Geely has had a change of heart over the Geely GE – their Rolls Royce Phantom clone – and will reveal a facelifted version at the Beijing Motor Show It’s amazing how much things have moved on in the last twelve months. A year ago we reported that China’s Geely had become the latest Chinese car maker […]
Geely is to market the Englon TXN, which is being touted as a replacement for the London Black Taxi. Extremely unlikely. A couple of weeks ago we regaled you with the sorry story of the London Cab falling in to Chinese hands. It wasn’t the most shocking story considering how feeble the London Cab has become in […]
Ford have finally concluded a deal with China’s Geely for the sale of Volvo for £1.2 billion. The sale will complete in the third quarter of 2010. It was beginning to look like Ford would never divest itself of its foster child Volvo. After all, two of its other troublesome foster children – Aston Martin and Jaguar […]
The London Black Cab has fallen in to Chinese hands after competition from the Mercedes Vito Cab made production unprofitable. Tower Bridge; Palace of Westminster; Red Double Decker Bus; Black Cab. Anyone, anywhere in the world, will immediately think of London if they see an image of any of these iconic symbols of our capital […]
The sale of Volvo to China’s Geely by Ford has now been confirmed, with the deal to be signed in the New Year and transfer taking place in the 2nd quarter of 2010. The negotiations with Ford’s preferred bidder Geely to sell its Swedish brand Volvo have been going on for months – at least. […]
It’s being reported that Chinese car maker Geely is planning to make a bid for Saab after the Koenigsegg deal fell through. Chinese car maker Geely is the front-runner to take Volvo off Ford’s hands – and about time too. No doubt there is going to be the ususal angst from Ford about intellectual rights […]
Volvo buyer Geely has plans to double Volvo sales, open production in China and add new models above the current range. Geely – Ford’s preferred bidder for Volvo – has big plans to turn round the Swedish car maker, according to reports. Central to these will be the building of a new plant in China […]
Now there’s a statement that should gladden the hearts of Ford Execs. Although not official, the Chinese Media are citing Government sources for the information, so although it could be yet another rumour, this time it seems to have legs. What makes it more interesting for an old cynic like me is the statement that […]
Rolls Royce are considering action against Geely for their Geely GE which is a Rolls Royce Phantom rip-off. Geely deny plagiarism or copying in any way.
Geely, a large Chinese Car Manufacturer, is to launch the Geely GE at the Shanghai Motor Show, which looks just like the Rolls Royce Phantom.