VinFast cooperates with Electrify America to provide charging solutions and mobile application integration for electric vehicles – Photo: VF
April 14 in Vietnam timeVinFast saidAfter announcing the construction of an electric vehicle factory in the US, the company continued to announce a cooperation with Electrify America – one of the companies that owns the largest fast charging station in the US. Along with the mission towards Zero-Emission Vehicle, the cooperation between the two parties will bring a complete driving experience to customers.
Electrify America currently owns 800 electric vehicle charging stations and about 3,500 individual charging ports in operation, which are still in development. Electrify America’s super-fast charging technology includes 150kW and 350kW chargers – the fastest charging speeds available today with charging times as low as 30 minutes.
Electrify America also unveiled a design vision for future charging stations, along with customer-focused functions such as solar awnings and domes, customer waiting areas, and more. at certain locations. The company also received the “Best-in-Test” award for 2 consecutive years in the categories of Best Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure (2020) and Best Digital Platform (2021).
The modern network of charging stations provided by Electrify America will ensure a shortened charging time, providing a seamless and complete experience on every journey and daily life for VinFast customers.
The modern charging station network provided by Electrify America will ensure a shortened charging time – Photo: VF
Rob Barrosa, senior director of sales, business development & marketing at Electrify America, said: “As consumers have more choices about electric vehicles, they will focus more on the possibilities of electric vehicles. The ability to access charging stations easily, quickly and conveniently when traveling on the road.The partnership between us and VinFast will bring seamless integration in the VinFast app, making the charging experience easier. super fast with Electrify America’s charging stations just got easier.”
In particular, customers who own VinFast’s VF 8 and VF 9 will enjoy the smart Plug & Charge feature to connect to Electrify America’s network of super-fast charging stations throughout the US. This is an advanced technology that allows vehicle drivers to pay for each charging session simply by plugging the charger into the electric vehicle, with just one completion of the installation on the VinFast app. Every trip and every charging session of VinFast customers will be a simpler and more convenient experience than ever.
Craig Westbrook, service director of VinFast America, said that through VinFast’s high-end, smart and environmentally friendly models, the goal is to reduce customers’ worries about driving range and battery charging locations. , while helping people around the world switch to a cleaner and more sustainable form of transport.
Previously, on March 29, VinFast and North Carolina state signed a memorandum of understanding on the construction of a factory with an investment of 2 billion USD in phase 1 in an industrial park in Chatham County, North Carolina. VinFast’s strategic steps with activities to enter the market show the serious and methodical investment of the Vietnamese electric car company.