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Is this for real? Chinese car company delivers keys to new cars by drone to combat COVID-19
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23rd Mar 2020
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Is this for real? Chinese car company delivers keys to new cars by drone to combat COVID-19

Chinese car maker Geely claims to have come up with a unique way to hand over new cars while keeping a safe distance during the COVID-19 outbreak – by getting a drone to deliver the keys. While it's unclear whether this is just a PR stunt, the company claims the service will be offered in select locations, using a remotely-controlled drone to deliver keys to front doors and even to the balconies of new-car buyers.
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Liam Murphy
Jaguar Land Rover approaches Geely and BMW for partnership – report
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13th Nov 2019
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Jaguar Land Rover approaches Geely and BMW for partnership – report

Geely has already bought Lotus and Volvo, invested in Smart, and joined Toyota in partnering with search engine Baidu. Now, if Geely's willing, Jaguar Land Rover could be pencilled into its increasingly full dance card. Bloomberg reports Jaguar Land Rover’s owner, the Tata Group, has approached Geely’s owner, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, to discuss a partnership. The Indian-owned automaker has also reportedly reached out to BMW.
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William Stopford
Lynk & Co 01 L spied
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21st Mar 2019
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Lynk & Co 01 L spied

Photographers have snapped the first images of a long-wheelbase Lynk & Co 01, ahead of an anticipated reveal later this year. Essentially a stretched version of the 01 in the same way the Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace is a long-wheelbase version of the Tiguan, the Lynk & Co 01 'L' will feature enhanced rear passenger space thanks to the extra distance between the axles, along with a seven-seat option.
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James Wong
Volvos could soon have Mercedes-Benz engines – report
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20th Apr 2018
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Volvos could soon have Mercedes-Benz engines – report

Swedish manufacturer Volvo could soon feature engines from the Mercedes-Benz range, according to a new report out of Germany. Manager Magazin claims the German marque's parent, Daimler, is considering working closer with Volvo's Chinese parent Geely – it's also worth noting Geely's boss and principal owner, Li Shufu, owns a 9.7 per cent share in Daimler.
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James Wong