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VINFAST RECEIVED 70 DEALER APPLICATIONS ACROSS U.S., WITH PLANS TO EXPAND TO 125 LOCATIONS NATIONWIDE
AUSTIN, TEXAS, November 10, 2023 - VinFast Auto Ltd. (the “Company” or “VinFast”) (NASDAQ: VFS) today at Electrify Expo 2023, announced its aggressive plans for expansion across the U.S. with more than 70 dealer applications in hand. Updates on dealer agreements are expected to be announced in the coming months, which should allow VinFast to start distributing its EVs through 125 points of sales nationwide.
VinFast Enters Into Standby Equity Subscription Agreement Of Up To $1.0 Billion With Yorkville Advisors
October 20, 2023
VinFast Auto Ltd. (the “Company” or “VinFast”) (NASDAQ: VFS) today announced that it has entered into a standby equity subscription agreement (“Subscription Agreement”) with YA II PN, Ltd. (“Yorkville”).
Vingroup’s Chairman donates a battery company to VinFast
October 11, 2023
Vingroup’s Chairman, Mr. Pham Nhat Vuong, announces that he will donate 99.8 percent of VinES Energy Solutions Joint Stock Company’s shares to VinFast. The merger is designed to enhance VinFast’s self-sufficiency in battery technology and its production chain, while increasing its competitive edge in the ever-growing electric vehicle market.
VinFast Announces Date of 3Q23 Earnings Release and 3Q23 Earnings Call
October 3, 2023 – VinFast Auto Ltd. (“the Company” or “VinFast”) announced that it will release its 3Q23 financial results before the market opens on October 5, 2023. On the same day, VinFast’s management will hold a live webcast to discuss the Company’s business performance and strategy.
VinFast Announces 2Q23 and 1H23 Delivery Results and Date of 2Q23 Earnings Call
September 18, 2023 – VinFast Auto Ltd. (the Company”) announced that it delivered 9,535 electric vehicles in 2Q23, more than five times the number of deliveries in 1Q23. VinFast delivered a total of 11,315 electric vehicles in the first half of 2023 globally.
VINFAST VF 9 HAS EPA-RATED BATTERY RANGES OF 330/291 MILES (ECO/PLUS TRIM)
Los Angeles, US, August 21, 2023, VinFast announced that the VF 9 has a certificated EPA range of 330 miles for the Eco trim and 291 miles for the Plus trim when fully charged. The certified ranges outperform VinFast’s initial estimates, affirming its efforts to improve product quality and provide the best experience to its customers.
Los Angeles, US
VINFAST DEBUTS ON NASDAQ GLOBAL SELECT MARKET FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS COMBINATION WITH BLACK SPADE ACQUISITION CO
New York – Ha Noi, August 15, 2023 – VinFast Auto Ltd. (“VinFast” or the “Company”) celebrated its listing and commencement of trading of its shares on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “VFS,” with an equity value of over US$23 billion.
VINFAST AND BLACK SPADE ACQUISITION CO COMPLETE BUSINESS COMBINATION
New York - August 14, 2023 - VinFast Auto Ltd. (“VinFast”) and Black Spade Acquisition Co (NYSE: BSAQ) (“Black Spade”) today announced the completion of their previously announced business combination (the “Business Combination”). The listed company following the Business Combination is VinFast Auto Ltd., and its shares and warrants will commence trading on the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC (“Nasdaq”) under the ticker symbols “VFS” and “VFSWW,” respectively, on August 15, 2023.
VINFAST AND BLACK SPADE ACQUISITION CO ANNOUNCE APPROVAL OF BUSINESS COMBINATION BY BLACK SPADE’S SHAREHOLDERS
- VinFast and Black Spade Expect to Close the Business Combination on August 14, 2023.
- VinFast’s Ordinary Shares and Warrants Expected to Begin Trading on the Nasdaq on or around August 15, 2023 under Ticker Symbols “VFS” and “VFSWW,” respectively.
