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    Nuance supplying voice-recognition AI to Geely, announces Korean collaboration with KT

    2018-09-28T17:15:45Z

    Image: Nuance Communications Nuance Communications is to provide AI-powered speech recognition technology to China’s Geely, for its joint venture with Malaysian manufacturer Proton. Geely and Proton are developing vehicles together for Southeast Asia and beyond, and Geely is to provide a set of vehicle platform technologies incorporating the Nuance ...

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    Visteon to supply SmartCore cockpit control platform to Geely Auto

    2018-04-27T11:15:18Z

    Geely Bo Yue, featuring GKUI platform Image: Geely Auto Visteon is to supply its SmartCore cockpit domain controller platform to Geely Auto for upcoming electric vehicles from the Geely and Lynk&Co brands. This platform will be integrated with Geely’s own GKUI ‘intelligent ecosystem’, which delivers cloud-based infotainment, as well ...

  • lynk & co.automotiveIT
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    Lynk & Co plans online retail, subscription model

    2018-04-02T14:53:09Z

    The Lynk & Co 02 crossover was unveiled in Amsterdam (Photo: Bongard) AMSTERDAM -- Lynk & Co, which unveiled a new, smaller car model here last week, will also launch a new approach to car retailing in Europe. The Chinese brand, which, like its sister company Volvo Cars, is ...

  • daimler.automotiveIT
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    Geely owner becomes Daimler's biggest shareholder

    2018-02-24T15:44:29Z

    Mercedes could forge closer ties with Volvo following Li Shufu's new investment (Photo: Daimler) Geely founder and CEO Li Shufu has become Daimler's biggest shareholder, marking a reshuffle in the relationships between some of the world's biggest automakers. Li already owns Geely as well as Swedish premium car maker ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    Geely acquires 8.2 pc of Volvo Trucks

    2018-01-04T12:24:21Z

    Volvo Trucks and Volvo Cars once were part of the same company (Photo: AB Volvo) Geely Holding said it had reached agreement to acquire 8.2 pc of Volvo Trucks, strengthening the Chinese automotive group's international operations and raising the possibility that the two separate Swedish companies bearing the Volvo ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    Volvo Cars to add electric motors to all models

    2017-07-06T15:59:16Z

    Volvo's mild hybrid is one of three types of EVs the company plans to roll out (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars, in a move aimed at distinguishing itself from its big premium-segment competitors, said it will equip all cars it launches from 2019 onwards with electric motors. The decision doesn't ...

  • lotus.automotiveIT
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    China's Geely to acquire stakes in Lotus, Proton

    2017-05-24T11:30:02Z

    Lotus makes sports cars and racing cars (Photo: Lotus) Geely Automobile said its parent company, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, has agreed in principle to buy significant equity stakes in Malaysian carmaker Proton and Proton-owned British specialty race car company Lotus. In a filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    Volvo Cars appoints new R&D boss

    2016-12-07T11:13:11Z

    Green joined Volvo in 1996 and has held several management positions in Sweden and China (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars has appointed Henrik Green senior vice president research & development, moving a company insider into a key management position. Green, 43, is currently in charge of sales and production planning ...

  • lynk.automotiveIT
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    Volvo, Lynk & Co cars to have OTA in 2017

    2016-10-20T18:16:59Z

    The Lynk & Co 01 will be like "a smartphone on wheels" (Photo: Arjen Bongard) BERLIN -- Volvo Cars and its newly established sister brand Lynk & Co will have the ability to update software in their new cars over the air (OTA) next year, a senior Volvo executive ...

  • lynk.automotiveIT
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    A new brand: Connected but not really global yet

    2016-10-20T00:23:34Z

    The Lynk & Co 01 SUV was unveiled at a Gothenburg media event Wednesday (Photo: Geely) GOTHENBURG -- Western carmakers occasionally launch new global brands. In 2015, Hyundai did so with its Genesis luxury marque and PSA/Peugeot-Citroen turned its DS into a separate near-premium brand. But few Chinese automakers ...

