“Making Refined Cars for Everyone”

Geely Auto Group is one of the most fast-growing automobile manufacturers worldwide and was founded in 1997 as a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group. It has an innovative new energy strategy that aims to further accelerate the take-up of New Energy Vehicles and is committed to producing a new energy solution for everyone.

Geely Auto Group

At a glance


Global Design Centres


Global R&D Centres


Manufacturing Facilities


R & D Engineers

Over the Globe

Geely Auto has more than 70,000 employees including five R&D centres and five design centres with over 20,000 research and design personnel aiming to take development of innovative solutions for future mobility to the next level.

Geely Research Institute (GRI) @Ningbo

Founded in 2003, GRI is the most advanced technological R&D centre, vehicle testing centre, and powertrain testing centre. It is dedicated to product development and technological research as well as comprehensive technical support for all Geely brands.

Geely R&D Centre @Hangzhou

Farizon Auto, Terrafugia and other innovative enterprises under Zhejiang Geely Holding Group have R&D centres in Hangzhou Dajiangdong Industrial Cluster where they share resources and expertise.

Global Design Centre @Shanghai

The core of the Geely design network locates in downtown Shanghai, and is dedicated to laying the foundation for Geely’s future design, the new design language and expanding Geely’s global design philosophy.

Global Design Centre @Barcelona

Top designers from seven countries are working here, inspired by the cultural diversity, art, architecture and urban trends, create forward-looking, innovative ideas for Geely’s design teams.

Geely Auto Technical (Deutschland) @ Frankfurt Rhein-Main Metropole

Founded in 2018, there are currently more than 130 engineers from different backgrounds of all OEMs and Tier-1s working and researching on innovative technologies in a variety of projects for fascinating brand legacies as well as new-borns under the umbrella of Geely Auto.

Geely R&D Centre & Global Design Centre @Coventry

The centre has hundreds of professionals in engineering, manufacturing and project management who use state-of-art lightweight and energy-efficiency technologies to turn ideas into products.

China-Europe Vehicle Technology & Global Design Centre (CEVT) @ Gothenburg

Established in 2013, CEVT aims at making full use of Geely Auto’s and Volvo’s strengths and resources and develops new vehicle architectures and components based on the future market requirements of Geely and Volvo.

Global Design Centre @California

Located in Greater Los Angeles Area which is known as the innovation and creativity hub of America, Geely Design California Center brings Geely avant-garde design ideas inspired by the great cultural diversity of California.

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group

Future Mobility

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (ZGH) is a global mobility technology group headquartered in Hangzhou of southeast China. The Group was established in 1986 and has  world-class vehicle and powertrain plants in China, USA, UK, Sweden, Belgium, Belarus and Malaysia.

With the mission to drive changes and create value for everyone, it is devoted to becoming a world leader in mobility technology through the development of a green digital ecosystem.

ZGH is fully involved in the design, development, production, sales, service of vehicles, powertrains, and key components as well as mobility services, digital technology innovation, financial services, education, and motorsports.

The Group is steadily pushing forth on the development of innovative technologies and transforming from a global automotive group into a global mobility technology group.

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group

Chairman LI Shufu

Mr. Li Shufu is the founder and Chairman of ZGH. Over the past three decades Geely has remained devoted to developing China’s automotive sector and has adhered to the pillar principles of technological innovation and nurturing talent.

Mr. Li aspires to build Geely into a global company that has an inclusive and diversified corporate culture and fulfils its corporate social responsibility. Under his excellent leadership and forward-looking vision, Geely has maintained robust growth momentum during the past 33 years and has ranked among Fortune 500 companies for nine consecutive years since 2012. Geely’s current business covers the entire automotive industrial chain with over 120,000 employees around the world. The Group has become a global enterprise with Chinese roots.




Lotus Tech Innovation Centre GmbH (GATD) is a R&D facility of Geely Auto Group in the heart of Germany and attracts top automotive talent in Europe. It puts technology and innovation at the forefront of its Group and is responsible for the development of premium and luxury vehicles under the Geely Auto umbrella. It will keep strengthening the strong presence that Geely Auto Group already has in the region while injecting a management style that is fit for Europe.

Vehicle Dynamics and Attribute Integration
Competitive Technologies
Safe Digital Connected Driving
High Performance E-Propulsion
Our Mission

For a different tomorrow

GATD is an agile innovation hub that pushes for the global development of Geely Auto Group.