GEELY EC7 Customers still happy after 18 months

FIRST EC7 CUSTOMERS STILL 100% SATISFIED 18 MONTHS LATER Very first Geely EC7 customers still smiling Distances of up to 45 000 km covered in just 18 months Value for money, economy and trouble-free ownership praised What do an aircraft engineer, a technician, a teacher and a retired couple that are all living a happy life […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday September 30, 2014

Geely Automotive Dealership Gindra gives money to SPCA

Kempton Park new and used car dealer Gindra is giving back to the community for a different cause – animals that can’t care for themselves. Donating R1 000 in cash for every new Geely or DFSK vehicle sold until the end of October, Gindra Motors in Kempton Park have also gone the proverbial extra mile by […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday September 26, 2014

Geely Hybrid at the Beijing Auto Show

Geely unveils plug-in hybrid New Emgrand Cross runs on dual motor system Top speed of 190 km/h; range of 650 km Geely South Africa’s Chinese parent Company, Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd., unveiled a plug-in hybrid.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday May 1, 2014


China’s biggest private auto manufacturer acquires British EV company Geely now owns Emerald as well as Volvo, Manganese and DSI First Geely EV vehicles planned for introduction in 2014 Geely South Africa’s Chinese parent company, the Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, has purchased British electric automaker Emerald Automotive.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday March 7, 2014

Geely, Volvo to share R&D

Geely and Volvo to share costs Chinese and Swedish technology shared Future Geely models developed hand in hand with Volvo Geely South Africa’s parent company in the Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Geely Automobile, and its Swedish sister company Volvo, will share research and development expenditures.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday October 25, 2013

London Taxi’s made by Geely

Geely resumes production of London Taxi UK plant reopens after “significant improvements” Production restarts in Coventry, England 500 London TX4 Taxis sold to Chinese city Geely South Africa’s parent company, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., which owns London taxi maker Manganese Bronze Holding, has restarted production to help supply 500 units of the London Taxi […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday September 27, 2013

South Africa’s Cheapest Car – The New Geely

Geely launches SA’s cheapest 1ℓ hi-specced car SA’s cheapest car with most features included New 1ℓ GC2 outperforms competitors More car for less money A new, hi-specced car that outperforms everything in its class as far as performance and standard equipment go, has been launched on the local market by Geely South Africa.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday September 9, 2013

Geely breaks into 2013 Fortune 500

Second year on the Fortune 500 in succession Revenue came to 24,6 billion US Dollars Last year Geely sold 421 951 vehicles globally Geely South Africa’s parent company, the Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, yet again broke into the Fortune 500 list of the world’s top companies. Listed for the second year in succession, the owner of […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday July 18, 2013


First fleet order of Emgrand EC7 confirms ‘best value in this segment New model for Geely’s Emgrand brand fills void in market Many more fleet orders expected Geely South Africa has signed its first fleet order for the exciting new Geely Emgrand EC7. The Mosaic Property Group, based in the Fourways area in the Northern […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday June 25, 2013

Geely Emgrand EC7 EV goes on sale in China early in 2014

GEELY’S ELECTRIC VEHICLE GOES ON SALE EARLY NEXT YEAR Geely’s new Emgrand EC7 to receive electric power Capable of 200 km/h and 165km or 250km range Twin-speed gearbox and medium and long range battery pack Emgrand EC7 EV goes on sale in China early in 2014 Geely has revealed an all-electric vehicle, based on the […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday June 11, 2013

Geely from refrigerators to cool cars

Geely started off as refrigerator  manufacturer 25 years later biggest privately owned Chinese established car manufacturer Emgrand launched in 2009 as new venture into high quality vehicles Emgrand establishes Geely as quality manufacturer Geely’s luxury brand, Emgrand, was launched in August 2009 as extension of the company which broke away from inexpensive, basic vehicles to […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday May 8, 2013

Geely Emgrand EC7

The new Emgrand EC7: designed to be a world car Designed to be a world model Outstanding technology and  performance High-end active and passive safety features Chinese standards surpassed From the word go, the new Geely Emgrand EC7 has been designed to be a world model. Outstanding technology and performance to surpass Chinese standards were […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday May 8, 2013

