With over 3,200 patents, including over 300 patents for inventions and over 30 international patents, GEELY has been recognized as a national “corporate technical center”, “postdoctoral workstation” and “high-tech enterprise”. GEELY’s “innovative project of technical system of strategic transformation” won the second national prize for progress in science and technology in 2009 (first prize vacant).
Now GEELY has over 17,000 employees, including over 2,000 engineering technicians, three academicians, tens of foreign experts, tens of doctors, hundreds of masters, as well as hundreds of senior engineers and researcher-level senior engineers, who have played significant role on all fronts of GEELY as important guarantee for GEELY to overtake its opponents.
GEELY has invested hundreds of millions of yuan in establishing universities and colleges such as Beijing GEELY University, Hanna University Sanya College and Zhejiang Automotive Vocational and Technical College, which have an enrollment of over 40,000 students and transfer nearly 10,000 graduates every year to China’s auto industry and the society. Entrusted by the Society of Automotive Engineers of China, GEELY has established Zhejiang Automotive Engineering Institute as China’s first graduate school cultivating automotive engineering masters and doctors. In May 2007, the establishment of “GEELY-Tongji Automotive Engineering Research Institute” created a new mode of cooperation between private enterprises and universities.
Guided by the quality principle of “being responsible for brands and satisfying customers forever”, GEELY has passed the environment label product certification and certifications of systems such as ISO9000 quality system, TS16929: 2009 quality management system, ISO14001 environmental management system and OHSA S18001 vocational health and safety management system. To satisfy the need of the international market, it has carried out international certifications such as GCC and EEC&ECC.
With the strategy of “overall following, partial surpassing, key breakthrough, talent pooling, cooperation and overtaking”, GEELY has mapped out a medium & long-term development plan: by 2015, GEELY will derive over 40 left & right-hand models conforming to foreign laws and regulations and consumption habits from five technical platforms and 15 car platforms; will have six gas & diesel engine platforms conforming to domestic and foreign laws and regulations, over 10 engines as well as a full series of manual and automatic transmissions conforming to domestic and foreign laws and regulations; and will establish 15 manufacturing bases at home and abroad to manufacture and sell 2 million cars a year.
With the core values of “Happy Life, GEELY Drive”, GEELY will keep going on the road of “talent and innovation”, bring team wisdom into play and rely on all the staff to achieve the magnificent goal of “delivering the most safe, environment-friendly and efficient cars to the world”!