Geely Holding Group


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Brands related to this company: Geely, Volvo Cars, Lynk & Co.

Latest insights


Future Volvo cars and SUVs - a global analysis

21 March 2017

Following on from two recent features concerning future models for the Lynk & Co, Geely and Geely Emgrand brands, now comes the final part in a series: current and future Volvo vehicles.


THE WEEK - More Chinese Volvos are a-coming

17 March 2017

The Chinese are coming - certainly some of the Volvo models they make over there.


ANALYSIS - Why Geely should sell 1m+ cars in 2017

15 March 2017

The first of three features looking at the future models of Zhejiang Geely/Geely Auto was published recently. Now comes an examination of what's ahead for Geely Emgrand, one of the fastest expanding car brands in China right now. The final feature will concentrate on Volvo Car Corporation.


ANALYSIS - Volvo-Geely's Lynk & Co future models

9 March 2017

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Company, owner of Volvo Car Corporation, is also the parent firm of Geely Auto. The future vehicles to be rolled out by both these divisions will be examined in a new editorial series. The first of three features, however, concerns Geely's forthcoming Lynk & Co brand.

Latest interviews


Volvo Cars' Eugensson on strategy – Interview

16 June 2016

When Volvo announced its 20/20 vision in 2008 - that no one would be killed or seriously injured in one of its cars by the year 2020 - autonomous cars and connectivity were virtually nowhere on the automotive agenda.


Geely/Volvo architecture cooperation bears fruit

18 May 2016

Peter Mertens, senior vice president, research and development, Volvo Car Group, describes the cooperative development of the new Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) with parent Geely as "good relations" though the start was a little rocky as culture and time zones took some adjusting to, on both sides.


Q&A: Ulrika Pettersson, Tech Leader - Volvo XC90

10 July 2015

As head of software development for VCC's V526 project, Ulrika Pettersson manages the input of suppliers to the new XC90's advanced infotainment system. With more variants of this big SUV still to come, her role is evolving.


Q&A: Volvo XC90 chief engineer Håkan Ivarsson

2 July 2015

Volvo Cars' technical director for the 90 Cluster models opens up about the development of the XC90. Plus, what's coming for two VCC architectures: SPA for medium and large vehicles, and the smaller Geely-Volvo CMA.

Latest news


Geely doubles profit in 2016

22 March 2017

Geely has more than doubled its 2016 net profit to more than RMB5.17bn (US$740m), boosted by strong results in the Chinese domestic market. The company's SUVs continue to sell well in China.


Shanghai show debuts list - Geely Emgrand X1 B-SUV

15 March 2017

Another world premiere for April's Auto Shanghai 2017 has been been added to just-auto.com's debuts list: an additional SUV for the Geely Emgrand brand.


Suppliers partner for Volvo composite springs

14 March 2017

After using composite transverse leaf springs first in the XC90, Geely's Volvo Cars is using them on the S90 and V90 models. They're produced by Benteler-SGL using high-speed resin transfer moulding (RTM) and Henkel's Loctite MAX 2 two-component polyurethane composite matrix resin.


Volvo Cars to export from new Chinese plant

13 March 2017

Volvo Cars expects to begin exports from its newly-built Daqing car assembly plant in China's Heilongjiang province in May.


2017 Geneva motor show - world debuts list

8 March 2017

All the world premieres from the 2017 Geneva motor show are listed below. The most important models this year were the Range Rover Velar, Kia Picanto, Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross, Opel Crossland X & Insignia, Porsche Panamera Sport Turismo, SEAT Ibiza, Subaru XV, Volkswagen Arteon and Volvo XC60.


just-auto Plus only TomTom’s HD Map selected for Volvo Drive Me prog.

8 March 2017

TomTom (TOM2) announced that Volvo Cars Corporation selected TomTom’s HD Map to power the first phase of the Volvo Drive Me programme. Drive Me is Volvo’s groundbreaking research project into autonomous driving wherein real drivers will integrate...


Geely reconsiders Proton bid

3 March 2017

Shares of Malaysia’s DRB-Hicom fell sharply in late trading on Friday as investors reacted to news that Chinese carmaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group is re-evaluating its recent bid for Proton Holdings.


Redesigned Volvo XC60 has new driver assistance

28 February 2017

Geely's Volvo Cars said its redesigned XC60 SUV, to be launched at the Geneva Motor show next month, will have three new advanced driver-assistance features designed to provide the driver with automatic steering assistance or support to help avoid potential collisions.


PSA and Geely bid for Proton - reports

21 February 2017

PSA Group and China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group have reportedly submitted bids to buy a stake in loss-making Proton.


Volvo Car UK to recruit 300 new technicians

17 February 2017

Volvo Car UK is launching a nationwide recruitment drive for 300 new technicians to join its 119-outlet dealer network by 2020, in line with the brand's increasing sales and its growing product range.


Volvo Cars reports jump in 2016 operating profit

8 February 2017

Volvo Car Group - owned by Geely - has reported operating earnings for 2016 up 66.6% on the previous year to SEK11bn ($1.25bn) on the back of a record level of car sales. It also forecast that 2017 will see another record set


Westport/Volvo Car to expand V90 Bi-Fuel version

8 February 2017

Westport says Volvo Car will expand the Bi-Fuel version of its new V90 station wagon in Belgium and Luxembourg now available for order at participating dealers, with deliveries slated for May this year.


