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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 - a preview

20 July 2018

Every year the Chengdu motor show seems to grow in importance. The 2018 event is no exception. Below is an initial list of vehicle world premieres, with many more to be added during the coming weeks.


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.

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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.


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars global sales surge 14.4% in H1 2018

5 July 2018

Volvo Cars, the premium car maker, has reported record sales for the first half of 2018 of 317,639 cars, an increase of 14.4% compared to the same period last year. The robust first half performance places the company firmly on course to report another year...


Volvo Cars to launch mobility brand 'M'

4 July 2018

Geely-owned Volvo Cars is launching a new mobility brand - 'M' - which it says will expand the company’s global mobility operations by providing dependable, on-demand access to cars and services through an intuitive app.


Lynk & Co launches 02; to produce 01 in Europe

2 July 2018

Geely Auto Group’s luxury brand off-shoot Lynk & Co will begin sales of its second SUV model in China this week, the 02.


Volvo limits US S60 Polestar supply

28 June 2018

As Volvo Car USA starts S60 production for the US at a new factory in South Carolina, the automaker announced the new S60 T8 Polestar Engineered variant of the sedan will be limited to only 20 for that market.


BorgWarner to supply AWD couplings to Lynk & Co

26 June 2018

BorgWarner said it was supplying its latest electro-hydraulically actuated all-wheel drive (AWD) coupling for Geely's Lynk & Co's first model, the 01.


Volvo opens new US factory

20 June 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars on Wednesday (20 June) inauguratedits first US manufacturing plant, in Charleston, South Carolina.


Volvo reveals redesigned S60 as US factory opens

20 June 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars launched its S60 mid-size premium sports saloon as it inaugurated its first US manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina. It's also the first Volvo model line in years not to offer diesel engines.


Geely's Polestar uses CFRP for new model

19 June 2018

Geely's Polestar is making extensive use of Carbon Fibre Reinforced Polymer (CFRP) for its upcoming Polestar 1 model.


Volvo names ex-Toyota manufacturing chief for US

19 June 2018

Geely's Volvo Car USA has named Jeff Moore vice president, manufacturing, Americas and plant manager for the new Charleston Plant, from 16 July.


Volvo aims for more recycled plastics in new cars

18 June 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars said it was aiming for at least 25% of the plastics used in every newly launched model would be made from recycled material by 2025.


Volvo tech fund invests in LiDAR specialist Lumina

14 June 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars has made its first strategic investment via its newly-founded fund with a stake in Luminar, a start-up developing advanced sensors for use in autonomous vehicles.


Volvo launching Polestar Engineered spec for PHEVs

14 June 2018

Volvo Cars and electrified performance vehicle arm Polestar have launched a "new electrified performance offer" called Polestar Engineered, developed for the redesigned 60 series' new T8 Twin Engine plug-in hybrid variants.


Malaysia's new PM mulls new national car

11 June 2018

Newly elected Malaysian prime minister Mahathir Mohamad said his office would explore opportunities to establish a new national car project in his country.


Sogefi wins Volvo Cars coolant pump contract

8 June 2018

Sogefi will has contracted with Geely's Volvo Cars for engine coolant pumps for several future hybrid models, the Italian supplier said.


Geely's Volvo Cars aims for half EVs, half subs

7 June 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars has announced new financial and operational goals which, it said, "will position the company as a leading player in the global automotive business by the middle of the next decade".


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars global sales up 13.3% in May 2018

6 June 2018

Volvo Cars’ sales momentum continued in May with global sales up 13.3% compared with the same month last year, as the premium carmaker grew in all its main markets. In the first five months of 2018, sales grew by 13.6% compared to the year before, to...


Volvo expands 'connected car' to roadside assist

5 June 2018

Volvo Car USA has introduced a new generation of roadside assistance technology it claims will "dramatically improve response time".


Feng Qingfeng succeeds Gales as Lotus CEO

4 June 2018

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has announced that Feng Qingfeng, vice president and chief technical officer of Geely Auto Group, has been appointed to succeed Jean-Marc Gales as chief executive officer of Group Lotus effective immediately.


Volvo to remove all single-use catering plastics

1 June 2018

Geely-owned Volvo Cars says it will remove single-use plastics from all its offices, canteens and events across the globe by the end of 2019. The decision reflects the company’s active support of the UN Environment Clean Seas campaign, and underlines its ambition to minimise its global environmental footprint.


Volvo expands XC40 production at Ghent & Luqiao

25 May 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars said it had received almost 80,000 orders for the new XC40 small SUV and was expanding production in Europe and China to meet demand.


Volvo UK links with Amazon for test drive bookings

23 May 2018

Potential buyers in the UK can now book test drives through Amazon thanks to a collaboration between Prime Now, the online retailer's ultra-fast delivery service and Volvo Car UK.

Geely Holding Group news

Chengdu motor show world debuts list - a preview

20 July 2018

Every year the Chengdu motor show seems to grow in importance. The 2018 event is no exception. Be...


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, t...


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 prof...


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 billio...


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 ta...


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...



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