VinFast, an automotive manufacturer, plans to build electric vehicle charging stations across Vietnam. The company is a unit of Vietnam’s largest conglomerate - Vingroup. It has already signed an MoU with PetroVietnam Oil Corp (PV Oil), whereby it will deploy charging stations at 20,000 of PV Oil’s existing service stations in Vietnam by 2020.
VinFast aims to launch up to 50,000 charging stations across Vietnam by 2020 - which will help VinFast customers to charge their vehicles.
VinFast is also developing a $3.5-billion scooter and automobile complex in northern Vietnam, that will produce electric scooters. The company targets to manufacture 250,000 electric scooters a year alongside 250,000 cars, with further plans of manufacturing around 1 million units annually. It is also developing a battery powered electric vehicle in partnership with Germany’s EDAG Engineering.
Find out more about electric vehicle manufacturing in Asia at CMT’s E-Mobility Asia on 25-26 April, 2019 in Bangkok.