China’s Geely to Supply Poland with Modular EV Platform

China’s Geely Holding Group will supply ElectroMobility Poland (EMP) has chosen China’s Geely Holding as its supplier for a modular electric vehicle (EV) platform that is set to form the basis of its Izera range, the two companies announced on Thursday.

EMP’s Izera brand is expected to become key in Poland’s efforts to switch to EVs and help its automotive industry to catch up with regional rivals such as Slovakia and the Czech Republic.

“Poland plays an important role in the European automotive industry and I am convinced that this agreement will enable a faster transition to electric driving, creating wider economic opportunities in the field of electromobility,” Geely chief executive Li said in a statement.

The Izera will use Geely’s SEA platform, making it the first company from outside the Geely group to do so. The platform comprises the mechanical and software elements that form the basis of the car.

The first vehicles will be produced at EMP’s plant in southern Poland.

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