HANOI, VIETNAM – Media OutReach – 7 February 2021 – California Vehicle Administration (DMV California,
USA) has reported that VinFast (a division of Vingroup) officially receives the
Autonomous Test Vehicle Permit on all public streets of California, USA.
VinFast VF33 – The SUV model in
segment E is expected to reach US consumers in Q2/2022.
As is customed in the U.S., before
being commercialized in the U.S. market, electric vehicles with autonomous
technology features are required to carry out procedures and be issued an
Autonomous Test Vehicle Permit (ATVP) by the California Vehicle Administration.
VinFast — a Vietnamese company is
the 57th licensed company. On the list, there are also many leading automobile
and technology company
such as Apple, Tesla, BMW, Volkswagen …
As a hub of modern technology, California
is chosen to conduct testing of EV models. In addition, California
has Silicon Valley, one of the wealthiest places in the world, known as a
global center of technological innovation.
With the establishment of R&D
Institute in the US and licensed to test vehicles here, VinFast has
made a step to realize
the strategy of bringing Vietnamese-branded smart electric cars to this most
On January 26th of 2021, VinFast officially
announced that it has successfully researched and developed the first three
electric smart cars: VF31, VF32, VF33, of which VF31 is a medium-sized SUV
(segment C), VF32 is a midsize SUV (D segment), VF33 is a large SUV (segment
E). All 3 models have level 2-3 autonomous features, with 30 smart features
divided into 7 groups including: intelligent steering assist system, adapted
lane control system, active journey control system, multi-point collision
warning system, comprehensive collision mitigation system, intelligent
automated parking system and driver monitoring system.
In particular, 2 models of VF32 and
VF33 electric versions will be sold in the US, Canada and Europe markets from
2022. The launch of high-tech electric vehicles, including electric scooters,
electric buses and personal electric cars, is part of VinFast’s pre-defined roadmap
since entering the automotive market 3 years ago.
In Vietnam, Vietnamese automakers
also started to install electric vehicle charging stations at commercial
centers at Vinhomes Ocean Park, Vincom Long Bien (Hanoi) … to serve the first
electric cars produced, expected to be sold in 2021 in Vietnam market.
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