Nguyen Van Thanh, VinBus Deputy CEO (left) and Do Duc Hau, General Manager of Advantech Vietnam (right) signed a strategic partnership agreement for e-bus smart system development. — Photo Courtesy of VinBus
HÀ NỘI — Vinbus Ecology Transport Services Limited Liability Company (VinBus) and Advantech VN Co., Ltd. (Advantech VN) signed a strategic partnership agreement for e-bus smart system development on Wednesday, making VinBus the first bus system in Việt Nam equipped with modern technology to improve safety and provide modern services to customers.
Under the agreement, VinBus and Advantech VN will conduct research and cooperate in business and support each other in terms of the technological platform and technical facilities such as AI camera to track the driver's behavior, Wifi for passengers, GPS and security tracking device, and fleet management software.
The intelligent tracking system will immediately alert in case the driver is distracted or tired. Service attitude, speed and travel schedules are also controlled to the maximum extent to ensure the best quality service. In addition, free wifi connection and an infotainment system, and convenient services on the bus will enable passengers to completely relax during the trip.
Speaking at the signing ceremony, Nguyen Van Thanh, VinBus Deputy CEO said VinBus always gives top priority to quality and efficiency when choosing a partner for their projects. Being the No.1 Worldwide Industrial PC manufacturer and ranked 23rd in the world of Internet of Things (IoT) equipment development, Advantech is a reputable partner.
“VinBus strongly believes that Advantech can provide a comprehensive solution for the management and operation of our e-bus system”.
Vinbus' efforts to integrate modern IoT solutions on all electric buses not only bring a completely new, friendly and comfortable experience to customers but also helps change people’s old perception about public passenger transport, especially buses.
Do Duc Hau, General Manager of Advantech Vietnam said the signing ceremony affirms the strategic, long-term and comprehensive partnership by using both parties’ quality products and solutions thereby enhancing reputation and brand name.
“Our IoT technology solutions will enable VinBus e-bus to operate safely, providing comfortable experiences for customers,” he said.
The agreement with Advantech is the next step of VinBus, followed by its strategic partnership with Star Charge - the leading international provider of charging equipment and solutions for electric vehicles.
VinBus completed signing partnership agreements with major partners to build method and scale for its e-bus system from the largest e-bus charging station system in ASEAN to the first IoT-based intelligent management and operation system for electric buses in Việt Nam. — VNS
VinBus was established in 2019 as Vingroup’s brand in the passenger transport segment. Operated under a non-profit model, VinBus’ biggest goal is to contribute to building a civilized and modern public transport, reducing air and noise pollution in big cities of Vietnam. All electric buses used by VinBus are manufactured by VinFast which will ensure safety to passengers, environmental-friendliness and contribute to improving the quality of life of Vietnamese people.
Advantech Vietnam is a member of Advantech Co., Ltd. which was established in 1983 and is now the No.1 Worldwide Industrial PC manufacturer. With the strategic mission of "enabling an intelligent planet", Advantech has been promoting the introduction of IoT-based products and solutions for applications in smart city, intelligent transportation systems, smart factories, smart grid and smart agriculture fields in the Việt Nam market. — VNS