Geely (Zhejiang Geely Holding Group): Geely is one of the largest privately-owned automakers in China and has been expanding its presence globally. They acquired Volvo Cars and a stake in Daimler AG (Mercedes-Benz’s parent company).
BYD (Build Your Dreams): BYD is known for its electric vehicles (EVs) and has been a pioneer in the EV industry in China. They manufacture a wide range of electric cars, buses, and monorails.
Great Wall Motors: Great Wall Motors is China’s largest SUV and pickup truck manufacturer. They have made a name for themselves with their Haval brand of SUVs and have been exploring electric and hybrid options.
SAIC Motor Corporation: SAIC (Shanghai Automotive Industry Corporation) is one of the largest automotive manufacturers in China and operates joint ventures with global carmakers like General Motors (GM) and Volkswagen (VW).
NIO: NIO is a relatively new entrant but quickly gained attention for its high-performance electric SUVs and innovative battery-swapping technology. They aim to compete in the premium electric vehicle market.