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Vietnam’s car imports jump 34 pct y/y in Q1 on tax cuts

Purchases from Southeast Asian markets jumped 67.6 percent.

Tesla becomes most valuable US car maker, edges out GM

Tesla's market value of $50.887 billion exceeded GM's by about $1 million on Monday.

Vietnam’s February car sales rise 50 pct

Vietnamese manufacturer Truong Hai Auto Corp, which assembles trucks, buses and sedans, led the sales tally.
March 08, 2017 | 03:12 pm GMT+7

Automakers struggle to keep Vietnam production amid ASEAN tariff cuts

Vietnam had the world's second fastest growing car market last year.
March 02, 2017 | 01:00 am GMT+7

Japanese automakers consider leaving Vietnam due to weak supporting industries

The companies are looking for bigger profits in nearby countries such as Thailand.
February 15, 2017 | 10:39 am GMT+7

Vietnam to tune up support industry to drive automobile growth

Low-tech and low-added value production is putting the brakes on the industry. 
November 16, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam's car sales jump 31 percent

Industry insiders had anticipated the sharp sales increases due to a drop in the country's automotive tariffs.
October 14, 2016 | 12:05 pm GMT+7

Toyota, Suzuki eye partnership as industry consolidates

Japan has eight domestic automakers in an intensely competitive market.
October 13, 2016 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

In modern Vietnam, a high-tech economy is a future far away

Decades-old technologies are stifling Vietnam's competitiveness in the global market.
October 06, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Uber lost at least $1.27 bn in first half of year

The car hailing company has had a costly campaign in China to compete with Didi Chuxing.
August 26, 2016 | 09:16 am GMT+7

Vietnam to shake up supporting industries to seize TPP opportunities

Vietnam’s manufacturing is currently determined by low-wage, low-tech and low-added value production. And the country is finding its way to move up the global value chain so that ...
June 18, 2016 | 04:44 pm GMT+7