The world's largest car rental servicer, Enterprise Holdings, recently announced that its Enterprise Rent-A-Car service is now available in Vietnam. The move is part of Enterprise Holding’s goal to expand its car rental services across the Asia Pacific region. Enterprise Rent-A-Car will operate in Vietnam through its Vietnamese franchise partner MP Logistics. Cuong Dang, general director of Enterprise Rent-A-Car Vietnam, said the company currently has 300 rental cars, from 5 to 47 seaters, available in Ho Chi Minh City. The service is scheduled to be expanded to Hanoi and Da Nang in the first quarter of 2019. Rent-A-Car’s initial strategy will be to grow a base of corporate customers, foreign employees of multinational companies with operations in Vietnam. The initial emphasis will be on long-term rentals with a chauffeur. Later, it will expand its services to include short-term, chauffeur-driven options, self-drive rentals and leisure hire at popular … [Read more...] about World’s largest car rental firm drives into Vietnam
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Illustrative photo (Source: nguoiduatin.vn) Lam Dong (VNA) - A project on using electric cars to carry tourists will be piloted in Da Lat city, the Central Highlands province of Lam Dong, from next month. The project, piloted in three years by the Dalat City Tour Co., Ltd, aims to meet the increasing travel demand of visitors and boost environmentally-friendly public transportation in the resort city. Under the project, a total of 30 European-standard cars with 8-11 seats will work from 7:30 am to 10pm daily on five routes, going through Xuan Huong and Tuyen Lam lakes, Thung Lung Tinh Yeu tourist site, Thai Phien flower village and Linh Phuoc pagoda. As one of famous resort cities in Vietnam, Da Lat embraces the typical natural and cultural features of the Central Highlands. The city, nestled at 1,500 metres above sea level, is quiet and pretty all year with mild climate and temperatures varying between 15 and 24 degree Celsius. It is known by several names which all … [Read more...] about Electric car service for tourists to be launched in Da Lat
Viet Nam News HÀ NỘI — Vietnamese firm Go-Viet is the latest app to join Hà Nội’s ride-hailing market, providing customers in the capital another option for instant motorcycle taxi and delivery services. Launched in Hà Nội after its success in HCM City, the on-demand multi-service app Go-Viet is offering Go-Bike and logistics service Go-Send. A promotional campaign of only VNĐ1,000 for all rides under six kilotmetres from Hà Nội’s inner districts of Ba Đình, Hai Bà Trưng, Hoàn Kiếm, Thanh Xuân, Đống Đa and Cầu Giấy will also run until September 19. The app was launched in HCM City in August this year, and in less than two month, it has been downloaded by more than 1.5 million users. The company has reportedly taken a 35 per cent market share in the economic hub, and has around 25,000 drivers on its platform. Speaking at the launch ceremony, which … [Read more...] about Go-Viet offers new motorcycle ride-hailing service in Hà Nội
Vietnam’s policy on tightening car import regulations under Decree 116 may be the main reason behind foreign car makers' decision to expand production in Vietnam. The Toyota automotive plant in Vinh Phuc province. Source: toyotavinhphuc.info Most recently, Toyota Vietnam proposed the Vinh Phuc People’s Committee to rent 9.1ha of land in Phuc Yen city to expand its automobile manufacturing plant, raising its annual capacity from the current 50,000 to 90,000 units by 2023. Accordingly, the total capital for this expansion is about $40 million. Toyota’s move is supposed to be the result of Decree No.116/2017/ND-CP, which introduced many strict conditions and regulations about importing cars, which came into effect early this year. Not only Toyota, but Ford and Hyundai are also planning to expand production scale in Vietnam due to the decree. According to the Vietnamese government, Decree 116 aims to boost the development of the country’s automobile … [Read more...] about Decree 116 moves foreign car makers to expand production in Vietnam?
President Donald Trump is considering a plan to impose steep tariffs on auto imports justified by national security concerns, the same reason used for duties on steel and aluminium, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday (May 23). New foreign cars are seen parked at the Dundalk Marine Terminal on Mar 9, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Mark Wilson/Getty Images/AFP) The White House is considering launching a so-called Section 232 investigation on auto trade, according to the report, which would provide the legal basis to impose tariffs if the Commerce Department finds imports threaten US national security. Trump may have previewed the move in two vague tweets early on Tuesday. "There will be big news coming soon for our great American autoworkers," he said on Twitter. "After many decades of losing your jobs to other countries, you have waited long enough!" In another tweet referring to trade talks with China, he said that, while the discussions were moving along nicely, … [Read more...] about Trump considering 25pc tariffs on car imports: Report