Automaker VinFast and PetroVietnam Oil Corporation (PVOIL) officially inaugurated the first car charging station at PVOIL petroleum station in Cat Hai district, Hai Phong city. The first car charging station is among 300 VinFast car charging stations to be installed at PVOIL petroleum stations nationwide in 2022.
Based on the needs of developing a network of car chargers for VinFast electric vehicles and PVOIL's energy transition strategy, making PVOIL a diversified energy supplier, the two firms have agreed to cooperate in installing VinFast electric car charging stations at PVOIL petroleum stations.
In 2022, Vinfast plans to install 300 charging stations at PVOIL petroleum stations nationwide. The automaker and the oil firm will also continue to explore for suitable locations for the expansion to meet the development demands of both sides.
The VinFast electric car charging station at PVOIL Cat Hai petroleum station has a 150 kW fast charging pole and five 60 kW fast charging poles according to CCS 2 standards. The station can charge up to 12 vehicles at the same time. Like other locations, the charging station at PVOIL Cat Hai meets European standards of ISO-15118 and IEC 61851, ensuring maximum safety in terms of power supply and fire and explosion prevention, electric leakage, and waterproofing.
Speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the first electric car charging station, Mr. Hoang Chi Trung, general director of VinFast Trading said: “With the philosophy of Customer-Centricity, VinFast believes that products with high quality should always be accompanied by a comprehensive service. VinFast and PVOIL will research and cooperate to jointly exploit and promote the common advantages of the two sides, in order to bring more benefits to customers.”
“This is also a premise for VinFast to create a comprehensive electric car ecosystem, bringing an increasingly flexible, convenient and accessible battery charging experience to customers,” he added.
Mr. Cao Hoai Duong, chairman of the Board of Management of PVOIL said: "Electric vehicles are a common trend that is developing strongly in the world, leading to a wave of investment in charging station infrastructure. It is also taking place in Vietnam. As the leading petroleum business in Vietnam, the cooperation with VinFast is the first step in implementing a strategy for PVOIL to adapt to the current inevitable trend of energy transition.”
“Together with VinFast, pioneering in providing modern, safe infrastructure to meet the diverse of customer demands in terms of energy for current and future means of transport,” Mr. Cao Hoai Duong said.
The cooperation with PVOIL to develop a charging stations nationwide is part of VinFast's roadmap towards the goal of installing 150,000 charging ports in 63 provinces and cities nationwide in 2022.
With an increasingly complete charging station infrastructure, an extensive service workshop system and high-class customer care policies, VinFast electric cars have received the trust and support of a large number of domestic customers and are ready to take off and reach out to the international market.
VinFast is a member company of Vingroup, with a vision to become a smart electric vehicle brand that strongly promotes the global electric vehicle revolution.
Strongly committed to the mission for a green future for everyone, VinFast is constantly innovating, bringing quality and class products, a smart service platform, excellent customer experience and an affordable pricing strategy, thereby inspiring global customers to join hands for a future of smart mobility and a sustainable planet.
PVOIL is a leading petroleum trading enterprise, belonging to the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group, with a network of retail stores of more than 650 petroleum stations and 30 petroleum terminals distributed throughout the country.
Leaders of PVOIL and Vinfast cut the ribbon to inaugurate the Vinfast electric car charging station at PVOIL petroleum station
Mr. Cao Hoai Duong, chairman of the Board of Management of PVOIL speaks at the Inauguration Ceremony
Mr. Cao Hoai Duong, chairman of the Board of Management of PVOIL performs the car charging ceremony
PVOIL President & CEO Doan Van Nhuom performs the car charging ceremony
Mr. Le Khac Hiep, vice Chairman of Vingroup conducts the car charging ritual