Geely Holding Group


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

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Geneva motor show debuts - BJA series Renault Clio

18 January 2019

Global debuts for the 2019 Geneva motor show are listed below. The latest addition to just-auto's roster of world premieres is the production version of Groupe Renault's BJA project: the new Clio.


2018 Los Angeles motor show world debuts list

29 November 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the 2018 LA Auto Show are named below.


Estate sales in decline? Nobody told the Volvo V90

5 November 2018

Sometimes, if you continue to evolve a product you've long been famous for, ignore those claiming that people have moved on to different things, you can not only stay successful but become even more so. Worldwide demand for the Volvo V90 is up so far this year - proof that big wagons are far from dead.


Driving the LEVC TX electric taxi

16 October 2018

The first new black taxi in twenty years is fast becoming a popular sight on the streets of London. It's much larger, infinitely quieter, has no tailpipe emissions unless the range extender engine is activated and out of stop-start traffic, can even be good fun to drive.

Latest interviews


Zenuity on making autonomous driving a reality

18 January 2018

Zenuity was formed a year ago as a joint venture of Volvo and Autoliv. Its mission is to help transform the auto industry into the autonomous age by creating and delivering leading advanced driver assistance, automated driving, and cloud-based automotive software. The company is working on developing universal autonomous driving technology that emphasises safety and security. Continuing just-auto/QUBE’s series of interviews at CES, we met with Dennis Nobelius, Zenuity's president to learn more about the company’s progress to date.


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.

Latest news


Lotus cars to be produced in China - report

17 January 2019

Geely - owner of Lotus - is reportedly planning to start producing Lotus cars in a new facility in Wuhan, China.


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars UK sells 50,319 vehicles in 2018

8 January 2019

Volvo Cars UK has achieved its highest new car sales total in 28 years, selling 50,319 cars in 2018. This marks an exceptional 9% increase in sales volume, bucking the trend in a market that declined overall by 7%. As a result, Volvo grew its market share...


Volvo Cars global sales up 12.4% in 2018

4 January 2019

Geely-owned Volvo Cars set a new global sales record in 2018, breaking the 600,000 sales milestone for the first time ever since the company was founded in 1927.


Geely and CATL in EV battery joint venture

2 January 2019

China’s Geely Automobile Holdings and Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) have agreed to invest in a new lithium-ion battery joint venture company in China.


Geely Auto previews its first 'Coupe SUV'

2 January 2019

Geely Auto (Geely) has previewed its first 'Coupe SUV' as part of the brand’s efforts in widening its product portfolio.


VW to take over telematics specialist from Volvo

19 December 2018

The Volkswagen Group is acquiring a majority stake in the Swedish telematics specialist WirelessCar from Volvo with a view to making further advances in fleet connectivity.


Proton launches Geely-based X70 SUV

14 December 2018

Malaysian national carmaker Proton this week officially launched its first SUV, based on a model already on sale in China by its new strategic partner Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely).


just-auto Plus only Volvo S60 and V60 earn Euro NCAP five star rating

6 December 2018

The new Volvo S60 sedan and V60 estate received the maximum five-star rating in their 2018 EuroNCAP safety tests, continuing a five-star streak for the Volvo line-up.   The result underlines Volvo Cars' reputation for consistently putting some of...


just-auto Plus only Euro NCAP rates nine new cars

6 December 2018

Euro NCAP released the safety ratings of nine cars. The Audi Q3 , BMW X5, Hyundai Santa Fe, Jaguar I-Pace, Peugeot 508, Volvo V60 and its partner, the Volvo S60, all achieve a maximum five-star rating. However, two FCA vehicles – Fiat’s aging Panda...


Volvo Cars sets new yearly sales record

4 December 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars reported a new record in global annual sales as 2018 volume rose 13.5% year on year to 582,096 cars for the January-to-November period, compared with 513,055 last year.


Volvo Cars expands in SIlicon Valley

3 December 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars has opened its expanded Silicon Valley Tech in Sunnyvale.


just-auto Plus only Volvo/Luminar to create advanced perception tech

28 November 2018

At AutoMobility Los Angeles, Luminar and Volvo Cars revealed advancements in perception capabilities that are accelerating the development of its R&D efforts. Together the companies are working towards a shared vision of safe, driver-out-of-the-loop...


Volvo Cars delays building Lynk 01 in Belgium

27 November 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars has delayed plans to start building a premium Lynk & CO PHEV model at its plant in Ghent, Belgium at the end of 2019 due to increased economic uncertainty, a spokesman told the Reuters news agency.


Volvo resets US production plans

9 November 2018

Geely-owned Volvo Cars is making significant changes to its plant-model production mix plans due to the imposition of higher trade tariffs between the US and China.


