Chinese automotive giant Geely Automobile and Baidu, which is backed by China’s largest search engine, have jointly announced the launch of a new tech automotive brand. The brand was named Ji Yue.
According to the press service, Ji Yue is becoming part of Geely Holding’s portfolio as a new brand that develops premium-class intelligent technologies. Brand slogan: “A new look at the future of electric mobility.”
The first car under the new brand has already been presented to the public. They became the Ji Yue 01 electric car. The press service describes the novelty as follows:
The flagship model JI YUE 01 is designed to redefine the concept of intelligent mobility – the new product fully meets the preferences of advanced consumers looking for modern solutions for autonomous mobility.
Ji Yue 01 is scheduled to enter production and begin shipping to first customers in the fourth quarter of 2023. Among the features of the model are the possibilities of a “smart” interior and autonomous driving.
Under the Ji Yue brand, it is also planned to build and develop its own network of charging stations in China to “meet the demand for smart electric vehicles.”