The Vietnamese automobile market is expected to have an unpredictable year following an unsatisfactory 2017.
Car imports to Vietnam have dropped sharply in anticipation of Decree 116 which sets strict regulations for locally assembled automobile businesses as well as importers.
After Honda, Nissan and Toyota, Subaru – another automobile maker from Japan will recall 24 Legacy and Outback car models to replace their front seat airbags from now to December 5, 2018.
VOV.VN - On December 8, Honda Vietnam presented the 10 best undergraduate students from affiliated Vietnamese universities with Honda Y-E-S Awards worth US$30,000 and 10 motorbikes.
Vietnam Register (VR) has announced the recall of 3,073 Nissan Navara pickup trucks, imported from Thailand, manufactured from September 20, 2010, to December 1, 2014, due to airbag faults.
With a continuous year-on-year decline in sales this year, the domestic auto industry is unlikely to achieve the 10% growth predicted by the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA).
Vietnam’s improving investment climate has made the country become an alluring destination for Japanese investors who commit to furthering investment in the Southeast Asian nation in the future.
Representatives from Toray International-one of Japan’s largest producers of clothing items-are expected to come to Vietnam next month to work with authorities of Quang Ninh province on a major plant in the province, also its first in Vietnam.
Although many carmakers in Vietnam have applied discounts and promotions, car sales in the first eight months of the year dipped 6% year-on-year to 177,000 units, according to the Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (VAMA).
Honda Vietnam (HVN) aims to increase the export of completely built-up (CBU) vehicles by 12% and introduce 10 new motorbikes to the market in the fiscal year 2018 (from April 2017 to March 2018).
VOV.VN - The Honda Foundation has announced the launch of its twelfth Young Engineer and Scientist’s Award – YES Award – grant program for Vietnamese university students, which it initially started in Vietnam in April 2006.
VOV.VN - Honda kicked off the Vietnam Motorcycle Show at Saigon Exhibition and Convention Centre on May 4 with the introduction of two models – Lead and MSX.
Honda Vietnam Company (HVN) launched a driver training centre in Phuc Thang ward, Phuc Yen town, the northern province of Vinh Phuc on March 16.
VOV.VN - A first-ever fair highlighting manufacturing technologies opened in Hanoi on February 23, providing a good opportunity for broader cooperation between Vietnamese and Japanese enterprises involved in the mechanical engineering industry.
VOV.VN - A business matching event for Japanese, Thai and Vietnamese manufacturers and related businesses has opened at the National Exhibition Construction Centre in the Nam Tu Liem District of Hanoi.
The paucity of skilled IT (information technology) workers in the country was highlighted on February 13 as the FPT Corporation opened its second software village, F-Ville 2, in Hanoi.
One person is killed every hour by accidents on Vietnam's roads at present.
The expected image of the new Honda SH 1251 and SH150i scooter models, to be marketed under the SH luxury motorcycle brand by Honda Vietnam, have been released attracting great public interest.
VOV.VN - Vietnam Automobile Manufacturers’ Association opened the 12th Vietnam Motor Show (VMS) 2016 on October 5, with more than 100 models from 13 prestigious auto brands. Some photos:
VOV.VN - Statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs show that the foreign sector controls roughly 80% of the local car and automobile (excluding motorbike) retail market with a sales volume eclipsing all of Southeast Asia.