Phenikaa MaaS Joint Stock Company and VinBus Ecological Transport Service Co., Ltd held a signing ceremony on cooperation agreement to deploy solutions for Vinbus’s smart electric bus management system, through the VinBus App. This is an important milestone on VinBus’ roadmap, in line with the government’s Action Program on green energy transformation and reduction of carbon and methane emissions in the transportation industry.
VinBus, belongs to Vingroup, is the first company in Vietnam to provide public transport service via an eletric bus system. Phenikaa MaaS is a leading technology company in the field of Smart Mobility Solution for organizations.
The shared goal of both is to provide VinBus App for passengers using electric buses in particular and all types of public transport in general, thus enhance the bus travel experience.
VinBus App allows users to look up information about VinBus routes as well as the existing public bus system in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. Users can find directions, purchase bus tickets, watch news, feedback on service quality, in a prompt and convenient way. VinBus App also utilizes several other preeminent features such as: operating without internet connection, personalization on demand, etc, to further improve users’ experience.
At the signing ceremony, Mr. Le Yen Thanh, CEO of Phenikaa MaaS said: “The VinBus App is developed based on Phenikaa MaaS’s core technology and existing platform, BusMap. On today market, there are few businesses with electric bus business models like VinBus. Considering this as a potential market in the future, both sides have the same goal of building an environmental-friendly public transport system, thereby joining hands with the Government to solve complex problems of road traffic. In addition, the goal of Phenikaa MaaS in the coming time is to promote the development of smart and public transport solutions for organizations.”
Mr. Nguyen Van Thanh, Deputy General Director of VinBus, VinGroup also shared: “Phenikaa MaaS has been with VinBus since the early days in the development of core technology. Through this partnership, we hope to deliver a comprehensive product that serves the needs of users and with its convenience, could encourage more people to use public transport.”
It is known that Mr. Nguyen Van Thanh – Deputy General Director of VinBus – and Mr. Le Yen Thanh – CEO of Phenikaa MaaS – are both prominent names in the list of Forbes Under 30 Asia in 2022.
The VinBus App is expected to officially launch in Q1, 2023, whereby, after building its own application, VinBus will improve the quality of its bus service with a complete system from hardware to software.