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars global sales up 5.1% in January 2017

3 February 2017

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, is off to a solid start in 2017 after reporting a 5.1% year-on-year sales increase in January. Total sales for the month amounted to 35,475 cars, compared with 33,760 cars a year earlier. Strong demand for the new 90...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP announces safety ratings for three cars

26 January 2017

Euro NCAP releases safety ratings for three cars: the Volvo S90 saloon and the V90 estate both achieve the maximum of five stars, while Ford’s Mustang scores two. Launched last year, the S90 and V90 are the latest additions to the Volvo Cars line-up...


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars global sales up 6.2% in 2016

11 January 2017

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has reported a third consecutive year of record sales in 2016, increasing 6.2% compared to 2015 to 534,332 cars, underlining the breadth and depth of the company’s ongoing global transformation. The record 2016 was...


just-auto Plus only Volvo Car UK sales increase 7% in 2016

11 January 2017

Volvo Car UK has secured its highest sales figures for a quarter of a century, with 46,696 cars sold in 2016. This is an increase of 7% on 2015's results, and demonstrates the quality and desirability of Volvo's range of premium cars.   The...


Volvo names family helping develop autonomous cars

10 January 2017

The Hain family, from Gothenburg in Sweden, are the first people chosen by Volvo Cars to take part in a real-life autonomous drive research programme using real cars, in real traffic.


just-auto Plus only Geely December 2016 sales rise 101%

10 January 2017

Geely Automobile Holdings announced that the total sales volume of the group for the month of December 2016 reached another record high at 108,230 units, an increase of approximately 101% over the same period last year and up approximately 6% from November...


Volvo Cars to establish new shared mobility unit

9 January 2017

Volvo Cars is to set up a new shared mobility business unit as part of a broad expansion of its car sharing and mobility services strategy.


CES 2017 - list of world debuts

6 January 2017

The 2017 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, open to the public between 5 and 8 January, hosted multiple car, concept and automotive technology world premieres.


Autoliv and Volvo Cars to jointly develop AD tech

3 January 2017

Autoliv and Volvo Cars have signed a final agreement regarding the formation of a joint venture to develop software for autonomous driving and driver assistance systems, based on the letter of intent announced last year.


Volvo Cars brings Skype inside the car

3 January 2017

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has announced that it will introduce "Skype for Business", Microsoft's collaborative productivity app, to its new 90 Series cars.


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars launches Red Key for 90 series cars

22 December 2016

Volvo Cars has launched a new key designed to give owners peace of mind when entrusting their pride and joy to other users. Available on the new Volvo S90 saloon, V90 estate and XC90 SUV, the Red Key activates functions on the vehicle to help ensure the car...


Volvo Cars raises USD 0.5bn in step towards IPO

20 December 2016

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has raised SEK5bn (around USD0.5bn) from a group of Swedish institutional investors in a step towards its ambition to achieve a public listing.


China small car tax going up to 7.5% - report

15 December 2016

China will raise sales tax on small cars to 7.5%, a media report citing anonymous sources said, reeling in an incentive that has propped up the car industry, which is heading for its 26th consecutive annual expansion.


just-auto Plus only Uber launches self-driving pilot in San Francisco

15 December 2016

Uber, the ride-sharing technology company, is expanding its self-driving pilot to San Francisco, California, using specially-converted self-driving Volvo XC90 premium SUV’s. The move marks the next phase in a deepening alliance between Volvo and Uber...


China sales jump 17% in November

14 December 2016

New vehicle sales in China jumped by 16.6% to a record 2.96m units in November, according to data released by the China Association of Automobile Manufacturers (CAAM). 


Volvo adds Android Auto to 90-series models

12 December 2016

Volvo Cars UK has added Android Auto to its 90-series cars in addition to the existing Apple CarPlay smartphone integration accessed from the tablet style central display screen first seen in the XC90 and now also in the S90 and V90 models.


just-auto Plus only IIHS announces 2017 Top Safety Pick winners

8 December 2016

Consumers who choose a 2017 Top Safety Pick+ award winner shouldn't have trouble seeing the road on nighttime drives. Good or acceptable ratings in the Institute's new headlight evaluations set the latest crop of qualifiers apart. Thirty-eight models...


just-auto Plus only Geely Automobile sales surge 99% in November 2016

8 December 2016

Geely Automobile Holdings (the “group”), announced that the total sales volume of the group for the month of November 2016 reached another record high at 102,422 units, an increase of approximately 99% over the same period last year and up...

Geely Holding Group news

Geely doubles profit in 2016

22 March 2017

Geely has more than doubled its 2016 net profit to more than RMB5.17bn (US$740m), boosted by stro...


Future Volvo cars and SUVs - a global analysis

21 March 2017

Following on from two recent features concerning future models for the Lynk & Co, Geely and G...


THE WEEK - More Chinese Volvos are a-coming

17 March 2017

The Chinese are coming - certainly more of the Volvo models they make over there. This week's...


ANALYSIS - Why Geely should sell 1m+ cars in 2017

15 March 2017

The first of three features looking at the future models of Zhejiang Geely/Geely Auto was publish...


Shanghai show debuts list - Geely Emgrand X1 B-SUV

15 March 2017

Another world premiere for April's Auto Shanghai 2017 has been been added to just-auto.com's debu...


Suppliers partner for Volvo composite springs

14 March 2017

After using composite transverse leaf springs first in the XC90, Geely's Volvo Cars is using...



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