Vietnam International Motor Show 2017 officially kicks off

14:53 | 26/10/2017 Car & Motor

(VEN) - Vietnam International Motor Show 2017 (VIMS 2017) organized by Vehicle Importers Vietnam Association in collaboration with C.I.S Vietnam and Le Bros officially kicked off in Ho Chi Minh City on October 25th.

This year, VIMS has impressed visitors with a vast diversity as 13 world leading brands including Audi, DFM, Jaguar, Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, SsangYong, Subaru, Volkswagen, Volvo, Harley-Davidson, Triumph, Royal Enfield and Tam Son Yachting in the area of up to 10,000m2 to exhibit more than 100 models of imported cars, motorbikes and luxury yachts. Not only bringing interesting signature stories, each brand has revealed the latest information, state-of-the-art technology and especially flagship models that call for attention from car enthusiasts nationwide.

Attending the opening day of VIMS 2017, Mr Tran Vinh Tuyen, Vice Chairman of The Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee, said: “The Ho Chi Minh City People's Committee highly appreciates the Organizing Board which has actively cooperated with related partners to continue organizing a significant international automobile exhibition in the city. I believe that this event will contribute positively to the automobile manufacturing and business plan in Vietnam, setting good condition for consumers to choose their optimal means of transport. I also have confidence that events such as VIMS will not only meet the demand of consumers better, but also promise to be a reputable platform for Vietnam automobile importers and manufacturers in exchanging, seeking opportunities for cooperation and development.”

Mr. Laurent Genet, General Director of Audi Vietnam, Representative of the Organizers, said : “Over the past 2 years, VIMS has gradually built up the reputation as a highly celebrated event for imported vehicles exhibition, and also gained significant attention from car lovers in Vietnam. In this third comeback, VIMS will not only showcase flagship high-class cars, but also, for the first time, introduce motorbike models and luxury yachts from world-renowned brands. These changes and new features are expected to create more diverse experiences for those with ultimate passion for cars and technology all over the country as well as the media and experts, and also guarantee the increasing attraction of the event”.

Within the scope of VIMS 2017, a Seminar on “Today driving in Vietnam” was held. The Seminar brought together a number of experts and professionals in Economy and Culture, representatives from media agencies as well as the public to discuss and share their points of view about one of the most concerned issue currently.

Within 5 days of VIMS 2017, alongside 13 world-famous cars, motorcycles and yachting brands are reputable brands of supporting industry such as: GMD – Dcar, Minh Giang; Hoan Xa – Cartar Lifts garage equipment; Motul, Anglomoil, Rheinoi; SunTek, Wincos automotive film; Brila, Nhan Hoa, H2 Decal; Lotus, Michelin, Philip, Osram; Camera Poraloid, Vietmap; along with insurance companies and banks such as SeABank, Citibank, VietinBank,… and Samsung with leading technology products. The variety of exhibition booths have enhanced visitors’ satisfaction in searching for suitable products and services as well as finding this year’s exhibition more valuable and comprehensive.

VIMS 2017 has opened for the public from 18:30 to 20:00 on 25th October 2017, and from 09:00 to 20:00 from 26th to 29th October 2017. During these days, VIMS fanpage has continuously updated exciting news and minigames which offer chances to get tickets and special gifts from Organizers and Exhibitors such as luxury pens from Audi, exclusive designed backpacks from Mercedes-Benz, T-shirt and model die-cut from Jaguar & Land Rover, wooden U-disk from DFM, USB with key visual of VIMS… Another exclusive gift for each visitor coming to the show is a special discount program from Uber: With code VIMS2017, Uber will reduce 30% value of the trip, up to 30,000 VND/trip for 2 trips/person with SECC is pickup location or destination during 5 days of the exhibition (applied for all cars).

My Phung