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Polestar To Spearhead Volvo’s EV Strategy With Tesla Model 3 Rival In 2019 18
Oct
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Electric Vehicles, Geely, Polestar, Reports, VOLVO on 10 18th, 2017


Volvo and its owner Geely Holding are investing 640 million euros ($750 million) into Polestar to support the first stages of its development.
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After Volvo, Geely Now Completes Acquisition Of Lotus 29
Sep
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Geely, Lotus, Reports, UK on 09 29th, 2017


Chinese automaker Geely has completed the acquisition of the majority stake in Lotus, with Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales remaining in charge of the British sports car company.
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Lotus SUV Could Be Closer Than Ever Thanks To Geely 27
Sep
Posted by Brad Anderson in china, Geely, Lotus, Reports, SUV on 09 27th, 2017


It appears as though the Lotus SUV has edged closer to reality following Geely’s recent purchase of the British sports car maker.
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Geely Says It Has No Interest In Buying FCA 16
Aug
Posted by Michael Gauthier in china, FCA, Geely, Reports on 08 16th, 2017


The automotive industry was rocked earlier this week when reports surfaced a Chinese automaker could be preparing to purchase Fiat Chrysler Automobiles.
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Volvo To Take Minority Stake In Lync&Co, Details Partnership 20
Jul
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in china, Electric Vehicles, Geely, Lynk & Co, PHEV, Reports, VOLVO on 07 20th, 2017


Volvo announced the details of its new joint venture with parent company Geely, which aims to share existing and future technology, deepen industrial synergies and improve the economies of scale necessary for the quick development of the next-gen electrified models.
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Lynk & Co 02 To Be A Crossover 17
Jul
Posted by Brad Anderson in china, Geely, Lynk & Co, Reports, SUV on 07 17th, 2017


Lynk & Co has confirmed that it will reveal its 02 crossover in the not too distant future as its third production model.
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Geely Reportedly Buys Flying Car Company Terrafugia 5
Jul
Posted by Michael Gauthier in Flying Cars, Geely, Reports on 07 5th, 2017


There's been renewed interest in flying cars thanks to several big names, such as Uber and Airbus, throwing their hat into the ring. Automakers have been surprisingly absent but that's changing as Geely has reportedly purchased Terrafugia.
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Geely Considers Moving Lotus Production To China 23
Jun
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in china, Geely, Lotus, Reports on 06 23rd, 2017


Lotus could see its production being moved to China after the company’s acquisition by Geely, which also owns Volvo.
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Volvo’s Polestar Officially Goes Rogue As Electrified Performance Brand 21
Jun
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Electric Vehicles, Geely, PHEV, Polestar, Reports, VOLVO on 06 21st, 2017


Volvo’s performance arm Polestar will become a new separately-branded company that will focus on high-performance electrified models, as announced by the Swedish car maker.
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Polestar To Develop Standalone Electric Performance Models 13
Jun
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Electric Vehicles, Geely, Polestar, Reports, VOLVO on 06 13th, 2017


Polestar, Volvo’s performance division, is reportedly going to offer its own electric performance models, with the first standalone model expected to arrive this year.
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London Taxi’s TX5 Plug-In Hybrid Cab Completes Extreme Heat Testing 1
Jun
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in Geely, LTC, PHEV, Reports, taxi, UK on 06 1st, 2017


London Taxi Company (LTC) took their upcoming TX5 range-extended electric cab for some testing in the extreme heat of the Arizona desert.
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Lotus Tuning Could Help Propel Volvo Polestar To The Top 28
May
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Geely, Lotus, Polestar, Reports, VOLVO on 05 28th, 2017


Volvo, it should come as little surprise, is getting serious about its Polestar performance line. And now it could get some extra help from one of the best in the business – at least as far as chassis tuning is concerned.
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Volvo Parent Geely Is Buying Lotus (And Part Of Proton) 24
May
Posted by Carscoops Staff in Geely, Lotus, Proton on 05 24th, 2017


Chinese automaker Geely is expanding its portfolio. Not only does it produce cars under its own name, but it also owns Volvo, the London Taxi Company, and is in the process of launching the new Lynk & Co brand. And now it's bringing another couple of brands under its vast umbrella.
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China’s Geely Agrees To Buy Proton, Report Says 23
May
Posted by Michael Karkafiris in china, Geely, Lotus, Malaysia, Proton, Reports on 05 23rd, 2017


Chinese automaker Geely has agreed to buy Proton from DRB-Hicom, beating rival bidder PSA Group in the process according to reports.
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Lynk & Co Targeting San Francisco And Berlin For International Launch 21
Apr
Posted by Brad Anderson in china, Geely, Lynk & Co, Reports on 04 21st, 2017


Lynk & Co has revealed that it will target San Francisco and Berlin for its launch in the United States and Europe.
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