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Vinfast stopped supporting electric scooter battery replacement and recalled 1/3 of sold electric cars to replace sensors

In these days, VinFast has just made many new announcements aimed at customers

Rent an electric motorbike battery instead of supporting exchange

Vinfast has just announced that it will stop the battery exchange service from November 2022 for 3 main models: Ludo, Impes and Klara S.

Specifically, Vinfast shared that because the number of people using this service is still low, it has to switch to battery rental, in addition, it also wants to develop in the battery rental segment.

With current electric motorcycles, the Vietnamese electric scooter company applies 2 ways to rent batteries, fixed at 350,000 VND for all distances or flexible 189,000-249,000 VND for the first 500 km, the next excess km. will charge about 374 – 480 VND per km depending on the vehicle model.

It is known that the battery change service implemented by VinFast from 2022 until now will stop, users of the above models can choose to change a new battery instead of waiting for a battery to be recharged with a battery change fee of 25,000 VND / time.

 Recalling 1/3 of electric cars sold to replace sensors

On October 15, VinFast said it will recall 730 VFe34 electric cars to check and replace the vehicle’s collision sensor. Since the end of 2021, Vinfast has sold 2,208 EVs.

VinFast said that currently, it has not recorded any malfunction or complained about this technical error, but according to its experts, “The side collision sensor of the airbag system equipped on the VFe34 model has the ability to encounter an incompatibility error with the airbag controller and may therefore send an incorrect signal to the controller”.

VinFast is currently expanding in the US market, where it is expected to compete with other popular car manufacturers and

Currently, until November, Vinfast will provide the first shipment of 5,000 electric cars out of 65,000 pre-orders, and it is expected that by 2026 it will be 750,000 cars per year.