November 08, 2021

VinFast, the Vietnamese-based car manufacturer established in 2017, announces the signing by its French subsidiary, VinFast France, of a cooperation agreement (memorandum of understanding) with the EDF group. With this agreement, the two groups are launching joint discussions around electric mobility offers, including the installation and operation of charging infrastructure for their customers who own electric vehicles, whether private or professional, as well as in VinFast showrooms in France. The agreement also covers work relating to specific offers such as the roaming charging pass and the supply of electricity to customers of Vinfast and the EDF group.
This is a strong signal from the brand confirming its commitment to become a major player in tomorrow’s mobility through strategic investments, pioneering research and development activities and global collaborations with automotive leaders and innovative start-ups associated with VinFast and Vingroup. This event supports the global launch of the VinFast brand with its 100% electric vehicles and smart, environmentally friendly electromobility solutions designed and developed within the Vingroup technology ecosystem.
Ms. Bich Tran, CEO of VinFast Europe, said: “Our goal is to offer high-end electric vehicles with a high level of quality, durability and safety through extensive investments and market research. Today, thanks to this agreement with EDF, we will ensure that we can provide the most demanding customers with optimal support and dedicated services. At the same time, this alliance highlights the accuracy of VinFast’s positioning and the recognition of our expertise by the EDF Group. It also confirms our commitment to the global transition to smart electric mobility.”
VinFast is a member of Vingroup – the leading private multi-industry group in Vietnam. Established in 2017, VinFast owns a state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing complex with globally leading scalability that boasts up to 90% automation in Hai Phong, Vietnam. The capacity reaches 250,000 cars/year and 500,000 electric scooters/year.
(Source: VinFast – EC charging points in Hanoi)