VinFast partners with ProLogium for solid-state batteries

VinFast is obtaining completely ready to launch its lineup of electric powered motor vehicles in the US later on this 12 months, but it’s now introduced some ideas for its up coming technology EVs. The Vietnamese automaker has introduced a partnership with Taiwanese battery startup ProLogium for strong-condition batteries.

VinFast VF 9

Strong-state batteries are poised to progress the EV segment with amplified driving array, minimized charging times and additional safety as opposed to the liquid-condition batteries that are used by today’s EVs. VinFast is investing in ProLogium, which will offer good-point out battery cells to VinFast starting up in 2024. The batteries will be built at a new battery plant that is slated to start in early 2023. The two corporations may possibly also construct a joint-undertaking plant in Vietnam.

“VinFast has concentrated on investing and setting up strategic partnerships with leading firms in the market and breakthrough technological innovation organizations to quickly grasp and implement systems for intelligent and sustainable mobility answers,” said Ms. Le Thi Thu Thuy, Vingroup Vice Chairwoman, and VinFast International CEO. “ProLogium is just one of our crucial companions, serving to VinFast speedily grasp the supply of sound-condition batteries while continuing to deliver EV merchandise with state-of-the-art battery technological know-how for a extra enjoyable and safer driving practical experience.”

In March, VinFast announced programs to make a new plant in Chatham County, North Carolina, which will be employed for creation of EVs and batteries. The plant is scheduled to open in 2024 and it will develop the VF 8 and VF 9 electrical SUVs. VinFast has already declared the pricing for equally EVs, with the VF 8 beginning at $41,000 and the VF 9 commencing at $56,000. But you also have to indication up for a battery subscription plan, which ranges from $35 to $160 for every month. The initially VinFast enterprise-owned shops will open in California.