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Geely GC9 unveiled: First Geely designed by Volvo's former head designer

The Geely GC9 is the first Geely branded vehicle to be shaped by Peter Horbury, Volvo's former vice president in charge of design. Unlike some homegrown Chinese vehicles, the Geely GC9 looks professional, if a little anonymous. According to Geely, the GC9's side profile is inspired by jet fighters, supercars and "the empowering stance of cheetahs at high speed"...

Geely New Emgrand won't take on Corolla in Australia, but new models are on the way

China’s Corolla-rivalling Geely New Emgrand is unlikely to be sold in Australia, but the company insists its next-generation passenger cars and SUVs are being developed with advanced markets like ours in mind. The New Emgrand was revealed in China late last week with overhauled exterior and interior styling and a new 1.3-litre turbocharged engine...

Geely MK becomes Australia's cheapest car at $8999 driveaway

The Geely MK is currently available from $8999 driveaway, making it the cheapest new car on the market. John Hughes Geely in Perth is advertising the discounted pricing on the small Chinese sedan as part of a driveaway campaign offer that has been running through July and is expected to continue into August, according to a member of the dealership’s sales team...

Volvo, Geely developing new global city car

Chinese car maker Geely is developing a global city car aimed at meeting Western market standards of safety and quality, aided by Swedish safety icon and joint venture partner Volvo. An expansion of the existing partnership between Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co...

Geely to sell Volvo-developed models in Europe, US: report

Chinese car maker Geely is planning to sell vehicles co-developed with Volvo outside of its home market and into Europe and the US. Industry journal Automotive News Europe reports Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. Ltd, which purchased Volvo from Ford in 2010 and announced only last week that it will sell the jointly developed cars in China from 2015, is set to expand sales of the vehicles into overseas markets...

Geely, Detroit Electric partner for China-bound EVs

Chinese manufacturer Geely Automobile has signed a partnership with US EV company Detroit Electric to jointly develop a range of pure-electric vehicles that is set to launch in China in 2014. Due to go on sale in the first quarter of 2014 under Geely's Emgrand brand, but wearing a 'Detroit Electric – Technology' badge, the first EV will be based on the domestic Chinese market’s Emgrand EC7 (pictured below) with the name EC7-EV...

Geely MK expands Chinese vehicle asbestos recall

The Chinese-built Geely MK small car has been recalled in Australia after asbestos was found inside two of the vehicle's engine components. All three of Australia's cut-price Chinese passenger vehicle brands have now been involved in an asbestos-related recall, with the Geely announcement coming less than four months after almost 24,000 Chery and Great Wall vehicles were recalled for a similar safety risk...