Geely Holding Group


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

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Chengdu motor show world debuts list

3 September 2018

SAIC, General Motors and the Volkswagen Group revealed the most important new and future models at this year's Chengdu motor show. Below is a list of vehicle world debuts. A trending return towards C segment sedans and the addition of wagons (see Hyundai) continues.


Proton under Geely - the future models

19 July 2018

The final Geely group brand to have its current future passenger vehicles assessed is Proton. Due to unremarkable cars, a home nation where the annual market remains well below three quarters of a million vehicles and poor marketing in the few countries it has tried to export to, the formerly state-run firm is a lacklustre operation. Could a cash infusion and a management shake-up transform the firm?


Another good Volvo arrives at platform SPA

18 July 2018

There was a noticeable air of excitement amongst Volvo Car UK people at the redesigned V60's press launch in Yorkshire this week. This was not at all surprising: as the company's head of PR, Mike Gale (a recent recruit from one time Volvo powertrain partner Renault) noted, the brand has a "long history of wagons".


Lotus under Geely - what's the plan?

17 July 2018

Lotus is something of a curiosity. Like Chrysler, many companies have owned it, only to eventually sell to another firm, usually having sustained substantial losses during the period of control. Will things be different under Geely?

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


US made Volvo cars now coming off line

19 September 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars has started actual production of the S60 mid-size luxury sedan at its first US factory in Ridgeville, South Carolina.


By wire system can eliminate some testing robots

17 September 2018

Test system supplier, AB Dynamics has supplied drive by wire technology to Geely's Volvo Cars for vehicle testing. The so called Flex-0 system enables vehicles to be driven directly through the CAN bus without the need for a driver or robot.


Volvo gets 'go' for Swedish autonomous tests

17 September 2018

Volvo will begin testing self-driving vehicles in the Gothenburg area of Sweden, according to local media reports.


Toyota to share hybrid tech with Geely - report

13 September 2018

Toyota is reportedly preparing to share hybrid technology with Geely, according to a Bloomberg report.


just-auto Plus only Polestar names global sales head

12 September 2018

Mike Whittington has joined Polestar to lead the company’s Global Sales Operations. He joins Polestar as the company begins to shape its retail operations, and follows the recent announcement of the new retail lab which is developing concepts for the...


LEVC announces electric van trials

11 September 2018

The Geely-owned LEVC (London EV Company, formerly the London Taxi Company) has announced that it is due to start trials with potential customers of its new range-extender electric van in London in the second half of 2019.


Volvo Cars IPO plan postponed

10 September 2018

Plans for a public listing of Volvo Cars by owner Geely have been postponed amid automotive sector uncertainties and depressed share prices for automotive stocks.


Volvo Cars CEO extends contract to 2022

10 September 2018

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has extended the contract of chief executive and president Hakan Samuelsson by another two years to 2022. It says the extension provides the company with 'management continuity as it continues to transform itself into a global and diversified mobility service provider'.


just-auto Plus only Proton unveils X70 its first SUV in Malaysia

10 September 2018

The long wait for an up close and personal look at Proton’s highly anticipated SUV finally came to an end as the Company unveiled their newest model to the Malaysian media during a static preview held at the Proton Styling Studio. Showcasing the first...


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars reveals 360c concept

6 September 2018

Where would you live if you could commute each working day in an autonomous driving, fully functional, connected, comfortable, mobile office space? What if the service was provided via an on-demand subscription basis? Or what if it was provided by one employer...


just-auto Plus only Volvo 360c calls for global safety standard

6 September 2018

With its new 360c autonomous concept, Volvo Cars tackles one of the main challenges around the introduction of autonomous technology and calls for a new, global standard in how autonomous vehicles can safely communicate with all other road...


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars global sales up 14.5% in August 2018

5 September 2018

Volvo Cars remains firmly on course for yet another year of record sales, as global sales grew by 14.5% in August compared with the same period last year. The company sold a total of 43,361 cars during the month, driven by growth in all the key regions of the...


just-auto Plus only Proton sells 9,501 units in August 2018

4 September 2018

The recent trend of posting strong sales numbers for Proton continued in August 2018 as the company set a new high point for monthly sales in 2018 for the third consecutive month. Sales grew by 18.5% over July, making August the strongest sales month for...


Volvo owner Geely has good first half

22 August 2018

Volvo Cars owner Geely Auto Group has had a good first half in 2018.


Geely and Proton eye new energy vehicle JV

21 August 2018

Malaysia’s Proton Holdings and its strategic shareholder Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely) have signed a preliminary agreement to establish a new joint venture focused on new energy vehicles, according to reports in China.