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars global sales up 11.8% in October 2018

5 November 2018

Volvo Cars is headed for its fifth consecutive year of record retail sales after posting double-digit, 11.8%, sales growth in October, compared with the same month last year. The strong performance was led by growth in all key regions of the US, China and...


just-auto Plus only Polestar assess carbon fibre body in crash test

2 November 2018

Polestar has undertaken the first of a series of crash tests as part of the development of the Polestar 1. This represents first time the Volvo Car Group has assessed the strength of a carbon fibre reinforced polymer body in a real crash situation. "We...


Volvo Cars and Baidu team up on e-SAVs

1 November 2018

Geely-owned Volvo Cars is the latest OEM to announce an agreement with Baidu to jointly develop shared autonomous vehicles. Volvo says it will work with Baidu on electric and fully autonomous drive-compatible cars with the aim of mass producing them for the Chinese market.


Ricardo joins Volvo Cars battery cell test program

1 November 2018

Ricardo says it will assist Volvo Cars with the provision of a large-scale test programme to assess the life cycle characteristics of a range of new lithium-ion cells to determine their suitability for various future production electrified vehicle applications.


Daimler mobility services numbers 24m customers

1 November 2018

Daimler Financial Services says its mobility services division now has around 26 customers, a 64% rise in the numbers of users of Car2go, Moovel and the ride hailing group including Mytaxi, Beat, Clever Taxi and Chauffeur Prive.


just-auto Plus only Garmin to supply camera solutions for Geely

30 October 2018

Garmin International a unit of Garmin announced that Geely Auto Group, one of the fastest growing automakers in the world, has selected Garmin to provide its camera technology and driving recorder systems for multiple Geely vehicle models beginning in the year...


Volvo boosts Q3 sales but operating profit halves

26 October 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars boosted retail sales 14% and revenue 18% year on year in the third quarter but product launch costs, higher tariffs in China and the US and what was described as "licence sales effects" halved operating profit.


Daimler, Geely, form ride-hailing JV in China

24 October 2018

Daimler Mobility Services and Geely Group Company, Volvo Cars' owner Geely Holding Group's new business entity, announced they will form a premium ride hailing joint venture in China.


Volvo Cars Tech Fund invests in EV charging

24 October 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars has acquired a stake in electric car charging company FreeWire Technologies via its recently established Tech Fund.


just-auto Plus only Polestar opens its new global headquarters

17 October 2018

Polestar has inaugurated its new global headquarters in Gothenburg, Sweden. Strategically located on the Volvo Car Group campus, the new building and working environment supports cross-functional collaboration throughout Polestar and further strengthens...


Polestar plans first outlet for Oslo

11 October 2018

The first Polestar Space will open in the middle of 2019 in Oslo, Norway, one of the most developed electric vehicle markets.


Volvo Selects Nvidia Drive for production cars

10 October 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars and Nvidia today announced that the Swedish automaker had selected the supplier's Drive AGX Xavier computer for its next generation of vehicles, with production starting early 2020s.


Daimler and Geely discuss ride sharing JV - report

9 October 2018

Zhejiang Geely Holding - which owns Volvo Cars, is in talks with Daimler, in which billionaire owner billionaire Li Shufu took an almost 10% stake earlier this year, to set up ride-hailing and car-sharing services in China, sources told Bloomberg.


Polestar 1 prototype cars production begins

5 October 2018

Momentum in the development of the Polestar 1 has increased with the production of the first series of road-going verification prototype (VP) cars in Sweden. Produced for a number of purposes including crash tests, weather testing and on-road assessment, the VP cars form the very first fleet of Polestar 1 cars on the road.


Cadillac's Super Cruise rated ahead of Tesla's

4 October 2018

A new report said General Motors had developed the best system automatic driving system that allow drivers to take their hands off the wheel for short periods of time.


Volvo Cars' global sales up 12.9% in September

4 October 2018

The company sold 60,622 cars during the month, as sales grew in all its key regions of the US, China and Europe.

Geely Holding Group news

Geneva motor show debuts - BJA series Renault Clio

18 January 2019

Global debuts for the 2019 Geneva motor show are listed below. The latest addition to just-auto's...


Lotus cars to be produced in China - report

17 January 2019

Geely - owner of Lotus - is reportedly planning to start producing Lotus cars in a new facility i...


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars UK sells 50,319 vehicles in 2018

8 January 2019

Volvo Cars UK has achieved its highest new car sales total in 28 years, selling 50,319 cars in 20...


Volvo Cars global sales up 12.4% in 2018

4 January 2019

Geely-owned Volvo Cars set a new global sales record in 2018, breaking the 600,000 sales mileston...


Geely and CATL in EV battery joint venture

2 January 2019

China's Geely Automobile Holdings and Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) have agre...


Geely Auto previews its first 'Coupe SUV'

2 January 2019

Geely Auto (Geely) has previewed its first 'Coupe SUV' as part of the brand's efforts in widening...



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