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Our joining solutions in the models of the Vietnamese car manufacturer


VinFast and Böllhoff – a Vietnamese-German road to success

The Vietnamese car manufacturer VinFast uses in the production of its Lux models amongst others our RIVSET® Automation EH self-pierce riveting systems.

VinFast represents Vietnam as the first domestic car brand and is set to conquer the international automotive world.
​​​​​​​The newly developed vehicles combine a mix of style, luxury and the Asian way of life.

Initial situation


The Lux models

As part of a public tender, the Italian company Pininfarina received the multi-million dollar contract to create the design for a Sedan and an SUV. At the same time, Vingroup acquired the rights to use the production technology of the German BMW Group. Thus, two new models with 4‑cylinder engines came into existence in Vietnam: the SUV Lux 2.0 and the Lux A 2.0 Sedan. The SUV is based on the BMW X5 produced until 2013 and the Sedan on the BMW 5 Series built from 2010 to 2017.

Customer profile


Hai Phong, Vietnam




RIVSET® self-pierce riveting technology

As an expert for fastening and joining technology, Böllhoff supports – together with the newly established joint venture Bollhoff Vietnam – the Vietnamese motorist in the manufacturing of the Lux models locally.
In the area of car body production, the RIVSET® self-pierce riveting technology is used amongst others.



Highly strong joints

With RIVSET®, mixed materials and high-strength steels can be joined within minimal process times. Due to its modular design, the corresponding RIVSET® Automation EH processing system is ideally made for large-scale production and extremely flexible. A long service life with maximum availability and minimal maintenance are important success factors.

Customer benefits

  • Flexible in use
  • Optional modules for configuration
  • Minimal maintenance
  • High quasi-static and dynamic strength


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Success story
VinFast and Böllhoff – a Vietnamese-German road to success
English 06/2021 775 kB / PDF
English 06/2021 775 kb / PDF
Self-pierce riveting for modern multi-material design
English 04/2018 6374 kB / PDF
English 04/2018 6374 kb / PDF

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