Let’s AP report reviewed 10 events, most outstanding issues related to the field of automobiles and motorcycles in Vietnam in the past year.
1. “War” Import Car
The reason this issue was revived, became the subject of “hot” in the past year is by Circular 20/2011 / TT-BCT, provides for the import of cars must have a genuine mandate, the end entered into force on 01.07.2016. Each level only car company a power of attorney only genuine importers in each country, so this Circular was born 5 years ago is considered to be an end to the import of automotive freedom.
Human the Circular 20 expires in 2016, the non-genuine importers have “run around” calling The provisions on genuine power of attorney, to untie the import of automobiles, create a fair competition, prevent monopoly in the car distribution activities.
However, nearly half a year has passed and still no introduction text, replace Circular 20; and “the two sides” will continue this war in 2017, with somewhat inclined advantage importers holding genuine power of attorney. The Ministry of Transport (MOT), Industry, Trade and Science and Technology (S & T) is drafting more specific texts on imports, factory regulations, intellectual property (related to machinery, parts software as a service warranty, maintenance) …
In addition, production, assembly, automobile imports was officially included on the list of lines of business investment conditions by the Law Amending and Supplementing Article 6 and Annex 4 of the Law on Investment, with effect from 01.01.2017.
2. Regulation sanctioned new traffic
From day 01/08/2016, Decree 46/2016 / ND-CP has officially replaced Decree 171/2013 and Decree 107/2014, with many new in the prescribed administrative sanctions in the field of transport, such as increased levels of sanctions for such behavior: lights yellow speeding drivers on the road in blood or breath alcohol concentration exceeds the prescribed driving fail to observe traffic signals caused the accident but do not stop …
Except that sanctioned automobile driving behavior yellow lights cause many debate mainly the opposition, because irrational; rest, most of the new provisions in Decree sanctioned 46 people are backing a move towards a safe traffic environment and discipline.
3. Regulation signs, new road markings
Along with the Law on Road Traffic of 2008, Decree 46/2016 provides for sanctioning of administrative violations in the field of transport, the National Technical Regulation on Road Signs (promulgated Circular Circular No. 06/2016 / TT-BGTVT) is the guiding principle for all activities related to road transport in Vietnam at this time.
The regulations have some new points to note, as prescribed signboards turn not worth banned turns, specifies the behavior reached to …
4. Change the special consumption tax
Law amending and supplementing some articles of the SST had begun into force on 01.07.2016; accordingly, only cars with a capacity of 1,500 cc under reduced excise duty rates; The remaining cars were flat or increased tax rates. Specifically as follows:
With such a tax change, the price of small cars fell slightly after 7.1.2017, while many luxury cars, the price increases to hundreds of millions or even several tens of billion , such as Rolls-Royce Phantom samples East A price increase of nearly 30 billion to 83.8 billion.
5. PET material change to the driving license
According to Circular 58 / TT-BGTVT 10/20/2015, driving license and driving license Automobile A4 grade of paperboard must be converted to the new driving license material PET (plastic) prior to 12/31/2016. Driving license indefinitely (grades A1, A2, A3) must be changed prior to 31.12.2020. After 6 months according to the schedule prescribed conversion, whose driving license examination paper must cover the theory to reissue driving license.
not until a year after the introduction of Circular 58 of the Ministry of Transport, the Ministry of Justice the new spoke confirmed the compulsory MOT convert people driving license (not time or longer shelf life use) from the type of paper into the plastic cover is “no legal basis, does not ensure consistency”, “negatively impact the rights and legitimate interests of the people”.
MOT, so gave up provisions to retake the theory; from place mandatory regulations to encourage people to switch to driving license converted into plastic materials to combat counterfeiting.
However, this correction seems MOT was too late, when information from the transport sector, said the end of November, the number of people who have changed to a type of plastic driving license to less than 300 thousand people , while there were nearly 5.3 million people takes time and money to go change under the provisions of the driving license.
6. Regulation extinguishers
Circular 57/2015 / TT-BCA of the police force on 1.6.2016 with the provisions automobiles must be equipped with fire-fighting vehicles, with fines from 300,000 to 500,000 violations copper for conventional cars, and 3-5 million for the vehicles transporting dangerous chemicals or explosive goods.
However, due to the fact that happened not at the explosion extinguishers in vehicles in hot weather conditions, plus the Vietnam no national technical regulations on fire extinguishers, and these products onto the market and no label management agency, so testing and sanctions so far almost only exists in theory. Traffic Police Department (under the Ministry of Public Security) Police also confirmed that the absolute not stop means just to test the fire safety equipment.
