Geely Auto Group
Manufacturer 8 Nov
Geely and Renault team-up to produce ICE drivetrains of the future
Geely and Renault have signed a non-binding framework agreement that will see them team-up to produce the internal combustion engines (ICE) of the future.
Manufacturer 30 Sep
Geely takes near-8% stake in Aston Martin after failed acquisition bids
Geely has taken a share of almost 8% in British performance car brand Aston Martin after a series of bids to acquire a stake in the OEM.
Manufacturer 24 Jun
Polestar EV brand's New York Stock Exchange listing 'an incredibly proud moment'
The listing of the fast-growing Polestar electric vehicle (EV) brand in the New York Stock Exchange has been described as "an incredibly proud moment" by the OEM's chief executive Thomas Ingenlath.
Manufacturer 2 Mar
Agency model car retail must be ‘collaborative and win-win’, says Lotus boss
Agency model car retail is sure to become more widely adopted but agreements must be “balanced, collaborative and win-win”, according to Lotus Cars executive director of sales and aftersales, Geoff Dowding.
Manufacturer 2 Oct
UK to be Lynk & Co mobility brand's second-biggest European market
Lynk & Co chief executive Alain Visser has said that the UK will become the mobility brand’s second-biggest European market after Germany when it launches in 2022 – with Volvo retailers benefiting from aftersales trade.
Manufacturer 30 Sep
UK will have to wait for Lynk & Co €500-a-month SUV mobility service
Lynk & Co has launched its new 01 hybrid SUV in Europe as part of a €500-a-month car mobility “membership” service… But it won’t be coming to the UK in 2020.
Market Insight 28 Feb
Online lifeline sought as coronavirus impacts car sales in China
Car manufacturers are turning to online sales in China a bid to mitigate the impact of coronavirus following a 92% decline in business during the first half of February.
Car Dealer News 10 Oct
Marshall and Snows add LEVC taxi retail franchises
Marshall Motor Holdings and Snows Motor Group have added London EV Company (LEVC) retail franchises as the Geely-owned taxi manufacturer increases its UK presence.
Car Dealer News 16 Sep
Endeavour opens second LEVC Taxi franchise at Slough Volvo showroom
Endeavour Automotive has opened its second London EV Company (LEVC) taxi retail franchise at its newly-refurbished Volvo Slough car showroom.
Manufacturer 7 Mar
Tesla rival Polestar will not ‘pass judgement’ on EV rival’s retail strategy
Polestar refused to ‘pass judgement’ on the retail strategy of electric vehicle (EV) rival Tesla as it reiterated its plans to partner with traditional franchised car retailers to establish its UK sales offering.
Manufacturer 24 Jan
Lynk & Co becomes ‘world’s fastest-growing car brand’ ahead of 2020 UK launch
Geely’s Lynk & Co brand has claimed the title of the ‘world’s fastest growing car manufacturer’ after 120,414 sales in its parents company’s home market in its first year on sale.
Manufacturer 21 Jun
Volvo reveals new US-built S60 ahead of UK launch next year
Volvo’s new S60 will go on sale in the UK next year and it will be offered through the Swedish brand’s new subscription service.
Manufacturer 7 Jun
Volvo to become 'leading player' by 2025
Volvo has announced a new ambition to become a leading player in the global automotive business by the middle of the next decade.
Manufacturer 7 Mar
Geneva Motor Show 2018: Polestar plans 80-strong dealership network
Polestar has plans to create a dealer network of 80 franchised sites by the end of 2020 as part of plans to bring the electrified performance car brand to market via an innovative subscription platform.
Car Dealer News 29 Nov
Lynk & Co 01 SUV becomes 'fastest selling car in the world'
Lynk & Co claimed that it had become “the fastest selling car in the world” as online pre-orders of its 01 SUV sold out in seconds in Chinese market, ahead of its global roll-out.
Car Dealer News 18 Oct
Geely bypasses 'traditional' dealers again with Polestar sales
Geely Holdings will once again bypass “traditional” car dealerships when the Polestar brand enters the UK in 2019.
Manufacturer 1 Sep
Geely deal to take control of Lotus set to go through this month - boss talks of lightweight electric model
The deal meant to rescue UK sports car manufacturer Lotus is set to be closed this month.
Manufacturer 24 May
Geely deal to secure stakes in Proton and Lotus brands
The Volvo-owning Zhejiang Geely Holding Group could be poised to buy 49.9% of Proton and a controlling stake in Lotus as part of a deal announced today.
Manufacturer 21 Oct
Geely deals dealerships out of Lynk & Co brand (gallery)
Geely Auto Group has launched new global car brand Lynk & Co with the intention of pursuing a retail proposition which cuts traditional retailers out of the equation.