant leap on the journey toward sustainable mobility. For the first time, VinFast will officially introduce the premium electric vehicle line-up covering from segment B to E to the French market.

Paris

VinFast becomes the naming rights partner for the Ironman® North America series from 2023

VinFast becomes the naming rights partner for the Ironman® North America series from 2023

October 4, 2022

Kona, Hawaii, October 4, 2022 – In the midst of race week for the 2022 VinFast IRONMAN® World Championship, taking place on Oct 6 and 8 in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i, VinFast joined IRONMAN in announcing they have become the Naming Rights Partner for the IRONMAN® North America Series from 2023, expanding their partnership that previously covered the United States. The partnership affirms and showcases the success of VinFast's strategic partnership with IRONMAN in the journey toward a green and sustainable lifestyle applied to the endurance racing community.

Kona, Hawaii

VinFast joins The Climate Pledge on journey to net-zero carbon by 2040

VinFast joins The Climate Pledge on journey to net-zero carbon by 2040

September 21, 2022

Hanoi, September 21, 2022 - VinFast announced its participation in The Climate Pledge – a commitment to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, co-founded by Amazon and Global Optimism. As the first Vietnamese enterprise to sign The Pledge, VinFast affirms its determination to contribute to sustainable development.

Hanoi

VinFast participates in global home energy and electric vehicle show – fully charged

VinFast participates in global home energy and electric vehicle show – fully charged

September 8, 2022

Los Angeles, September 8, 2022 - VinFast, the world’s first automaker to completely transition from an internal combustion past to an electric vehicle future, announced its participation at Fully Charged Live North America - the world's number one home energy and electric vehicle show, to directly introduce its electric vehicles to US consumers. The show takes place September 10 – 11, 2022, at the same time as the first batch of VF 8 is delivered in Vietnam.

Los Angeles

2022: New products from VinAI

2022: New products from VinAI

2022

VinAI is one of the world's top 20 Artificial Intelligence research-based companies, whose determined mission is to bring state-of-the-art research into real-life impacts. On the occasion of AI Day 2022, VinAI is proud to announce two brand new products that have been successfully developed. These products are pioneering in the market and promisingly will further solidify VinAI's position as a regional market leader.

AI Day 2022

VinFast and Ironman announce a groundbreaking and comprehensive global partnership

VinFast and Ironman announce a groundbreaking and comprehensive global partnership

July 23, 2022

Nha Trang - Florida, July 23, 2022 – VinFast, the world’s first automotive manufacturer to completely switch from internal combustion engines to electric vehicles, and IRONMAN, the global leader in long distance triathlon, have announced a global partnership for VinFast to become the first ever naming rights partner of the IRONMAN U.S. Series from 2022. Under the agreement, VinFast will also become the title partner for the 2022 IRONMAN® World Championship and the 2023 IRONMAN® 70.3® World Championship, each continuing through 2025, as well as the Exclusive Electric Vehicle Partner of the IRONMAN and IRONMAN 70.3 Series in U.S., Europe, and Asia through 2025.

Nha Trang

VinFast opens six VinFast stores in California, USA

VinFast opens six VinFast stores in California, USA

July 14, 2022

Los Angeles, July 14 (July 15, Vietnam time) – VinFast announces the simultaneous opening of the first 6 VinFast Stores in California. In 2022, VinFast will continue to open more than 30 stores in California, while also exploring expansion to other states across the US.

California

VinFast receives $1.2 billion in incentives for US manufacturing hub in North Carolina

VinFast receives $1.2 billion in incentives for US manufacturing hub in North Carolina

July 14, 2022

RALEIGH, N.C. (July 14, 2022) – VinFast announced they have received a $1.2 billion incentive package from the State of North Carolina for its electric vehicle manufacturing project in the US. The largest economic incentive package in state history was signed this week by Governor Roy Cooper, making VinFast the first car maker to locate in the North Carolina.

North Carolina

VinFast partners with and invests in prologium for solid-state batteries development

VinFast partners with and invests in prologium for solid-state batteries development

July 07, 2022

Hanoi, Vietnam, July 6, 2022 – VinFast, through a company in Vingroup, today announced an investment in the tens of millions of US dollars investment in ProLogium, a global leading manufacturer in next-generation solid-state battery. VinFast also entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with ProLogium setting out strategic cooperation arrangements to secure next-generation solid-state battery supplies and support the goal of expanding its smart mobility solutions globally.

Hanoi, Vietnam

VinFast announces battery subscription pricing in the US and activates VinFirst NFT exchange

VinFast announces battery subscription pricing in the US and activates VinFirst NFT exchange

April 13, 2022

At the New York International Auto Show 2022 (NYIAS 2022) VinFast reveals its battery subscription prices for the VF 8 and VF 9 in the US market, in addition to activating the VinFirst NFT exchange on Opensea and debuting a NYIAS driving experience of the VF 8 key features of its Smart Services suite.

