Tag: Geely

LEVC TX Electrified London Black Cab Lands In Japan, Targets Toyota’s JPN Taxi

The London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has launched its TX plug-in hybrid taxi in Japan. Redesigned for the 21st century, the electrified London taxi targets both the taxi and premium shuttle markets, offering ample space for six passengers, wheelchair access and plug-in hybrid eCity technology. The LEVC TX offers more than 130 km (81 miles) […]

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Mercedes And Geely Launch $780 Million ‘Smart Automobile’ EV Joint Venture In China

Mercedes-Benz and Geely have received regulatory approval to for their 50:50 joint venture that will build Smart electric cars in China. The two companies said they would each invest 2.7 billion yuan (approximately $389 million) in the China-based enterprise to build “premium and intelligent electrified” cars under the Smart brand. The Smart Automobile Co., Ltd. […]

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Report: China’s BAIC Wants to Increase Daimler Stake

<img data-attachment-id="1682486" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="mercedes-benz logo mercedes-benz grille" data-image-description=" Franz12/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682486″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A new report indicates that BAIC Motor Corp, Daimler’s primary Chinese joint-venture partner, wants to increase […]

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BMW, Geely Approached By Tata In Search For Jaguar Land Rover Partners

Tata Group, the owner of Jaguar Land Rover, has reportedly approached BMW and Geely as it scans the industry for potential partners of the UK car maker. The report comes from Bloomberg, which cites people familiar with the matter. Tata has been searching for partners for Jaguar Land Rover and the discussions are said to […]

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Volvo and Parent Geely Seek to End Separate Engine Development

<img data-attachment-id="1679164" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup.jpg" data-orig-size="1200,583" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Full car range","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"Full car range","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="2019 Volvo Cars USA full lineup" data-image-description=" Image: Volvo ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-450×219.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-610×296.jpg” class=”aligncenter wp-image-1679164 size-large” src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-610×296.jpg” alt=”2019 Volvo Cars USA full lineup – Image: Volvo” width=”610″ height=”296″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-610×296.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-75×36.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-450×219.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-768×373.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup-120×58.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/2019-Volvo-full-lineup.jpg 1200w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Volvo’s […]

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Geely Sees 40 Percent Profit Slip Over First Half of 2019

<img data-attachment-id="1685804" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/geely-grille.jpg" data-orig-size="640,360" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="geely grille" data-image-description=" geely ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/geely-grille-450×253.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/geely-grille-610×343.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1685804″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/geely-grille-610×343.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”343″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/geely-grille-610×343.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/geely-grille-75×42.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/geely-grille-450×253.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/geely-grille-120×68.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/geely-grille.jpg 640w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> China’s Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd said on Wednesday that its first-half net profit slipped 40 percent due to the extended […]

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China’s BAIC Purchases Five Percent of Daimler

<img data-attachment-id="1682486" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="mercedes-benz logo mercedes-benz grille" data-image-description=" Franz12/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1682486″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/shutterstock_1168550797.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Beijing Automotive Group Co Ltd (BAIC) announced on Tuesday that it had purchased a 5 percent […]

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One Hell of a Halo: Lotus Building Most Powerful ‘Production Car’ in Existence

<img data-attachment-id="1681840" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lotus_Evija_Reveal_Evening_presentation_013-e1563391143669.jpg" data-orig-size="3740,2440" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"8","credit":"","camera":"NIKON D850","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1563299422","copyright":"","focal_length":"70","iso":"3200","shutter_speed":"0.004","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Lotus_Evija_Reveal_Evening_presentation_013" data-image-description=" Lotus Cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lotus_Evija_Reveal_Evening_presentation_013-e1563391143669-450×294.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lotus_Evija_Reveal_Evening_presentation_013-e1563391143669-610×398.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1681840″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lotus_Evija_Reveal_Evening_presentation_013-e1563391143669-610×398.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”398″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lotus_Evija_Reveal_Evening_presentation_013-e1563391143669-610×398.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lotus_Evija_Reveal_Evening_presentation_013-e1563391143669-75×49.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lotus_Evija_Reveal_Evening_presentation_013-e1563391143669-450×294.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lotus_Evija_Reveal_Evening_presentation_013-e1563391143669-768×501.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/Lotus_Evija_Reveal_Evening_presentation_013-e1563391143669-120×78.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Lotus has finally revealed its new halo vehicle, the Evija, claiming it will become “the world’s most powerful production car.” […]

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Lotus’ First New Model Since 2009 Rolls Out Next Month

<img data-attachment-id="1676254" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/LOTUS-tease4.jpg" data-orig-size="1024,683" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"13","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5DS R","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1558534967","copyright":"","focal_length":"85","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"8","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="LOTUS type 130 teaser" data-image-description=" lotus cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/LOTUS-tease4-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/LOTUS-tease4-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1676254″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/LOTUS-tease4-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/LOTUS-tease4-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/LOTUS-tease4-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/LOTUS-tease4-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/LOTUS-tease4-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/LOTUS-tease4-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/LOTUS-tease4.jpg 1024w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Lotus hasn’t delivered an entirely new model since the Evora debuted over ten […]

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Volvo to Implement ‘Mixed-reality’ Development Tool

<img data-attachment-id="1675662" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/253690_Volvo_Cars_and_Varjo_launch_world-first_mixed_reality_application_for_car-e1559153796630.jpg" data-orig-size="4110,2740" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"Volvo Cars and Varjo launch world-first mixed reality application for car development","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="253690_Volvo_Cars_and_Varjo_launch_world-first_mixed_reality_application_for_car" data-image-description=" volvo cars ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/253690_Volvo_Cars_and_Varjo_launch_world-first_mixed_reality_application_for_car-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/253690_Volvo_Cars_and_Varjo_launch_world-first_mixed_reality_application_for_car-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1675662″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/253690_Volvo_Cars_and_Varjo_launch_world-first_mixed_reality_application_for_car-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″> Like all automakers, Volvo is keen to promote itself as a cutting-edge manufacturer, and now has a new tool in its arsenal to […]

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