The first approved private enterprise in terms of automobile manufacturing in China.
The Geely brand will be dissolved by 2012 as a measure to assist the smaller brands they own develop and gain sales at a faster rate.
Zhejiang Geely Holding Group announced today that the new Geely logo was unveiled at Beijing Geely University on November 6, 2007. The new logo is the result of a global design contest lasting over 300 days. The winning logo was decided by online public voting and by 66 professional adjudicators. The total prize money for the contest was 3.6 million RMB (thats about $461,000USD).
Geely Group Co., Ltd (Hereafter as Geely) was founded on November 6, 1986. It made its debut in manufacturing parts for refrigerator-evaporators, and is located in Huangyan, Luqiao, Taizhou city, Zhejiang Province.
1989 Geely Entered into the production of advanced decorating materials industry and manufactured the first magnalium bent board in China
On April, 1994, Geely set its foot in the motorcycle industry. The first scooter motor was manufactured in China by Geely. In 1995, the total sales up to 60,000 and in 1996 up to 200,000 and became the main motorcycle manufacturer enterprise in China.
On May, 1996, Geely Group Co., Ltd was organized.
On March, 1997, Geely went into the High-education industry. Now Geely has three colleges. Beijing Geely University became one of the private-owned universities which has the independent right to authorize High Education Diploma in Beijing city.
1997 Geely set its foot in the Automobile Industry.
On August 8, 1998 The first Geely Car launched off in Linhai City Zhejiang Province.
On November 9, 2001 and December 26, 2001, China State Economic and Trade Commission approved Geely Automobile; JL6360, HQ6360,MR6370 and MR7130 series to be listed on SETC automobile products public catalogue. Geely automobile became the first approved private enterprise in terms of automobile manufacturing in China.
2007 Geely Meirenbao II concept emblem.