Geely Holding Group

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

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Volvo and bike helmet maker combine for crash tests

3 June 2019

Geely's Volvo Cars said it was teaming up with Swedish sports and safety brand POC for a series of claimed world first crash tests of bike helmets against cars as part of a ground-breaking new research project that aims to further protect cyclists.

Lotus to reveal all-electric 'Type 130' hypercar

31 May 2019

Geely-owned Lotus says its all-electric hypercar – project code Type 130 – will be revealed in London on 16th July.

Volvo Cars develops mixed-reality application for NPD

30 May 2019

Geely-owned Volvo Cars and Varjo, a Finnish maker of high-end augmented-reality headsets, have created a mixed-reality approach to evaluating prototypes, designs and active safety technologies.

Geely Auto opens R&D centre in Germany

16 May 2019

Geely Auto Group, which claims to be China's "leading privately owned automotive company", has opened a research and development facility at Raunheim, Germany, "to accelerate innovation in new propulsion systems and next-generation mobility technology".

Polestar confirms battery suppliers for cars

15 May 2019

Geely-owned Polestar has confirmed that leading battery makers CATL and LG Chem will supply batteries for the company’s electric performance cars, as part of multi-billion dollar agreements signed by Volvo Car Group.

Volvo inks decade-long CATL/LG Chem battery deal

15 May 2019

Volvo has signed long-term agreements with battery makers, CATL and LG Chem to ensure supply of lithium ion batteries during the coming decade for next generation Volvo and Polestar models.

Volvo's 'American car' gets a UK visa

13 May 2019

This new S60 may well be the first Volvo Car made in the United States (but not in North America as there once was a CKD kit assembly operation in Canada) but you'd be hard pushed to find any evidence anywhere an owner might look.

Polestar establishes new UK R&D facility

8 May 2019

Geely-owned premium electric car brand Polestar says it has significantly expanded its research and development capacity with the establishment of a new R&D centre in the UK.

Volvo Cars introduces six months' paid parental leave for EMEA region

7 May 2019

Geely's Volvo Cars has launched a paid gender-neutral parental leave policy for all sales company employees in the EMEA region (Europe, Middle East and Africa), offering six months of leave with 80% pay.

Geely's Volvo Cars boosts April sales

3 May 2019

Geely's Volvo Cars said global sales "continued to grow at a steady pace in April" with volume up 7.4% year on year to 56,535 cars with China, the US and Europe all seeing growth.

Geely sets high targets for Proton as Q1 sales jump

1 May 2019

China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group (Geely) has provided an update on its plans for one of its recent acquisitions, Proton Holdings.

Smart city car brand to exit North America - report

30 April 2019

Daimler's Smart brand city-car will be discontinued in the US and Canada at the end of the current model year.

Volvo launches UK's "most complete online sales service"

25 April 2019

Volvo UK has launched what it says is the most complete online sales service offered by any car manufacturer.

Volvo Cars' Q1 operating profit falls

25 April 2019

Geely's Volvo Cars has reported global first quarter 2019 retail sales up 9.4% to 161,320 cars. Revenue rose 10.7% year on year to SEK62,910m.

Auto Shanghai 2019 - world premieres list

17 April 2019

Auto Shanghai took place across 12 halls, each of which has two levels, with total floor space of 360,000 square metres quoted by the organiser. There were 136 scheduled press conferences on 16 and 17 April plus multiple events which took place in the days (and weeks) beforehand as OEMs attempted to have their brands' voices heard in the welter of announcements.

just-auto Plus only Volvo cars in Europe to warn each other of slippery roads

16 April 2019

Volvo starts Chinese XC40 production in Luqiao multi-brand plant

12 April 2019

Geely's Volvo Cars has started production of its XC40 'small' SUV in Luqiao, China, citing ever-growing demand.

Polestar 2 manufacturing site confirmed

12 April 2019

At the Chinese debut of the Polestar 2 in Shanghai, Geely-owned Polestar confirmed that production of the new electric performance fastback will take place in Luqiao, Zhejiang Province, from early 2020.

Geely launches new EV brand

12 April 2019

Geely Auto Group, which already has a bit of form with electrified vehicles, has launched a new, pure EV brand.

Changan to build EV plant in Georgia

12 April 2019

Changan Corporation will construct an EV production factory in Georgia (the east European country that is, not the US state). Strategic partners of Changan Corporation include Volvo, Volkswagen and Ford.

Volvo Car UK adds front-wheel-drive diesel to XC60

11 April 2019

Volvo Car UK is adding a front-wheel-drive diesel version of to its mid-size XC60 SUV range.

Interior design and technology – Volvo XC40

8 April 2019

The XC40 marks a number of firsts for Volvo. It’s the carmaker’s first ever compact SUV and the first model to be built on the carmaker’s CMA (Compact Modular Architecture) platform. Its chunky lines, concave grille and sculpted doors give it certain amount of street swagger too. But what of the interior of this premium small SUV? Continuing QUBE/just-auto's review of interior design and technology trends, we take a closer look.

just-auto Plus only Volvo Car UK sales surge 39% in Q1 2019

5 April 2019

Ricardo and Geely develop hybrid transmission

4 April 2019

Geely has asked Ricardo to assist with the development – right through to production – of a new transmission for range-extended plug-in hybrid vehicles.

just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars sales up 9.4% in Q1 2019

4 April 2019

just-auto Plus only Volvo Car UK announces senior management changes

1 April 2019

COMMENT - Daimler-Geely deal on Smart brand good for both

28 March 2019

Daimler has struck a deal with Geely for a 50:50 joint venture based in China to develop and operate the Smart brand globally as an all-electric carmaker.

Volvo Cars to renew Torslanda paint shop

28 March 2019

Volvo Cars said it would replace its current paint shop at its Torslanda, Sweden car manufacturing plant with a new one which would reduce energy consumption and emissions by at least a third.

Daimler strikes deal to make Smart EVs in China

28 March 2019

Daimler has struck a deal with Chinese automaker Geely for a 50:50 joint venture based in China to develop and operate the Smart brand globally as an all-electric carmaker.

Volvo UK launches live chat service for business customers

26 March 2019

Volvo Cars in the UK has launched a new live chat feature which it says gives businesses instant digital access to its car fleet experts.








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Volvo Cars appoints Bjorn Annwall as CFO

8 April 2021

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has appointed Bjorn Annwall as Chief Financial Officer, effective 19 April...

Volvo Cars reports 41% growth in Q1

7 April 2021

Geely-owned Volvo Cars has reported the best first quarter in its history as the company's global...

Volvo launches all-gender paid parental leave

30 March 2021

Volvo Cars is opting in its 40,000 employees worldwide into a new, all-gender, paid parental leav...

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