New York

VinFast to reveal its electric vehicle lineup and technologies at CES 2022

VinFast to reveal its electric vehicle lineup and technologies at CES 2022

December 15, 2021

VinFast announces its participation at CES 2022, the most influential tech event in the world, taking place Jan 5-8, 2022. VinFast will showcase its full EV line-up entering segments A, B, C, D and E. This represents the next step in VinFast’s Future of Mobility journey of driving the movement of the global smart EV revolution.

Las Vegas

VinFast US announces its VinFast Charged-up Program, offering Charging Solutions and VinFast Smart Driving Package

VinFast US announces its VinFast Charged-up Program, offering Charging Solutions and VinFast Smart Driving Package

June 15, 2022

VinFast US announces the "VinFast Charged-Up Program", offering a one-year VinFast Smart Driving package and attractive charging options for customers who reserve a VF 8 or VF 9 from now until the end of September 2022.

Los Angeles

VinFast and Simon Celebrate First-Ever National Outlet Shopping Day™

VinFast and Simon Celebrate First-Ever National Outlet Shopping Day™

June 1, 2022

In celebration of the first-ever National Outlet Shopping Day™ on June 11 and 12, Simon is rewarding shoppers at 90 Simon Premium Outlets and Mills properties nationwide. Shoppers coast to coast, from Florida to Maine and New York to California will have access to exclusive deals, fantastic finds, and giveaways all weekend long with special offers from brands they love.

US

Vingroup collaborates with Intel; signs agreement to develop advanced technologies

Vingroup collaborates with Intel; signs agreement to develop advanced technologies

May 31, 2022

Vingroup has signed an MoU with Intel to create a wide range of advanced computing systems including 5G enabled smart city and smart building solutions, smart manufacturing processes, cloud services and AI as well as ADAS. These advanced technologies can potentially be applied to Vinhomes projects, VinES and VinFast’s manufacturing facilities, VinFast electric vehicles as well as other facilities in Vingroup’s ecosystem.

Hanoi, Vietnam

VinFast and Amazon announce plans to integrate Alexa voice AI into VF 8 and VF 9 electric vehicle models

VinFast and Amazon announce plans to integrate Alexa voice AI into VF 8 and VF 9 electric vehicle models

April 14, 2022

VinFast, a global electric vehicle manufacturer, today announced plans to integrate the Amazon Alexa voice experience into its vehicles beginning in 2022. The collaboration with Amazon, announced at the 2022 New York International Auto Show (NYIAS 2022), will integrate Alexa services into the VF 8 and VF 9 all-electric SUVs, making every drive more productive, convenient, and entertaining.

New York

VinFast and Electrify America announce charging agreement and mobile app integration for electric vehicles

VinFast and Electrify America announce charging agreement and mobile app integration for electric vehicles

Apr 13, 2022

At New York International Auto Show (NYIAS 2022), VinFast and Electrify America – the largest open ultra-fast charging network in the U.S. – announced an agreement to provide owners of VinFast electric vehicles with two complimentary charging sessions along with access to Electrify America's coast-to-coast network in the VinFast mobile app. This cooperation further affirms VinFast's determination to enter the US market, providing a smart driving experience for all customers.

NEW YORK

VinFast and Electrify America announce charging agreement and mobile app integration for electric vehicles

VinFast and Electrify America announce charging agreement and mobile app integration for electric vehicles

April 13, 2022

At New York International Auto Show (NYIAS 2022), VinFast and Electrify America – the largest open ultra-fast charging network in the U.S. – announced an agreement to provide owners of VinFast electric vehicles with two complimentary charging sessions along with access to Electrify America’s coast-to-coast network in the VinFast mobile app. This cooperation further affirms VinFast's determination to enter the US market, providing a smart driving experience for all customers.

New York

VinFast offers test drives of its VF 8 at the New York International Auto Show 2022

VinFast offers test drives of its VF 8 at the New York International Auto Show 2022

April 6, 2022

VinFast announces its participation in the New York International Auto Show 2022 (NYIAS 2022) from April 15-24, 2022, and will showcase three models: VF 7, VF 8, and VF 9. In addition, for the first time in the US, VinFast will offer a public test drive to attendees, providing a practical experience of the excellent smart technology integrated into its vehicles.

New York

VinFast to build EV factory in North Carolina

VinFast to build EV factory in North Carolina

Mar 29, 2022

VinFast, the Vietnamese manufacturer of a new line of electric vehicles, today announced that Chatham County, North Carolina has been named as the location for its first electric vehicle manufacturing site in North America.

