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AutoGuangzhou 2019 - the world debuts

22 November 2019

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which took place on 22 November at the media preview of AutoGuangzhou 2019.


2019 Chengdu motor show - world debuts list

6 September 2019

By no means a major Chinese motor show, nonetheless the annual event in Chengdu is usually the venue for quite a few world premieres. This year's CDMS was no exception.


Geely and Jihe Geometry future model plans

2 July 2019

Until recently, Geely had been having a long run of major success at home. Now, its sales are falling, May wholesales declining by 30% and the brand dropping to fifth place behind Nissan. Still, Geely is in no danger of losing fourth position, its 511,191 sales being well ahead of Nissan's 438,581 for the year to the end of May.


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.

Latest interviews


INTERVIEW - 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, technical project leader for 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.


Q&A: Volvo XC90 technical boss Håkan Ivarsson on '90 Cluster' models

2 July 2015

Volvo Cars' technical director for the 90 Cluster models opens up about the development of the XC90. Plus, what's coming for two VCC architectures: SPA for medium and large vehicles, and the smaller Geely-Volvo CMA.


INTERVIEW: Mats Fägerhag, CEO of CEVT, on future Geely-Volvo tech

24 April 2014

Mats Fägerhag, the former head of R&D for Saab, is now the CEO of China Euro Vehicle Technology AB (CEVT). This small firm's engineers are quietly creating the new CMA scalable architecture for C and B segment Geely and Volvo models.

Latest news


just-auto Plus only Geely Automobile Holdings sales volume for January 2020 was 111,838 units

14 February 2020

Geely Automobile Holding Limited (Group) announced announces that the total sales volume of the Group (including the sales volume of LYNK & CO-branded vehicles sold by the Group’s 50%-owned joint venture) for the month of January 2020 was 111,838...


Geely sales reach 2.178 million units in 2019

14 January 2020

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has announced that aggregate sales across its three automotive subsidiary units – Geely Auto Group, Volvo Car Group and Geely New Energy Commercial Vehicle Group – reached over 2.178 million units in 2019.


Quanergy, Geely partner on smart city, AV plans

11 December 2019

Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and smart sensing solutions, has announced that the company was selected as a LiDAR partner for Geely Automotive Group.


just-auto Plus only Geely Automobile Holdings sales volume for November 2019 was 143,234 units

9 December 2019

Geely Automobile Holding Limited (Group) announced announces that the total sales volume of the Group (including the sales volume of LYNK & CO-branded vehicles sold by the Group’s 50%-owned joint venture) for the month of November 2019 was 143,234...


Daimler Mobility and Geely Technology team on China ride-hailing

4 December 2019

Daimler Mobility and Geely Technology Group, a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, have unveiled ride-hailing provider, StarRides in China with inaugural services to start in Hangzhou this month (December, 2019).


just-auto Plus only Geely commercial vehicles enter South East Asia

11 November 2019

The first locally assembled TX4 from Thailand’s Asia Cab has officially launched, marking Geely New Energy Commercial Vehicle Group’s (GCV) entry into the Southeast Asian market. Starting from the TX4, GCV plan to introduce a full line of new...


just-auto Plus only Geely Automobile Holdings sales volume for October 2019 was 130,180 units

8 November 2019

Geely Automobile Holding Limited (Group) announced that the total sales volume of the Group (including the sales volume of LYNK & CO-branded vehicles sold by the Group’s 50%-owned joint venture) for the month of October 2019 was 130,180 units, an...


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars and Geely intend to merge their combustion engine operations

8 October 2019

The proposed new business would clear the way for Volvo Cars to focus on the development of its all-electric range of premium cars. Volvo Cars is building an entirely electrified product range, as part of the company’s ambition to put sustainability at...


Geely and Volvo to merge ICE operations

7 October 2019

Parent Geely and subsidiary Volvo Cars plan to merge their existing combustion engine operations into a stand alone business in order to establish a new global supplier that will develop combustion engines and hybrid powertrains, the pair announced in a statement.


just-auto Plus only Geely sales dips 19% in August 2019

11 September 2019

Geely Automobile Holdings (Group) announced that the total sales volume of the Group (including the sales volume of Lynk & Co-branded vehicles sold by the Group’s 50%-owned joint venture) for the month of August 2019 was 101,223 units, a decrease of...


