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Report
Lotus says it's hiring 200 new engineers in effort to expand

China's Geely continues to invest in the old British sports car brand

China's Geely continues to invest in the old British sports car brand.

Official
China's Geely launches new premium electric car brand called Geometry

It has already received 26,000 orders for its first model

It has already received 26,000 orders for its first model.

Official
Smart brand will be built in China as a Daimler-Geely joint

One more way automakers are aligning to make EVs profitable and affordable

One more way automakers are aligning to make EVs profitable and affordable.

Official
Lotus has a new sports car in the pipeline

The 2020 model will be cushier than usual Lotus products

The 2020 model will be cushier than usual Lotus products.

Video
Watch Lynk & Co 03 Cyan Concept tear it up during testing in Spain

528 horsepower from a turbocharged 2.0L I4

528 horsepower from a turbocharged 2.0L I4.

ETC
Geely poaches Jaguar designer Wayne Burgess

Another big catch as Chinese automakers prepare to enter Western markets

Another big catch as Chinese automakers prepare to enter Western markets.

Report
Lotus cars to be 'Made in China' at new Geely plant, according to documents

It could mean more volume and new models

It could mean more volume and new models.

Official
Geely teases EV sedan that could someday come to America

It promises 'a focus on design, technology and performance'

It promises 'a focus on design, technology and performance.'

Motorsports
Volvo's and Lotus' owners just bought a Utah racetrack

Expansive Utah Motorsports Campus covers 511 acres

Expansive Utah Motorsports Campus covers 511 acres.

Rumormill
Smart brand might be doomed

Will Daimler keep Smart alive if Renault ends their partnership?

Smart is going fully electric in 2020, but that might not be enough to keep it alive for long.

Official
Volvo invests in company installing EV chargers at BP gas stations

Rather than own chargers a la Tesla, Volvo will work with FreeWire

Rather than own chargers a la Tesla, Volvo will work with FreeWire.

Confirmed
Geely presents the new Lynk & Co touring car

The 03 TCR will take part in FIA WTCR.

The first 03 TCRs are delivered in 2019 to touring car racing champions Cyan Racing.

Official
Toyota says in talks with Geely on cooperation in hybrid vehicle tech

Another strategy to build sales in China

Another strategy to build sales in China

Opinion
Everybody's doing flying cars, so why aren't we soaring over traffic already?

Why we'll have to keep waiting for them to finally take off

Everybody's building one, so why aren't we soaring over traffic already?

Official
Terrafugia Transition flying car going on sale next year

It'll have a lithium-powered hybrid system, other upgrades

It'll have a lithium-powered hybrid system and other upgrades.

Teased
Lynk & Co's 03 sedan shown in camouflage

Under the wraps is the production version

In the photos, the development mule 03 still wears camouflage.

Official
Volvo shifts XC60 production to avoid tariffs, chases record sales

Crossovers for U.S. shifted from China; quarterly profit up 29 percent

Crossovers for U.S. shifted from China; quarterly profit up 29 percent.

Official
Lotus CEO Jean-Marc Gales abruptly quits

He'll be replaced by Feng Qingfeng, chief technical officer at parent Geely

He'll be replaced by Feng Qingfeng, a vice president and CTO at parent Geely.

Beijing
Here's Geely's take on the Volvo XC40 platform

Geely Concept Icon is meant to look like an app icon

Here's Geely's spin on the Volvo XC40: the concept car the Chinese carmaker calls the Concept Icon. The Concept Icon was unveiled today at the Beijing Auto Show, and it's been designed at Geely's Shanghai studio.

Report
Mercedes could share engines with Volvo, even buy into it

This after Geely chairman buys $9 billion stake in Daimler

Daimler is open to supplying Volvo with engines and could even take a small stake in the Swedish carmaker, Manager Magazin said, raising the possibility of increased cooperation between Mercedes-Benz and China's Geely.

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