VinFast Auto and Sony Collaborate to Introduce RIDEVU Entertainment Service to VF 8 Electric Cars

LOS ANGELES – VinFast Auto, the pioneering Vietnamese electric car manufacturer, has forged a groundbreaking collaboration with entertainment giant Sony to introduce the RIDEVU online entertainment service to its VF 8 electric car model in the United States.

The announcement, made on Friday by VinFast Auto, heralds a significant milestone in the automotive industry, as VinFast becomes the world’s first automobile manufacturer to integrate Sony’s RIDEVU service into its vehicles. This move underscores VinFast’s unwavering commitment to delivering cutting-edge, technologically advanced electric cars that provide unparalleled driving experiences to consumers.

RIDEVU, developed by Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE), offers users access to a vast selection of over 2,000 movies, ensuring hours of entertainment for passengers during their journeys. With the VF Connect Prime package, RIDEVU will be included as a complimentary service, enhancing the value proposition for U.S. owners of the VF 8 electric car.

VinFast owners who register for the service will receive access to RIDEVU via an over-the-air (OTA) software update, version This update will enable users to seamlessly stream movies directly to the vehicle’s central display, providing a convenient and immersive entertainment experience.

Commenting on the partnership, Mr. David Duncan, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at VinFast U.S., expressed his enthusiasm, stating, “We are thrilled to be the world’s first automobile manufacturer to officially launch RIDEVU, offering an engaging entertainment experience for our U.S. customers. As a smart and green mobility solution, the VinFast VF 8 will deliver a convenient and enjoyable experience to customers wherever their journey takes them.”

Mr. Pete Wood, Senior Vice President of Digital Sales and Distribution at SPE, echoed Mr. Duncan’s sentiments, emphasizing the potential of RIDEVU to redefine video entertainment for the automotive industry. “Sony Pictures is excited to be working with VinFast for the debut of the RIDEVU service. We are confident that RIDEVU will revolutionize video entertainment for VinFast drivers and passengers,” said Mr. Wood.

VinFast anticipates that RIDEVU will also be available on its VF 9 model upon its introduction to the U.S. market, with plans for expansion into Canada later this year.


The partnership between VinFast Auto and Sony to introduce the RIDEVU entertainment service to the U.S. market represents a significant step forward in the evolution of electric vehicles. By integrating cutting-edge entertainment technology into their electric cars, VinFast is not only enhancing the driving experience but also setting a new standard for innovation in the automotive industry.

With the automotive landscape rapidly shifting towards electric and autonomous vehicles, the integration of entertainment services like RIDEVU underscores the importance of creating holistic and immersive experiences for consumers. As the demand for smart, sustainable mobility solutions continues to grow, partnerships like this one between VinFast and Sony will play a crucial role in shaping the future of transportation.

GTA Today applauds VinFast Auto and Sony for their forward-thinking approach and looks forward to witnessing the impact of RIDEVU on the automotive market.

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