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VINFAST TO ATTEND THE 2024 CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

06/02/2024

Toronto, February 6, 2024 – VinFast Auto will attend the 2024 Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS), taking place February 16-25, 2024 in Toronto. VinFast will showcase its wide range of electric vehicles, reaffirming the Vietnamese automaker's research and development capabilities and its commitment to making electric mobility more accessible to global consumers.

Toronto

VINFAST OFFICIALLY INTRODUCES THE VF 3 AND VF WILD IN CANADA

19/01/2024

Quebec, January 19, 2024 - Following the success at CES 2024, VinFast is set to unveil the electric mini e-SUV, VF 3, and the electric pickup concept, VF Wild, at the 2024 Montreal International Auto Show (MIAS). This event marks VinFast Canada's second appearance at MIAS, showcasing a diverse range of products and reaffirming its commitment to making electric mobility more accessible to North American customers.

Quebec

VINFAST UNVEILS NEW ELECTRIC PICKUP TRUCK CONCEPT – VF WILD

09/01/2024

Las Vegas, Nevada – January 9, 2024 – At CES 2024, VinFast Auto (Nasdaq: VFS), Vietnam's leading electric vehicle manufacturer, unveils its new electric vehicle concept - the VF Wild. The concept car is VinFast’s first attempt for a pickup truck, exemplifying VinFast's commitment to broadening its product range and promoting sustainable mobility by making smart, safe, exciting electric vehicles accessible to everyone.

Las Vegas, Nevada

VINFAST GLOBALLY LAUNCHES THE VF 3 - A GREEN MOBILITY SOLUTION FOR EVERYONE

09/01/2024

Las Vegas, Nevada – January 09, 2024 – At CES 2024, VinFast Auto (Nasdaq: VFS) officially announces the global launch of its latest electric model, the VF 3. This dynamic mini-eSUV, packed with character and personality, adds a new dimension to smart, sustainable, and accessible urban mobility for everyone.

Las Vegas, Nevada

VINFAST MIRRORSENSE HONORED WITH INNOVATION AWARD HONOREE AT CES 2024

08/01/2024

Las Vegas, Nevada – January 08, 2024 – VinFast MirrorSense, the world's first AI-driven automatic mirror adjustment technology developed in collaboration between VinFast Auto (Nasdaq: VFS) and VinAI, has been honored with the Innovation Award Honoree in the Vehicle Tech and Advanced Mobility category at CES 2024. This award not only recognizes the technological breakthrough of VinFast MirrorSense but also affirms VinFast and VinAI’s position and potential in the global automotive technology industry.

Las Vegas, Nevada

VINFAST ELECTRIFIES VANCOUVER WITH PRESENCE AT 2023 FULLY CHARGED LIVE EVENT

06/09/2023

Ontario, Canada – September 06, 2023 – VinFast Canada announced it will be attending the 2023 Fully Charged Live Event, held for the first time in Canada from Sept 8-10. At the event, VinFast will display its two key electric car models in the Canadian market, the VF 8 and VF 9. Frequent participation in major exhibitions in Canada strongly affirms VinFast's presence in one of the key global markets

Ontario, Canada

VINFAST CONTINUES TO SPONSOR CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION IN 2023

18/08/2023

Toronto, August 18, 2023 – VinFast Canada announced that it will be returning as Presenting Sponsor and Official Electric Vehicle of the Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) held from August 18 to September 4, 2023. At the event, VinFast will display its two key electric car models in the Canadian market, including the VF 8 and VF 9.

Toronto

VINFAST DEBUTS ON NASDAQ GLOBAL SELECT MARKET FOLLOWING SUCCESSFUL BUSINESS COMBINATION WITH BLACK SPADE ACQUISITION CO

15/08/2023

New York – Ha Noi, August 15, 2023 – VinFast Auto Ltd. (“VinFast” or the “Company”) celebrated its listing and commencement of trading of its shares on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “VFS,” with an equity value of over US$23 billion.

Newyork

VINFAST BREAKS GROUND AT NORTH CAROLINA ELECTRIC VEHICLE FACILITY

28/07/2023

Raleigh, North Carolina, July 28, 2023 - VinFast announced today it has officially broken ground at its electric vehicle manufacturing site, located within the Triangle Innovation Point in Chatham County, North Carolina. The groundbreaking ceremony, which took place today at the site, marked a significant milestone toward VinFast’s global expansion and the company’s supply chain development in North America.

