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Carmakers face electric reality as combustion engine outlook dims

'There's going to be a huge increase in prices in 2021-22 if effective electrification becomes as widespread as people expect.'

Vietnamese real estate conglomerate to make dream of domestically-made cars a reality

Vingroup is expected to start introducing 'Made in Vietnam' cars to the market within the next two years.

Honda recalls 2.1 million vehicles worldwide over fire risk

The battery sensors may not be sufficiently sealed against moisture intrusion.
July 15, 2017 | 08:01 am GMT+7

Race is on to turn flying car into reality

Aeronautics giants are treating the idea of a flying car with caution, as such a project raises more questions than it answers, experts say -- it's a child's dream, a ...
June 28, 2017 | 07:51 pm GMT+7

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

Purchases from Southeast Asian markets jumped 67.6 percent.
April 17, 2017 | 06:31 pm GMT+7

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.
April 11, 2017 | 09:13 am GMT+7

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