North Carolina

VinFast and Nas Academy welcome more than 5.000 candidates for 'Go Boundless' contest

VinFast and Nas Academy welcome more than 5.000 candidates for 'Go Boundless' contest

Mar 16, 2022

The ‘Go Boundless’ Contest, held by VinFast and Nas Academy, received over 5,000 applications from around the world after only three weeks. This far exceeds expectations, affirming the strong interests of young talents in the green and environmentally friendly transportation trend.

Hanoi, Vietnam

VinFast teams up with the Nas Academy to lauch the 'Go Boundless' challenge to inspire the electric vehicle revolution

VinFast teams up with the Nas Academy to lauch the 'Go Boundless' challenge to inspire the electric vehicle revolution

February 17, 2022

VinFast teams up with Nas Academy - the world's first creator school for the skills of the future - to launch the 'Go Boundless' video challenge. The contest aims to inspire the transition to electric vehicles and accelerate the global green mobility revolution.

Hanoi, Vietnam

Vingroup appoints Vice-Chair as VinFast Global CEO

Vingroup appoints Vice-Chair as VinFast Global CEO

December 27, 2021

Vingroup announced that it has appointed Le Thi Thu Thuy, the incumbent Vice-Chair, as its new VinFast Global CEO. Her predecessor, Mr. Michael Lohscheller, will leave the position and return to Europe due to personal reasons.

Hanoi, Vietnam

Vingroup starts construction on EV Battery Manufacturing Factory in the Vung Ang Economic Zone (Ha Tinh)

Vingroup starts construction on EV Battery Manufacturing Factory in the Vung Ang Economic Zone (Ha Tinh)

December 12, 2021

The People’s Committee of Ha Tinh Province and Vingroup officially began construction of the VinES Battery Manufacturing Factory in the Vung Ang Economic Zone (Ha Tinh). The facility is backed by VND 4,000 billion (nearly 173.7 million USD) in investments and is being developed on 8 hectares in its initial phase. The establishment of this factory represents an important milestone in VinFast’s strategy of self-production and supply of batteries with global standards for its electric vehicles.

Ha Tinh, Vietnam

VinFast launches its global EV brand at the Los Angeles Auto Show

VinFast launches its global EV brand at the Los Angeles Auto Show

November 17, 2021

At the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show, VinFast officially launched its global electric vehicle brand and unveiled two electric SUV models, the VF e35 and VF e36, with several advanced technologies. This event represents an important milestone in the global expansion plan of “driving the movement of the global smart electric vehicle (EV) revolution” and realizing the future of mobility for a green planet and sustainable development.

Los Angeles

VinFast has just signed an cooperation agreement on electric mobility with EDF Group in the presence of the Vietnamese Prime Minister

VinFast has just signed an cooperation agreement on electric mobility with EDF Group in the presence of the Vietnamese Prime Minister

November 4, 2021

VinFast, the Vietnamese-based car manufacturer established in 2017, announces the signing by its French subsidiary, VinFast France, of a cooperation agreement (memorandum of understanding) with the EDF group. With this agreement, the two groups are launching joint discussions around electric mobility offers, including the installation and operation of charging infrastructure for their customers who own electric vehicles, whether private or professional, as well as in VinFast showrooms in France. The agreement also covers work relating to specific offers such as the roaming charging pass and the supply of electricity to customers of Vinfast and the EDF group.

Paris, France

Vietnamese carmaker VinFast partners with Cerence for voice assistant solutions on smart EVs

Vietnamese carmaker VinFast partners with Cerence for voice assistant solutions on smart EVs

September 28, 2021

VinFast Trading & Production LLC announced it has officially selected Cerence Inc. (NASDAQ: CRNC) to power conversational AI across its lineup of smart EVs as it expands globally. Cerence’s AI-powered solutions will bring highly interactive functions into VinFast EVs with 6 popular languages.

Hanoi, Vietnam

VinFast partners with Gotion High-Tech in LFP battery cell R&D

VinFast partners with Gotion High-Tech in LFP battery cell R&D

August 23, 2021

VinFast LLC and Gotion High-Tech Co., Ltd (China) - a reputable name in the global clean energy sector - signed an MoU, focusing on the procurement of Gotion LFP batteries and discussion of the possibility to establish a Giga Factory - the first-ever LFP battery cell production facility in Vietnam.

Hanoi, Vietnam

VinFast officially begins operations in North America & Europe

VinFast officially begins operations in North America & Europe

July 12, 2021

VinFast Commercial and Services Trading LLC officially kick-starts its branches in the US, Canada, France, Germany and the Netherlands in preparation for its launch in those markets, moving closer towards the goal of becoming a global smart electric car company.

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