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VinFast VF 8 Dominates ASEAN NCAP Safety Awards, Showcases Cutting-Edge Electric SUV Capabilities

Michael Kahn

https://theweeklydriver.com/2024/05/vinfast-vf-8-dominates-asean-ncap-safety-awards-showcases-cutting-edge-electric-suv-capabilities/

In a significant win for VinFast, the Vietnamese automaker’s VF 8 SUV has captured five major safety accolades at the ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards in Bangkok, held on May 28, 2024. This recognition places the all-electric VF 8 at the forefront of vehicle safety in Southeast Asia.

The VF 8 distinguished itself among contenders from over 15 global automakers, securing top honors in “Best Child Occupant Protection,” “Best Safety Assist,” “Best Overall,” “Best Motorcyclist Safety,” and “Best SUV.” These awards highlight VinFast’s commitment to safety and its successful integration of advanced protective technologies in its vehicles.

VinFast VF 8 Dominates ASEAN NCAP Safety Awards, Showcases Cutting-Edge Electric SUV Capabilities

The SUV earned perfect scores in the rigorous frontal and side impact tests, leading to its win in the “Best Child Occupant Protection” category. It also excelled in the “Best Safety Assist” category, thanks to its sophisticated suite of features including Forward Collision Warning, Autonomous Emergency Braking, and Lane Departure Warning, which are part of its robust safety framework.

In terms of overall performance, the VF 8 continued to impress, scoring highly in “Best Motorcyclist Safety” and clinching the title for “Best SUV,” bolstered by its innovative safety features like Blind Spot Detection and Automatic High Beam, which enhance the vehicle’s interaction with both the road and other road users.

Aside from its safety credentials, the VinFast VF 8 is designed to be both eco-friendly and user-centric. It boasts an impressive range of up to 292 miles on a single charge, catering to the increasing consumer demand for viable electric vehicle options that do not compromise on distance capabilities.

The interior of the VF 8 reflects a sleek, modern aesthetic with a focus on connectivity and comfort, featuring a large infotainment display that is compatible with Apple CarPlay and Android Auto.

The VF 8’s combination of safety, performance, and sustainable technology positions VinFast as a key player in the global shift towards electric vehicles, reinforcing the company’s vision of pioneering smarter mobility solutions that prioritize both the planet and the people.

This suite of awards not only cements VinFast’s reputation in the automotive industry but also underscores the company’s potential to lead in the burgeoning market of electric vehicles, particularly in the ASEAN region.

VinFast VF 8 Dominates ASEAN NCAP Safety Awards, Showcases Cutting-Edge Electric SUV Capabilities

About VinFast

VinFast – a member of Vingroup – envisions driving the advancement of the global smart electric vehicle revolution. Established in 2017, VinFast owns a state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing complex with globally leading scalability that boasts up to 90 percent automation in Hai Phong, Vietnam.

Strongly committed to the mission of a sustainable future for everyone, VinFast constantly innovates to bring high-quality products, advanced smart services, seamless customer experiences, and pricing strategy for all to inspire global customers to jointly create a future of smart mobility and a sustainable planet. Learn more at: https://vinfastauto.com/vn_en

Sources:

https://vinfastauto.us/investor-relations/news/vinfast-vf-8-dominates-at-asean-ncap-grand-prix-awards

https://vinfastauto.us/newsroom/press-release/introduction-of-the-new-all-electric-vinfast-suv-vf-8

Article Last Updated: May 29, 2024.

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