GM Vietnam

The GM Daewoo Vidamco Công Ty Co Phan is a on 14 December was established in 1993 under the name Vietnam Daewoo Motor Company Limited automotive manufacturer with headquarters in the district of the metropolis tU Hiệp Ha Noi. For the establishment of the company an investment of 32 million U.S. dollars was applied. Participating were the South Korean Daewoo Motor Company and the merger of United mechanics, which is placed under the Vietnamese Ministry of Defense.

Then, finally, the foundation stone was laid for the new plant in January 1995. Just four months later, much of the factory were already available and the production of various vehicle parts was recorded. In parallel, the first engines and body parts for a SKD assembly of the Daewoo Cielo were introduced. In March 1996, we had completed the construction work, so the next month is already a second assembly line could become operational. A total of 100,000 automobiles have since production per year in one shift operation assembled here.

Now in September and the third assembly line took on the work which is exclusively designed for the assembly of Busfahrzeugen. New additions to the model program were so now the Daewoo BS090 and BS105 Daewoo. Every year, about 500 buses the workshops. Two other models, the Daewoo Nubira and Leganza Daewoo, were introduced in June 1998 and were mainly government agencies and businesses a success. The Cielo other hand, saw its success for at the taxi company. In September, the city received cars Daewoo Matiz feeder that on the market made ​​a name for itself as an affordable motorhome, in which case a strong advertising campaign made ​​sure that image build.

With the approval by the Vietnamese government to trade shares on the stock exchange, eventually took over the domestic group Vidamco to 100 percent of the company. Just one month later, the assembly of the Daewoo Lanos was taken. A large order of the Iraqi General Automobile Machinery Company caused the plant operators to modernize its system only once. The trade agreement was reached at the political level and mainly consisted of a program to trade with food and oil. A total of 525 units of Daewoo BS106 were delivered to the Iraqi company. The contract had a value of 30 million U.S. dollars. With the start of production in June to work at the plant has now been split to the 2 -shift operation. The next major order came from the following Hanoi Transerco for the older model types BS090 BS105 and which had been ordered for the city bus project of Hanoi. This was an unsuccessful attempt by the government as large a part of the city residents to get used to the use of public transport, so that they leave their bicycles and mopeds possible unused.

The sixth car model Daewoo in the Vietnamese market was established in February 2002, the Daewoo Magnus. Soon followed by the redesigned version of the Daewoo Matiz. In December then bought the General Motors on the Dewoo and also took over so that the Vietnamese subsidiary. As the first community development then the Daewoo Lacetti was established in April 2004. The last Vietnamese Daewoo model, the saloon of the Daewoo Gentra is produced here since 2006. But the Chevrolet Captiva MaXX, Chevrolet Vivant, Chevrolet Spark and Chevrolet Cruze are assembled here in the factory.

Model Overview

Daewoo Nubira 1998-2000

Daewoo Leganza 1998-2002

Daewoo Matiz 1998-2002

Daewoo Lanos 2000-2006

Daewoo Nubira 2000-2004

Daewoo Magnus 2002-2004 Daewoo Magnus Eagle 2004-2008

Daewoo Matiz 2002-2009

Daewoo Lacetti since 2004

Daewoo Magnus L6 2004-2008

Daewoo Gentra since 2006

Chevrolet Captiva MaXX since 2006

Chevrolet Vivant since 2008

Chevrolet Spark since 2009

Chevrolet Cruze since 2010