VinFast enters PH EV arena

To formally unveil electrified 4-, 2-wheelers next week

VinFast enters PH EV arena

MANILA: VinFast Auto has entered the Philippine electric vehicle arena.

KEY TAKEAWAYS

  • When will Vinfast have its Philippine debut?

    The brand will have its debut on May 31 for the media and June 1-2 for the public.
  • What models will comprise the VinFast Philippines lineup?

    The lineup will include VF e34, VF 5, VF 7, and VF 9, six electric motorcycle models, and the VF DrgnFly electric bike.
  • In a statement, the company said that the brand’s local debut affirms its commitment to being a leader in Southeast Asia and its mission to promote the electrification of transportation globally.

    VinFast’s formal introduction in the country — to be held on May 31 for the media and June 1-2 for the public — will also mark the unveiling of its wide-ranging roster for the local market. The lineup will include VF e34, VF 5, VF 7, and VF 9, six electric motorcycle models, and the VF DrgnFly electric bike.

    Vinfast PH FB logo

    “VinFast will introduce Filipino customers to its comprehensive range of premium-quality electric vehicles, electric motorcycles, and electric bikes with modern, youthful designs and smart features, providing them with diverse offerings and high-quality electrified experiences,” the company noted.

    Aside from that, the firm shared that just like other markets, it will offer Filipino customers after-sales services and sales policies and is “planning to establish a nationwide network of dealerships in the country” to facilitate a swift transition from gasoline-powered vehicles to electric vehicles.

    “The brand launch in the Philippines marks another significant milestone for VinFast in its journey to grow its presence in the global electric vehicle market,” VinFast Philippines Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nguyen Thi Minh Ngoc said.

    “We are proud to support the Philippines in its electric mobility revolution and believe that by offering modern, powerful, and smart vehicles alongside exceptional customer service, VinFast will steadily achieve its expansion goals in this market,” she added.

    The company noted that last January, President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. and Vingroup Chairman (who also stands as VinFast founder, managing director and CEO) Pham Nhat Vuong met to discuss investment cooperation opportunities.

    Photos from VinFast Philippines Facebook page

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