The Ring-Do Car Rental Center under the Beijing Service Bureau for Diplomatic Missions (BDS) held a grand car handover ceremony with the Zhejiang Geely Holding Group at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse on 20 March 2015, when the first batch of 20 Geely GC7s was handed over to Ring-Do for serving diplomatic missions. Mr. Qian Hongshan, Assistant Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Mr. Li Shufu, President of the Geely Holding Group, presided over the ceremony, which was also attended by senior diplomatic envoys from 16 countries, including Mr. Michel Malherbe, the Belgian Ambassador, Ms. Rosario Portell, the Uruguayan Ambassadress, and Mr. Mark Wareing, the Minister of the British embassy, in Beijing. Su Wen, Deputy Director General of BDS, made a speech on the ceremony.
The Ring-Do Car Rental Center offers high-end car rental service to the diplomatic missions, offices of international organizations, news agencies, world Top 500 corporations, dignitaries and celebrities in Beijing, with car fleets stationed at the Diaoyutai State Guesthouse and St. Regis Beijing to provide services to high-end foreign guests. It is the first time Ring-Do Center chose a totally indigenous motor vehicle brand - Geely GC7 - to satisfy such an upmarket demand.
The Geely Holding Group, Ring-Do’s first ever indigenous strategic partner in the auto industry, is selected following comprehensive and in-depth researches with strong support from Mr. Qian Hongshan and the BDS leadership. Since entering into the partnership, Geely’s Volvo S80L and GC7 have been picked successively to provide professional service to the foreign diplomatic missions and foreign affairs related events.