August 10, 2023 - VinFast Auto Ltd. (“VinFast”) and Black Spade Acquisition Co (NYSE: BSAQ) (“Black Spade”) today announced that their previously announced business combination (the “Business Combination”) was approved at an extraordinary general meeting (the “EGM”) of Black Spade’s shareholders on August 10, 2023.
VINFAST BREAKS GROUND AT NORTH CAROLINA ELECTRIC VEHICLE FACILITY
July 28, 2023
Raleigh, North Carolina, July 28, 2023 - VinFast announced today it has officially broken ground at its electric vehicle manufacturing site, located within the Triangle Innovation Point in Chatham County, North Carolina. The groundbreaking ceremony, which took place today at the site, marked a significant milestone toward VinFast’s global expansion and the company’s supply chain development in North America.
Raleigh, North Carolina
VINFAST’S REGISTRATION STATEMENT ON FORM F-4 IN CONNECTION WITH ITS PROPOSED BUSINESS COMBINATION WITH BLACK SPADE DECLARED EFFECTIVE BY THE U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
July 28, 2023 - VinFast Auto Pte. Ltd. (“VinFast” or “the Company”) and Black Spade Acquisition Co (NYSE: BSAQ) (“Black Spade”) announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“the SEC”) has declared effective the registration statement on Form F-4 of VinFast in connection with its proposed business combination with Black Spade.
VINFAST ANNOUNCES PLANS TO DONATE LAND TO SAVE THE MERRY OAKS BAPTIST CHURCH IN CHATHAM COUNTY
Moncure, North Carolina, July 25, 2023 – VinFast today announced its intention to donate up to three acres of property on the VinFast project site to the Merry Oaks Baptist Church to help them save the church from demolition. The company will also assist Merry Oaks in identifying other resources to support the relocation.
Moncure, North Carolina
VINFAST TO HOLD NORTH CAROLINA EV FACTORY GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY JULY 28
Raleigh, North Carolina, July 19, 2023 - VinFast announced it will hold the groundbreaking ceremony of its electric vehicle factory in North Carolina on July 28. This will be the first electric vehicle manufacturing facility in North Carolina, and will help contribute to the supply of electric vehicles in North America and accelerate the global green mobility revolution.
Raleigh, North Carolina
VINFAST'S "FOR A GREEN FUTURE" EXHIBITION SERIES TO SHOWCASE ITS COMPREHENSIVE ELECTRIC MOBILITY ECOSYSTEM IN VIETNAM
Hanoi, June 29, 2023 - VinFast announced the rollout of the exhibition series "VinFast - For a Green Future" to introduce to the public its entire electric mobility ecosystem, as well as the journey of the first global electric vehicle (EV) maker of Vietnam. From July 7 to September 20, 2023, a series of consecutive events will occur in 11 prominent cities and provinces across Vietnam and will offer visitors various interactive activities, test drives, and unique experiences.
VINGROUP, VINFAST, AND VINHOMES WIN 5 GOLD MEDALS – ASIA’S BEST COMPANIES IN VIETNAM - AT THE FINANCEASIA AWARDS 2023
Vingroup, VinFast, and Vinhomes received 5 gold medal awards at the 2023 FinanceAsia Awards. The gold medal is the highest award level, created to acknowledge the comprehensive contributions of leading companies in the Asia-Pacific region.
VINFAST ANNOUNCES GLOBAL LAUNCH OF THE SPECIAL AFTERSALES POLICY
June 14, 2023
VinFast announces the launch of the “Special Aftersales Policy”, a limited-time aftersales program that will apply globally to VinFast car customers. Effective June 15, 2023, until updated by VinFast, VinFast customers may be eligible for a service voucher or cash if they encounter vehicle issues.
Los Angeles, California
VINFAST LAUNCHES VF 3 – THE MINI ELECTRIC CAR FOR THE MASS MARKET
Jun 8, 2023
VinFast officially launched the VF 3, a mini electric car model designed specifically for the Vietnam market. Boasting a compact and contemporary design, the VF 3 offers numerous benefits, making it suitable for a wide range of applications and operating environments. This eco-friendly vehicle is also equipped with smart features, providing a dynamic mobility option for individuals of all backgrounds.
