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China’s electrification efforts stir Germans

BERLIN − Under pressure from the German government and Chancellor Angela Merkel, German automakers are accelerating their efforts to become more competitive with electric cars. The government-sponsored battery-power initiative became evident when Mercedes-Benz took complete control of the Smart mini car brand from Penske Automotive Group and Ms. Merkel used

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Geely Volvo Dialogue and Cooperation Committee (DCC) formed

SHANGHAI - Geely Automobile Holdings Ltd., the Hong Kong listed subsidiary of Geely Holding Group, and Volvo Car Corp. established the Volvo-Geely Dialogue and Cooperation Committee (DCC) here on November 5. Stefan Jacoby, president and CEO of Volvo Car, and Gui Shengyue, CEO and executive director of Geely Automobile Holdings,

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Lars Danielson to oversee Volvo Cars’ manufacturing in China

TEBORG, Sweden - Lars Danielson has been chosen to manage Volvo Cars' forthcoming manufacturing operations in China effective October 7, according to a Volvo Cars news release. Danielson was the plant manager at Volvo Cars Torslanda in Sweden prior to the appointment, which is part of the company's new

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