China’s Shandong Linglong Tire (Linglong) and Geely Automobile (Geely) have recently entered a long-term partnership to promote product design and development, new technology applications, quality assurance, cost optimisation, and manufacturing globalisation – Geely’s global manufacturing bases will provide a stable and high share of OE resources for Linglong. Mr. Wang Feng, Chairman of Linglong Tire, and Mr. Guan Yu, Vice President of Geely Auto Group, attended the signing ceremony on August 26, 2019, in Ningbo, China.
The agreement signifies Geely’s affirmation and recognition of the comprehensive strength of Linglong in its original equipment (OE) development over the past years. Since 2012, Linglong has been providing OE service to a range of models of Geely’s automobiles. Geely has also awarded Linglong with its Quality Improvement Award and Best Cooperation Award.
Linglong Tire develops high-performance tyres that meet market demand from its advanced technology and performance testing systems. Up to now, Linglong has provided OE services for more than 100 manufacturing bases of many famous automakers worldwide, including Ford, Hyundai and Volkswagen. The company will continue with its scientific and technological innovations and develop tyres suitable to new automobile models.