The parent of Volvo and Polestar, Chinese automaker Geely, has launched Zeekr, their new premium electric vehicle brand.
The first model, dubbed the 001, has started production.
The first customer car was completed on Tuesday at Geely’s newly constructed plant in Ningbo, China, and will be delivered to its owner on October 23.
The vehicle in production guise features a 100-kilowatt-hour battery and dual-motor powertrain rated at 536 hp and 566 lb-ft of torque. Geely claims 0-62 mph acceleration takes 3.8 seconds and charging from 10-80% is said to be possible in under 30 minutes.