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VinFast to install 300 EV charging equipment at filling stations this year

It is part of VinFast’s roadmap towards the goal of installing 150,000 chargers across the country this year.

VinFast, the Vietnamese automaker, will install nearly 300 VinFast electric vehicle chargers at Vietnam Oil Corporation (PVOIL) filling stations nationwide in 2022.

 The inauguration ceremony of the first electric vehicle charging station at PVOIL petrol station. Photo: congthuong.vn

VinFast, a subsidiary of Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup, announced its plan at the inauguration of the first electric vehicle chargers at PVOIL petrol station in Cat Hai District, the northern city of Haiphong on July 4.

The cooperation with PVOIL to develop a system of chargers at filling stations nationwide is part of VinFast’s roadmap towards the goal of installing 150,000 charging points across the country this year.

This charging station included one 150-kW fast charger and five 60kW others, which can refill 12 electric vehicles (EV) at the same time.

Like other EV charging stations in buildings and commercial centers, the EV chargers at gas station meets European standards and ensures the safety of power source and fire prevention, are anti-leakage and are waterproof.

The two Vietnamese enterprises will continue to seek suitable locations to expand the number of charging stations.

A representative from VinFast Trading Vietnam said this cooperation will be a premise for VinFast and PVOIL to create a comprehensive EV support ecosystem, providing an increasingly flexible and convenient experience to all customers.