On Aug. 26, Linglong Tire and Geely Automobile signed a comprehensive strategic cooperation agreement in Ningbo, China. Guan Yu, vice president of Geely Automobile Group, and Wang Feng, chairman of Linglong Tire, attended the signing ceremony, together with the other relevant leaders from both sides.
Linglong and Geely began their cooperation in 2012. During the past eight years, Linglong has been providing OE service to full range of models of Geely’s automobiles with excellent products and services. Linglong has been awarded the Quality Improvement Award and Best Cooperation Award by Geely.
According to the new agreement, the two parties will carry out long-term cooperation in product design and development, new technology applications, quality assurance, cost optimization and manufacturing globalization etc., and Geely Automobile’s global manufacturing bases will provide a stable and high share of OE resources for Linglong. Meanwhile, the two sides will take their respective R&D and product advantages to promote the steady increase of both sides in the global market share.
In prior years, guided by the high-end demand of OE market, Linglong developed high-performance tires that meet market demand on the basis of making full use of its existing advanced technology and performance testing systems. Until now, the company has provided OE service for more than 100 manufacturing locations for automakers worldwide.
Geely says the establishment of this comprehensive strategic partnership with Linglong is affirmation and recognition of the comprehensive strength of Linglong. Linglong Tire will continue to focus on scientific and technological innovation and develop new type of tires suitable for new models with new research and development technology.