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  • Sep 20, 2014
  • Updated: 4:16pm

Geely

Geely is a Chinese carmaker which sells cars under the brands Emgrand, Englon, Geely, Gleagle and Volvo, which it acquired from Ford Motor in 2010 for US$1.8 billion. A Geely unit is listed on the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong.

Culture clash as Chinese chief seeks to 'Pimp my Volvo'

Safe, solid and understated in a Swedish way, or a wannabe luxury brand pandering to a Chinese taste for excess and ‘bling’: that’s the debate causing ripples at the top of Volvo Car Corp, under Chinese ownership since 2010.

Wednesday, 11 September, 2013, 4:16am

Geely first-half profit rises 37pc as both domestic sales and exports jump

Net profit for the six months to June rose 37 per cent to 1.4 billion yuan, the company said in a statement filed with the Hong Kong stock exchange. Analysts had been expecting 20 per cent profit growth.

23 Aug 2013 - 1:50am

Electric vehicles: Geely revs up, BYD drives into Hong Kong

New moves by Geely and BYD indicate the EV space is gaining momentum among China's domestic automakers, providing a psychological boost for the sector

21 May 2013 - 9:03am

Geely roars past its sales growth target

Sales at mainland carmaker Geely Automobile in the first four months of this year are already well ahead of its target growth rate, the company said, and it predicted a strong second half as long as the government did not further limit new car sales.

17 May 2013 - 6:28am

Chinese cars end up sidetracked in emerging markets

A funny thing happened on the way to China’s drive to build a world-beating auto industry: It got sidetracked.

Instead of Chinese cars finding a ready market among its newly affluent people, and then establishing itself in developed markets where Japan and South Korean car makers have already blazed a trail, China’s auto-sector may be stuck in a blind alley.

16 May 2013 - 11:04am

Chinese carmakers still stuck in slow lane on R&D

Brilliance Auto - one of the most profitable Chinese carmakers and a joint-venture partner with BMW - invested just five million yuan (HK$6.27 million), or 60 yuan per vehicle, to develop its own minibus last year, based on the firm's documents.

11 Apr 2013 - 5:07am

Carmakers gain as bird flu fears hit public transport

Bird flu worries are continuing to reverberate through the mainland's stock markets, with carmakers' shares now rising on expectations that more people will use private cars rather than risk exposure to H7N9 by using public transport.

10 Apr 2013 - 5:52am

China's Geely and Sweden's Volvo to join hands on vehicle research work

Geely is to build a research centre with Volvo Cars in Volvo's home country, Sweden, the first time a mainland carmaker has moved its research and development work overseas.

21 Feb 2013 - 6:07am

Vehicle makers' shares are boosted by leap in mainland sales

Vehicle makers' stocks continued to rally yesterday, with electric-car manufacturer BYD closing above HK$30 for the first time in 21 months after robust sales on the mainland last month.

16 Feb 2013 - 4:13am

Cars: BAIC IPO, Geely goes electric

News bits from the automobile space indicate the long-awaited IPO by Beijing-based car maker BAIC Motor may finally be coming soon, while the struggling Geely (0175.HK) is chasing a couple of distracting new initi

4 Feb 2013 - 12:50pm 1 comment

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