China’s Geely set out online auto sales as corona virus fear locks big buyers at home


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China’s Geely set out online auto sales as corona virus fear locks big buyers at home

The Wan Chai, Hong Kong-based 23-year-old Chinese multinational automaker, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., Ltd, conducting business as Geely, had issued a public statement on Friday, the 21st of February 2020, saying that China’s homegrown multinational automotive industry mogul recently had launched a service for its consumers which would allow the customers to purchase cars online and to experience home deliveries, as the Chinese carmaker had been vying to cope up with a waning auto sales amid a fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak in China which discouraged potential buyers to sway away from the showrooms and other mass gatherings.

In point of fact, latest move of Geely to deliver cars at customers’ homes came forth days after the other multinational carmakers such as US-based Tesla Inc., Germany’s BMW alongside Mercedez-benz had also adopted measures almost identical to Geely’s and rolled out havoc-scale online promotions in China.

Besides, according to Geely’s Friday’s (February 21st) statement, Geely customers now would be able to order and customize their chosen units in to the official website of Geely, while the latest measure of Geely had also included a test drive where the Chinese carmaker would arrange a special test drive from the consumers’ home. As a matter of fact, latest Geely move would be implemented in collaboration with the local dealers.