Volvo launches three pot XC40

21 August 2018

Volvo's new T3 three-cylinder petrol engine is starting to make an appearance as the automaker expands its XC40 compact SUV line.


Polestar software adds more RW torque to Volvos

15 August 2018

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has introduced a new Polestar-developed software upgrade that it says increases torque distribution to the rear wheels of Volvo cars equipped with all-wheel drive (AWD), for 'more dynamic driving'.


just-auto Plus only Volvo Car UK names new sales director

9 August 2018

Volvo Car UK has promoted Matt Galvin to the position of sales director, with responsibility for all Volvo's new and used car sales. Matt takes on the new role from his previous position as head of Retail Sales, and also becomes a member of the...


just-auto Plus only Volvo UK adds T5 powertrain to S90, V90 and XC90

7 August 2018

Volvo is introducing the performance and efficiency benefits of its T5 turbocharged petrol engine across its large-car range in the UK, adding the T5 powertrain to the S90 saloon, V90 estate, V90 Cross Country and XC90 SUV. Tuned to deliver 250hp and an...


just-auto Plus only Proton sells 8,102 units in July 2018

6 August 2018

Proton kicked off the second half of 2018 by posting its strongest sales numbers for the last 30 months. Sales grew by 31% over the previous month as 8,102 Proton cars were sold to local car buyers and export customers. While Malaysian sales were driven by...


Volvo Cars global sales up 15% in July 2018

3 August 2018

Volvo Cars global sales were up 15% in July, compared with the same month last year.


just-auto Plus only Volvo XC40 and Ford Focus earn Euro NCAP five star

20 July 2018

Euro NCAP released the safety ratings of two new cars. Both Volvo’s new small off-roader, the XC40, and the latest version of Ford’s small family car, the Focus, achieve a maximum five-star rating. The XC40 scored 97% for adult occupant protection,...


just-auto Plus only Volvo Group Q2 2018 sales up 18% to SEK103.6bn

20 July 2018

Truck, bus and construction equipment maker Volvo Group said it had increased both sales and profitability during the second quarter of 2018. “Demand in our main markets was solid in the second quarter of 2018, and both our vehicle and service...


Volvo Cars reports record operating profit in Q2

19 July 2018

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has reported its highest ever quarterly operating profit of SEK 4.2 billion (USD470m) for the second quarter of 2018, an increase of 28.6 per cent compared with the same period last year, driven by a strong increase in global retail sales.


Volvo shifts production of XC60 to avoid US tariff

19 July 2018

Geely-owned Volvo Cars is planning to shift US-bound production of its XC60 to avoid US import tariffs on care made in China.


just-auto Plus only ANCAP scores Mazda CX-8/Volvo XC40 five star

19 July 2018

The latest independent safety assessments from vehicle safety authority, ANCAP, have demonstrated the ongoing commitment from vehicle brands to maintain 5-star standards against increasing criteria. The Mazda CX-8 and Volvo XC40 have both achieved a 5-star...


Proton resumes exports, revamps domestic network

17 July 2018

Malaysia’s Proton Holdings has resumed exports to markets in the Middle East, with a shipment of 450 cars destined for the Jordanian city of Aqaba having left Port Klang this week.


Geely develops new modular architecture for cars

16 July 2018

Geely has said it has now developed a modular engineering architecture for B-segment cars.


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars names new Polestar US head

10 July 2018

Polestar announced the appointment of Gregor Hembrough to lead Polestar Automotive USA, its newly-established US subsidiary focused on developing the new electric performance brand in one of its most important core markets. Gregor joins Polestar with a...


London cab maker joins Brexit chorus

6 July 2018

Traditional London black cab maker, the Geely owned London EV Company, has also warned about the impact that a hard Brexit could have on business, with its chairman saying it could dismantle Britain's rejuvenated car industry.

Geely Holding Group news

US made Volvo cars now coming off line

19 September 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars has started actual production of the S60 mid-size luxury sedan at its firs...


By wire system can eliminate some testing robots

17 September 2018

Test system supplier, AB Dynamics has supplied drive by wire technology to Geely's Volvo Cars...


Volvo gets 'go' for Swedish autonomous tests

17 September 2018

Volvo will begin testing self-driving vehicles in the Gothenburg area of Sweden, according to loc...


Toyota to share hybrid tech with Geely - report

13 September 2018

Toyota is reportedly preparing to share hybrid technology with Geely, according to a Bloomberg re...


just-auto Plus only Polestar names global sales head

12 September 2018

Mike Whittington has joined Polestar to lead the company’s Global Sales Operations. He join...


LEVC announces electric van trials

11 September 2018

The Geely-owned LEVC (London EV Company, formerly the London Taxi Company) has announced that it...



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