The Group at a Glance
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group was founded in 1986 and went from manufacturing refrigerator parts, to refrigerators, to construction and decorative materials, to motorcycles. In 1997, the group entered the automotive industry and has continued to grow with a dedication towards technological innovation, talent cultivation, and tempering of core strengths, all while staying committed developing sustainably. Today, Geely Holding Group total assets are valued over 390 billion RMB, employs more than 120,000 people, and has been listed on the Fortune Global 500 for nine consecutive years.
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has developed into a global enterprise engaged in the design, R&D, production, sales, and service of vehicles, powertrains, and key components. The Group is in the midst of transforming into a global mobility technology enterprise engaged in the fields of mobility services, digital technology, financial services, education, sports, and other business.
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Headquartered in Hangzhou, the Group owns several brands including Geely Auto, Lynk & Co, Geometry, Volvo Cars, Polestar, PROTON, Lotus, London Electric Vehicle Company, Farizon Auto, Terrafugia, CAOCAO, Qianjiang Motorcycle, Joma, Saxo Bank, Mitime Group, etc. Geely is constantly advancing through the development of cutting edge technologies in new energy, shared mobility, vehicle networks, autonomous drive, vehicle microchips, low orbit satellites, and laser communication as it lays the foundation for a future three-dimensional mobility ecology. The Group is also the largest shareholder in Volvo AB and Daimler AG. All brands under Geely Holding Group have plans for electrification of their product portfolio according to their individual brand positioning.
The group and its subsidiaries employs over 20,000 designers, researchers, engineers, and technicians in R&D and design centres located around the world in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Gothenburg, Frankfurt, Kuala Lumpur, Coventry, Barcelona, California. Geely has been awarded a large number of patents for its innovations and own all the intellectually property for core technologies in all of its products. The Group operates world-class manufacturing facilities in China, US, UK, Sweden, Belgium, Belarus, and Malaysia as well as a sales and service network with over 4,000 branches all over the world.
Geely Holding places great important in fulfilling its social responsibility. The group actively supports non-profit education, combining practical hands-on training, classroom education, and research. Through the support of training for researchers, technicians, and craftsmen, as well the operation of 9 private colleges and universities, Geely has taught over 150,000 talents. In 2016, Geely launched its “Timely Rain” targeted poverty alleviation campaign. Over the past four years, the Group has invested over 600 million RMB into alleviating industrial, educational, employment, and agricultural poverty, helping more than 30,000 poor families in over 10 provinces and 20 counties in China. The campaign has carried out 31 agricultural poverty alleviation projects across 20 counties and 43 villages in the battle against poverty.
In April 2019, Geely Holding Group became the official prestige partner of the 2022 Asian Games in Hangzhou. Under the slogan “Enjoy E-mobility @ the Asian Games with Geely,” the Group will empower the games with green, intelligent, and humanistic technologies. Geely will develop a series of full autonomous mobility solutions by 2022 to service the 19th Asian Games.
Geely’s corporate mission is to “Strategically synergize, drive change, and create value” and its culture is made of four main parts, “Achiever Culture, Problem-Solving Culture, Benchmarking Culture, and Compliance Culture.” The Group’s commitment to long-term sustainable development has lifted downstream and upstream partners to rise up together, transformed and improved the global automotive industry, and given consumers mobility experiences that exceed their expectations.