Ford Vietnam is a joint venture established in 1995 between Ford Motor Company (75%) and Song Cong Diesel Company (25%) with total investment of US$ 102 million. It began business operation in 1997 with a total plant capacity of 14,000 units per year. The Ford plant in Hai Duong is the first automotive manufacturer in Vietnam with ISO 9001, ISO 14001, QS9000 and ISO TS 16949 accreditation.
Among automobile manufacturers in Vietnam, Ford VN is one of the companies who contributed very much to the society, especially with environment protection, cultural heritage preservation and road safety education activities. Since 2000, its Environment Protection and Cultural Heritage Preservation Sponsorship program has received 500 participants and contributed $240,000 to more than 60 projects, ranging from tortoise protection, biogas usage to traditional dance and literature preservation and development.
Ford Vietnam also take lead in road safety issues with activities such as building Safety Village for primary school pupils, granting helmets for school pupils, educating school pupils traffic safety lessons through “Going to school safely” contest, organizing training course about First Aid Actions for taxi drivers, granting Ford ambulance minibuses for Red Cross organization and granting helmets for all Ford Vietnam’s and Ford Dealer's employees.
|2006(May)||Introduction of All New Ford Focus Hatchback|
|2005(Aug)||Introduction of All New Ford Focus|
|2005(Jul)||Obtained ISO-TS 16949:2002 and renewed ISO 9001:2000|
|2005(Mar)||Introduction of All New Ford Everest|
|2004(Nov)||Introduction of New Mondeo 2004|
2004 Ford Vietnam unveiled its All-New Ford Escape
The 2004 new Ford Escape, acknowledged as one of the world's best SUVs, now features the latest car making technology with its robust design, luxurious and comfortable interior and more powerful performance. The new Escape offers everything to those who have a love for adventure and the latest automotive style.
4/2004 Quality Care Launching
Ford Vietnam launched its Quality Care service process, a complete package of Ford Service Standards being implemented in all Ford authorized dealerships around the world. This is a part of Ford's after-sales service with an aim to supply convenient services and build up customer satisfaction and trust.
2/2004 Ford Vietnam launches new Ford Transit Limited
Ford Vietnam has officially unveiled Ford Transit Limited which includes many unique and up-scale appearance and functional features to enhance Ford Transit’s since-first-debut reputation for low operation costs, comfort and safety.
10/2003 The long-expected Ford Centennial model - Escape Ghia makes its debut
Hanoi, 20 October 2003 – The long-awaited Ford Escape “Centennial” makes it’s debut today, meeting the high expectations of those customers with discriminating tastes and the need for a special sporty and up-market SUV (Sport Utility Vehicle) to enhance their lives.
9/2003 New 2004 Ford LASER GHIA 1.8 L with auto-transmission and sunroof introduced
The “Lincoln-styled” New 2004 Ford Laser Ghia 1.8L equipped with auto-transmission and sunroof is officially unveiled today by Ford Vietnam.
6/2003 Ford Vietnam celebrates Ford Motor's Centenary with Ford Escape 2.0L MT
In line with the world wide Centennial celebrations of the Ford Motor Company, Ford Vietnam is offering its customers a new-generation Ford Escape, aimed to reach a wider Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) customer base.
Ford Vietnam unveils the all-new best-in-its-class Ford Transit 16 seater available with either Diesel or Gasoline engine
Ford Vietnam introduces the All-New Ford Transit 16 Seater Minibus, with numerous Best-In-Its-Class features aimed at improving comfort for passengers and operation costs for owners.
5/2003 All new Ford Ranger continues its market segment leading position
After nearly two years of dominance with the Ford Ranger in the pick-up market segment, Ford Vietnam today has recommitted its focus on segment leadership, by launching the All-New Ford Ranger (4WD).
3/2003 Ford Mondeo Sedan - The five-star motor vehicle introduced in Vietnam
In celebration of the Ford Motor Company's centennial year, Ford Vietnam Ltd. unveils the all-new Ford Mondeo sedan. The Ford Mondeo sedan is the newest world-class driving vehicle, incorporating state-of-the-art design, modern technology and advanced safety features.
12/2002 Ford receives Global Habitat Conservation Award
Ford Vietnam received global recognition for their contributions to wildlife habitat conservation at the Wildlife Habitat Council’s (WHC) 14th Annual Symposium, Investing in Biodiversity. Ford Vietnam demonstrates its commitment to environmental stewardship and increasing native biodiversity by achieving certification at Hai Duong Assembly Plant.
7 /2002 Ford add new 1.8L power train to the all New Laser
Ho Chi Minh City, 25 July 2002, Ford Vietnam announced that the all-new 1.8L power train would be installed into the new Ford Laser, in addition to the present 1.6L power train. This is to quench the thirst of Vietnamese customers for a more powerful vehicle.
