Vietnam’s VinFast Scores All Approvals To Sell First Electric SUVs In US

  • Vietnamese electric carmaker VinFast has received all the necessary certifications to sell cars in the U.S.

  • The first batch of VinFast’s 999 electric vehicles arrived in the U.S. as the Silver Queen Ocean vessel docked at the Port of Benicia in California.

  • The company will begin delivering vehicles to customers by the end of December.

  • The VF 8 City Edition will enable direct customer experience of VinFast vehicles from 2022 in the U.S.

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  • With all the features of the standard VF 8, the VF 8 City Edition has Advanced Driver Assistance System (ADAS) and Smart Services and will be updated regularly over the air (FOTA) to improve vehicle functionality and customer experience.

  • The VF 8 City Edition will have a 10-year warranty for the vehicle and 10 years warranty for the battery.

  • VF 8 City Edition’s battery range has been recently certified by EPA at 179 miles for the Eco and Plus models.

  • “Today marks a very important milestone for VinFast. Early this year in Las Vegas, we announced our lineup of all-electric SUVs and made a bold promise to deliver them to the market by the end of 2022. Today, that promise is fulfilled,” said Madam Le Thi Thu Thuy, Vice Chairwoman of Vingroup and CEO of VinFast Singapore.

  • VinFast has received EPA COC to import and sell vehicles into the U.S.

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