RIDEVU In-Vehicle Streaming Service Launches This Summer to Provide Entertainment in Cars
May 18, 2023
CULVER CITY, CA (May 18, 2023) – RIDEVU, a new streaming service available to automakers to provide best-in-class in-car entertainment, will launch this summer. The in-car platform was developed specifically for integration into vehicle infotainment systems.
VinFast To Publicly List Through Business Combination With Black Spade Acquisition Co
May 12, 2023
VinFast Auto Pte. Ltd. (“VinFast” or “the Company”), and Black Spade Acquisition Co (NYSE: BSAQ) (“Black Spade”) announced today that they have entered into a business combination agreement. After the transaction, VinFast will have an equity value of over US$23 billion and be listed in the U.S.
VinFast VF 8 Vehicles Arrive In The U.S. – With Battery Ranges Of Up To 264/243 Miles (Eco/Plus Trim)
May 12, 2023
Los Angeles, May 12, 2023 - VinFast announced the arrival of its second shipment of electric vehicles, consisting of 1,879 VF 8 vehicles at the Port of Benicia in California. The VF 8 has a certificated EPA range at 264 miles for the Eco trim and 243 miles for the Plus trim per full charge. VinFast expects to begin deliveries of these VF 8 vehicles to U.S. customers in June of 2023.
Introduction Of The New, All-electric VinFast SUV VF 8
Combining dynamic styling, premium interior fittings, advanced engineering and a modern, all-wheel drive, 100 percent electric powertrain, the first new VinFast VF 8 all-electric SUVs are charging into the North American market.
VinFast VF 8 Customers Now May Be Eligible For Up To A $7,500 California EV Rebate
April 17, 2023
The Clean Vehicle Rebate Project recently added the VinFast VF 8 electric SUV to its list of eligible vehicles, providing up to $7,500 for VinFast customers
Los Angeles, California
VINFAST OFFICIALLY DELIVERS FIRST VF 8 CITY EDITION VEHICLES TO U.S. CUSTOMERS
March 1, 2023
Los Angeles, March 1, 2023 - Today VinFast delivered the first 45 VF 8 City Edition all-electric SUVs to U.S. customers at its 9 stores across California, which signals the company’s official entry into the North American market. The City Edition vehicles will continue be delivered to customers at VinFast’s stores or through a home-delivery service in the following days.
VINFAST TO DELIVER VF 8 CITY EDITION TO US CUSTOMERS ON MARCH 1
February 27, 2023
Los Angeles, February 27, 2023 - VinFast announced it will start delivery of VF 8 City Edition vehicles to US customers beginning March 1, 2023. The delivery event will be held at the VinFast's store in California, marking VinFast's new journey in the international market.
VINFAST CHOOSES U.S. BANK AS PREFERRED PROVIDER OF VEHICLE FINANCING AND LEASING IN THE UNITED STATES
February 6, 2023
Los Angeles, February 6, 2023 – VinFast today announced U.S. Bank (NYSE: USB) has been chosen as its preferred provider of retail financing and leasing of VinFast vehicles in the United States.
VINFAST ANNOUNCES SINGLE STRATEGIC NORTH AMERICAN OPERATIONS BUSINESS UNIT
January 25, 2023
LOS ANGELES, January 25, 2023 – VinFast today announced the consolidation of its Canadian and US strategic business and management operations into a single unit, to be called, VinFast North America. The move is expected to drive increased efficiency in the use and allocation of resources, while improving VinFast's operational and financial performance. Today’s action is a part of VinFast’s long-term strategy to position the company for greater success in the highly-competitive and dynamic automotive industry.
VINFAST AND NXP COLLABORATE ON DEVELOPING THE NEXT GENERATION OF SMART ELECTRIC VEHICLES
January 6, 2023
Las Vegas, USA, January 6, 2023 – at this year’s CES exposition, VinFast and NXP® Semiconductors have announced their collaboration on VinFast’s next-generation of Automotive applications. The collaboration supports VinFast’s goal in developing smarter, cleaner and connected electric vehicles.
