The Group at a Glance
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (“Geely Holding” / “the Group”) was founded in 1986. In 1997, Geely Holding entered the automotive industry and has since focused our core business on the development and production of automobiles. Geely has continued to grow with a focus on continuous technological innovation, talent development, and strengthening core competitiveness, all the while staying committed to sustainable development.
Since 2012, Geely Holding has ranked among the Fortune Global 500 for ten consecutive years (ranked 239th in 2021) with assets totaling over 480 billion RMB, and more than 120,000 global employees. Geely Holding ranked 9th in Brand Finance’s Auto Portfolio Brand Value 2021— the only Chinese auto group on the list.
Geely Holding is committed to becoming a globally competitive and influential smart electric mobility technology enterprise and energy service provider, engaged in the passenger vehicle, commercial vehicle, mobility services, digital technology, financial services, and education.
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Headquartered in Hangzhou, Geely Holding today owns and manages a number of brands: Geely Auto, Lynk & Co, ZEEKR, Geometry, Volvo Cars, Polestar, Lotus, London Electric Vehicle Company, Farizon Auto, and Cao Cao Mobility.
Geely Holding has also been developing cutting-edge technologies in new energy, shared mobility, vehicle networks, autonomous driving, on-board chips, low-orbit satellites, and laser communication, to embrace the upcoming multi-dimensional mobility ecology.
Geely Holding has established R&D and design centres globally in Shanghai, Hangzhou, Ningbo, Gothenburg, Coventry, Barcelona, California, Frankfurt, Kuala Lumpur, with more than 20,000 R&D and design personnel and nearly 20,000 innovation patents. Geely Holding operates world-class vehicle and powertrain manufacturing plants in China, U.S., U.K., Sweden, Belgium, Belarus and Malaysia, meanwhile owning a worldwide sales and service network comprised of more than 4,000 branches.
Geely Holding places great importance on fulfilling our social responsibility. The Group actively supports education, combining practical hands-on training, classroom education, and research. Through training engineers and technicians, and establishing 10 private higher education institutions, Geely has produced over 150,000 talents. In 2016, Geely launched its “Timely Rain” targeted poverty alleviation campaign which has seen Geely invest 680 million RMB in poverty alleviation, contributing to China’s battle against poverty.
In 2021, Geely Holding launched the “Geely Common Prosperity Initiative”, which set out a series of measures to provide employees with family medical insurance, employee stock bonus plan and lifelong vocational education. This is part of the Group’s shift from efficiency first to fairness first.
Through Geely Auto, Geely Holding has announced that it is an official prestige partner for the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games. Under the slogan “Enjoy E-mobility @ the Asian Games with Geely,” the Group aims to empower the Asian Games with green, intelligent, and humanistic technologies. A series of fully autonomous mobility solutions will be developed by Geely Auto by 2022 to service the Asian Games.
Geely Holding’s corporate mission is to “Align strategies, drive change and create value”. By upholding its management principle of “full authorization, compliance with laws and regulations, clear assessment, fairness and transparency”, the Group is committed to a sustainable development strategy which seeks to develop in tandem with its upstream and downstream partners, transform and improve the global automotive industry, and create mobility experience that exceeds expectations.