Archive for the ‘Geely’ Category
Published on May 20, 2013 by Joey Wang
The first spy shots of the facelifted Geely Englon SC7, it will be launched on the Chinese car market later this year. The facelifted SC7 sports a brand new grille that looks very much like a Buick grille, even the size of the logo seems about the same. The headlights too are in Buick-style, compare with Buick Excelle:
Published on May 16, 2013 by Joey Wang
New spy shots of the Geely GLEagle GV5 mid-size MPV testing in China, Chinese media say it will be launched on the China car market in the second half of this year. It is about time; the GLEagle GV5 debuted as a concept car on the 2009 Shanghai Auto Show.
Published on May 14, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
The very first spy shots of the facelifted Geely GLEagle GX2, it will be launched on the Chinese car market in the second half of this year. The facelift includes a new grille, a new front bumper and a slightly different rear bumper.
Published on April 25, 2013 by W.E. Ning
Swedish luxury carmaker Volvo Car Corp plans to start local production in China in the last half the year as part of its effort to accelerate growth and catch up with leading German premium brands.
A new Volvo vehicle plant in Chengdu will begin operation before the end of the year, said Doug Speck, the company’s senior vice-president for marketing, sales and customer service. Volvo was acquired by Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co in 2010.
Published on April 21, 2013 by W.E. Ning
Late last Friday we had the very first pics of the early launch of the Geely Emgrand KC concept on the Shanghai Auto Show. The pictures however were not the very best and therefore we take another look, this time in high-res. The Geely Emgrand KC previews a new full-size sedan that will be launched on the Chinese car market in 2015 as the Geely Emgrand EC9.
Published on April 20, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
The new Volvo V40 has been launched on the China car market, price starts at 239.900 yuan and ends at 325.900 yuan. The Volvo V40 Cross Country will follow later this year. The China-bound Volvo V40 will only be available with the 2.0 turbo 5-cylinder engine, good for 178hp and 300nm.
Published on April 19, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
The new Geely KC concept just debuted in Shanghai, one day before the start of the Shanghai Auto Show. Geely couldn’t wait that long and organized its own party which is still ongoing as I write these very words. The Geely KC is a very good looking sporty fastback previewing a future high-end Geely which will be based on the platform of the current Volvo S80. The concept car is very likely based on the S80 as well.
Published on April 5, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
The Volvo V40 will be launched on the Chinese car market on April 16, priced between 240.000 and 320.000 yuan. The Volvo V40 Cross Country will follow later this year. The China-bound Volvo V40 will only be available with the 2.0 turbo 5-cylinder engine, good for 178hp and 300nm.
Published on April 1, 2013 by Tycho de Feyter
When the Western world is looking for eggs, China is making more cars. The Geely Englon SX7 SUV has been launched on the Chinese car market. Price starts at 92.800 yuan and ends at 129.800 yuan. The Englon SX7 is basically the same car as the Geely GLEagle GX7, that was launched in May last year, and the Geely Emgrand EX7 that will be launched later next year.
Published on March 31, 2013 by Joey Wang
Swedish automaker Volvo Car will introduce its first all-new vehicle as a unit of China’s Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co Ltd in late 2014, Volvo Chief Executive Hakan Samuelsson said on Wednesday.
The new model will be a successor to the Volvo XC90 crossover vehicle, Samuelsson told Reuters on the sidelines of the New York auto show. Volvo is also jointly developing with Geely a new compact platform for smaller models, some of which will be built at a new Volvo plant in Chengdu, China, he said.