7. Persistent current Mazda3 incident check-engine lights
In May 6/2016, Thaco – domestic automobile group officially announced more than 10,000 summons Mazda3 SKYACTIV-use G 1.5L engines in Vietnam due to engine fault indicator, ending the persistent controversy earlier 1 year. The incident began when nearly 100 customers reflects the check-engine light out when the vehicle is less than 10,000 kilometers in March 7/2015.
Then this phenomenon appears more on the corporate form and Mazda led people to recognize the phenomenon and take samples for research. However, until May 3/2016 that Mazda and distributor in Vietnam did not make a final conclusion about the cause of this incident. During that time, Mazda Vietnam still perform interim remedial measures, such as washing the fuel injection system, refill cleaning fluid injectors.
Until the end of the month 4/2016, when Mazda Vietnam did not provide the final solution for the Mazda3 is the check-engine lights, Vietnam Registry Department announced it would not sign a new test for the car if no radical solution to this problem. By this time, the new Mazda Vietnam submitted plans please summoned to repair Mazda3 models in Vietnam, and Registry Department 6/2016 adopted in August.
However, Mazda’s representative distributors in Vietnam said the check-engine fault on the 1.5L SKYACTIV engines are still corporations Mazda research and analysis, and this was not a last resort . And also with this engine category, the 4809 Mazda2 in Vietnam must also summon the same error on May 10/2016.
8. Tax arrears of nearly 1,000 billion auto import business
May 7/2016, General Administration of Customs issued a notice of the phenomenon of difference in value of imported cars in 5 gate are allowed to import cars nationwide. By October 8/2016, Taxation turn receive direction of the National Steering Committee against smuggling, commercial fraud and counterfeiting (389 Steering Committee) investigated for abusing some object policies automobile imports in the form of gifts to fraud, tax evasion and particularly commercial frauds when declaring dutiable value of imported cars is lower than market value.
General Department of Taxation has requested the local tax authorities to control the import business establishments imported cars under the gift area, check the number of vehicles sold to a second party … to revise tax obligations of these companies. May 9/2016, Deputy Prime Minister Vuong Dinh Hue officially direction and asked the Ministry of Finance to examine the phenomenon to clarify the issue of fraud in the import of cars in the form of donations.
And the result of this inspection, the company distributed a series of luxury and super luxury in Vietnam were GDT arrears amounting to thousands of billions of VND; notably including Tan Chengdu – distributors Jaguar and Land Rover brands were 719 billion arrears the company Regal – distributed brand Rolls-Royce has been collected for 49 billion copper and especially cases company Euro Auto – distributed brand BMW, MINI, Motorrad in Vietnam, due to the acts of forging invoices and vouchers as imported vehicles, voluntary consumption goods without customs clearance, with indications of fraud, cheating customers and is now officially being prosecuted in the past day 12.20.2016. Show companies were tax arrears supplements are preparing complaints due process of law.
9. Trends import car instead of assembly
Due to the impact of import tariff reduction schedule of 0% until 2018 for the production of cars in countries in the ASEAN region, a series of previous models were assembled in Vietnam will now be transferred CBU imported into other countries in the region, mainly Thailand. The names of concern in Vietnam automobile market before being assembled in this country will switch to imported CBU Toyota Fortuner include, Ford Everest, Mitsubishi Pajero Sport, Honda Civic …
All this move showed the fact that the major car manufacturers are now present in Vietnam is generally a tendency to choose business methods imported from other countries in the ASEAN region, rather because at Vietnam assembly. This simply stems from the problem of efficiency in the business, as the cost of production and management for the national assembly can not be effective by importing vehicles from the factory with the production scale, professional qualifications and experience in this field for many years.
big reason for this is due to the production capacities of the supplier for the automobile assembly plant in Vietnam is not big enough, not a lot of production experience and especially not to mention production provided no larger (main influence of car consumption market of Vietnam remained low – in 2016 is expected to reach about 300,000 vehicles) leads to the production cost is too large, impact on business performance .
In addition to the above models, the entire current pickups in Vietnam market are imported from Thailand, the other passenger cars with similar backgrounds including the Toyota Yaris, Mitsubishi Attrage / Mirage, Honda Civic / Accord …
With this trend the next big possibility there will be many carmakers, from now to 2018 will only retain a few locally assembled cars have good effect as Toyota Innova, Ford Transit …
10. Ending the Euro 2 emission standards for cars
2016 at the end as well as regulations on Euro 2 standards for cars are imported or assembled in Vietnam. Decision 49 / QD-TTg dated 1/9/2011 of the Prime Minister defined the new emissions standards for all types of cars, motorcycles officially be applied from the date of 01.01.2017. Accordingly the 4 emission standards will be applied to all kinds of cars production, assembly and new importers and the level 3 emission standards will be applied to all kinds of motorized two-wheel manufacturer and assembly and new importers.
