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Vietnam's largest industry conglomerate, Vingroup, has announced it will no longer develop televisions and smartphones under its VinSmart brand and instead redirect resources toward its electric vehicle unit, VinFast. “This is a strategic step to bring VinFast towards its goal of becoming one of the smartest and most …

  1. Inventor of the Marmite Laser
    Coat

    They should have had at least one go at ICE - specifically diesel - cars.

    They could have called it........

    VinDiesel

    Coat please.

    1. IGotOut Silver badge
      Coat

      Or IP enabled beach gear and called it

      VintSurf.

      Vint Cerf... Get it?

      Coat please.

  2. Pascal Monett Silver badge

    Vingroup, VinSmart

    You'll excuse me if anything with the name "Smart" in it gives me a serious case of the hives.

    I have no problem leaving that group to Vietnam. They can deal with it.

  3. A. Coatsworth
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    Work VinFast, not VinSmart

    ... wait, that's how the saying goes?

  4. RobThBay

    VinFast, sounds like a Fast & Furious title. Followed by:

    VinFaster, VinFurious, VinFaster & Furiouser...

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