E-motorbike startup Dat Bike wraps up $2.6 million funding led by Jungle Ventures

E-motorbike startup Dat Bike wraps up $2.6 million funding led by Jungle Ventures 1

Dat Bike has raised $2.6 million in pre-Series A funding led by Jungle Ventures and featuring Wavemaker Partners, Hustle Fund, and iSeed Ventures.
iMotorbike - a new choice for motorbike lovers in Vietnam

iMotorbike - a new choice for motorbike lovers in Vietnam

The famous website of classifieds for motorcycles from Malaysia, iMotorbike, has made its first inroads into Vietnam, with a warm welcome.
Demand for motorbikes in Vietnam decreases by 10.9 per cent this year

Demand for motorbikes in Vietnam decreases by 10.9 per cent this year

Vietnamese people's demand for motorbikes dropped 15.9 per cent in the first three quarters of this year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Honda Rebel 500 elevates motorcyclists

Honda Rebel 500 elevates motorcyclists 2

One of Honda’s ­latest ­motorbike models, which is on the road to ­further elevating the product line’s modern and premium style, has been upgraded and is now available to ­Vietnamese customers.
Usagi storm a game changer in insurance business

Usagi storm a game changer in insurance business

The damage wrought by storm Usagi in Ho Chi Minh City has shown insurance firms the way ahead.
VinFast debuts new cars and motorbike

VinFast debuts new cars and motorbike

Vietnamese automaker VinFast officially launched its Sedan LUX A2.0 and SUV LUX SA2.0 in Ha Noi’s Thong Nhat Park on Tuesday.
Urban railway no threat to bike firms

Urban railway no threat to bike firms

Even as urban railways are going into operation, expected to replace motorbikes as the key means of transport in Vietnam, motorbike manufacturers remain confident in local business prospects. Huong Anh reports.
Light motorbikes to remain dominant until 2030 and onwards

Light motorbikes to remain dominant until 2030 and onwards

Light motorbikes and scooters will continue to be the key means of transport for Vietnamese people until 2030.
Despite dropping revenue in China, Honda remains strong in Vietnam

Despite dropping revenue in China, Honda remains strong in Vietnam

Despite a huge reduction in revenue in China, Honda is still doing well in Vietnam in both the motorbike and car segments, with a new record in car sales.
Motorbike labelling debated

Motorbike labelling debated

A new draft circular proposes that all new motorbikes imported into or manufactured in Vietnam must be stamped with energy certificates such as the ones found on most electronic appliances..
Old motorbikes to be checked for emissions

Old motorbikes to be checked for emissions

Old motorbikes will be checked once a year to ensure they are not producing excessive levels of exhaust fumes, according to a proposal by the Vietnam Register.
Local bike-makers start to wobble

Local bike-makers start to wobble

Local motorbike firms are being knocked out by poor competitiveness.
HVN slow to drive price change

HVN slow to drive price change

Honda Vietnam is being urged to drive for protecting consumers.
Honda prices send buyers into a spin

Honda prices send buyers into a spin

Vietnamese consumers will continue to be punished by the soaring prices of Honda motorbikes, due to lax market management regulations.
State all set to make motorbike policy U-turn

State all set to make motorbike policy U-turn

The existing ban on new motorbike assembling and production projects may be removed soon in a bid to turn the country into a leading motorbike export manufacturing centre, according to a ministerial strategy.