VinFast Exports Next Batch of VF 8 Electric Vehicles to North America

Vietnamese automaker VinFast announced the shipment of the second batch of 1,879 VF 8 vehicles to the US and Canada. The vehicles are expected to be delivered to US customers in May and to Canadian customers in June.

This is the second exported batch of VinFast electric vehicles (EVs), and the first exported VF 8 standard batch to the international market. The VF 8 standard comes in two trim levels – the Eco and the Plus, which offer a higher estimated range than the existing “City Edition” that VinFast delivered to US customers in March of this year.

The VF 8 Eco is equipped with a 260 kW maximum power electric motor reaching a maximum torque of 500Nm. At the same time, the Plus trim comes with a maximum power of 300 kW and maximum torque of 620Nm.

The VF 8 Standard is also equipped with the Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS), providing a wide range of features that will be enhanced and updated regularly with technologies such as highway assist, auto lane changing assist, fully-automated parking assistance, smart summon mode, remote parking and more.

Smart Services are integrated with immersive features such as virtual assistant and remote control via the VinFast app. In addition, features such as online shopping along with in-car home and office services, provide an immersive experience to consumers.

After completing imported procedures and required licenses and certificates, VinFast expects to hand over these VF 8 standards to the US customers in May and Canadian customers in June.

For the European markets, the first exported batch is expected to commence in mid-July 2023 with 700 VF 8 vehicles.

In the past year, VinFast has continued to expand its global business network opening more than 30 retail stores and service centers in the US, Canada, Germany, France, and the Netherlands, to serve consumers in these key markets.

In Vietnam, VinFast officially delivered the first VF 9 all-electric SUVs to customers in March 2023 and expects to deliver the new subcompact VF 5 Plus models in April 2023.

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