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Li Shufu, chairman of both Geely and Volvo, has spent more than a decade assembling a portfolio of brands outside China. Photograph: Fiona Hanson/PA

Volvo Cars and Geely Automobile are planning to merge in a move that would bring the Swedish company back to public markets and create China’s first g(...)

 Albert Manifold, CRH chief executive.

As activists go, Stockholm-based Cevian, which disclosed on Wednesday that it has built up a stake of less than 3 per cent in CRH, prides itself in ha(...)

Volvo XC90: The big seven-seat SUV was the car that kicked off the current design and engineering revolution at Volvo

Volvo’s big seven-seat SUV was the car that kicked off the current design and engineering revolution at Volvo. Funded by Chinese money (from Geely, th(...)

Volvo has pledged that it won’t launch any new diesel models, starting with the new S60 saloon and V60 estate. Speaking at a Financial Times event on (...)

Volvo saw car sales rise 14 per cent to 147,407 units in the first quarter.

Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, the owner of Volvo Cars, has appointed three global investment banks to lead the Swedish carmaker’s initial public offer(...)

 Geely chief executive Li Shufu: seeking to build the firm into a Chinese version of the Volkswagen group with brands in different market segments.

Geely has acquired close to 10 per cent of Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler for about $9 billion (€7.32 billion), becoming its largest shareholder in the l(...)

Tencent Holdings WeChat messaging application has denied it is storing chat histories. Photograph: Justin Chin/Bloomberg

Tencent Holdings’ WeChat, China’s most popular messenger app, has denied storing users’ chat histories, after a top businessman was quoted in media re(...)

That the XC90 would be the first of an entire new breed of Volvo, we already knew coming in. A new chassis (flexible enough to be used under all Vol(...)

Terrafugia started out  with a vision  of transportation with practical flying cars

Have we just moved a step closer to a flying Volvo? That is the tantalising possibility brought about by the announcement that Chinese car making gian(...)

A traffic sign forbidding horse carts to enter an area of ‘Shenzhen City’. China is preparing to follow the lead of France and the UK with plans to introduce a ban petrol and diesel passenger cars in the future

China is joining France and Britain in announcing plans to end sales of petrol and diesel cars. The industry ministry is developing a timetable to en(...)

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