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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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    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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    Ford officially confirms China's Geely as preferred bidder for Volvo
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    Volvo S60 concept - click above for high-res image gallery
    It's been rumored for months Chinese automaker Geely had the best shot at picking up the Volvo brand from Ford, and today, Dearborn has finally confirmed it. Geely was named as the preferred bidder this morning and the Blue Oval is ...

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    REPORT: Geely's plans to buy Volvo from Ford unravelling over intellectual property concerns?
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    Ford has been trying to offload the Volvo brand since December of 2008, but after years of rumors and speculation those 10 months feel more like a decade. China's Geely has been speculated as the number-one bidder for the Blue Oval's Swedish luxury brand, but a report by Bloomberg asserts that ...

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    Safety First: Daimler reportedly passes on buying Volvo
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    Volvo and Mercedes-Benz have been known for decades as automotive safety pioneers, sharing between them the bulk of new innovations in the field. These days, however, automakers are as as concerned about their financial security as they are with occupant safety. With the latter in mind, reports ...

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    Ford in further talks with Shanghai Auto to sell Volvo
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    The UK's Sunday Mail is reporting that Ford has returned to Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp. (SAIC) to make another pitch to sell Volvo. As we told you back in June, SAIC is one of the leading contenders to snap up Volvo. Although Ford had long maintained the Swedish automaker was not for sale, ...

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    Swedish Sell-A-Thon! Ford reconsiders selling Volvo
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    Ford announced today that it's "re-evaluating strategic options for Volvo Car Corporation", which in plain English means that it may sell the Swedish brand that it's owned since 1998. The Dearborn-based automaker says this re-evaluation will take about three months, during which Ford and Volvo will ...

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    Ford discusses selling Volvo with Renault, again
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    As Ford reportedly prepares to offload Volvo and dismantle the last remaining vestiges of its once proud Premier Automotive Group, reports indicate that discussions were, once again, held with Renault. The French automaker was tipped as a potential buyer when Jaguar was on the table, expressing ...

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    Chinese automaker denies rumor about interest in Volvo
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    An eternally unanswerable question seems to be whether or not Ford is actively shopping around Volvo for a buyer. Just this week we reported that Chinese automaker SAIC and some Russian investors had expressed interest in purchasing the Swedish carmaker from Ford, but today we learn from a source ...

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    REPORT: Ford secretly planning summer sale of Volvo
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    The Business in the UK is speculating that, despite comments to the contrary, Ford is planning to auction off Volvo as soon as its deal to unload Jaguar and Land Rover to Indian automaker Tata is done. The summer sales event that would see the last of Ford's Premiere Auto Group sold off is expected ...

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    Ford denies discussing sale of Volvo
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    Earlier this month we brought you a rumor that BMW was in talks with Ford to buy Volvo. Then just this week the rumor popped up again, in a Swedish newspaper. Now Ford comes out to officially quash the story, saying, "Ford Motor Company is not in discussions with BMW or any other company regarding ...

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