The Chinese car maker has begun sending invites to members of the media. The invitation, republished by Jalopnik, promises more than just "a new car brand and a model line-up", but "some radical, new thinking — different from anything you’ve seen before from the car industry" and that "might well change the world’s idea of mobility".
Accompanying the invites is the above teaser image, and a placeholder website, which features plenty of youngish people dancing, walking, biking, running, eating and hanging out. Notably, there's only one shot that involves a car.
It seems likely that Lynk & Co will be a new automotive marque for Geely vehicles targeted at developed markets around the world. In April, a Reuters report indicated that the company was planning just such a venture as part of a new project codenamed "L".
Above: Volvo Concept 40.1.
According to Autocar, the first Lynk & Co vehicle will be a small SUV that will be the Volvo XC40's mainstream cousin. Beyond this, Lynk & Co may also include a ride-sharing or car-sharing component.
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