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Geely Launches Electric Semi-Truck to Compete with Tesla

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Geely is the Chinese automaker that Owns Polestar and Volvo The Geely Semi should reach production in 2024 Tesla has announced its electric semi in 2017 but production has been delayed until at least 2023 Geely has just announced its intention to produce an...

Geely Platform Boss “Not Impressed” By Tesla

Geely's SEA underpinnings to be used by Volvo, Polestar Engineer says Tesla may have performance, Geely has everything else The head of Geely's latest electric vehicle platform is not impressed by Tesla and the brand's accomplishments. The engineer came out swinging in a recent...

Volvo And Geely Auto To Increase Collaboration

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Both are holdings of parent company Geely Holdings. Powertrain technologies will be shared as will various other technologies. Volvo Cars and Geely Auto are very distinct automotive companies. However, as both operate under the Geely Holdings umbrella, they will combine hybrid and ICE powertrain...

Smart Brand To Make Only SUVs Going Forward

smart pulled out of Canada and the US last year and will not return. Daimler and Zhejiang Holding Group are behind the smart Automobile Co., Ltd. The electric SUV will be built on Geely’s SEA platform. The smart fortwo made something of a mild splash...

Volvo Hints At A XC20 SUV To Sit Below XC40

It will be Volvo’s first EV built on a new platform. The Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA) will serve smaller vehicles. Volvo, a rather small car manufacturer, is not letting its relative size slow it down. With the backing of its parent company Geely, they...

Cyan Racing Updates P1800 in Stunning Blue Fashion

Brings 1960 to carbon fibre 2020 Cyan, formerly Polestar, is Geely race team Cyan Racing, the ones who ran Volvo's touring car teams and now handle the same for Volvo parent Geely, have restored a Volvo P1800. Making an iconic sports car new, blue,...

Geely Geometry Launches As New Electric Car Brand From China

Geely Geometry
In North America, among car fans, China’s Geely is best known for their acquisition of Swedish brand Volvo nearly ten years ago. Geometry is Geely’s next step in its continued bid to become a top-10 world automaker. Geometry will be Geely’s brand for all electric...

Geely Confirms 50 Percent Stake in Smart, Plans To Relaunch EV Brand in 2022

Daimler und Geely Holding gründen ein globales Joint Venture zur Weiterentwicklung von smart Daimler and Geely Holding form global joint venture to develop smart
Daimler and Geely announced a new joint venture on Thursday with plans to launch a new generation of Smart models by 2022. Geely and Daimler formed a 50-50 joint venture with plans of redesigning and relaunching the Smart brand by 2022. New Smart models will...

Chinese Automaker Geely May Buy Half of Smart

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Mercedes-Benz may end up selling part of Smart to Geely. Chinese automaker Geely is apparently interested in buying distressed Smart brand from Mercedes-Benz. Smart hasn't exactly been a cash cow for Mercedes-Benz and Daimler. According to research firm Evercore ISI, the German automaker apparently loses a...

Polestar: Volvo’s Electric Brand with a plan

Polestar EV
Some of my favorite car stories from the last 10-11 years involve Volvo wagons and Polestar. One such adventure had me drive to the New York Auto Show by my lonesome in a brown XC70 T6 that was Polestar optimized. Onlookers on the I87...