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Volvo's electric Polestar brand to launch in Australia this year
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11th Mar 2021
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Volvo's electric Polestar brand to launch in Australia this year

Polestar – Volvo’s electrified performance division – has announced it will launch in Australia this year. The model line-up is yet to be confirmed, however the first cars are due in local showrooms during the second half of this year. The Volvo subsidiary – which is co-owned by Chinese automotive conglomerate Geely – currently produces the Polestar 2 high-riding electric sedan (below). It’s this model that’s expected to spearhead the brand’s Australian launch later this year.
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William Davis
Lynk & Co Zero Concept unveiled, electric car to boast over 700km range
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25th Sep 2020
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Lynk & Co Zero Concept unveiled, electric car to boast over 700km range

Rising Chinese brand Lynk & Co has unveiled its latest creation in the Zero Concept, an outline for an electric car that's set to offer more than 700km of range when it enters production in 2021. The production Zero will mark the first fully electric car to be produced by Lynk & Co – a premium brand that first launched in China in 2017 as a joint venture between Geely Auto Group and its subsidiary, the Volvo Car Group.
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Susannah Guthrie
London Electric Vehicle Company predicts massive growth for 2020
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24th Feb 2020
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London Electric Vehicle Company predicts massive growth for 2020

Geely-owned electric vehicle (EV) maker, London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) has forecasted major growth for 2020 following its 2019 sales figures. After selling more than 2500 of its hybrid TX taxi and shuttle variants across 2019 (up from 1300 in 2018), the marque has begun preparations for a projected further 50 per cent increase in demand in 2020. LEVC believes it will be selling into 20 markets globally by the end of 2020.
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Liam Murphy
Lynk & Co 03 Cyan Concept sets Nurburgring lap record
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26th Aug 2019
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Lynk & Co 03 Cyan Concept sets Nurburgring lap record

The Lynk & Co 03 Cyan Concept has set a new lap record at the iconic Nurburgring Nordschleife for four-door and front-drive vehicles, also marking a first-time achievement for the new Chinese brand.
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James Wong
Geely buys 50 per cent of Smart
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28th Mar 2019
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Geely buys 50 per cent of Smart

Daimler and Geely have agreed to form a joint venture company to run Smart, with each firm owning 50 per cent and having three seats on the board of directors. As was planned before today's announcement, Smart will become an all-electric brand from 2020 onwards. It will also continue to focus on inner city-friendly vehicles, although the "product portfolio is also planned to be extended into the fast-growing B-segment".
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Derek Fung