  • lynk.automotiveIT
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    China's Geely launches international volume car brand

    2016-10-20T00:15:55Z

    Connectivity is a key attribute of the new Lynk & Co 01 (Photo: Geely) GOTHENBURG -- China's Geely will next year start selling an upmarket global volume brand called Lynk & Co, saying that its first model, the Lynk & Co 01 compact SUV, will be "the most connected ...

  • Volvo.automotiveIT
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    At Volvo, a full EV by 2019

    2015-10-15T15:55:00Z

    Volvo will build plug-in hybrid versions of all its models (Photo: Volvo Cars) Volvo Cars, responding to growing anti-diesel sentiment, said it will build a full electric car that will be on sale by 2019. The Swedish car brand also said it expects that, in two years, one of ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    Volvo appoints new sales boss; Visser moves to Geely

    2015-09-30T11:07:09Z

    Alain Visser (Photo: Volvo Cars) Volvo Cars has appointed Bjorn Anwall, a McKinsey management consultant, to head its global sales and marketing. Anwall replaces Alain Visser, who is taking on a similar sales role at China's Geely, the parent company of Volvo. Visser said in a press release that ...

  • volvo.automotiveIT
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    Volvo Cars CIO gets promotion

    2015-03-23T11:18:10Z

    Volvo CIO Bendrik will report directly to CEO Hakan Samuelsson (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars CIO Klas Bendrik has been promoted to a new senior vice president position, as the Swedish carmaker acknowledges the growing importance of IT across its model lineup. The move underlines "the key role technology will ...

  • volvo v60 plugin.automotiveIT
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    Volvo cites strong sales of V60 plugin hybrid

    2013-05-16T17:46:40Z

    The V60 Plugin Hybrid can cover 50km on full electric power (Photo: Volvo) Volvo Cars is boosting production of its V60 Plug-in hybrid amid strong demand for its first diesel-hybrid model. The Swedish automaker said it will almost double production of the model at its Torslanda plant to 282 ...

  • volvo geely.automotiveIT
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    Volvo, Geely to jointly develop C-segment architecture

    2013-02-20T17:08:47Z

    Volvo Cars and Geely will jointly develop a new modular architecture for their cars at a new research and development center in Gothenberg. Volvo, which is owned by China's Geely, said in a press release the two carmakers will use the architecture and a set of components for future C-segment ...

  • volvo.ericsson.automotiveIT
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    Ericsson to manage Volvo's connected car ecosystem

    2012-12-26T12:52:55Z

    Volvo wants to take a leading position in car connectivity (Photo: Volvo) Ericsson will help Volvo Cars speed up the roll-out of new connected car services, as the Chinese-owned Swedish automaker plans to boost its competitiveness in the global premium car market. Volvo said in a press release it ...

  • volvo v40.china.automotiveIT
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    China-Sweden research center opened in Beijing

    2012-12-19T10:51:17Z

    Volvo's knee airbag, seen here in the V40 Cross Country, underscores the carmaker's push for better safety features (Photo: Volvo) Representatives of Volvo Cars, the truck maker Volvo and universities in Gothenburg and Shanghai attended the official inauguration of the China-Sweden Research Center for Traffic Safety in Beijing this ...

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    In interview, Volvo's CEO says less is more in infotainment

    2012-01-19T16:27:39Z

    Volvo CEO Jacoby shows the XC60 Plug-in Hybrid concept at the Detroit auto show (Photo: Volvo) DETROIT -- Volvo Car CEO Stefan Jacoby believes the Swedish carmaker can compete with its premium rivals in the field of new automotive electronics systems by providing less, rather than more. "Consumers don't need ...

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    Geely starts online car sales in China

    2010-12-07T19:01:16Z

    Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, which acquired Sweden's Volvo Car Corp. earlier this year, began selling cars online Monday in China, according to Xinhua, the country's national news agency. Geely said it has opened a virtual flagship store on Taobao Mall, one of China's biggest consumer Web sites. Geely said it ...