Smuggled Chinese mini electric cars are widely sold
Recently, contraband electric cars have been sold publicly. The price of each of these cars is just over 80 million, equivalent to a high-end motorcycle. Many people have bought and used, even though these cars cannot be registered for circulation, they can be impounded at any time…
Electric cars are for sale at the same price as a Honda SH
Public sale of contraband cars
On social networking sites there is advertising, selling electric cars from China, causing a lot of people to be excited because the price is as cheap as the price of Honda SH motorbike. According to the announcement of a social network account, these electric cars are equipped with modern technology not inferior to the cars that are officially sold on the market today.
The reporter contacted the owner of a Facebook account that sold electric cars in Hanoi. This woman said that the car costs 80 to 86 million VND depending on the version. The document about the vehicle sent to the reporter by this person shows that: The car has 4 seats, automatic transmission, air conditioning, sunroof, smart key to remotely operate, reversing camera… Dynamic The engine has a capacity of 1,500W, a maximum speed of 50 km/h. Every time the battery is fully charged, the car can travel 75-100 km. Vehicle dimensions: 2.2m long, 1.6m high, 1.2m wide… The colors of the car are mostly prominent colors such as red, blue, yellow, white.
This person also confirmed that it is a Chinese national car, imported “smuggled” into Vietnam, without papers or invoices proving the origin. Customers who want to own the car only need to make a deposit in advance and in 3-4 weeks they will receive the car directly at home.
In addition to the previous Facebook account, just by searching with a few keywords on web platforms or social networks, we can find dozens of places that sell cheap electric cars as cheap as motorcycles of this type. Most car dealers do not have big box stores or car showrooms, but primarily sell online, deliver cars to the spot, and receive money. Many sales “shops” also return to the stage of delivering and testing cars to many provinces. Clients are mainly families in rural areas.
You can be fined at any time
Lawyer Duong Le Uoc An, from the Hanoi Bar Association, said the Vietnam Register has regulations: Any car driving on the road must fully comply with technical standards. In accordance with article 10 of Circular 25/2019/TT-BGTVT of the Ministry of Transport, which establishes quality inspection, technical safety and environmental protection in the production and assembly of automobiles as follows: ensure the origin, origin and quality of factory products and carry out the labeling of merchandise in accordance with the law. Vehicles are only released when the certificates of the components subject to inspection and testing are certified in accordance with the regulations… “Any car without a set of origin documents, inspection certificate, factory designation, chassis number, number motor; If car owners don’t comply with their tax obligations, they can’t register with the police,” An said.
Also according to lawyer An, paragraph 3 of article 53 of the current Road Traffic Law establishes: “Motor vehicles must be registered and have a license plate issued by a competent state body.” This means that the aforementioned electric cars for sale cannot be registered with a license plate, so they will not be suitable for circulation.
“Electric cars of unknown origin, which do not meet technical standards, will not be registered, registered, which will make them unable to drive on any road, including village roads, alleys in rural areas,” said lawyer An, advising that people do not buy electric. automobiles of unknown origin; There is no quality inspection certificate, no invoice, and no import documents related to the vehicle. If people buy and use this vehicle, it may be “lost money, disabled” because it does not guarantee technical safety when driving and does not exclude being seized by the authorities, even if it is driving in your own garden.
Speaking to reporter Tien Phong, Colonel Nguyen Quang Nhat, Head of Traffic Accident Propaganda, Investigation and Management Guidance Department, Traffic Police Department, said: According to the provisions of the Road Traffic Law, Highway motor vehicles When traveling on the road, they must be registered and inspected for technical safety and environmental protection. Therefore, for vehicles of unknown origin, without guaranteeing the technical requirements for safety and environmental protection, they will not be registered or registered. People need to do their research carefully before buying used cars. In addition, the driver must also have the driving license corresponding to the type of vehicle he drives.
The leader of the Vietnam Registry also stated that the cheap Chinese electric mini cars sold in the market as mentioned above have not received certificates of quality, technical safety and environmental safety, so the necessary documents will not be enough to register the vehicle, which means that the vehicle will not be able to circulate on the road.
According to Viet Ha (Tien Phong)