Raleigh, North Carolina

VINFAST TO HOLD NORTH CAROLINA EV FACTORY GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY JULY 28

19/07/2023

Raleigh, North Carolina, July 19, 2023 - VinFast announced it will hold the groundbreaking ceremony of its electric vehicle factory in North Carolina on July 28. This will be the first electric vehicle manufacturing facility in North Carolina, and will help contribute to the supply of electric vehicles in North America and accelerate the global green mobility revolution.

Raleigh, North Carolina

VINFAST'S "FOR A GREEN FUTURE" EXHIBITION SERIES TO SHOWCASE ITS COMPREHENSIVE ELECTRIC MOBILITY ECOSYSTEM IN VIETNAM

29/06/2023

Hanoi, June 29, 2023 - VinFast announced the rollout of the exhibition series "VinFast - For a Green Future" to introduce to the public its entire electric mobility ecosystem, as well as the journey of the first global electric vehicle (EV) maker of Vietnam. From July 7 to September 20, 2023, a series of consecutive events will occur in 11 prominent cities and provinces across Vietnam and will offer visitors various interactive activities, test drives, and unique experiences.

Hanoi

VINGROUP, VINFAST, AND VINHOMES WIN 5 GOLD MEDALS – ASIA’S BEST COMPANIES IN VIETNAM - AT THE FINANCEASIA AWARDS 2023

26/06/2023

Vingroup, VinFast, and Vinhomes received 5 gold medal awards at the 2023 FinanceAsia Awards. The gold medal is the highest award level, created to acknowledge the comprehensive contributions of leading companies in the Asia-Pacific region.

Asia Pacific

VINFAST ANNOUNCES GLOBAL LAUNCH OF THE SPECIAL AFTERSALES POLICY

June 14, 2023

VinFast announces the launch of the “Special Aftersales Policy”, a limited-time aftersales program that will apply globally to VinFast car customers. Effective June 15, 2023, until updated by VinFast, VinFast customers may be eligible for a service voucher or cash if they encounter vehicle issues.

Markham, Ontario

VINFAST LAUNCHES VF 3 – THE MINI ELECTRIC CAR FOR THE MASS MARKET

Jun 8, 2023

VinFast officially launched the VF 3, a mini electric car model designed specifically for the Vietnam market. Boasting a compact and contemporary design, the VF 3 offers numerous benefits, making it suitable for a wide range of applications and operating environments. This eco-friendly vehicle is also equipped with smart features, providing a dynamic mobility option for individuals of all backgrounds.

Vietnam

The First VinFast VF 8 Batch Arrived At The Port In Canada – VinFast Is Ready To Sell Cars From June 2023

May 17, 2023

VinFast announced the arrival of the first shipment of 781 VF 8 vehicles to Nanaimo port, British Columbia. The VF 8 is now certified for sale in Canada with first deliveries taking place in June 2023.

Ontario, Canada

VINFAST CELEBRATES THE ARRIVAL OF THE FIRST SHIPMENT OF VEHICLES TO THE UNITED STATES ALL CERTIFICATIONS TO SELL VEHICLES TO US CUSTOMERS HAVE BEEN APPROVED

December 20, 2022

California, December 20, 2022 – Today, VinFast celebrated the arrival of the first 999 electric vehicles into the United States as the Silver Queen Ocean vessel docked at the Port of Benicia in California. The company has also received all the necessary certifications to sell cars in the US, and will begin delivering vehicles to customers by the end of this month.

California, LA

VINFAST LAUNCHES THE QUEBEC RETAIL FOOTPRINT WITH OPENING OF FIRST STORE AT CF CARREFOUR LAVAL

November 30, 2022

Laval, Quebec, November 30, 2022 – VinFast announces the opening of its first Quebec store in Laval, Quebec at CF Carrefour Laval. This is the second of eight stores and service centers that are set to open this year in Canada and is first store in Greater Montreal, the country's second largest city.

