Vietnamese electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer VinFast is poised to unveil its first right-hand drive EV models to the international market during its participation at the Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) 2024 scheduled for Feb. 15 – 25.
In a press release issued on Feb. 7, the company expressed its commitment to enhancing EV accessibility by introducing its offerings to a global audience.
“VinFast is pleased to announce the official launch of its brand in the Indonesian market at IIMS 2024. We are dedicated to providing local customers with a wider range of eco-friendly transportation options, along with a steadfast commitment to supporting them throughout their electric vehicle ownership journey. We anticipate igniting market interest in exploring the vast potential of a contemporary and sustainable mobility landscape,” stated Tran Quoc Huy, VinFast Indonesia CEO, as quoted in the release.
Indonesia, with a population of 250 million people, stands as the largest economy in Southeast Asia and one of the leading automotive markets in the region. For VinFast, it represents a pivotal market and a crucial link in its global electric vehicle supply chain.
The company had previously announced its investment in the construction of a manufacturing plant in Indonesia with an annual capacity of up to 50,000 EVs, underscoring its commitment to bolstering its presence in the region.