Thaco will assemble 4 BMW models in Vietnam
BMW AG Group (Germany) has confirmed that its partner Truong Hai (Thaco) assembles series 3, series 5, X3, X5 in Vietnam.
On December 5, BMW AG announced with its partner Thaco to localize many German car models in Vietnam.
"The Vietnamese market has long-term growth potential and we are happy with the decision to join Thaco in assembling series 3, series 5, X3, X5. BMW also wants to bring Vietnamese customers good BMWs. proud to be produced right in Vietnam", the BMW statement reads.
Also in this statement, Mr. Tran Ba Duong, Chairman of Thaco said it is an honor that BMW is the next brand to be assembled at the company's factory in Chu Lai Industrial Park, Quang Nam. This company is assembling and distributing cars of popular brands such as Kia, Mazda, and Peugeot.
Vietnam Vehicle sales up 39% in 7 months: VAMA
The Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA), which does not include VinFast and Hyundai, sold 232,094 vehicles in the first seven months of the year, up 39% year-on-year.
Association members sold 30,254 vehicles in July alone, up 20% over June and 88% year-on-year.
July sales of passenger cars and commercial vehicles increased by 30% and 1.8% over June, respectively, while that of special-purpose vehicles decreased by 57%.
VINFAST TO REVEAL ITS ELECTRIC VEHICLE LINEUP AND TECHNOLOGIES AT CES 2022
VinFast announces its participation at CES 2022, the most influential tech event in the world, taking place Jan 5-8, 2022. VinFast will showcase its full EV line-up entering segments A, B, C, D and E. This represents the next step in VinFast’s Future of Mobility journey of driving the movement of the global smart EV revolution.
At CES 2022, VinFast will continue to advance its message advocating for a clean future of mobility with the concept of destination: future. The message represents an ongoing journey that began at the 2021 LA Auto Show in November.
The highlight of this stage of the journey is unveiling the company’s full EV lineup, comprised of five models, including three unreleased vehicles entering the A, B and C segments at CES. The remaining two models, the VF e35 and VF e36, entered the D and E segments, respectively, and were released at the LA Auto Show in November 2021.
With the elegance of the world-famous Pininfarina and Torino Design crafted into all of VinFast's EV models at CES 2022, the lineup will impress and captivate the public. Pininfarina and Torino Design used their modern design languages to optimize aerodynamics and create comfortable driving experiences while upholding aesthetics that reflect each segment’s unique features.
Favourable policies expected to drive auto market growth
NDO/VNA – The automobile market is expected to boom this year as the Government mulls a number of favourable policies to help reduce costs, improve demand and increase output.more
Motorbikes still the vehicle of choice in Vietnam
VnExpress By Dat Nguyen – Sales rose for the fourth straight year as 3.39 million new motorbikes were bought in Vietnam last year.
The number marked an increase of 3.5 percent over the previous year, and a 25 percent increase from 2014, according to the Vietnam Association of Motorcycle Manufacturers (VAMM).