EHang Holdings, a leading autonomous aerial vehicle technology company based in Guangzhou, announced on November 21 its participation in a European Union-funded project called "SBAS (EGNOS) Adoption in Multicopter VTOL Aircraft" (SAMVA).
Geely, one of China's leading private automotive technology groups, announced on November 17 that it has signed an agreement to license its pure electric Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA) to ElectroMobility Poland (EMP), an electric vehicle manufacturer backed by the Polish government.
Geely's electric vehicle brand Zeekr announced on November 17 that its M-Vision concept car will be mass-produced in 2024. Meanwhile, a driverless car jointly developed by Zeekr and Waymo, an autonomous driving company, also officially appeared in Los Angeles.
Recent years have witnessed a new generation of electric vehicle companies chip away at China's auto market share, and traditional car firms are gradually conforming to the trend with the launch of their own new energy sub-brands.
Geely-owned new energy vehicle brand Farizon Auto sent a batch of E200S small trucks from Shenzhen Port to Chile on November 10. Followed by Farizon’s vehicle delivery to Costa Rica in June 2022, the shipment marks Farizon’s continuous market expansion in South America.
Radar, a pure electric pickup truck brand owned by Geely, launched its first mass-production model, the RD6, on November 9, and said that it will enter overseas markets next year while selecting the appropriate time for an IPO.
Geely Holding and its subsidiary Geely Auto signed a non-binding framework agreement with French automotive giant Renault Group regarding the creation of a new company to develop, manufacture and supply hybrid powertrains and highly efficient ICE powertrains.
Chinese automaker Geely Auto Group entered the EU market by signing an agreement with Hungary's Grand Automotive Central Europe (GACE) on November 4.
Polestar Automotive, a Swedish electric vehicle brand backed by Geely, announced on November 3 that it has received further commitments for financial and liquidity support from Volvo Cars and PSD Investment.
Geely-owned premium electric vehicle brand Zeekr launched its second model, the Zeekr 009, on November 2. In addition, CEO An Conghui revealed that the company will launch two new cars during mid-to-late 2023, and that one is an SUV and the other is a sedan.
Wang Xing, chairman and CEO of Meituan, and Mu Rongjun, executive director, both no longer shareholders of Shanghai Tutuan Technology Co., Ltd., the main operator of Meituan's online ride-hailing business.
Geely-owned automotive brand Zeekr officially opened its second model, the Zeekr 009, for reservations on November 1. The new vehicle is available in two versions, with cruising ranges of 702 km and 822 km.
LEVC, a high-end commercial car brand owned by Geely, released a new online ride-hailing platform on October 31 called "Top Hat Travel," or "Limao Chuxing" in Chinese. Top Hat Travel focuses on high-quality and customized travel services.
Geely Automobile announced at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKEx) at noon on October 31 that it has proposed to spin off Zeekr Intelligent Technology Holding Limited (Zeekr) and list it independently.
Meizu, a Chinese smartphone brand, announced on October 27 the "FlymeAuto" vehicle system, saying that it is the extension of Meizu's Flyme smartphone operating system for smart vehicle consoles.
JIDU, an intelligent electric vehicle company backed by Chinese tech giant Baidu and automotive leader Geely, officially released its first-ever robocar, ROBO-01 Lunar Edition. Priced at 399,800 yuan ($55,253), it is a co-branded model in cooperation with the China’s Lunar Exploration Project.
Li Xiang, Founder of Chinese EV maker Li Auto, recently commented on the crowded seat arrangement of Geely-backed Zeekr's 009 model, which prompted a response by Victor Yang, senior vice president of Geely and CMO of Zeekr.
Geely-owned new energy vehicle brand Farizon Auto on October 26 announced its completion of pre-A round financing totaling over $300 million, led by Hidden Hill Capital which is backed by Singapore's Global Logistics Properties Ltd.
Meizu, a Chinese smartphone manufacturer acquired by Geely Chairman’s venture, posted a job recruitment notice in the automotive field on a domestic recruitment website, which stirred some discussion in the industry.
In recent years, traditional Chinese car enterprises such as Great Wall Motor, BYD and Geely have made persistent efforts in the field of plug-in hybrid vehicles, opening up new space for the further development of new energy vehicles.