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    Official: Volvo replaces Peter Horbury with ex-VW designer
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    Volvo has chosen former Volkswagen designer Thomas Ingenlath to replace Peter Horbury as the head of the Swedish brand's design department, the latter having moved up the ladder to oversee design work at Volvo's corporate parent, Geely. Ingenlath was with the VW Group for 20 years and did stints ...

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    Rumormill: Volvo bidding for (parts of) Saab
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    Volvo is reportedly interesting in getting out its checkbook in search of a production parts bargain over at Saab. No, the 9-5 likely won't be wearing a Volvo badge any time soon, but the tooling that helped build parts for the big sedan could one day be in a Volvo factory. SaabsUnited quotes an ...

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    Report: Volvo designer Horbury headed to China with Geely
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    When you think of designer Peter Horbury, Volvo follows logically. Soon, we'll all have to expand our thinking to leap from mention of Mr. Horbury to Chinese automaker (and Volvo owner) Geely. The well-regarded designer has been linked with Volvo for decades, and now he's reportedly adding styling ...

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    Report: Unidentified companies 'showing interest' in Saab, but Geely isn't one of 'em
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    The Saab story continues. Automotive News and Bloomberg report that all isn't well with the Swedish automaker's Chinese suitors. Saab still hasn't received the $93 million it needs to continue to operate while it undergoes restructuring. The cash was originally supposed to come from Zhejiang ...

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    Report: Volvo considering building cars in North America
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    Volvo is mulling a U.S. factory to offset some of its exposure to fluctuations in the dollar. One thing the automaker definitely will be doing is expanding its presence in the U.S., and a manufacturing facility would certainly make that way easier. A U.S. Volvo plant would join factories in ...

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    Volvo earns $103M in Q1, $370 million for CY 2010
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    Volvo has posted a solid first quarter, with earnings jumping to $103 million. That's nearly double the Q1, 2010 totals, in part due to continued strong demand for its XC60 crossover. The Geely-owned automaker expects the revenue to continue to flow throughout 2011, as the automaker is hoping to ...

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    Geely channels London's iconic taxi with Englong SC7-RV for Shanghai
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    Chinese automaker Geely is part owner of Manganese Bronze, which makes the famous black taxi cabs for the UK and Chinese markets. But while a pricey cab makes sense for the UK, a high-dollar cab in China isn't always profitable. For that reason, Geely will introduce the Englong SC7-RV next week ...

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    Video: Volvo teases Concept Universe for Shanghai
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    Volvo has ambitious plans to double its current volume by 2020, and a big component of that plan is to penetrate the Chinese auto market. That plan makes abundant sense given the booming Chinese market, and it helps that the automaker is now owned by China's Geely. A major step toward reaching ...

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    Yes or No? Jacoby reportedly says Volvo isn't ready for a 7 Series rival
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    Just days after Geely purchased Volvo from Ford, the Chinese automaker's chairman, Li Shufu, proclaimed that the Swedish automaker needed a 7 Series fighter. Shufu's idea makes a lot of sense, at least in the large car-loving China market, where Volvo leadership wants to push a lot more metal. ...

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    Report: Geely to be dissolved by 2012
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    Geely Automotive Holdings, one of the four largest automakers in China, has announced that it will dissolve the Geely brand by 2012. The other brands under the Geely umbrella are Gleagle, Emgrand, Englon and now Volvo. The goal is to let the sub-brands emerge and strengthen sales while the Geely ...

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    Report: Volvo's new chairman wants 7-Series, S-Class rival
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    2011 Volvo S60 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Geely isn't wasting any time in shaping up its newest acquisition's product line. The Chinese automaker officially completed its deal to purchase Volvo from Ford earlier this week, and already the Swedish brand's new chairman is making ...

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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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    Volvo sale to Geely to close next week?
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    Volvo may finally part ways with Ford by the end of next week. The Detroit Free Press reports that the Blue Oval is aiming to close its $1.8 billion sale of the Swedish automaker to Geely in as little as 10 days, though Ford has merely said that its goal is to hand over the Volvo reigns by 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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    China reportedly adding big incentives for hybrid, electric purchases
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    Geely Emgrand plug-in hybrid – Click above for high-res image gallery
    If you pay them, they will come. At least that's the philosophy China is applying to the electric car business these days. The people's republic is set to roll out new pilot programs in four of its largest cities aimed at ...

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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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