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Report: Geely Buys Volvo from Ford

Report: Geely Buys Volvo from Ford

Ford and Volvo haven't made any official announcements, but the Chinese media and Britain's Autocar are reporting that automaker Geely has agreed to purchase Volvo Car Corporation. The deal has been in the works for some time, as Ford auctions off its formerly vast empire. In the past two years... read more

June 18, 2009 by  - 2
 
Prowler limo

Link Love From The Car Connection: Tesla Roadster Recall, U.K.'s Cash-For-Clunkers, And New Zealand's Goats-For-Pickups

♦ Someone smarter than us once said that nothing succeeds like excess. If that's true, the converted ragtop, scissor-doored, six-person Prowler limo up for auction on... read more May 29, 2009 by  0


 
BYD M1

Volkswagen, BYD To Work on Electric Cars

Many automakers have tried--now Volkswagen will give its longstanding partnership with China's automakers a boost as it cooperates with Chinese automaker BYD on electric... read more May 25, 2009 by  1


 
2007 Buick Riviera Concept (China)

GM Driving Toward Chinese-Made Cars For America

GM says it will be building more cars abroad after it completes its reorganization, inside or outside of Chapter 11. Automotive News, following on this morning's press... read more May 11, 2009 by  7


 
Money makes the world go 'round

Link Love From The Car Connection: Money Makes The World Go 'Round Edition

No, you're eyes aren't deceiving you: we're posting two Link Loves in just one day. Why? Because we know your time is valuable. Yeah, sure, we could post individual... read more April 22, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Mercedes-Benz S63 AMG

2010 Mercedes-Benz S-Class: AMG Has Its Way in Shanghai

There's more word today from the 2009 Shanghai auto show and Mercedes-Benz. This time, it's AMG that takes the mike, with twin versions of the subtly revamped S-Class. We... read more April 20, 2009 by  0


 
Ghost the Movie

Moore is Less? Rolls-Royce Picks Ghost for New Sedan

Rolls-Royce is flashing back to its own past for the name of its new sedan--the "Ghost," according to CEO Tom Purves. Purves announced the name for the new small Roller at... read more April 20, 2009 by  0


 
2010 Porsche Panamera

2010 Porsche Panamera: Live At Last from Shanghai Show

We've told you about it oodles of times before--let us count the ways--but now, the 2010 Porsche Panamera has been revealed in more locally colorful photos prior to its... read more April 19, 2009 by  1


 
Shanghai skyline

2009 Shanghai Auto Show Coverage

Doom and gloom have had their day--when it comes to auto shows, that is. The 2009 Shanghai auto show just might pull off what all the American and European auto shows held... read more April 19, 2009 by  0


 
Rental Car Rally

Link Love From The Car Connection: Mercedes Sneak Peak, Rally For Rentals, And What Is Up With All These Pod Things?

  Looking for something fun to do this summer? How's about signing up for the annual Rental Car Rally, which will run this June from San Francisco to Yuma, Arizona. Clearly... read more April 14, 2009 by  0


 
scrap heap

Great Britain, China Seek Out Subsidies For Sales

You might recall that Germany instituted a "Cash for Clunkers" program weeks ago,  and subsequently saw a 21% jump in car sales. Lawmakers in Great Britain are rightly... read more March 16, 2009 by  2


 
Volvo logo

How To Say 'Volvo' In Chinese? Geely Poised To Buy Swedish Firm

The politics of a recession, it seems, makes for strange bedfellows. Or exotic Asian ones, anyway. Today the Huffington Post reports that Ford is in talks with Geely... read more February 5, 2009 by  0


 
2008 Honda Accord Sedan 4-door I4 Auto EX-L Rear Seats

China Helps Honda To New Sales Record; Russia Does Same For VW

Honda and Volkswsagen are two notable auto manufacturers with far-flung markets that are helping them weather - and thrive despite - the tough sales downturn. Honda's sales... read more January 29, 2009 by  0


 
EDAG light Car concept

Link Love From The Car Connection

UK crackdown: Britain is planning to enact tougher auto insurance laws, with penalties for simply owning an uninsured car. That's good news for insurance premiums, bad news... read more January 21, 2009 by  0


 
2009 Chrysler 200C Concept

2009 Detroit Auto Show: Best In Show

The 2009 Detroit auto show opens to the public on Saturday--but the media has slipped out of Cobo Hall after one of the shortest press days in recent memory. Despite the... read more January 14, 2009 by  4


 
Mercedes-Benz with Julia Stegner

Friday Fluff: The Links That Got Away

It's been a busy week at TheCarConnection.com. Between bailout news, holiday shopping, and random morsels of car-related goodness, a lot of stuff has crossed our desk since... read more December 19, 2008 by  2


 

 
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