Tag: Geely

Sep 6, 2021 - 12:03 pm

Smart reveals electric SUV concept at the IAA

With the Concept #1 at the IAA Mobility in Munich, Smart gives a concrete preview of the first series model of the new all-electric vehicle generation. Instead of a small electric two-seater, there will be an SUV model from Smart in the future.

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Sep 1, 2021 - 01:14 pm

CALB to expand production capacities by 2025

The Chinese battery manufacturer CALB (China Lithium Battery Technology) has announced the expansion of its production capacities to 300 GWh by 2025. Among other things, the company is planning a new factory in Hefei with a capacity of 50 GWh. International carmakers could also benefit from this.

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Aug 31, 2021 - 11:54 am

Lotus to release four EV models by 2026

The Geely brand Lotus has published its electric strategy. Four new electric models are planned between 2022 and 2026, which will be produced at a new plant in China that is to open this year. The first of the models to come out will be an electric SUV.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 11:46 am

Zeekr raises $500 million from investors

Geely’s premium electric car brand Zeekr has raised a total of 500 million US dollars from external investors – the equivalent of about 424 million euros. The five strategic investors include the Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL.

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Aug 25, 2021 - 04:01 pm

Volkswagen tops CAM innovation rankings

Volkswagen is the most innovative car company in 2021 – ahead of Daimler and Tesla. This is the result of a new study by the German Center of Automotive Management (CAM), which regularly publishes rankings of the most innovative corporations and premium brands.

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Aug 23, 2021 - 01:01 pm

Geely plans joint venture with Sunwoda for batteries

Geely is planning a joint venture with the Chinese company Sunwoda Electric Vehicle Battery. The joint venture with Sunwoda and Geely subsidiary Jirun Automobile will develop and produce battery cells, modules and packs for hybrid vehicles.

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Aug 14, 2021 - 12:30 pm

Polestar 2 priced in the USA

Swedish electric vehicle brand Polestar announced the extended range, lower pricing, and bespoke configuration for the model year 2022 Polestar 2 in the USA. Prices for the single motor version start at $45,000 before subsidies.

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Aug 9, 2021 - 11:12 am

Geely & Renault to cooperate on hybrids

The two car companies Geely and Renault plan to cooperate on the introduction of hybrid vehicles in China and South Korea. A corresponding memorandum of understanding has now been concluded.

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Aug 5, 2021 - 03:50 pm

BorgWarner announces new orders from China

BorgWarner has announced the first order for its integrated drive module (iDM) from China. It comes from an unnamed “leading Chinese luxury electric vehicle brand”. BorgWarner has also received an order from the Chinese Geely brand Zeekr.

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Jul 30, 2021 - 12:47 pm

Daimler to present the EQE at the IAA

Daimler is planning eight premieres at the IAA Mobility from 7 to 12 September in Munich, five of which are fully electrically powered models. Among them is the electric E-Class counterpart EQE, but also a European premiere of an already presented electric model.

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Jul 26, 2021 - 02:50 pm

Polestar to expand globally this year

Electric car brand Polestar will enter nine new markets later this year, doubling its presence to 18 markets worldwide. By the end of the year, the number of brick and mortar locations worldwide is also expected to double to around 100.

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Jul 20, 2021 - 12:25 pm

Volvo C40 Recharge to launch in the US this year

Volvo Cars has opened the order books online for the C40 Recharge at an MSRP of $58,750 in the United States before tax credits. Vehicle production will begin in Ghent, Belgium, this autumn, with the first US deliveries being set for Q4 2021.

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Jul 12, 2021 - 11:29 am

Volvo increases stake in Polestar

Volvo Cars announced the acquisition of additional shares in electric car brand Polestar, bringing the car company’s stake back up to 49.5 per cent. Meanwhile, a media report says that Polestar is currently negotiating an IPO.

