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Spy Shots: Volvo XC Classic testing in China

June 30, 2014 by W.E. Ning

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New spy shots of the Volvo XC Classic testing in China. The Volvo XC Classic is the current Volvo XC90, it will be manufactured in China starting late this year, just when production of the all-new Volvo XC90 starts in Sweden. Launch on the China car market in scheduled for December.

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Geely Emgrand EV8 MPV is finally Ready for the China car market

June 9, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Geely Emgrand EV8 MPV is finally Ready for the China car market

New spy shots seem to indicate the Geely Emgrand EV8 MPV is finally ready for the China car market. Chinese automotive media report that the EV8 will be launched late this year. The Emgrand EV8 had a long time coming, the first concept debuted on the…

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Spy Shots: Geely Emgrand EC9 is Almost Ready for the Chinese car market

May 30, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: Geely Emgrand EC9 is Almost Ready for the Chinese car market

A spectacular spy shot showing seven Geely Emgrand EC9 in a row, indicating the new Geely Emgrand sedan is almost ready for the Chinese car market. The latest reports in Chinese automotive media indicate the vehicle will be called Emgrand GC9 instead of Emgrand EC9. And we have new news on the engines…

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Geely Emgrand EC9 might get a 3.5 liter V6

May 27, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Geely Emgrand EC9 will get a 3.5 liter V6

New news again on the Geely Emgrand EC9, the largest sedan ever developed by Geely. The latest reports in Chinese automotive media say the Emgrand EC9 will be available with two engines: a 1.8 turbo four-cylinder and a 3.5 liter V6. Since development of the EC9 started we have heard many conflicting engine-stories…

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Spy Shots: Geely GLEagle Panda goes electric in China

May 27, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Spy Shots: Geely GLEagle Panda goes electric in China

Spy shots showing the new Geely GLEagle Panda EV, a full-electric vehicle based on the patrol-powered Geely GLEagle Panda sub-compact hatchback. The Panda EV will debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September and launch on the China car market in Q4.

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Spy Shots: facelift for the Geely Emgrand EC8

May 21, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: facelift for the Geely Emgrand EC8

Spy Shots showing the facelifted Geely Emgrand EC8 with the new Emgrand logo prominent on the massive new grille. The facelifted EC8 will debut on the Chengdu Auto Show in September and launch on the Chinese auto market in Q4. Besides the grille, the facelift includes new headlights, new bumpers, and new rear lights.

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Li Shufu said: “Geely and Volvo are like brothers, not father and son.”

May 16, 2014 by Joey Wang

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Li Shufu, Chairman of Volvo Cars and of its owner Zhejiang Geely talked to Chinese media about the future of Volvo, and more specifically about the future of Volvo in China.

Li Shufu said: “We will make Volvo cars more luxurious and high-end. Volvo will strive to become one of the dominant players in the luxury car sector.” Did Li finally win the battle with the stubborn Volvo management in Sweden, who kept refusing to even think about a high-end car? Li’s words seem to indicate he did. There was more:

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Spy Shots: facelift for the Geely Englon SC3

May 16, 2014 by Joey Wang

Spy Shots: facelift for the Geely Englon SC3

Spy Shots of the facelifted Geely Englon SC3. The Englon badge sits proudly on the grille of the new car, indicating once again that Geely has revoked an earlier decision to kill all its sub brands and focus on the Geely brand.  Englon, it seems, is here to stay. The facelift centers on the front and includes a new grille, new headlights, and a new front bumper.

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Spy Shots: China-made Volvo XC60 is getting Ready for the Chinese auto market

May 14, 2014 by Tycho de Feijter

Spy Shots: China-made Volvo XC60 is getting Ready for the Chinese auto market

The very first spy shots of the China-made Volvo XC60 testing on Chinese roads. The Volvo XC60 will be launched on the China car market in the second half of this year, debut is expected for the Chengdu Auto Show in October. The Volvo XC60 is the second Volvo to be manufactured in China after the Geely take-over, the first was the Volvo S60L that was launched on the China auto market in December 2013.

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Volvo S60L Plug-in Hybrid Concept debuts on the Beijing Auto Show

April 24, 2014 by W.E. Ning

Volvo S60L Plug-in Hybrid Concept debuts on the Beijing Auto Show

The Volvo S60L Plug-in Hybrid Concept debuted on the Beijing Auto Show. The S60L Plug-in Hybrid Concept previews a new petrol plug-in hybrid based on the China-only Volvo S60L sedan. The production version will be launched on the China car market in 2015.

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