VinFast Completes The First Trial Production Of Lux SUV

March 11, 2019 - 08:45
VinFast Completes The First Trial Production Of Lux SUV

VIETNAM, HANOI - Media OutReach - 11 March 2019 - On March 6 in the northern city of Hải Phòng, the first VinFast Lux SA2.0 car rolled off the assembly line, marking the success of the "made in Vietnam" commercial automobile production test.

TheLux SA2.0 vehicle has a beautiful design and powerful performance.

It is equipped witha turbo-charged DOHC 2.0L four-cylinder engine, with a capacity of 228hp andmaximum torque of 350 Nm. The gearbox on the car is a ZF 8-speed automatictransmission and it has a two-axle vehicle drivetrain capable of providingtorque to all its wheels simultaneously with top safety features such as frontradiator disc brakes, rear disc brakes, an ABS system, electronic stabilitycontrol systems and parking assist sensors.

This is the mostmodern car production cycle in the world. The first prominent step is theengine assembly line, capable of automatically manufacturing the body, machineface cover, plating cylinder and crankshaft machining. The second outstandingitem in the closed production cycle is the paint workshop with its modernmachinery and equipment using automation technology from Durr Group (Germany).

The modern stampingand welding workshops are automated with up to 1,200 robots. VinFast is now thefirst automaker in Việt Nam with the ability to do self-stamping and welding atan international-standard quality.

The entire cycle isconnected via automatic conveyor belts and managed by the Siemens ManufacturingExecution System.

Lê Thị Thu Thủy,Vice President of Vingroup and Chairwoman of VinFast, said: "We are on theright track and are always consistent with the goal of creating high-classproducts, contributing to bringing Vietnamese brand to an international leveland joining hands with domestic enterprises to promote the industry in generaland automobile production in particular."

The first cars ofthe trial production phase will be transferred to many countries such asAustria, Australia and South Korea to verify the quality.

It is expected thatthe first VinFast Fadil and VinFast Lux vehicles will be handed over tocustomers in the second and third quarter of this year, respectively.

About VinFast

VinFast has closely co-operated with hundreds of various partners andsuppliers in Việt Nam and aboard. The Company has reached importantco-operation agreements with leading names such as BMW, General Motors, MagnaSteyr, AVL, Bosch, Siemens, Pininfarina, Ital Design, GROB-WERKE, Eisenmann,Schuler, Durr, ABB, FFT and EBZ.