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Jul 8, 2021 - 11:59 am

Volvo & Geely found powertrain joint venture

Volvo Cars and its parent company Geely have formed a joint venture called Aurobay. The new company is to develop combustion engines, transmissions and hybrid drives. The Swedish company wants to be able to concentrate on developing premium electric cars itself.

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Jun 18, 2021 - 09:32 pm

New details on the scope of Geely SEA e-platform

Details on the scope of Geely’s SEA (Sustainable Experience Architecture) electric platform have come to light. According to a media report, there will be five versions of the electric platform for all relevant vehicle classes, and these will always have two battery options.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 03:20 pm

Polestar 3 to be manufactured in the USA

Swedish electric car brand Polestar announces that its first SUV model, called Polestar 3, will be produced locally for customers in the US, at Volvo Cars’ Ridgeville manufacturing centre. Production of the Polestar 3 is expected to begin globally in 2022.

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Jun 14, 2021 - 11:08 am

Polestar and SK consider EV development alliance

Electric car manufacturer Polestar is exploring a wide-ranging alliance with South Korean conglomerate SK to advance the development of electric cars. The possible collaboration also includes a potential supply of SK batteries for upcoming Polestar vehicles.

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May 23, 2021 - 10:58 am

Farasis and Geely establish JV for Geely batteries

In China, the US battery manufacturer Farasis is establishing a joint venture with the Geely automotive group for the research and development as well as production and sale of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and other applications.

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Apr 29, 2021 - 01:16 pm

Geely subsidiary Lotus to become dedicated EV brand

The British Geely brand Lotus also sees its future in battery-electric cars. That is why the Emira, which is to be presented in the summer, will be the last Lotus sports car with an internal combustion engine. From 2028, Lotus plans to sell only electric cars.

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Apr 19, 2021 - 02:03 pm

Geely shows off new BEV & PHEV models for China

Geely presented a new SUV model based on the CMA platform at the Shanghai Auto Show. The Xingyue L will also get an electrified version later. There is also a new BEV version of the ‘Geometry A’ and a plug-in hybrid from Lynk & Co.

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Apr 16, 2021 - 12:54 pm

Geely brand presents its first electric car as Zeekr 001

Geely’s premium electric brand Zeekr has officially unveiled its first model, the Zero Concept presented last year and now in the production version. Geely considers the Zeekr 001 an all-electric “shooting brake” ready to hit the markets in China this autumn.

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Apr 15, 2021 - 10:27 pm

Polestar raises 550 million US dollars

Polestar has raised US$550 million from a group of long-term financial investors. With this private placement of newly issued shares, the company says “for the first time, external financiers demonstrated their confidence in Volvo’s electric car brand”.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 11:58 am

Polestar adds front-wheel-drive and new battery variants

Polestar is expanding the range for its purely electric hatchback Polestar 2. Three drive trains are now available. In addition to the already available dual-motor drive with 300 kW output and a 78 kWh battery, there are now also two variants with front-wheel-drive.

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Mar 19, 2021 - 01:38 pm

Geely to launch electric premium subsidiary ‘Zeekr’

The Chinese car company Geely is planning a new brand called Zeekr, which is to be positioned in the premium segment and above all compete with Tesla. The plan is apparently to launch the brand under Geely’s planned subsidiary Lingling Technologies.

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Mar 15, 2021 - 04:12 pm

Geely looks to build battery factory for 42 GWh in China

Geely plans to build a large battery factory in Jiangxi province, China. The company on social media said it would invest 30 billion yuan (nearly 4Bn euros). The factory in Ganzhou is designed to deliver electric vehicle batteries worth 42 GWh ultimately.

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Mar 2, 2021 - 03:58 pm

Volvo presents the new C40 Recharge

Shortly after announcing its intention to become an all-electric brand by 2030, Volvo has unveiled the C40 Recharge, the second purely electric car in its current portfolio and the first to be offered exclusively with electric drive.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/06/smart-reveals-electric-suv-concept-at-the-iaa/
06.09.2021 12:36