Vietnamese car maker Vinfast expects to export the VF 8 electric sport utility vehicles (SUVs) standard edition models to the United States and Canadian markets in April 2023.

The firm said in a statement that it also expects to soon deliver the VF 5 Plus model to customers in the Vietnamese market.

VinFast celebrated the delivery of the first 27 VF 9 all-electric SUVs to its customers at an event in Hanoi, Da Nang and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam.

The delivery events took place approximately one year after introducing the VF 9 model to the public, which is a testament to VinFast’s expertise and speed in developing and delivering vehicles.

“Today’s VF 9 delivery event is the beginning of VinFast’s series of events that will be consistently held on a global basis,” said Le Thi Thu Thuy, Vice Chairwoman of Vingroup, Chief Executive Officer of VinFast Holdings.

“Following that, we expect to export the VF 9 and open reservation for the VF 6 and VF 7 in the coming months,

“I am confident that VinFast’s high- quality electric vehicles will meet the needs of our customers, bringing a high-level of satisfaction to customers around the world,” she added.

Following the initial delivery events, VinFast said it will continuously to deliver to other individual customers nationwide in accord with their reservation order.

In addition to the six-seat configuration, the VinFast VF 9 also has a seven-seat option, which is expected to be delivered to customers in the near future.

VinFast said it will continue to offer electric vehicle (EV) test drive opportunities at VinFast showrooms nationwide to allow customers the opportunity to experience the VF 8 and VF 9 all-electric vehicles.

Along with the passenger vehicle lineup, VinFast has also developed an infrastructure of 150,000 charging ports for electric vehicles and e-scooters; a system of 89 showrooms; as well as dealers and service centers across 63 provinces and cities in Vietnam.

VinFast said the firm is the only automotive company in Vietnam providing a “non-stop” service, along with dedicated customer care options such as mobile service, mobile charging and 24/7 roadside assistance.

VinFast, a member of Vingroup, envisioned to drive the movement of global smart electric vehicle revolution.

Established in 2017, the firm owns a state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing complex with globally leading scalability that boasts up to 90 percent automation in Hai Phong, Vietnam.

VinFast to deliver electric SUVs in Vietnam; eyes overseas deliveries