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Auto industry’s overwhelming reliance on imports continues

The need to import most parts makes auto prices in Vietnam higher than in neighboring countries, insiders say.

Automaker Mitsubishi eyes full-scale production in Vietnam

Japanese automaker Mitsubishi Motors plans to expand its Vietnam operations by moving to full-scale production of parts within the country.

Foreign-invested auto firms make a U-turn in Vietnam

Leading auto firms are embarking upon domestic production, reversing from a planned shift to imports.
August 07, 2018 | 05:53 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's May auto sales slip 0.7 percent year-on-year

Roughly 23,000 units were sold in May.
June 13, 2018 | 10:38 am GMT+7

Auto industry tells Trump 'We're winning with NAFTA'

Ending NAFTA would put U.S. auto sector jobs at risk.
October 25, 2017 | 09:02 am GMT+7

Former GM exec gets behind wheel of Vietnamese real estate group's car manufacturing venture

VinGroup has ambitious plans to put its newborn auto firm on top of Southeast Asia.
September 27, 2017 | 03:42 pm GMT+7

NAFTA talks intensify; U.S. seen putting off key demand on autos

Trump said NAFTA is weighted against his country, has threatened to walk away from the agreement.
September 24, 2017 | 08:46 am GMT+7

Saigon plans congestion charge to combat traffic chaos

The charge could come into force at the same time the city's first metro line is launched in 2020.
September 18, 2017 | 05:10 pm GMT+7

Mud and glory: Vietnam revs up for biggest off-road race

'We want to play thrilling sports but there are no opportunities for us.'
September 11, 2017 | 07:33 pm GMT+7

Nissan unveils new electric car in bid to drive off competition

The new vehicle 'strengthens' the firm's 'leadership' in the electric car sector.
September 06, 2017 | 01:40 pm GMT+7

Mitsubishi, Audi recall cars in Vietnam due to safety concerns

The automakers said the technical faults could cause serious damage, and they will be fixed free of charge.
August 07, 2017 | 03:58 pm GMT+7

Here are Southeast Asia's next big car manufacturing hubs

Foreign car firms can smell the burning of engine oil as the Vietnamese market heats up. 
July 10, 2017 | 05:02 pm GMT+7

Vietnamese mechanic wows motorheads with extreme car makeover

Tran Van Kim, a mechanic from Vietnam's Central Highlands, has tranformed a rusty old Nissan into a lookalike of British darling the Shelby Cobra.
August 26, 2016 | 06:06 pm GMT+7
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