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 will bring to the 2022 Paris Motor Show (PMS) four models VF 6, VF 7, VF 8. VF 9. This is the first time VinFast officially introduces these electric vehicle models to the French market. In particular, the VF 6 and VF 7, respectively belong to B-segment and C-segment, are two models jointly designed by VinFast and Torino Design. The Pininfarina-designed VF 8 and VF 9 models are the first two electric SUV models to launch in the global market. VinFast's four all-electric models will come with a 10-year warranty, one of the leading warranty policies on the market.
In addition to electric passenger vehicles, in just 4 years, VinFast has developed a comprehensive ecosystem of electrified mobility covering sustainable energy solutions, electric buses, electric scooters, and cars. The current electric vehicle line-up has five models including VF 5, VF 6, VF 7, VF 8, VF 9 covering segment A to E.
Sharing about the announcement of participation in the Paris Motor Show, Madam Le Thi Thu Thuy – Vice Chairwoman of Vingroup and Global CEO of VinFast said: “The global debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show substantiated Vietnam’s capability to produce cars. VinFast is proud to return to the 2022 Paris Motor Show to prove that Vietnam is not only capable of making cars but also making a great leap toward the electrified revolution. With the commitment to making electric vehicles attainable to everyone, VinFast brings to the show four models that come with outstanding sales and warranty policies, in various segments to meet the diverse needs of customers. We believe that VinFast's return with the positioning of an all-electric brand after a short time will be an inspirational story promoting the transition to sustainable mobility."
The first 100 VF 8s were recently delivered to VinFirst customers in Vietnam. Approximately 5,000 VF 8s are expectedly to be handed to customers in international markets later this year.
VinFast’s global debut at the Paris Motor Show 2018 placed Vietnam on the world map of the automotive industry. At the event, VinFast introduced two gasoline-powered car models, Lux A and Lux SA 2.0, which attracted the attention of the world's audience and press. VinFast was awarded "A Star is Born" by AUTOBEST.
At the Paris Motor Show 2022, attendees can visit and experience VinFast electric car models at Booth No. 630, Hall 6, from 10:40 on October 17.
VinFast - a member of Vingroup – envisioned to drive the movement of global smart electric vehicle revolution. Established in 2017, VinFast owns a state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing complex with globally leading scalability that boasts up to 90% automation in Hai Phong, Vietnam.
Strongly committed to the mission for a sustainable future for everyone, VinFast constantly innovates to bring high-quality products, advanced smart services, seamless customer experiences, and pricing strategy to inspire global customers to jointly create a future of smart mobility a sustainable planet. Learn more at: https://www.vinfastauto.eu
Established in 1993, Vingroup is one of the leading private conglomerates in the region, with a total capitalization of $35 billion from three publicly traded companies (as of November 4, 2021). Vingroup currently focuses on three main areas: Technology and Industry, Services and Social Enterprise. Find out more at: https://www.vingroup.net/en.
About Paris Motor Show
The Mondial de l'Auto (Paris Motor Show) is one of the world's leading motor shows in terms of attendance (more than 1 million visitors in 2018) and media exposure (more than 10,000 accredited journalists, including 52% from 100 countries). A precursor of international motor shows, created in France by the pioneers of the automobile, it celebrated its 120th anniversary in 2018. Supported by the automotive industry, the Paris Motor Show aims to showcase an industry at the forefront of innovations, which will shape the central role that the automobile will play in the mobility of the future. The PFA and Hopscotch are associated, since 2019, for its organization.