VinFast Production and Trading Co., Ltd. and ProLogium Technology Company (Taiwan) have signed a memorandum of understanding on strategic cooperation. Accordingly, VinFast is entitled to use ProLogium’s patents to manufacture solid-state batteries in Vietnam.
Under the agreement, VinFast and ProLogium will establish a joint venture to manufacture solid-state batteries for electric cars in Vietnam. This joint venture will gain access to patents and be allowed to use ProLogium’s MAB (Multi-Axis Bipolar + Technology) solid state battery packaging technology to produce CIM solid-state battery packs. / CIP in Vietnam.
This is a strategic step in VinFast’s autonomous battery technology for electric vehicles, a premise for the research and development of smart and advanced electric vehicles in the future.
In 2017, ProLogium became the first company in the world to have a testing line for solid-state battery technology for automotive applications. .
ProLogium says its automotive solid-state batteries have passed numerous safety tests in Europe and China – the world’s largest electric vehicle markets. ProLogium is also working with the world’s leading electric vehicle manufacturers to test new battery technology on cars, and is expected to put into operation and mass production from 2023-2024. The use of solid state batteries will help VinFast electric cars go longer distances, reduce charging time and increase the total number of times they can be charged.
The partnership with ProLogium is the next step of VinFast in the ‘roadmap towards the goal of becoming the global smart electric car brand’. Previously, VinFast announced the first 3 lines of self-propelled electric cars level 2-3 named VF31, VF32, VF33 and is deploying charging stations nationwide, with the goal more than 40,000 charging ports for electric scooters and electric cars by the end of this year.