Geely

Brands of current/recent products:

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Geely
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Gleagle
emgrand logo
Emgrand
shanghai maple logo
Shanghai Maple
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Englon (shanghai LTI)
Type: Public (00175.HK)
Established: 1986
Headquarters: Hangzhou, Zhejiang
Main Subsidiaries and Alliances: Englon Automobile, Volvo Cars, Kandi Electric Vehicles Group Co., Ltd.( Geely owned 50% of it)
Current/recent models:

Emgrand

7 (EC7) (1.3/1.5L)
7-RV (EC7-RV)(1.3/1.5L)
EC8 (2.0/2.4L)

Englon

C5 Hatchback (1.5L)
C5 Sedan (1.5L)

Jinying (Golden Eagle) (1.5L)
MK: Sedan (King Kong, new Englon SC6) (1.5L)
MK: Hatchback (1.5L)
MK Cross(1.5L)
SC3 (1.3L)
SC5 RV (1.5L)
SC6(1.5L)
SC7(1.5/1.8L)
SX7(1.8/2.0/2.4L)
TX4 (2.4/2.5L)

Geely

Boyue (1.8/2.0L)
CK (1.3/1.5L)
Emgrand EV (pure-electric)
Emgrand GL (1.3/1.8L)
Emgrand GS (1.3/1.8L)
FC (1.5/1.8L)
GC7 (1.5L)
GC9 (1.8L)
GX9 (2.4L)

Mybo (1.3/1.5/1.8L)
LC (Gleagle Panda) (1.0/1.3L)
Zhongguolong (1.5/1.8L)

Gleagle

CK, Ziyoujian (1.0/1.5L)
Vision (FC, Yuanjing) (1.5L)
GC7 (1.8L)
Panda (1.0/1.3L)
Panda Cross (1.3/1.5L)
GX2 (1.3/1.5L)
GX7 (1.3/1.8L)

Shanghai Maple

Haifeng (1.5/1.8L)
Haiyue (1.3/1.5L)
Hisoon (Haixun) (1.3/1.5/1.8L)
Hysoul (Haishang) (1.3/1.5/1.8L)
Marindo (Haiyu) (1.3L)

Sales (units, not including Volvo Cars): 2009: 0.329 million
2010: 415,000
2011: 422,000
2012: 491,444
2013: 549,600, including 118,900 exports.
Official Web Site–Chinese http://www.geely.com/
Official Web Site–English http://global.geely.com/ (Geely Global), http://www.london-taxis.co.uk/ (London Taxi Company)
Timeline:  
  • 1996: Li Shufu, who previously made metal parts and motorcycles, founded Geely Group in May.
  • 1998: The first Geely car, a Haoqing hatchback, rolled off production line in Linhai, Zhejiang, in August.
  • 2001: In April Geely acquired a permit from the Chinese government for manufacturing passenger cars.
  • 2003: Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd. was founded on March 24. In August, Geely started delivering cars to overseas markets.
  • 2005: Geely became listed in Hong Kong (0175 HK) in May and attended the Frankfurt motor show in September.
  • 2006: On October 24, Geely, Shanghai Maple and MBH (Manganese Bronze Holdings) reached agreement on building the London Taxi in China.
  • 2007: Geely shipped 300 knocked-down kits to Ukraine in January for its first overseas assembly line.
  • 2008: Geely unveiled safety technology BMCS (BLOW-OUT MONITORING AND CONTROL SYSTEM) at the North American International Auto Show in January. The Panda mini car (Geely LC) went on sale in November.
  • 2009: Geely bought Australia’s transmission maker, DSI, in March. The Emgrand brand was launched on July 28 as the EC7 rolled off the line in Ningbo, Zhejiang.
  • 2010: Geely bought Volvo Car on March 28. The acquisition was completed in August. Emgrand EC8 sedan hit the market on October 29.
  • 2011: Geely opened Volvo Car’s China headquarters and technical center in Jiading, Shanghai, on January 25.
  • 2012: Geely’s first SUV, the Gleagle GX7, was released in April.
  • 2013: In February Geely took 100% control of MBH (Manganese Bronze Holdings) and opened a R&D center in Sweden.
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