Las Vegas, USA
VINFAST PARTNERS WITH VAYYAR TO ENHANCE SAFETY AND DRIVING EXPERIENCE WITH IN-CABIN RADAR TECHNOLOGY
January 5, 2023
Las Vegas, Nevada, – January 5, 2023 – At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2023), VinFast and Vayyar Imaging announced a partnership to enhance driving experience and safety by integrating in-cabin radar technology to the latest VF 6 and VF 7 models. The technology helps detect and alert when children are left in the car, ensuring a safer journey for all passengers.
Las Vegas, Nevada
VINFAST ANNOUNCES VF 6 AND VF 7 ALL-ELECTRIC CROSSOVER SPECS EARLY RESERVATIONS TO BEGIN IN MARCH 2023
January 5, 2023
Las Vegas, Nevada, January 5, 2023 - At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES 2023), VinFast announced the specifications of its newest all-electric crossover models, the VF 6 and VF 7. Early reservations for both vehicles will begin in March 2023. These two models are in B and C segments respectively in VinFast’s full range of high-quality electric vehicles introduced last year.
Las Vegas, Nevada
VINFAST RETURNS TO CES 2023 WITH ELECTRIC VEHICLE ECOSYSTEM
December 26, 2022
Los Angeles, California, December 26, 2022 - VinFast announced its participation in the Consumer Electronics Show, CES 2023 from January 5 – 8, 2023 with a showcase of its electric vehicle ecosystem including four electric SUV models, four electric bikes, VF 8 test drives, and an immersive experience in their booth.
Los Angeles, California
VINFAST CELEBRATES THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRST SHIPMENT OF VEHICLES TO THE UNITED STATES. ALL CERTIFICATIONS TO SELL VEHICLES TO US CUSTOMERS HAVE BEEN APPROVED
December 20, 2022
California, December 20, 2022 – Today, VinFast celebrated the arrival of the first 999 electric vehicles into the United States as the Silver Queen Ocean vessel docked at the Port of Benicia in California. The company has also received all the necessary certifications to sell cars in the US, and will begin delivering vehicles to customers by the end of this month.
VINFAST OPENS FOUR MORE STORES IN CALIFORNIA
December 14, 2022
Los Angeles, California, December 14th, 2022 - VinFast announced the opening of four more VinFast stores in Los Angeles and Orange County. VinFast is bringing into operation its first four service centers to provide electric vehicle maintenance and repair services. The events affirm VinFast’s efforts to expand its retail and service system before the delivery of vehicles to US customers at the end of this year.
Los Angeles, California
VINFAST US TO JOIN THE US - ASEAN BUSINESS COUNCIL
December 14, 2022
WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, VinFast US, member of Vietnam's largest private corporation Vingroup, announced in conjunction with the US-ASEAN Business Council (USABC), the premier advocacy group and the only US-based organization recognized in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Charter, that VinFast US has become the newest member of the US-ASEAN Business Council, joining other leading companies as part of the organization's Chairman's Council.
VINFAST LAUNCHES OFFICIAL U.S. VINFAST COMMUNITY AND TEST DRIVES IN CALIFORNIA
Los Angeles, California, December 9 - VinFast announces the launch of its official U.S. VinFast Community - an online forum for VinFast electric car owners and enthusiasts in the US. To celebrate the new milestone, VinFast organizes a series of VF 8 test drive events for consumers in California from December 8 – 11, prior to the first customer deliveries.
Los Angeles, California
VinFast Chooses T-Mobile as Exclusive Global Connectivity Provider for Electric Vehicles
December 8, 2022
BELLEVUE, Wash. and HANOI, Vietnam — December 8, 2022 — Today, T-Mobile (NASDAQ: TMUS) and VinFast announced an agreement for the Un-carrier to be the exclusive provider of connectivity for VinFast's smart electric vehicles in North America and Europe. This long-term, multi-million-dollar deal will deliver more personalized in-car experiences and the ability to leverage near real-time telemetry data for more informed and timely maintenance and service decisions.
BELLEVUE, Wash. and HANOI, Vietnam
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”.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
2022: New products from VinAI
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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