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    BREAKING: Ford officially sells Volvo to Geely for $1.8b
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    2011 Volvo S60 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    After months of protracted negotiations, Ford has officially sold Volvo to Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Company Limited – aka Geely – for $1.8 billion. The Chinese automaker originally included a $200 million note and the ...

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    EU reportedly clears Volvo's sale to Geely
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    2011 Volvo V60 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Volvo and Geely have taken another step toward holy matrimony. The European Union has officially approved the Chinese company's takeover of the Swedish manufacturer. The EU found that the move wouldn't stifle competition within its ...

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    Volvo reportedly considering poaching Saab boss for CEO post
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    With Volvo forever separated from Ford, the Swedish automaker needs of a new leader, and a report from Automotive News shows that that search may start and end in the country's own back yard. Swedish Business daily Dagens Industri claims Jan Ake Jonsson, the current CEO of Saab, is on the short ...

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    Geely to build car cheaper than Tata Nano?
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    Geely IG Fantastic Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Tata Motors has milked the Nano minicar's "most affordable" status for a ton of press, but it might soon hand the title belt over to a new challenger. According to a report at TopNews.in, Geely's reportedly got its own ...

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    Video: Geely Panda gets to stuntin'
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    Geely Panda strutting its stuff – Click above to watch video after the jump
    We hate to say this, but until now, we didn't realize it was physically possible to do a stoppie in a subcompact car. We thought launching a vehicle onto its front rollers was generally left to the two-wheeled ...

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    Geely to challenge Tata, Renault with low-cost car?
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    Geely IG Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Word on the web would have us believe that Geely has its eyes set on snatching the least-expensive car crown from Tata. The Chinese automaker has announced that it will bring its IG concept to market, and that it will cost a mere ...

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    Beijing 2010: Geely Emgrand GE plug-in hybrid limo
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    Geely Emgrand GE – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Another entry that Geely has planned for its new Emgrand premium sub-brand is the GE limousine. Like many of Geely's new models, the GE has a very prominent grille but the rest of the design looks otherwise well-proportioned and ...

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    Beijing 2010: Geely Emgrand GT plug-in hybrid coupe
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    Geely Emgrand GT – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Geely Emgrand GT is another example of the automaker's apparent seriousness about being considered a top-flight player in the industry. This coupe features classic sports car proportions and aside from the overdone grille, it ...

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    Beijing 2010: Geely Gleagle GS
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    Geely Gleagle GS – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The first time we saw something that could roughly be equated to a sport coupe from Geely was a few years ago at the Detroit Auto Show. That red car had some enormous panel gaps and dubious styling. My, how times change. The star of ...

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    Beijing 2010: Geely's London Taxi-aping Englon TXN
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    Englon TXN – Click above for high-res image gallery
    As promised, Geely brought its Englon TXN to this year's Beijing Motor Show. In the flesh, the intended successor to London's black cab throne looks more than capable of hauling drunken tourists from place to place. The car appears to have ...

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    Report: Geely to adopt (confusing) new multi-brand system
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    Chinese automaker Geely Holding Group is giving that divide and conquer thing a shot. The company is apparently planning to begin selling all of its vehicles under three different brands starting next year. That means current products will likely see a logo and name change before 2010 is over and ...

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    Geely set to reveal modified Rolls-Royce aping limousine in Beijing
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    Geely GE Limousine – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Never underestimate the power of a nose job. After getting in hot water with Rolls-Royce for the design of its GE limousine, Geely Automobile has reworked the majority of the car into what you see above. The Chinese automaker ...

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    Beijing Preview: Geely reinvisions London's iconic taxi with its Englon TXN
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    Geely Englon TXN – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Geely may be content to let Volvo do its thing without any apparent outside intervention (at least for now), but the Swedish brand's new parent company apparently has its heart set on unleashing a wave of taxis on England. A set of ...

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    Ford finalizes deal to sell Volvo to Geely for $1.8 billion
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    At press conference in Gothenburg, Sweden today, Ford executive vice president Lewis Booth and Geely chairman Li Shufu announced that the companies have reached a final deal to sell Volvo to the Chinese automaker. The final purchase price is $1.8 billion, which includes some of Volvo's ...

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    Geely: Volvo talks have hit snag, still expect purchase to happen
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    Ford has been attempting to sell Volvo since 2008, and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has been the lead bidder for almost as long. But for a multitude of reasons the deal just keeps getting drawn out. A recent report from Automotive News shows that the folks in China may be getting a little impatient ...

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    Report: Geely may need to come up with $1.4B to fix damaged Volvo after purchase
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    It's going to cost up to $2 billion for Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. to take ownership of Volvo, but according to a new report out of BusinessWeek, that lofty figure is just the cost of entry. Volvo union members and the board have apparently told the Chinese automaker that it will need at ...

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    Rumormill: Ford to sell Volvo to Geely for 1.8 billion on Feb. 8
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    See you in Shanghai - click above for high-res image gallery
    With all the Saab hullabaloo clogging up the virtual pipes as of late seems that folks have been neglecting the fate of the other fancy Swedish brand purchased by a pipe-dreamin', pie in the sky American car maker whose coffers were ...

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    U.S. Volvo dealers interested in selling Geely models?
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    Volvo's pending sale to Chinese automaker Zhejiang Geely Holding Group could lead to big changes (or not) for the Swedish automaker and its thousands of employees, but what about its hundreds of Volvo dealerships here in the States? Could Volvo dealers be granted Geely franchises? Will the ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #159 - Reilly Brennan from AOL Autos comes by the podcast clubhouse
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    For this week between holidays, Reilly Brennan from AOL Autos stops by our clubhouse to join Chris, Sam, and Dan for Episode #159 of the Autoblog Podcast. While it's a question-centric podcast this week, we touch on a few news ...

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    REPORT: Geely says it will continue to let Volvo be Volvo
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    Prior to Ford Motor Company's statement that it had agreed in principal to sell Volvo to China's Geely, some former Volvo executives wrote a letter to Bill Ford voicing their collective concern with the deal. The former execs felt Geely didn't have the cash or products to keep Volvo competitive and ...

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