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Geely, Magna Discussed Opel Stake Sale
Geely, Magna Discussed Opel Stake Sale

17 Sep 2009, 10:56 UTC / Geely, the Chinese carmaker who's apparently the only bidder for Volvo, recently held talks with Magna International over a potential sale of a stake in Opel. The news was revealed by a source ...

 
Volvo CEO Denies Geely Interest. Or Not
Volvo CEO Denies Geely Interest. Or Not

16 Sep 2009, 10:37 UTC / Swedish manufacturer Volvo, through he voice of its CEO, Stephen Odell has denied in Frankfurt that neither them, nor owner Ford, have "substantiated" Geely's interest in buying Volvo...

 
Geely Wants Full Control of Volvo
Geely Wants Full Control of Volvo

9 Sep 2009, 08:44 UTC / Chinese carmaker Geely is eyeing full control of Volvo and not only a minor stake, a company official said confirming reports that Geely Holding Group is looking to purchase the Swedish brand. Howev...

 
Geely Submits Volvo Takeover Bid
Geely Submits Volvo Takeover Bid

1 Sep 2009, 10:03 UTC / It was only a matter of time until Geely finally decided to submit a takeover proposal for Ford's Swedish unit Volvo. So here you are, the Chinese carmaker made an official bid to buy Volvo, ac...

 
Geely Debuts Di Hao Sedan
Geely Debuts Di Hao Sedan

31 Aug 2009, 16:38 UTC / Chinese carmaker Geely recently launched the first EC718 Di Hao sedan, a model entirely designed and manufactured in house. The car will be offered with a 1.8-liter engine, also designed by the Chin...

 
Geely, the Only Buyer for Volvo
Geely, the Only Buyer for Volvo

31 Aug 2009, 10:38 UTC / Unfortunately for Ford, companies are not so attracted by its popular Swedish brand Volvo that is currently up for sale for any interested party. According to a report issued by the Swedish business...

 
Geely Continues Expansions, Forms JV with Yulon Motor
Geely Continues Expansions, Forms JV with Yulon Motor

26 Aug 2009, 10:25 UTC / Geely tends to become an everyday subject in the automotive industry as the Chinese manufacturer is continuously seeking new joint ventures and partnerships that could support its global expansion. ...

 
New Geely SUV in October
New Geely SUV in October

25 Aug 2009, 10:30 UTC / Chinese manufacturer Geely confirmed that its SUV production facility in Chengdu, capital city of southwest China's Sichuan province, will start building cars as soon as next month, which means...

 
Geely Goes Down Under
Geely Goes Down Under

24 Aug 2009, 10:25 UTC / Chinese manufacturer Geely has signed a partnership agreement with a Perth-based dealer to begin marketing Geely vehicles in the country starting February 2010. According to Australian media reports...

 
Swedish Konsortium Jakob Planning Volvo Takeover
Swedish Konsortium Jakob Planning Volvo Takeover

17 Aug 2009, 09:41 UTC / Volvo is becoming a more attractive target day by day, with several companies expressing their interest in the majority stake. The latest suitor that might get involved in the bidding process is a g...

 
Geely and BYD Cars in Europe Starting in 2010
Geely and BYD Cars in Europe Starting in 2010

11 Aug 2009, 13:48 UTC / Austrian car dealer Denzel will be the first to sell Chinese cars in Europe as the dealership will begin importing cars built by Geely and BYD Auto from 2010. The three parties signed partnerships ...

 
Volvo Sold by December
Volvo Sold by December

7 Aug 2009, 13:31 UTC / The Swedish brand Volvo which is currently looking for a new investor to buy the majority stake will be sold by the end of the year, Swedish industry ministry state secretary Joeran Haegglund said. ...

 
More Chinese Parties Looking at Volvo
More Chinese Parties Looking at Volvo

7 Aug 2009, 10:52 UTC / After the battle for Opel came down to only two companies, RHJ and Magna International, Volvo turned into the most attractive target for many automakers out there who want to purchase the ailing Swe...

 
Geely Would Allow Ford to Keep a Volvo Stake
Geely Would Allow Ford to Keep a Volvo Stake

6 Aug 2009, 13:34 UTC / Chinese manufacturer Geely continues the fight for Volvo, this time with a slightly different takeover proposal. The company plans to take control of the majority stake in Volvo together with a Swed...

 
Geely Driver Accused of Speeding at 549 MPH
Geely Driver Accused of Speeding at 549 MPH

4 Aug 2009, 15:01 UTC / We're not sure how fast Superman could fly but we're confident than in case Clark Kent decides to race against a Geely CK-1, he'll surely arrive the second. Even if he wears his super...

 
Geely Buys Site for Chinese Volvo Factory
Geely Buys Site for Chinese Volvo Factory

4 Aug 2009, 10:33 UTC / Even if the Geely - Volvo deal is still in doubt due to a number of reasons, the Chinese buyer seems to be sure that the Swedish brand will step under its very own umbrella. Geely Holdings Group is ...

 
Ford Craves Opel's Leftovers
Ford Craves Opel's Leftovers

31 Jul 2009, 08:54 UTC / Even if some people believe that Chinese Geely is close to buying Volvo, there's no way to see that in the near future, at least not until Opel's situation gets clarified. What's the ...

 
Geely Receives Beijing's Blessing to Buy Volvo
Geely Receives Beijing's Blessing to Buy Volvo

30 Jul 2009, 08:53 UTC / Geely is making small and steady steps towards the final bid for Volvo as it appears the Chinese manufacturer has became the favorite bidder for the Swedish brand. After a report rolled out in mid-J...

 
Geely Emgrand EC718 Arrives in August
Geely Emgrand EC718 Arrives in August

29 Jul 2009, 13:30 UTC / The sedan with the longest wheelbase in Geely's history was officially scheduled for release in China next month, bringing with it "luxury, steadiness and power,” as the manufacturer...

 
Volvo Engineers Union: Geely Will Do No Good
Volvo Engineers Union: Geely Will Do No Good

22 Jul 2009, 14:23 UTC / Even if Geely tries its best to purchase Volvo, it might seem that taking over the Swedish brand is much more difficult than initially believed. Not only because Geely struggles to comply with gover...