VinFast & Europe's AUTOBEST enter new strategic partnership
HANOI, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 6 October 2021 - On Oct 1st 2021, VinFast Trading And Service Limited Liability Company and Europe's oldest automobile rating organization - AUTOBEST - officially announced a strategic partnership agreement, demonstrating their mutual commitment to accelerating the transition from internal combustion engine (ICE) cars to environmentally friendly electric vehicles in the European market.
VF e36 –
VinFast's electric SUV to be launched globally in 2022
AUTOBEST is an
organization representing European consumsers' voices in the automotive field,
capable of assisting VinFast in identifying customer needs and behavior in the
local market. By entering the strategic partnership with VinFast, AUTOBEST will
receive extended support to carry out its mission of transitioning from
traditional ICE cars to electric vehicles, pushing forward the clean energy and
sustainable mobility trend in Europe.
For VinFast, the
partnership with AUTOBEST affirms that Europe is one of the key markets in the
company's global expansion strategy and that VinFast EV models can totally
satisfy the standards in the world's most demanding automobile market.
Cooperating with AUTOBEST will also allow VinFast more opportunities to
participate in the organization's events and agendas, thereby rapidly promoting
its presence in Europe.
AUTOBEST Chairman Dan
Vardie said: "We are amazed at the
development of VinFast since its debut at the 2018 Paris Motor Show. In its
return to Europe, VinFast has shown its vision, and clear strategy with a
mission to promote smart electric car models in one of the most advanced
markets in the world. We appreciate VinFast's approach when focusing on
developing smart electric vehicles and expect VinFast to move deeper into the
European market very soon."
a strategy to develop a global smart electric car brand, VinFast always chooses
to cooperate and connect with the world's leading organizations." - stated Tran Thi Hong Bich – CEO
of VinFast Europe. "The strategic
partnership with AUTOBEST is one of the first steps in VinFast's strategy of
international cooperation and global expertise sharing. We are committed to
providing smart electric cars with trendy and classy designs, in line with the
development trends in the European and global markets."
In 2018, VinFast first
attended the prestigious Paris Motor Show and received the "A Star is
Born" award from AUTOBEST. VinFast is the first winner of this award
category, which is dedicated to newly established brands with impressive
achievements in the automotive industry. After more than 2 years, VinFast has
become one of the top automobile manufacturers in Vietnam, leading in all of
its participating segments. This is a solid foundation for growing into a
global smart electric car company.
On March 24th 2021,
VinFast officially received pre-orders for VF e34 - the very first smart
electric car model in the Vietnamese market, with an outstanding battery
subscription policy. Nearly 4,000 pre-orders for VF e34 had been placed within
the first 12 hours. As scheduled, VinFast will officially launch its next smart
electric vehicles in global markets including the US, Canada, Germany, France,
and the Netherlands in 2022.
partnership with AUTOBEST and participation in sustainable development projects
reaffirm its consistent and well-thought-out strategy to connect with the most
prestigious global organisations and to jointly build a greener, smarter and
more sustainable world./.
is a leading European motoring media organization - representing 32 European
countries. Founded in 2000, AUTOBEST has
continuously created new trends and compelling movements in the industry. It is
considered an organization that represents the views of Europeans in the
automotive field, and influences 91% of vehicle purchases in Europe. In recent
years, AUTOBEST has also been a pioneer in promoting the future of the electric
vehicle industry, positioning and leading sustainable development trends.
is a member of Vingroup - the largest private conglomerate in Vietnam. VinFast
is Vietnam's leading manufacturer of premium automobiles and the first
Vietnamese automotive brand to launch in global markets. Established in 2017,
VinFast's state-of-the-art, 90% automated manufacturing complex in northern
Vietnam is one of the largest in Southeast Asia. Designed to be one of the
world's leading smart electric mobility companies, VinFast currently produces
several models of electric scooters and buses in Vietnam, and will launch three
new electric SUVs - VF e34, VF e35 and VF e36 respectively of C, D and E
classes - in Vietnam, North America and Europe in 2021 and 2022.