According to The Straits Times, Audi retail dealer Premium Automobiles was appointed as Zeekr’s distributor in Singapore in a deal signed in late December.
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Zeekr, Geely Holding Group’s luxury electric vehicle (EV) subsidiary, will reportedly enter the Singapore market in 2024 to expand its international presence.
According to a report in Singapore’s Straits Times today, Audi retail dealer Premium Automobiles has just been appointed as Zeekr’s distributor in a deal signed in late December.
The report cited a statement provided by Premium Automobiles, which said the Zeekr showroom in Singapore is expected to be completed in the Leng Kee Road area in the first half of 2024.
Premium Automobiles said these facilities are exclusive to Zeekr and will not be shared with the Audi vehicles it continues to sell.
According to the report, Zeekr will launch two models in Singapore, the Zeekr 009 MPV (multi-purpose vehicle) and the Zeekr X urban SUV, with deliveries expected to begin in the third quarter of 2024.
Singapore, Hong Kong and Macau will be the first regions where Zeekr right-hand drive vehicles will be available, the report said.
Zeekr was founded in 2021, and its first model, Zeekr 001, was launched on April 15, 2021, and deliveries began in October 2021 in the domestic market.
The company’s second model, Zeekr 009, was launched on November 1, 2022, and deliveries began on January 15. On April 12th, Zeekr launched his third model, Zeekr X, and deliveries began on June 12th.
Zeekr announced its European strategy on April 18, the first day of the Shanghai Motor Show, with the Netherlands and Sweden being the first two countries to enter the international market. On December 11, the company took delivery of the first European version of the Zeekr 001 in the Netherlands.
G-CAR announced on July 10 that it has signed an agreement with Israeli dealership Union Group to jointly build an automobile sales network in Israel.
On September 29, Zeekr entered into partnerships with AW Rostamani Holdings in the UAE, Wallan Trading Company in Saudi Arabia, Blue Lake Motors in Qatar, and YK Almoayyed & Sons in Bahrain.
Zeekr announced in October that it will start selling Zeekr X and Zeekr 009 in Hong Kong and Macau in the second half of 2024, and plans to open three showrooms in Hong Kong and one in Macau.
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