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CHINA IS THE BATTLEGROUND FOR THE GLOBAL AUTO INDUSTRY

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Chinese brands as a group are expected to enjoy the greatest growth in the global automotive market over the next five years, according to KPMG’s 12th annual Global Automotive Executive Survey. The majority of the 200 senior executives from the world’s leading automotive companies who were interviewed (86 per cent) believe China, the world’s biggest […]

CORINNA HOWARD JOINS GEELY TO MANAGE MEDIA AND PR

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Geely South Africa has announced the appointment of Corinna Howard, from Outlook Africa, to manage all media and public relations activities. Ms Howard has considerable experience in the motor industry, including nine years with Ford Motor Company where she was PR manager for the Ford, Mazda and Mitsubishi brands as well as the tractor division […]

GEELY BEATS SALES TARGET IN 2010, AIMS HIGHER IN 2011

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Private Chinese automobile manufacturer Geely Automotive Holdings posted total sales in 2010 of 415 286 vehicles, an increase of 27,1% over the 2009 sales level, beating the Hangzhou, Zhejiang-based company’s target of 400 000 vehicles. Geely, the company that acquired Volvo cars from Ford in August last year, is one of the biggest private automobile […]

GEELY EXPORTS EXPECTED TO DOUBLE IN 2011

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Geely’s annual sales volume for cars sold to overseas buyers is expected to reach 40 000 to 50 000 units in 2011, about twice as many as that of last year, Gui Yuesheng, executive president of the Geely Holding Group, has disclosed at a shareholders meeting. The Chinese carmaker exported 20 555 vehicles in 2010. […]

GEELY SOUTH AFRICA EXPANDS DEALER NETWORK

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Chinese car brand Geely’s drive to strengthen its presence in South Africa through an expanded dealer network and new product is starting to pay off, says John Jessup, CEO of Geely South Africa. The company now boasts 41 dealers, up from 12 just over a year ago, and is enjoying growing sales of its recently […]

GEELY STEPS UP INTEGRATION OF VOLVO

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Geely Automobile has set up a committee to facilitate communications with Volvo in one of its first concrete steps at integration since Geely’s parent bought the Swedish carmaker from Ford earlier this year. Geely and Volvo will each send four people to the nine-member committee, chaired by Geely founder and chairman Li Shufu, a company […]

GEELY WINS AWARDS IN CHINA

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Geely continues to win awards in China as the car maker progresses the strategic transformation it began in 2007 and which saw it acquire Volvo Cars in 2010. Following the awarding of the National Scientific and Technological Progress award for its innovation system in 2010, Geely has won several awards this year including two special […]

GEELY’S SAFETY DRIVE GAINS TRACTION

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Geely’s drive in the areas of safety research and development is gaining traction as the Chinese car maker reports that the first phase of its automotive safety technology laboratory and test centre has been completed and put into service. This means that Geely now has the vehicle crash test capacity under Chinese and EU crash […]

NEW GEELY LC WINS C-NCAP 5-STAR SAFETY RATING

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Geely’s new LC mini car (named Panda in China) has attracted a great deal of attention since it was first launched. What immediately sets this A-class car apart from its rivals is its unique appearance, strongly reminiscent of the giant panda, the national treasure of China. It is only the second car after the Volkswagen […]

PRETORIA GARDENS FATHER WINS GEELY MK2 HATCH

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Geely South Africa’s “Guess the price” competition, conducted in shopping centres around the country during November, December and January, proved to be one of the most successful new car promotions over the holiday period. More than 25 000 entries were received in the Internet-based competition and the winner was Mr Pieter Meintjes of Pretoria Gardens […]

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