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London Taxi Co. has reinvented itself as the London Electric Vehicle Co. and is preparing to bring electric taxi rides around the world. Going that route has brought in an initial order of 225 electric vehicles for delivery in the Netherlands, said CEO Chris Gubbey. Owner of the company, Chinese automaker Geely, had invested 325 […]

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Volvo and parent company Zhejiang Geely Holding are forging a new joint venture to share technology and speed up next-generation vehicle electrification. Separately, Volvo announced it will take a “significant” minority share in sibling brand Lynk & CO. The startup Geely subsidiary will tap into Volvo’s vehicle technology and dealers as it readies for a […]

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Upstart automaker Lynk & Co plans to offer subscription-based car sales. The Chinese manufacturer revealed the information while talking to Auto Express about its newest model. That new car will be a crossover SUV, called the 02 Crossover. It will be the company’s second vehicle to market, following the 01 SUV. Lynk is owned by […]

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Chinese auto giant Zhejiang Geely Holding Group’s startup brand Lynk & CO just revealed its second vehicle, the O3 concept compact sedan. Lynk & CO is showing the hybrid concept car this week at the Shanghai auto show. It’s being displayed with Link’s 01 crossover, which was introduced as a concept vehicle in October in […]

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Today Volvo Cars announced an up-to $500 million investment in Berkeley County, South Carolina to build its first U.S. assembly plant due to be operational in 2018. The automaker, now controlled by Geely, makes several plug-in hybrids for non-U.S. markets, says it will hybridize its entire line with its hybrid-compatible engine architecture including models sold […]

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Following a path remarkably similar to Tesla, the revived Detroit Electric intends to pick up where its namesake left off, but its first electric car will be delayed a month. Production of the SP:01 based on a Lotus Elise and expected to sell for $135,000, for a total of 999 units, was due to begin […]

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Chinese Geely Automobile Group and American Detroit Electric Inc. have announced at the Shanghai Motor Show that the two companies have entered into a strategic partnership to co-develop pure electric vehicles and related electric drive systems for the Chinese market. The first model of pure electric vehicles is expected to go on sale under Geely’s […]

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