Geely Holding Group


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

Latest insights


Another electrifying Volvo performance?

14 May 2018

Liking PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles) is one thing. But is around 30 miles of pure electric running really worth a premium of at least GBP13,000?


BEIJING MOTOR SHOW - Final world debuts list

8 May 2018

Multiple brands revealed concept, prototype and production model world premieres during the press preview days of AutoChina 2018. The show has just closed its doors to the public.


China steals a march on rivals in Iran

27 April 2018

Since the lifting of sanctions on Iran in early 2016 the country’s automotive industry has recovered significantly with latest figures compiled by QUBE, just-auto’s research portal, showing that light vehicle production increased by 13.6% in the Iranian year 1396 (equivalent to 21st March 2017-20th March 2018) to 1.51 million units. This is just shy of the country’s all-time record of just over 1.6 million recorded in 1390. 


ANALYSIS - XC60 D5 and future Volvos

10 April 2018

Volvo Cars has an XL sized hit on its hands with the new XC60. In the first three months of 2018, deliveries reached 38,241 units, making this the company's best seller ahead of the XC90 and helping VCC to set a fresh record for worldwide sales in Q1.

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


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.


Volvo UK claims WLTP testing first

21 May 2018

Volvo Cars says it has become the first car manufacturer in the UK to homologate its entire model range under the new Worldwide Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure (WLTP).


No diesel for Volvo Cars S60

16 May 2018

The new Volvo S60 saloon – to be launched in 2019 and made in the US – will be the first Volvo to be produced without a diesel engine variant.


Geely hires banks for Volvo Cars IPO - report

11 May 2018

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has reportedly commissioned three investment banks to lead an IPO for its Volvo Cars unit.


Volvo Cars to add Google services to infotainment

8 May 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars said it would add voice controlled Google Assistant, Play Store, Maps and other services to its next generation of Sensus infotainment system which is based on the Android operating system.


Volvo Trucks/Cars to share real-time traffic info

8 May 2018

Volvo Trucks is introducing a cloud-based service, Connected Safety, which allows Volvo trucks and Geely-owned Volvo cars to automatically alert each other to hazardous traffic situations. Thanks to this 'pioneering collaboration', two independent vehicle manufacturers are allowing their cars and trucks to share real-time traffic hazard information.


Geely Auto sales surge 49% in April 2018

8 May 2018

Geely Automobile announced that the total sales volume of the group for the month of April 2018 was 128,817 units, an increase of approximately 49% over the same period last year and up approximately 6% from March 2018.


Jaguar inks I-Pace EV airport service deal

8 May 2018

Passengers using a luxury chauffeur service to and from Heathrow Airport will be driven in JLR's all electric Jaguar I-Pace from this summer.


Volvo Cars global sales rise in April

3 May 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars' boosted sales in April 12.2% year on year with growth in all main markets helped by new model launches.


Volvo boosts operating profit in Q1 2018

30 April 2018

Geely's Volvo Cars boosted first quarter 2018 operating profit 3.6% year on year to MSEK3,616m.


Visteon to supply SmartCore platform to Geely

26 April 2018

Visteon has announced that it will provide a SmartCore-based integrated cockpit domain controller to Geely Auto for its new electric vehicle platform. Through this collaboration, both companies will jointly promote the innovation of cockpit electronics in the automotive industry.


Geely and Aisin create JV for auto transmissions

25 April 2018

Geely has signed a deal to set up an automatic transmission joint venture with Japan's Aisin Group.


BEIJING SHOW - Lynk & Co shows first PHEV

25 April 2018

Lynk & Co has revealed its first Plug-in Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) at the Beijing Motor Show.


Volvo aims 50% of 2025 car sales to be electric

25 April 2018

Geely-owned Volvo Cars aims for fully electric cars to make up 50% of its sales by 2025, the company has said.


