Geely Automobile Holdings

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Ford Sells Volvo to China

Deal with Geely estimated at $2B

(Newser) - China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group has signed a binding deal to buy Ford Motor Co.'s Volvo Cars unit, a Volvo spokesman Per-Ake Froberg confirmed today. He could not disclose the value of the deal, saying details on the price tag and the financing would be disclosed at a news... More »

Ford in Deal to Sell Volvo to Chinese

Final agreement with China's Geely expected early next year

(Newser) - Ford says it is close to selling its loss-making Volvo unit to China's Geely and expects a final deal in the first quarter of next year. "All substantive commercial terms relating to the potential sale have been settled," Ford said in a statement. Ford chose Geely as the... More »

Ford Looks to Sell Volvo to China

Geely is only bidder remaining for Swedish subsidiary

(Newser) - Ford put its Volvo unit up for sale last December, and it's narrowed the possible buyers to just one bidder: a Chinese consortium led by Geely, the country's largest private automaker. Geely first approached Ford about the purchase in summer 2008 and is prepared to pay about $2 billion, less... More »

Look Out, Detroit: Geely on Track to Be the New Toyota

(Newser) - The crash of the US auto market has sped up the global auto industry's shift toward emerging markets, and no one is better poised to take advantage than the Chinese, the Wall Street Journal reports. Geely, one of the few Chinese auto firms that operate without a foreign partner, has... More »

Foreign Bidders See Opportunity in Detroit Mess

As GM, Chrysler spin off units in their wake, the global auto landscape shifts

(Newser) - With Chrysler in bankruptcy and General Motors at the precipice, foreign companies are preparing bids for parts of the US auto industry, the Wall Street Journal reports. The result will be a broad global reshuffling as companies like Italy’s Fiat, France’s Renault, and even China’s Geely buy... More »

Renault May Acquire Saturn; Chinese Firm Bids for Saab

GM courts foreign buyers in fire sale

(Newser) - Renault is in talks with General Motors about acquiring its Saturn brand, the Wall Street Journal reports. Demonstrating the considerable foreign interest in GM divisions, China’s Geely Automobile Holdings has submitted a bid for Saab. GM is looking to cut unprofitable units ahead of a June 1 restructuring deadline.... More »

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