The new Geely EC7: Technical detail and performance

The new Geely EC7: Technical detail and performance More than spacious occupancy Comfortable ride Abundant storage space Spacious, comfortable and responsive Geely’s brand-new EC7, also launching the new luxury sub-brand Emgrand in South Africa, offers a spacious interior, comfortable ride and abundant storage space. This new offering from Geely’s luxury Emgrand range also offers a […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday May 8, 2013

Geely Cars is for the whole family

GEELYS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY – AND FATHER-IN-LAW A year ago Pretoria pensioner Hendrik Breytenbach bought yet another new car. In his 74 years, the brand new Geely LC 1.3 was the retired Krygkor official’s first set of Chinese wheels. Little did he know what an impact his retirement purchase would have…

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Wednesday April 24, 2013

Geely – All eyes on the Chinese Car Market

ALL EYES ON CHINESE CAR MARKET Geely outshines stand-alone competitors Chinese private brand outsells former top seller Private Chinese auto giant Geely Automotive again outperformed its stand-alone competitors on home soil with its record-breaking new model destined for South African shores.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday April 22, 2013

Geely EC7 to be launched in South Africa

Geely indicates to move over to fast lane New engine New sports sedan New MPV and new SUV Geely’s acquisition of several brands of expertise in the automotive world is now moving the Chinese car maker into the fast lane with the launch of a host of new products and technologies.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday April 8, 2013


GEELY CHAIRMAN EXCITED AFTER VISIT TO SOUTH AFRICA Geely Chairman encourages prudent investigation for local assembly SA visit indication of future expansion New GX7 and bakkie project to receive serious attention A SA visit of one of the most important automotive industrialists in China can be seen as a move towards possible major future investment […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Friday April 5, 2013

Geely looks like it is going to take over American Electric Car Fisker

Geely first in line to take over American electric car manufacturer Geely hoping to add another international acquisition to its arsenal Private status counts in Geely favour Geely has ability to move fast to react to market demand Chinese car maker Geely is the preferred candidate of only two companies world wide on a short […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday March 4, 2013

Geely takes over as top-selling Chinese standalone brand

Geely takes over as top-selling Chinese standalone brand January 2013 Chinese car sales grow by 50% Sales reach new high for Chinese auto industry Geely sales alone more than SA new car market NAAMSA figures for new car sales in South Africa dwindle in comparison to that of the world’s youngest yet biggest car market […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Thursday February 14, 2013

Geely South Africa launches R99 990 challenge

Geely SA challenges SA’s car manufacturers Geely MK offers best value for money A few years ago the South African car market was set alight by a challenge that irrevocably changed the market back then – a budget car for R9 999.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday February 11, 2013

Geely South Africa Grows

Geely grows by 164% 2012 brings massive success for Geely Exports exceed 100 000 units in 2012 Quality and safety improvements thanks to Volvo acquisition Geely sealed an extremely successful 2012 in December with 11 000 exports for the month, which pushed the Chinese automaker’s growth up to 164 percent.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday January 21, 2013

Geely in South Africa

Everything keeps … going well … at Geely Geely safety technology wins major award No more “cheap cars; low quality” Geely has new mission: creating the safest, most environmentally-friendly and most energy-efficient cars Things are going extremely well when it comes to Geely, now one of the major Chinese players in South Africa.

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday January 15, 2013


New facility for Research and Development in Midrand Local investment in state of the art equipment Experienced staff, including Chinese technicians seconded toSouth Africa 19 November 2012 Geely South Africa will launch its own Research and Development Centre before the end of the year at its head office in Midrand, Gauteng, as part of the […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Tuesday November 20, 2012

New Geely EC7 takes top spot in subcompact market

Geely EC7 to be launched in South Africa in 2013 Top selling Chinese Geely EC7 takes top sot in subcompact segment, ousting long-time favourites EC7 outsells direct competitor in home country The new Geely EC7, a subcompact passenger vehicle due for launch inSouth   Africaearly next year, has taken the top spot in the Chinese […]

Gerald Ferreira

Published : Monday October 29, 2012

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