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    Study: China still 10 years away from globally competitive car company
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    It may be a spell before Chinese automakers are capable of turning out a globally competitive vehicle. That's the findings of a sprawling 200 page report by Bernstein Research. The group went through the trouble of purchasing two Chinese-made cars, importing them to Europe and disassembling them ...

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    Report: London Black Taxi manufacturer sold to China's Geely
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    Geely, the Chinese company that also owns Volvo, now owns Manganese Bronze Holdings (MBH), makers of London's Black Cab. MBH went into administration late last year, and some had looked to Geely to rescue the company in which it had a 19.7-per cent equity stake. Although it's taken three months ...

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    Report: Volvo agrees to transfer tech to Chinese parent Geely
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    Following the acquisition of Volvo by China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group in 2010, we definitely saw this news coming. The two companies have signed an agreement that will give Chinese automaker Geely access to key technologies developed by Volvo, and in turn, the deal could help the Swedish ...

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    Report: Volvo CEO Jacoby suffers mild stroke, takes leave
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    Reuters reports that Stefan Jacoby, CEO of Volvo, has suffered a mild stroke. It happened last week, and although Jacoby says he has limited movement in the extremities on his right side, he says he's already begun improving. Jacoby, 54, is "under medical supervision" and will be on sick leave ...

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    Teased: Heico Sportiv gears up to mod new Volvo V40
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    The emergence of the V40 is arguably the biggest news to come out of Volvo since Ford sold it to Geely. Just as with any new car – European hatchbacks especially – the aftermarket will follow shortly with modifications, and in the case of Volvo, that means Heico Sportiv. The German ...

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    Featured: Volvo celebrates 85 years by repeating history
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    The first Volvo, an ÖV4, drove through the factory gates in Göthenburg around 10AM on April 14th, 1927. To celebrate 85 years of building its uniquely Swedish cars, Volvo President and CEO Stefan Jacoby recreated the moment along with Olof Persson, President and CEO of the Volvo Group ...

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    Report: Geely announces US$11 billion investment in Volvo
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    Volvo is poised to rapidly inflate its presence in China, and it believes the way forward is through an US$11 billion spending plan. "We want to revive Volvo and give the brand its strength back," says Li Shufu, Chairman of Geely Automobile Holdings. Speaking with German magazine Wirtschafts ...

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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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    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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