4/2002 Ford Vietnam launches first ever Owner Connection Website in Vietnam
Vietnam, April 2002 – Ford owners in Vietnam now can enjoy more value and enjoyment simply because they own a Ford product. Today, Ford Vietnam unveiled the new personalized website named “My Ford” at http://www.myford.ford.com.vn which is exclusively designed and developed for its customers.
Ford 2002 road show journey gearing up!
Ford Vietnam Limited organizes the Ford Road Show 2002, named trans-Viet journey. This is the fourth consecutive year Ford Vietnam has implemented product promotion activities.
Ford Vietnam welcomes the birth of Western Ford
HCMC, April 5, 2002 - Ford Vietnam Limited announced the launch of Western Ford, its sixth dealership across Vietnam, also its third and largest dealer in the southern region of the country.
New Ford Laser Debut
Hanoi, April 3, 2002 - Ford Vietnam proudly unveils the new Ford Laser – a tailor-made vehicle for the Asian customer. Its launch is anticipated to further enhance the outstanding success of Ford Vietnam, in addition to the newly introduced Ford Transit, Ford Ranger and Ford Escape.
11/2001 Forum on "Enhancing the roles of businesses in environmental protection"
The Forum on “Enhancing the Roles of Businesses in Environmental Protection” was officially held at the Melia Hotel, Hanoi. The Forum was organized by the National Environment Agency (Ministry of Science, Technology and Environment of Vietnam) and sponsored by Ford Vietnam Limited, in an effort to develop a Network for Better Co-operation among Businesses for Protecting the Environment in Vietnam.
ThangLong Ford - Ford's newest and biggest dealer ever in Vietnam authorized
The new Thanglong Ford - Ford's biggest dealership in Vietnam, was opened with a ribbon-cutting ceremony held at 105 Lang Ha, Hanoi. This is the fifth authorized dealership of Ford Vietnam nationwide and the second one in the north of Vietnam.
10/2001 Introduce Ford Escape to Vietnam Market
The all new, long-awaited Ford Escape – a powerful, attractive 4WD Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) was newly introduced by Ford Vietnam. Ford Vietnam is highly confident that it will meet the tastes of active and successful entrepreneurial buyers.
6/2001 Introduce Ford Ranger to Vietnam Market
The new Ford Ranger (4WD) - a bold, definitive, versatile vehicle, tough yet stylish - was introduced by Ford Vietnam Limited.
12/2001 City Ford Dealer authorized
Ford Vietnam assigned its authorized dealer - CITY FORD, the second dealer in Ho Chi Minh City and the fourth nationwide.
10/2000 Introduce e.go electric bike to Vietnam market
Environment-friendly electric bicycles - e.go is the first product from Ford Motor Company’s TH!NK brand to be introduced in Asia.
9/2000 Environment Policy
The Environmental Policy Statement covers all site activities at FVL whether directly or indirectly involved with providing Consumers with Automotive products... (continue)
4/2000 Achieve ISO 9001 Certificate
Ford Vietnam has become one of the first automobile manufacturers in Vietnam to obtain the ISO 9001 certificate from BVQI for its Quality Management System.
12/1999 Introduction of Ford Laser to Vietnam market
The new Ford Laser has enjoyed tremendous success in the markets of Asia Pacific and just received the Australian Syndicated New Vehicles Quality Survey Award and has led sales volume in its class.
10/1998 Launch of Customer Relationship Center (CRC)
The Customer Relationship Center is operated around-the-clock with an emergency hotline for technical support and customer communication.
12/1997 Ford Vietnam’s first vehicle sold in Vietnam market
Among the first series of products, the Ford Trader truck made history in Vietnam by becoming the first locally produced vehicle.
9 Service Centers throughout the country
9 service centers have been appointed with our genuine part supply network and mobile van service fleet operating throughout the country.
11/1997 Launch of Ford Vietnam assembly plant
After two years of construction, the Ford Assembly plant was launched in Haiduong. The 17,400 square meter plant with over USD70 million of facilities provides state-of-the-art manufacturing process and high quality products.
9/1997 Launch of dealership network
Northern Region: Hanoi Ford was appointed in Hanoi
Central Region: Dana Ford was appointed in Da Nang
Southern Region: CCL Saigon was appointed in HCMC and replaced by Saigon Ford in July 2000.
10/1995 Ford Assembly plant construction in Haiduong
Construction was started to build the Ford Vietnam Assembly plant in Lai Cach, Cam Giang, Haiduong.
9/1995 Ford established a JV with Song Cong Diesel
Investment license granted on September 5th, 1995 to establish Ford Vietnam Limited and enable it to assemble Ford vehicles in Vietnam. The Company ‘s total investment capital is USD 102 million in a 50 year Joint Venture agreement.