Sojitz G Auto Philippines (SGAP) is pleased to announce the opening of Geely Quezon Avenue, its second Geely outlet in the country managed by its dealer partner, the Autohub Group. The launch of the Geely Quezon Avenue comes 9 months after the Geely brand was launched in the Philippines. The Quezon Avenue showroom was originally slated to open last March but was delayed due to the community quarantine brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic.
SGAP President & CEO Mikihisa Takayama warmly welcomed the Autohub Group to the Geely family. “This partnership is a huge step forward in SGAP and Geely’s goal to be a major player in the Philippine automotive industry. I would like to express my deepest appreciation to the Autohub Group for trusting and choosing Geely to be part of their growing automotive brand portfolio,” Takayama said.
Autohub group has been in the Philippine automotive business for more than 20 years and has 22 vehicle brands under the group’s distributorship and dealership business. Through the years, it has also established its name and credibility through the luxury European brands it handled, including Mini, Lotus, Pagani, and Rolls Royce.
For his part, Autohub Group President & CEO Willy Tee Ten said, “We are looking forward to being part of this emerging brand in the country. We believe in Geely’s potential in the Philippine auto industry under the good hands of SGAP as its local distributor. Thank you for trusting the Autohub Group.”
Geely Quezon Avenue opened its doors to its customers on July 31, 2020, and is open from Mondays through Fridays from 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM.
“This is just the start of SGAP and Geely’s plan to make it big in the Philippine automotive industry. As we begin to expand our nationwide dealership network, according to plan, we want to assure our customers that Geely is here to stay and exceed the expectations of Filipino car buyers,” said Takayama.
Geely Coolray Emerges as Top Selling Sub-Compact crossover in June
While the whole country was still slowly emerging from the various levels of community quarantine, the Geely Coolray emerged as the top-selling 5-seater subcompact crossover for the month of June. Having sold 154 units that month, it bested more established brands in the same category. Meanwhile, Geely Philippines ranked 10th for the same month with 184 units combined sales of the Coolray and the recently launched Azkarra. This jump in sales performance represented a 160% jump from its 70-unit sales record in May.
For more information about Geely in the Philippines, visit https://geelyph.com/.