Laval, Quebec

VINFAST ENTERS STRATEGIC GLOBAL PARTNERSHIP WITH INFORM TO IMPLEMENT VEHICLE LOGISTICS SOFTWARE SOLUTION

November 23, 2022

Los Angeles, November 23, 2022 - VinFast, Vietnam's first global electric vehicle manufacturer, and INFORM – a leading provider of AI-based optimization software that facilitates enterprise solutions, announced a strategic global partnership on electric vehicle logistics management for VinFast. This new partnership will help VinFast closely monitor the delivery status of the vehicles from production to delivery, optimizing the process and enabling quick and accurate decisions.

Los Angeles, United States

VINFAST CELEBRATES CANADIAN LAUNCH WITH OPENING OF FIRST STORE AT YORKDALE SHOPPING CENTER

November 16, 2022

Toronto, November 16, 2022 – VinFast officially opened its first Canadian store at Yorkdale Shopping Centre in Toronto, Ontario. The flagship location is part of the company's rollout in Canada, with seven more stores set to open before year end, including two locations at CF Carrefour Laval in Quebec, and Park Royal Shopping Centre in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Toronto

VINFAST RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES AUTO SHOW WITH 4 EV MODELS

November 10, 2022

Los Angeles, November 10, 2022, VinFast announced its participation in Los Angeles Auto Show 2022 (LA Auto Show 2022) from November 17 - 28, 2022, and will be showcasing its four EV models in the B-C-D-E segments. For the first time, customers in California will be able to ride along VF 8, directly experience the integrated smart technology and the detailed designs of two models VF 6 and VF 7.

Los Angeles, United States

VINES AND LI-CYCLE LAUNCH GLOBAL BATTERY RECYCLING PARTNERSHIP

November 3, 2022

Toronto, Canada - Hanoi, Vietnam, November 3, 2022 – VinES Energy Solutions (“VinES”), a Vingroup company that specializes in the research, development and manufacturing of advanced batteries for mobility and energy storage applications, and Li-Cycle Holdings Corp., an industry leader in lithium-ion battery resource recovery and the leading lithium-ion battery recycler in North America, are pleased to announce the launch of a global recycling partnership.

Toronto, Canada - Hanoi, Vietnam

CATL AND VINFAST REACH GLOBAL STRATEGIC COOPERATION TO PROMOTE GLOBAL E-MOBILITY

October 31, 2022

Osaka, Japan, October 31, 2022 - Contemporary Amperex Technology Company (“CATL”) and VinFast Trading & Manufacturing Joint Stock Company ("VinFast") today announced a Memorandum of Understanding for Global Strategic Cooperation to expand collaboration in areas including CIIC (CATL integrated intelligent chassis) skateboard chassis products.

Osaka, Japan

VINFAST AND INFINEON EXTEND PARTNERSHIP IN THE FIELD OF ELECTROMOBILITY

October 13, 2022

Hanoi, Vietnam, Singapore and Munich, Germany – 13 October 2022 – VinFast, Vietnam’s first global smart electric car maker and Infineon Technologies AG, the world leader in automotive semiconductor solutions, announced to extend their partnership on occasion of Infineon’s OktoberTech™ Asia Pacific 2022 Technology Forum in Singapore. The two companies will set up a joint application competence center focusing on electromobility to accelerate VinFast’s development of solutions for the future of smart mobility. The inauguration of the center is planned in the first quarter of 2023.

Hanoi, Vietnam, Singapore and Munich, Germany

VINFAST COMMITS TO ACCELERATING GLOBAL ELECTRIFIED MOBILITY UNDER THE COP26 ZERO EMISSION VEHICLES DECLARATION

October 10, 2022

Hanoi, October 10, 2022 - VinFast announced today that it has joined the COP26 zero emission vehicles (ZEV) declaration to affirm its commitment to reaching 100% zero emission new vehicle sales in leading markets by 2035 or earlier. The declaration context is in line with VinFast’s vision to drive the movement of the global smart electric vehicle revolution, for a more sustainable future.

