VinFast VF 8 Achieves Top Safety Awards

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VinFast’s VF 8, a D-segment SUV, dominated the ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards in Thailand on May 28, 2024, earning five out of six top safety awards. These accolades underscore VinFast‘s dedication to providing safe, electrified mobility solutions.

Key Highlights:

  • Best Child Occupant Protection: Maximum scores on frontal and side impacts.
  • Best Safety Assist: Features like Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), and Lane Departure Warning (LDW).
  • Best Overall: High scores in Advanced Safety Assist Technologies.
  • Best Motorcyclist Safety: Exceptional performance in AEB and Blind Spot Detection (BSD).
  • Best SUV: Recognized for features such as Automatic High Beam (AHB) and BSD.

Award Achievements and Safety Features

The VF 8 achieved “Best Child Occupant Protection” by scoring the maximum points in both frontal and side impact tests. This is a testament to VinFast’s advanced safety measures for young passengers.

In the “Best Safety Assist” category, the VF 8 excelled due to its comprehensive safety features. Notably, Forward Collision Warning (FCW), Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB), and Lane Departure Warning (LDW) were highly appreciated for enhancing driver assistance and safety.

The VF 8’s overall safety performance also earned it the “Best Overall” and “Best Motorcyclist Safety” awards. These accolades reflect the SUV’s superior Advanced Safety Assist Technologies, which achieved perfect ratings. Features such as Blind Spot Detection (BSD) and Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) were instrumental in this success.

Moreover, the VF 8 was honored as the “Best SUV” due to its robust design and advanced features like Automatic High Beam (AHB) and Blind Spot Detection (BSD).

Quotes from the Experts

Mr. Yahaya Bin Ahmad, Technical Director of ASEAN NCAP, remarked, “In a first for ASEAN NCAP, we are proud to present five prestigious awards to an automobile company following our stringent and transparent evaluation process. This achievement underscores VinFast’s aspiration to position itself as a safety leader in the Southeast Asian auto industry. Their commitment to prioritizing safety is evident in their dedication to cutting-edge technology and significant investments. As a result, VinFast equips its car lines, particularly the VF 8, with exceptional safety features that meet rigorous international standards.”

Mr. Stuart Kinkade, VinFast Deputy CEO of Vehicle Development Institute, added, “Earning recognition from ASEAN NCAP, the region’s leading safety authority, is a powerful validation of the exceptional quality and safety built into VinFast electric vehicles. We remain committed to constant product improvement, ensuring our customers have the safest and most exceptional experiences on their journey towards electrified transportation.”

Biennial ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards

The biennial ASEAN NCAP Grand Prix Awards celebrate automakers that demonstrate exceptional safety standards. This event is a pivotal platform for regional car brands, solidifying ASEAN NCAP’s reputation as a leading safety benchmark in Southeast Asia. Their assessments focus on adult and child occupant protection within vehicles.

VinFast’s Growing Accolades

The five prestigious awards from ASEAN NCAP add to VinFast’s growing list of honors, including wins at the Bangkok International Motor Show (BIMS) 2024, the Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) 2024, and the “Innovation Award Honoree” at CES 2024. Additionally, VinFast has been recognized as “The Rising Star” at the 2022 Paris Motor Show and “Corporate Sustainability Champions” at the ORIGIN Innovation Awards 2022.

In 2021, VinFast received the “New Car Company with High Commitment to Safety” award from ASEAN NCAP. This year’s remarkable achievements highlight VinFast’s ongoing innovation and dedication to pioneering green transportation in the region.

About VinFast

VinFast, a member of Vingroup, is at the forefront of the global smart electric vehicle revolution. Established in 2017, VinFast boasts a state-of-the-art manufacturing complex in Hai Phong, Vietnam, with up to 90 percent automation.

VinFast is committed to advancing sustainable mobility by consistently innovating high-quality products, smart services, and customer experiences. The company aims to inspire global customers to contribute to a future of smart mobility and a sustainable planet. Learn more at: VinFast.

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