GSM Officially Launches Vietnam’s First Pure Electric Taxi Firm

Green and Smart Mobility (GSM), a Vietnamese company founded by the owner of electric vehicle (EV) maker VinFast, has launched the first pure electric taxi service in Vietnam – Green SM Taxi.

Green SM Taxi has initially launched on the roads of Hanoi, and is planning a nationwide expansion to at least five provinces and cities this year, in line with the company’s strategic plan.

The Green SM Taxi services fleet is made up entirely of VinFast electric vehicles. This generation of taxis is noiseless and emits no carbon, which the firm says benefits public health and the environment.

In addition, the service will provide customers with two ride options: GreenCar – a standard taxi service, and LuxuryCar – a premium taxi experience. GreenCar will roll out with the VinFast VF e34 in the company’s signature Cyan blue color, while LuxuryCar will use the VinFast VF 8 in their original luxurious colors.

Initially, SM Green Taxi will start operation with 500 VF e34s and 100 VF 8s in Hanoi. Shortly, the company will add the VinFast VF 5 Plus model to the GreenCar fleet. According to actual customer demands, the company will increase the number of cars in both service segments.

Speaking at the Green SM Taxi’s opening ceremony in Hanoi, Nguyen Van Thanh CEO of GSM, said: “GSM, in general, and Green SM Taxi, specifically, were established in response to the national climate objectives, which include efforts to reduce transportation emissions. Green SM Taxi offers a new standard of transportation service with outstanding quality, not just serving people but also connecting and forming a green and smart mobility ecosystem across Vietnam.”

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