Hanoi, Vietnam

VINFAST BECOMES THE NAMING RIGHTS PARTNER FOR THE IRONMAN® NORTH AMERICA SERIES FROM 2023

October 4, 2022

Kona, Hawaii, October 4, 2022 – In the midst of race week for the 2022 VinFast IRONMAN® World Championship, taking place on Oct 6 and 8 in Kailua-Kona, Hawai`i, VinFast joined IRONMAN in announcing they have become the Naming Rights Partner for the IRONMAN® North America Series from 2023, expanding their partnership that previously covered the United States. The partnership affirms and showcases the success of VinFast's strategic partnership with IRONMAN in the journey toward a green and sustainable lifestyle applied to the endurance racing community.

Kona, Hawaii

VINFAST AND RENESAS SIGNS STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO ADVANCE AUTOMOBILE TECHNOLOGY

September 26, 2022

Hanoi, Vietnam and Tokyo, Japan – September 26, 2022 – VinFast, Vietnam’s first global EV maker, and Renesas Electronics Corporation (TSE: 6723), a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced that the two companies are expanding their collaboration agreement to include automotive technology development of electric vehicles (EVs) and delivery of system components.

Hanoi, Vietnam - Tokyo, Japan

VINGROUP ENTERS COLLABORATION WITH GOOGLE CLOUD TO MODERNIZE GROUP-WIDE SAP APPLICATIONS AND ACCELERATE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

August 26, 2022

Hanoi, Vietnam, August 26, 2022 – Vingroup, Vietnam’s largest private conglomerate, today announced a strategic collaboration with Google Cloud to modernize and connect critical systems and data at a group-wide level. This reaffirms Vingroup commitment toward applying best-in-class technologies to boost its production capabilities, improve product and service quality, enhance user experiences, and advance its global growth strategy.

Hanoi, Vietnam

VINFAST PRESENTS A STATE-OF-THE-ART MULTIMEDIA SHOW FOR THE RETURN OF THE CANADIAN NATIONAL EXHIBITION

August 16, 2022

Vancouver, August 16, 2022 – VinFast Canada announced that it will become Presenting Sponsor and Official Electric Vehicle of the 2022 Canadian National Exhibition (CNE) taking place from August 19 to September 5. In addition to exhibiting the VF 8 and VF 9 eSUV models, VinFast will present the debut of “NEVAEH and the NorthStar” - the all-new spectacular multimedia show at CNE.

Vancouver

VINFAST RECEIVES $1.2 BILLION IN INCENTIVES FOR US MANUFACTURING HUB IN NORTH CAROLINA

July 14, 2022

Raleigh, North Carolina, July 14, 2022 – VinFast announced they have received a $1.2 billion incentive package from the State of North Carolina for its electric vehicle manufacturing project in the US. The largest economic incentive package in state history was signed this week by Governor Roy Cooper, making VinFast the first car maker to locate in the North Carolina.

Raleigh, North Carolina

VINFAST OPENS SIX VINFAST STORES IN CALIFORNIA, USA

July 14, 2022

Los Angeles, July 14, 2022 (July 15, Vietnam time) – VinFast announces the simultaneous opening of the first 6 VinFast Stores in California. In 2022, VinFast will continue to open more than 30 stores in California, while also exploring expansion to other states across the US.

Los Angeles, United States

VINFAST PARTNERS WITH AND INVESTS IN PROLOGIUM FOR SOLID-STATE BATTERIES DEVELOPMENT

July 6, 2022

Hanoi, Vietnam, July 6, 2022 – VinFast, through a company in Vingroup, today announced an investment in the tens of millions of US dollars investment in ProLogium, a global leading manufacturer in next-generation solid-state battery. VinFast also entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with ProLogium setting out strategic cooperation arrangements to secure next-generation solid-state battery supplies and support the goal of expanding its smart mobility solutions globally.

Hanoi, Vietnam

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June 6 - 20, 2022

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Canada

VinFast Canadian Roadshow Tour Release

April 29 - July 18

This spring, VinFast Canada will be heading on a national Roadshow to give consumers a firsthand look at its electric vehicle models coming to Canada this year: VF 8 and VF 9. Visitors will be among the first to experience the high quality of VinFast EVs in person and will have access to onsite experts to discuss vehicle features, the brand’s plans for industry-leading customer service, and its pioneering battery leasing program.

Toronto, Montreal and Vancouver

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