Now Reading
Geely previews its first EV

Geely previews its first EV

Alvin Uy

Geely Philippines recently gave a sneak preview of its Geometric C electric vehicle at a dinner and socials event held for the media at the Geely North EDSA showroom as it introduced its new president and CEO for Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP), Naoyuki Takeda. SGAP is the country’s exclusive importer and distributor for Geely vehicles and ranks among the top 10 bestselling auto brand in the local market.

In his inaugural address, Takeda shared a vision. He said, “Our commitment goes beyond words; it’s evident in the actions we’re taking, the changes we’re making, and the improvements we’re implementing.”

“We are building something significant, and it’s an invitation for each of you to join us in reshaping the automotive landscape.”

Although there is no final launch date for the Geometry C, it is expected to hit the market within the year and it would be the first EV model for the local market. Featuring a 70kwh battery pack energy and 183 wh/kg battery pack energy density. Energy density is the measure of how much energy a certain battery contains in proportion to its weight. Lithium type of battery has an energy density between 50 wh/kg to 230 wh/kg so the battery of the Geometry C is considered on the upper range. It has a maximum power of 150kw and 310N-m of torque that can propel the car from 0 to 100 km/h in just 7 seconds.

As part of his speech, Takeda further underscored Geely Philippines’ unwavering commitment to excellence, backed by tangible achievements. He notes the significant improvement in the capability to supply parts, resulting in service fill rates exceeding 90%, demonstrates the brand’s dedication to enhancing the after-sales service experience while targeting a 5-star customer experience as his top priority. He also described Geely Philippines’ growth as a shared journey and partnership.

See Also

“We see our role not just as automotive providers but as contributors to the dreams and aspirations of individuals seeking a better and more fulfilling life through their vehicles,” he affirmed.