Emission Standards at level 3 and 4 will be on the test criteria and limit pollutants in emissions equivalent to the Euro 3 and Euro 4 is specified in the technical regulations on emission motor vehicle of the European economic Commission, the UN, or the directives of the European Union applies to motor vehicle production, assembly and new importers.
There are problems arising on the fuel used for this car when car manufacturers are ensuring that cars are manufactured or imported into Vietnam will be able to ensure this problem, however, the company stressed the importance of providing quality fuel vehicles should also ensure the “substandard”, the application of the regulations on the emission levels for cars, motorcycles can reach brand management is as designed.
Back to the capacity of the unit testing of the emissions of motor vehicles, representing Vietnam Registry Department, said the agency was fully prepared infrastructure and machinery to be able to perform the test means according to the new emission standards.
The models were: the BMW X5 M, Nissan Qashqai, Infiniti Q50, Porsche’s Macan S Diesel, Hybrid and Turbo SE Cayman, the 918 Spyder, Cayman GTS, Panamera SE Hybrid and 911 GT3.
Korean Ministry of Environment to investigate all imported cars after the scandal erupted emissions Volkswagen fraud last year.
The agency accused the three firms to reuse the documents used for similar models that can quickly be licensed to sell new cars.
On 2/1, the Korean Ministry of Environment said that 9 out of 10 cars have been banned from sale in the country last month; Nissan Qashqai diesel samples also banned the sale from October 6.
In addition to the withdrawal of the license of the 10 models mentioned above, the Korean authorities also fined a total of 3 manufacturer 7.17 billion won (5.9 million dollars) for having sold 4523 vehicles with forged documents.
Last month, South Korea said it would prosecute the leaders of criminal 5 and former head of Volkswagen Korea; concurrently, fined the company a record amount of 37.3 billion won for false advertising vehicle emissions.
In the past in 2016, Korea was fined 17.8 billion won (15.98 million US dollars) and stop selling 32 models of brands VW, Audi and Bentley – jointly owned by Volkswagen, by falsification records of test results or noise emissions of vehicles.
The company will take several months to apply for a new permit, and this is considered as a good opportunity for domestic car manufacturers such as Kia and Hyundai Korea regain market share from foreign carmakers.
In the first 11 months of the year, consumption of imported cars in South Korea fell by 7%, leading to the possibility of full year sales fell for the first time since 2009.
European Automotive penetrate the Korean market after strong trade agreements with the EU in 2011 that the reduced import duty vehicles. Foreign car sales in Korea has doubled in 5 years nThis, now accounts for about 14% of the market.
Design is increasingly focused
Looking back at the history of the development of the SUV, one can see, one of the key factors helping this model is becoming increasingly popular and “market dominance” is due to changes in design . Keeping the style of a powerful car and versatile, but today, one SUV to have a beautiful design, exquisite and help employers demonstrate his style.
Wearing the design language Dynamic Shield – “the beauty associated with the function”, the new Pajero Sport owns the modern LED lights front and rear; top sports car radiator grille with a large X-shaped chrome frame winding together create lasting links between headlights with fog lights; Aerodynamic design with three-dimensional structure unique side; rim with 2 tones trendy …
interior compartment is the biggest concern
According to the JD Power survey in 2015, 57% of customers said interior biggest concern is their reference to a new model. As a family car, SUV buyers certainly expect a spacious interior compartments, intelligent design bring more convenient and comfortable experience in every journey. Moreover, the tendency to “elevate” the SUV, the interior has enough luxury, style or not enough strong influence customer decisions.
In Pajero Sport, consumers are most satisfied these requirements. It’s a spacious interior space European-style design with larger seats and a new 2 buffer layer structure; Mode “one touch” using the handbrake to help self-adjusting electrical traction; Doorknob in designing useful when driving over rough terrain; Design for furniture drawers large enough to meet the trend of using large-sized device, … All these changes make the interior space of the Pajero Sport become a “luxury room”, offering a convenient smooth and pleasant experience for both the driver and passengers.
Still irreplaceable be able to operate
While the current SUV was stopped at the 5-speed automatic or 6-speed, the new Pajero Sport is equipped with 8-level automatic transmission – the first in the segment – a perfect combination Engines 3.0 V6 offers outstanding performance.
In addition, the Pajero Sport is equipped with four driving modes Offroad Offroad mode button on the dashboard helps the driver can quickly select and change driving modes help make optimal use of the power in each location form. Besides, advanced MIVEC technology also helps operate strongly in the high engine speed while saving fuel and reducing noise and vibration.
