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Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Affirms Commitment to Sweden with New Geely Innovation Centre in Gothenburg

28 June 2017
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Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven, Gothenburg Mayor Ann-Sofie Hermansson, and their joint delegation visited Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (ZGH) headquarters in Hangzhou where they were welcomed by ZGH Chairman Mr Li Shufu and Group President Mr An Conghui. The two parties, Geely Auto Group (Geely Auto) and the City of Gothenburg signed a Letter of Intent to develop a 70,000 sq. metre Innovation Centre in the heart of Gothenburg, at Lindholmen Science Park.

Chairman Li Shufu commented, “The Swedish government and the city of Gothenburg have been very supportive of our R&D efforts and we highly appreciate their unwavering support. We are fully committed to our long term investment in Sweden, furthermore by leveraging the expertise and talent pool in Gothenburg. By working alongside the planned Electric Mobility Lab in Lindholmen, we aim to develop the Geely Innovation Centre into one of the most advanced innovation hubs in Europe.”

The planned Geely Innovation Centre will be located at the Lindholmen Science Park in Gothenburg and will upon completion house the China Euro Vehicle Technology Centre (CEVT), Geely powertrain R&D centre, Geely Design Europe, LYNK & CO’s International Marketing, Sales, and Services, as well as several key suppliers to Geely and serviced apartment facilities. 

lindholmen_skissbilder_104_niklas_wahlberg_0.jpg"It is very pleasing that Geely now chooses to take the next step in their development at Lindholmen Science Park, which will further strengthen the already strong mobility cluster and the innovation power here, hence opening up for new solutions for tomorrow's mobility", said Niklas Wahlberg, CEO  Lindholmen Science Park.

Read the full press release from Geely & CEVT 

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Press release from Business Region Göteborg