VF 8 is the SUV model of interest in North America

VF 8 is the SUV model of interest in North America

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Recently, the automotive website TractionLife from Canada placed VinFast VF 8 on the list of the most anticipated new electric cars in 2023 in the North American market. TractionLife established numerous criteria on product appeal, accessibility to the majority of customers, and uniqueness of the vehicle to be included in a shortlist.

In addition to the VF 8 list, there are also electric cars from luxury car manufacturers like Cadillac Lyriq, Lexus RZ 450e, Mercedes-Benz EQS… and also gasoline cars that have confirmed their names like Land Rover Defender, Lamborghini Urus S…

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Model VF 8 (Photo: Vinfast).

Before that, experts from TractionLife had the opportunity to directly drive the D-segment eSUV model and commented, “VF 8 exceeded expectations”.

“The steering wheel responds well, grips the road, and the square hood gives the car a very shallow feel, giving the driver a wide view when moving. The car is more focused on comfort and sophistication for the user “, writes expert William Clavey on TractionLife. after test driving the VF 8.

In the same review, many review channels from the United States and Canada, two key markets for VinFast, also praised Vietnam’s electric car model.

Page Drive Canada, On the occasion of VinFast’s opening of its first store in Canada, experience the interior of the VF 8. Journalist Stephanie Wallcraft liked the fact that VinFast improved features that few car manufacturers pay attention to such as the mirror adjustment, steering wheel, seat adjustment… Everything is done via the central screen, which is both intuitive and offers an advanced technological experience and maximum comfort when using the car.

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The spacious interior compartment and the touch screen integrated with the many smart features of the VF 8 are highly appreciated by many foreign experts (Photo: Vinfast).

Chains Electric vehicle revolution show impressed with the VF 8’s array of modern tech equipment. When experiencing the “Tesla-like” 15.6-inch touchscreen on the car, reviewer Kenneth Bokor was interested in commenting on this feature. The on-screen adjustable steering wheel heating will be loved by users in cold countries like Canada. “VinFast always focuses on customer comfort and vehicle quality,” concludes an experienced reviewer in the electric car industry.

Above Girls car guidea car information page for the American female driving community, writer Meagan Wristen writes: The exterior of the VF 8 is both eye-catching, emphasizing aerodynamics, the interior is spacious, comfortable for 5 people and has plenty of storage.

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VF 8 impressed journalists, automotive experts from the United States and Canada (Photo: Vinfast).

Opportunities for VinFast in the North American market

After VinFast officially exported the first batch of 999 VF 8 cars to the United States at the end of November 2022, North American media put high expectations on the future of the Vietnamese automaker.

Expert William Clavey writes about TractionLife That said, VinFast is very serious about penetrating the North American market by bringing quality products with an unprecedented battery rental policy in this region. To earn the trust of North American consumers, VinFast must not only deliver a finished product, but also make a difference in an already very competitive market. VinFast proved they could,” he said.

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On November 25, 2022, the first 999 VF 8 electric cars were exported to the United States, creating a historic moment for the domestic automotive industry (Photo: Vinfast).

The North American automotive market is one of the most competitive in the world. To compete with domestic brands, many long-established automakers from Korea, Japan and Germany have taken decades to break into the market.

News The reader expressed optimism about the reaction of American users to VinFast’s electric car models. Expert Nico Demattia commented: “So far, the US market has been quite open to EV manufacturers. Automakers Tesla, Lucid and Rivian have done quite well, and VinFast also has plenty of opportunities. .” .

Page Clean Technica VinFast’s product rating is in the high-end segment with sophisticated design, aerodynamic application and integration of many advanced smart technologies while ensuring reasonable prices. “The Vietnamese automaker also aims to become a leading after-sales service provider,” this page writes.

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VF 8 should succeed in penetrating the North American market (Photo: Vinfast).

After the US market, VinFast is expected to export the next batch of VF 8 cars to the Canadian and European markets. Currently, VinFast has received 65,000 orders for VF 8 and VF 9 electric vehicles from around the world, including major partners such as Autonomy – America’s leading car rental company.

Recently, VinFast announced the opening of 4 additional stores in California, bringing the total number of stores in this state to 10 and will increase to 30 before the end of 2022. In Canada, after opening 2 stores in Quebec and Yorkdale, VinFast is promoting to open 6 more stores this year.

VinFast’s plan to enter the North American market does not stop at export. VinFast is urgently building the first auto plant in the United States in Chatham County, North Carolina, and is expected to start producing the first Vietnamese-branded cars from 2024.

“This represents a commitment we’ve only seen at a few companies like Tesla, Rivian,” Tyson Jominy, JD Power’s vice president of data and analytics, said in a CNBC report.

“VinFast says: we will produce here, we will use local labor, we will be here for a long time,” said the expert of the Vietnamese automaker’s impressive plan.

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