The new technology and the ability to secure
Previously, customers often only require basic safety elements such as ABS and two airbags. But now, when buying an SUV, the customer safety factor to consider is the protection of the chassis, ABS / EBD, electronic balance system, number of airbags, reversing camera, blind spot warning system, controlled slope …
In addition to 8-level automatic transmission, 4 Offroad Mode mode, enhanced safety for both the driver and passenger, all-new Mitsubishi Pajero Sport is also equipped with rugged chassis RISE, 7 airbags and a series of new safety technology such as brake Assist system emergency, CCTV systems surrounding panoramic car, blind-spot warning system, and especially the system against unintended acceleration only UMS- best in the segment.
The first generation of the model Honda NSX This (the name used in other markets outside the US of the Acura NSX) market launch in 1990 until 2005 and a new subject ” retired “, before sinking into oblivion.
And then until 2011, the new Honda announced a costly project to restore the form of its super sports car, the month 2/2012 version of the NSX concept first unveiled at Auto Show North America, but also be “molded” in 4 years, the first samples of the new Honda NSX to leave the chain to customers, becoming one of the vehicles was “conceived” the longest in the history of auto industry.
The introduction of version NSX 2017 marks the return of the Japanese automaker in the luxury car segment, with a major change is the application of hybrid technology into the engine, the supercar can help form this sport entirely sufficient strength to compete with other competitors in the segment.
Honda NSX 2017 3.5L V6 possesses the capacity of 500 hp at 6500-7500 rpm / min and maximum torque of 550 Nm at 2000-6000 rpm / min, accompanied by a motor engine power lies just in front of the box serial number level 9 double clutch (47 horsepower strength / 148 Nm). Meanwhile, at the front will be the appearance of the two electric motors with a capacity of 72 kW and 144 Nm of torque.
Thus, the total power that Honda NSX can harness maximum power is 573 hp and torque of 650 Nm maximum. With this power, the car is capable of accelerating 0-97 km / h in about 3 seconds, before reaching a top speed of 306 km / h.
The most important of the many technologies available on the form of this super sports car is four-wheel drive system with the assistance of the electric motor in the operating situations of the vehicle (Sport Hybrid SH-AWD ). This technology allows the Honda NSX uses traction on the electric motor in each specific case of operators; speed / cornering / braking, instead of just a single transmission to the wheels. That is not including the two electric motors placed in front (Twin Motor Unit) also gives the vehicle capable of handling agility and precision than in the driving situations.
To promote the strength of a powerful engine, optimized Honda NSX design by offering a bold exterior design aerodynamic, accompanied chassis system that combines of many different materials bring solid but low weight: aluminum alloy, carbon fiber (the car floor structure), steel reinforcement …
Now Honda NSX in 2017 with competitors like the Ford GT, Ferrari 488 GTB, and BMW i8 Audi R8 sold in the US market for $ 156,000 and in the UK is £ 130,000, the equivalent of $ 160,000.
See Bentayga Bentley supercar acceleration as
Launched in late 2015, SUV Bentayga is not the only high-speed world, but high-speed SUV is the most luxurious and most expensive.
In addition to acceleration 0-100 km / h, clips also show Britain SUV accelerating from 120 km / h to 199 km / h in less than 10 seconds – an impressive achievement for a vehicle weighing 2,440 kg.
Son Ji-chang actor and son – sat in seat were injured in this accident.
According to local media, in September last year, South Korean actor is parked Tesla Model X in the garage, the car suddenly accelerated and crashed into the house.
On 30/1 the past, he has filed to the court, wants and 7 other cases stored in the database of the Agency for National Traffic Safety (NHTSA) events Tesla on the acceleration of the car lost control.
Actor Son Ji-chang
According to the claim of the actor Son Ji-chang, the car has suddenly shot up, piercing the wall inside the garage, broke several wooden sticks and water pipes in the wall, crashed into the living room. He said that this is the fault of the car and wanted Tesla to compensate losses.
Tesla has denied the allegations, saying the Son Ji-chang has used his fame in the Korean entertainment industry to threaten the company.
“Before Tesla filed a lawsuit against Mr. Son has threatened to use its reputation in the Korean entertainment industry for damaging the reputation of Tesla if it refuses to compensate losses and admit that the car self-accelerating, “Tesla said.
“However, the evidence clearly shows that the fault is not in the car. Our policy is based on evidence and not accept the blackmail.”
Meanwhile, Son Ji-chang actor said he decided to pursue Tesla because this company has made claims about him are not true, because the money that he put himself and his son in danger.