On April 15, 2022 at the New York International Auto Show, VinFast announced a plan to cooperate with Amazon and integrate Alexa voice assistant into electric vehicles from 2022.
Specifically, the Alexa in-vehicle voice assistant is designed to continue and expand the Alexa experience at home with many of the features customers already know and love. Alexa in the car will have a range of car-specific functions such as controlling the car, navigating, finding parking, and a host of other functions designed specifically for commuting.
Just ask Alexa, customers can control car functions such as interior lights, seat heating, cabin temperature, play music, listen to audio books, find directions, check traffic conditions, manage devices smart home and more while still being able to drive safely. New features and skills from Alexa will be continuously updated remotely (FOTA).
Mr. Franck Euvrard, VinFast Deputy General Director in charge of Product Development Division To share: “VinFast considers technology as the key to promote development. Our motto is to connect global intelligence, cooperate with the world’s leading partners to bring customers good products and technology. best. Amazon’s Alexa voice assistant on VinFast electric cars will be a great complement to smart car features and services, bringing more conveniences to users and enhancing the customer experience. “
Mr. Christian Mentz, The director of Amazon Smart Vehicle International also said: “We are impressed with VinFast’s speed and bold vision to lead the global smart electric vehicle revolution. We can’t wait to see VinFast customers experience the very best that they can. Alexa voice management can make it easier and more intuitive, on the go and at home, to stay connected, manage work, and play, no matter where you are.”
At the NYIAS 2022 exhibition, VinFast brings VF 8 and VF 9 car models. Attendees can directly experience some features in the Smart Service suite. This is also the first time VinFast offers a realistic travel experience on the VF 8.
Recently, VinFast announced the signing of an agreement to build the first factory in North America in Chatham County, North Carolina. The VF 8 and VF 9 will be the first two models produced at this facility. The factory project has an investment of up to USD 2 billion in phase 1, is expected to start construction in 2022 and will create thousands of new jobs.
The starting price in the US market for the VF 8 will be $40,700 and the VF 9 will be $55,500.
Established in 2017, VinFast owns a complex of modern and leading automobile factories in the region located in Hai Phong, Vietnam with a degree of automation up to 90%.