Volvo launches Amazon delivery to the car in US

24 April 2018

A few days after saying "robust" customer feedback and demand for European in-car package delivery and US mobile fuel and wash services was encouraging further development of its connected car platform, Geely's Volvo Cars announced it had added Amazon package delivery for some US customers.


Automakers take to Alibaba smart speaker

24 April 2018

Mercedes-Benz, Audi and Volvo car owners in China will have a new choice for controlling their cars from home as the three car brands tie up with Alibaba to connect its smart speaker, a media report said.


Volvo deliveries, wash and fuel, 'resonate well'

23 April 2018

Geely's Volvo Car claims its range of connected car products "are resonating well with customers amidst strong growth".


Will Daimler supply engines to Geely?

19 April 2018

Daimler is open to supplying Volvo with engines and could even take a small stake in the carmaker, Manager Magazin said, according to Reuters, suggesting increased cooperation between Mercedes-Benz and Geely.


Volvo Cars global sales surge 14.1% in Q1 2018

6 April 2018

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has reported a global year-on-year sales increase of 14.1% for the first quarter of 2018, as sales in all main markets increased compared with the same period last year


Lynk & Co to make cars in Europe

26 March 2018

Geely-owned near-premium brand Lynk & Co is to make cars at a Volvo Cars plant in Belgium.


Geely more than doubles annual profit

21 March 2018

Geely Automobile Holdings has announced a 108 per cent surge in net profit for the year to the end of December 2017 with revenue surging by 73 per cent.


Driverless test Uber kills a pedestrian

20 March 2018

Uber has suspended its driverless vehicle testing on public roads in the US after a pedestrian was struck and killed by one of its test cars.


just-auto Plus only Geely Auto debuts GKUI on 2018 Bo Yue SUV

19 March 2018

The first Geely Auto Eco-Partner Conference held in Sanya saw the debut of the Geely Smart Ecosystem (GKUI) and the first model to be equipped with it, the 2018 Bo Yue SUV. Together with the GKUI, the Bo Yue is setting new benchmarks in intelligent...


Autoliv to supply ADAS system to Geely

9 March 2018

Autoliv has, together with its software joint venture Zenuity, been selected to develop and produce the first Level 3 advanced driver assistance systems for Geely.


GENEVA - Volvo Cars' first Polestar plant on time

7 March 2018

Polestar, Volvo Cars’ new electric  performance brand, is on track to have its first plant up and running in Chengdu, China, by the middle of next year with initial plans to make 500 models annually.


2018 GENEVA SHOW - World premieres list

7 March 2018

Vehicles which made their global debuts at the Geneva motor show are named below.


Volvo Cars announces Polestar 1 launch markets

7 March 2018

Volvo Cars' Polestar 1, shown publicly at the Geneva show this week, following its global media reveal in Shanghai, China, in late 2017, will now initially be sold in 18 markets, up six from the 12 announced last month.


China launches NEV innovation centre

6 March 2018

The Chinese government announced the establishment of the National New-Energy Vehicle Technology Innovation Center (NNEVTIC) this week to help drive growth in the country’s new-energy vehicle (NEV) industry in the coming years.


Volvo Cars global sales up 12.1% in February 2018

5 March 2018

Volvo Cars' good start to 2018 continued in February after the Geely-owned premium car maker reported a global year-on-year sales increase of 12.1% for the month, with deliveries of the new XC40 small SUV now underway.

Geely Holding Group news

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 w...


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 betw...


Volvo UK claims WLTP testing first

21 May 2018

Volvo Cars says it has become the first car manufacturer in the UK to homologate its entire model...


No diesel for Volvo Cars S60

16 May 2018

The new Volvo S60 saloon – to be launched in 2019 and made in the US – will be the fi...


Another electrifying Volvo performance?

14 May 2018

Liking PHEVs (plug-in hybrid electric vehicles) is one thing. But is around 30 miles of pure elec...


Geely hires banks for Volvo Cars IPO - report

11 May 2018

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has reportedly commissioned three investment banks to lead an IPO fo...



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