Linglong Tire and Geely ink cooperation deal

29 August 2019

Linglong Tire and Geely Automobile have signed a cooperation agreement in Ningbo, Zhejiang. 


just-auto Plus only Geely launches Atlas SUV 1.8TD in Russia

15 August 2019

The fastest growing automotive brand in Russia, Geely Auto, launched its flagship Geely Atlas SUV 1.8TD equipped with the leading Yandex Auto functionality in the Russian market. The best-selling Geely Atlas (Bo Yue in China) offers a new intelligent mobility...


just-auto Plus only Geely sales slide 24% in July 2019

8 August 2019

Geely Automobile Holdings (Group) announced that the total sales volume of the Group (including the sales volume of Lynk & Co branded vehicles sold by the Group’s 50% owned joint venture) for the month of July 2019 was 91,375 units, a decrease of...


just-auto Plus only Geely reveals new Bo Yue Pro SUV

10 July 2019

Geely Auto’s (Geely) newest and most intelligent SUV to date, the Bo Yue Pro was fully unveiled to the public at a design seminar in Hangzhou. A week prior, at the launch of the GKUI19 Geely Smart Ecosystem and China’s first independently...


just-auto Plus only Geely Auto China sales up 1% in June 2019

9 July 2019

Geely Automobile Holdings (Group) announced that total sales volume of the Group (including the sales volume of Lynk & Co - branded vehicles sold by the Group’s 50%-owned joint venture) reached 651,680 units in the first six months of the year. In...


just-auto Plus only Volvo Cars names new chief financial officer

8 July 2019

Volvo Cars has appointed Carla De Geyseleer as its new chief financial officer (CFO), succeeding Hans Oscarsson who will leave the company as of 1 August for a new assignment within the Geely Group. Ms De Geyseleer (51) is a Belgian national and joins Volvo...


just-auto Plus only Baidu's autonomous cars complete one million miles in China

5 July 2019

At Baidu’s annual Create AI developer conference in Beijing, the China-based search giant announced a slew of updates across its ever-expanding driverless car ecosystem. They come as analysts at Research and Markets forecast there will be some 20m Baidu...


Geely Auto sales drop 27% in May

18 June 2019

Geely Automobile Holdings has announced that the total sales volume of the Group (including the sales volume of Lynk & Co branded vehicles sold by the Group’s 50% owned joint venture) for the month of May 2019 was 90,309 units, a decrease of approximately 27% from the same period last year and down approximately 13% from April 2019 as the group continued to reduce aggregate inventories of its dealers.


LG Chem in China EV battery JV with Geely

14 June 2019

South Korea's LG Chem said it had signed an agreement with China's Geely Auto Group to jointly invest in a new electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing plant in China.


Geely Auto and LG Chem to manufacture EV batteries in China

14 June 2019

Shanghai Maple Guorun, an indirect 99% owned subsidiary of Geely Automobile, has announced a new joint venture partnership with LG Chem.


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.


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".


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.


Geely Auto boosts 2018 revenue and profit

25 March 2019

Volvo Cars owner Geely Automobile Holdings said total revenue increased by 15% year on year in 2018 to RMB106.6bn as the group's average selling price continued to improve, mainly driven by the improvement in product mix.


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.


Daimler mobility services numbers 24m customers worldwide

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 next-gen integrated camera solutions for Geely vehicles

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...


Daimler Mobility and Geely Group form premium 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.


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 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...

Geely news

just-auto Plus only Geely Automobile Holdings sales volume for January 2020 was 111,838 units

14 February 2020

Geely Automobile Holding Limited (Group) announced announces that the total sales volume of the G...


Geely sales reach 2.178 million units in 2019

14 January 2020

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has announced that aggregate sales across its three automotive subsi...


Quanergy, Geely partner on smart city, AV plans

11 December 2019

Quanergy Systems, Inc., a leading provider of LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) sensors and sma...


just-auto Plus only Geely Automobile Holdings sales volume for November 2019 was 143,234 units

9 December 2019

Geely Automobile Holding Limited (Group) announced announces that the total sales volume of the G...


Daimler Mobility and Geely Technology team on China ride-hailing

4 December 2019

Daimler Mobility and Geely Technology Group, a subsidiary of Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, have u...


AutoGuangzhou 2019 - the world debuts

22 November 2019

Below is a list of vehicle world premieres which took place on 22 November at the media preview o...



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