Geely’s acquisition of Volvo almost 10 years ago seemed to some to be an unlikely coupling but turned out to be a match made in heaven. Let’s take a look a back at how Geely proved naysayers wrong and ‘freed the tiger’.
In 2020, with the outbreak of the new Coronavirus in Wuhan, a huge number of front-line staff fearlessly sprung to action without a thought of person gain - to protect the people they would remain fearless in the face of death.
The announcement of its ‘Vision80’ strategy has revealed Lotus’s ambitions for the future. We spoke with Matt Windle, the Executive Director of Engineering about what Lotus means to him and the future journey of the brand.
Coronavirus has gone from being a local topic, to regional to a national topic – and remains the sole topic at Geely Holding where over 6000 people work in the Group’s global headquarters in Hangzhou, China. To date, Geely has returned to full production with no cases of Coronavirus within Geely showcasing that despite strict measures in place we are working hard to stem the spread of the virus.
The Malaysian tiger – PROTON – has found a new confidence in its roar over the past two years. Once the pride of Malaysia, the brand fell on hard times after the Asian Financial Crisis and struggled until Geely was selected as its new strategic partner in 2017. Today as part of the Geely family, the Malaysian Tiger is regaining its strength and heading to new heights. 2020 is set to become a record year as PROTON reaches its 35th birthday, and the joint Geely-PROTON plan comes into full swing.
They inspire us, they empower us. Today on International Women's Day we celebrate those who are inspiring a new generation of female leadership within Geely.
Fu Gong – the word that every China based employee was waiting to hear after the extended Chinese New Year. When Coronavirus first appeared in China in mid-January 2020 only a few people would realise that the virus would impact Chinese New Year and Geely’s return to work.
The Geely Innovation Center in Gothenburg, Sweden, has just opened its first building in what is to become the Uni3 by Geely Campus in 2021 and will eventually be composed of five buildings in a small dedicated cluster. Read about why Geely invested in the Gothenburg region, the thinking behind the campus, and get insight into some of the personal views of Li Shufu, founder and chairman of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group.
During Chinese New Year when the vast majority of Chinese families are busy gathering to celebrate the new year, Geely’s global family came together for one of its most ambitious projects to date – a global procurement program to source medical materials to fight the Coronavirus that is sweeping China.