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Slew of Chinese EVs, hybrids to enter Vietnam

Slew of Chinese EVs, hybrids to enter Vietnam

Tuesday, April 02, 2024, 16:45 GMT+7
Slew of Chinese EVs, hybrids to enter Vietnam
The Tank 300 looks like a jeep. It has the same size as the Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento. Photo: Quoc Minh / Tuoi Tre

Vietnam is set to welcome a range of Chinese electric and hybrid cars this year, as several brands initiate advertising campaigns and search for local distributors.

Great Wall Motor Co. Ltd., a Chinese automaker, will bring its Haval Jolion and Tank 300 cars to Vietnam in April.

Several dealerships in Vietnam have begun accepting deposits for the Haval Jolion, priced at less than VND700 million (US$28,220) each, and for the Tank 300, priced at VND1.2 billion ($48,400) each.

The modern interior of the Tank 300 features a center screen and a steering wheel-mounted rear screen. Photo: Quoc Minh / Tuoi Tre

The modern interior of the Tank 300 features a center screen and a steering wheel-mounted rear screen. Photo: Quoc Minh / Tuoi Tre

The Tank 300 looks like a jeep. It has the same size as the Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento. Photo: Quoc Minh / Tuoi Tre

The Tank 300 looks like a jeep. It has the same size as the Hyundai Santa Fe and Kia Sorento. Photo: Quoc Minh / Tuoi Tre

The Haval Jolion. Photo: Quoc Minh / Tuoi Tre

The Haval Jolion. Photo: Quoc Minh / Tuoi Tre

The Haval Jolion boasts a spacious cabin, an ergonomic steering wheel, a state-of-the-art multimedia touchscreen, a six-speaker sound system, and connectivity features. Photo: Quoc Minh / Tuoi Tre

The Haval Jolion boasts a spacious cabin, an ergonomic steering wheel, a state-of-the-art multimedia touchscreen, a six-speaker sound system, and connectivity features. Photo: Quoc Minh / Tuoi Tre

The Haval Jolion, with a 1.5-litre turbocharged engine that produces 190 horsepower and 375 Nm of torque, is predicted to be sold in Vietnam. Photo: Quoc Minh / Tuoi Tre

The Haval Jolion, with a 1.5-litre turbocharged engine that produces 190 horsepower and 375 Nm of torque, is predicted to be sold in Vietnam. Photo: Quoc Minh / Tuoi Tre

Another Chinese automobile manufacturer, BYD Auto Co. Ltd., is looking for some partners in Vietnam.

Social media users spread a rumor that a BYD showroom will be opened in Hanoi in May.

The Chinese company is expected to introduce the Atto 3, a battery electric compact crossover SUV, and the Seal, a battery electric mid-size fastback sedan, to Vietnam.

BYD Atto 3, a battery electric compact crossover SUV. Photo: BYD

BYD Atto 3, a battery electric compact crossover SUV. Photo: BYD

The interior design of the Atto 3 features a central 12.8-inch infotainment system and a screen that can be rotated between portrait and landscape orientations. Photo: BYD

The interior design of the Atto 3 features a central 12.8-inch infotainment system and a screen that can be rotated between portrait and landscape orientations. Photo: BYD

The Atto 3’s engine produces over 200 horsepower. After being charged, the car can travel up to 480 kilometers. Photo: BYD

The Atto 3’s engine produces over 200 horsepower. After being charged, the car can travel up to 480 kilometers. Photo: BYD

Meanwhile, Guangzhou Automobile Group Co. Ltd. has begun to market its Aion cars in the Southeast Asian nation. Its EV model is poised to make its debut in the second quarter of 2024.

Aion Y has the same size as the Toyota Innova Cross. Photo: GAC

Aion Y has the same size as the Toyota Innova Cross. Photo: GAC

The Aion Y boasts a minimalist interior with a large multimedia screen and digital instruments. Photo: GAC

The Aion Y boasts a minimalist interior with a large multimedia screen and digital instruments. Photo: GAC

The Aion Y with a 69.9 kWh battery can run for 580 kilometers after being charged. Photo: GAC

The Aion Y with a 69.9 kWh battery can run for 580 kilometers after being charged. Photo: GAC

Local dealerships have indicated that the MG7, a mid-size sedan manufactured by MG Motor, a London-headquartered automotive company owned by the Shanghai-based Chinese state-owned automaker SAIC Motor, is expected to debut in Vietnam this year.

The MG7 is a mid-size sedan. Photo: MG

The MG7 is a mid-size sedan. Photo: MG

Its modern interior is equipped with two large screens, sporty seats, and an electronic gear selector. Photo: MG

Its modern interior is equipped with two large screens, sporty seats, and an electronic gear selector. Photo: MG

Its strongest engine can generate 254 horsepower. Photo: MG

Its strongest engine can generate 254 horsepower. Photo: MG

To diversify EVs and hybrids in the local market, SAIC Vietnam is planning to import the Bingo, a battery electric subcompact car, and the Baojun Yep, a battery electric crossover city car.

The Bingo EV is nearly four meters long and over 1.7 meters wide. Photo: SAIC

The Bingo EV is nearly four meters long and over 1.7 meters wide. Photo: SAIC

The interior of the Bingo EV features two large screens. Photo: SAIC

The interior of the Bingo EV features two large screens. Photo: SAIC

Its engine produces 54 horsepower. Photo: SAIC

Its engine produces 54 horsepower. Photo: SAIC

The Baojun Yep is 3.4 meters long, 1.69 meters wide, and 1.7 meters high. Photo: SAIC

The Baojun Yep is 3.4 meters long, 1.69 meters wide, and 1.7 meters high. Photo: SAIC

Its engine produces 68 horsepower. The car can travel for 303 kilometers after being charged. Photo: SAIC

Its engine produces 68 horsepower. The car can travel for 303 kilometers after being charged. Photo: SAIC

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