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Smart apparently working on E-SUV on Geely platform

Smart apparently working on E-SUV on Geely platform

The relaunch of the Smart brand in the form of the Chinese joint venture with Geely is becoming more concrete: the first model is to be an electric SUV, which will also be offered in Europe.

Confirmed: Baidu to build e-cars at Geely plants

Confirmed: Baidu to build e-cars at Geely plants

A few weeks ago, it was revealed that Chinese tech company Baidu was looking into getting into electric car production, but what's new now is the information that the production of the e-cars will apparently take place in Geely's existing plants.

Geely apparently planning its own electric car subsidiary

Geely apparently planning its own electric car subsidiary

Chinese carmaker Geely is apparently looking to spin off product planning, marketing and sales of electric vehicles into an independent company, with yet-to-be-established subsidiary Lingling Technologies primarily focused on development, marketing and sales.

Volvo Cars and Geely renounce merger

Volvo Cars and Geely renounce merger

Volvo owner Geely and Volvo Cars have announced they will forgo their contemplated merger and instead significantly deepen their existing collaboration as two separate companies, including expanded sharing of modular architectures for e-cars.

Geely brand Zeekr presents debut current 001

Geely brand Zeekr presents debut current 001

Geely's recently launched premium electric brand Zeekr has unveiled its first model. The Zeekr 001 is based on Geely's SEA e-platform and is scheduled for delivery in China from October 2021 and in other countries from 2022.

Smart Concept #1: The Smart becomes an SUV

Smart Concept #1: The Smart becomes an SUV

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.

Nidec supplies e-drive for Zeekr 001

Nidec supplies e-drive for Zeekr 001

Japanese electric motor manufacturer Nidec has signed a supply agreement with Geely-branded Zeekr. Nidec says the 200-kW axle drive will be installed in the Zeekr 001.

Volvo and Polestar work on compact SUV - with different technology

Volvo and Polestar work on compact SUV - with different technology

Volvo and Polestar are each working on an all-electric compact SUV, according to a British media report. However, according to the report, these will not be built on the same platform, but will each be standalone. However, there are question marks.

Zeekr plans EU market entry for early 2023

Zeekr plans EU market entry for early 2023

According to Chinese media, Zeekr, a premium electric brand belonging to the Geelys Group, plans to offer its first model, the Zeekr 001, in the EU from the beginning of 2023. By 2025, the brand plans to expand its range to seven models and export a total of 100,000 vehicles.

Baidu and Geely increase investment in electric car joint venture

Baidu and Geely increase investment in electric car joint venture

Baidu and Geely are investing a total of around $400 million in their electric car joint venture, Jidu Auto. The money will go towards the development and mass production of Jidu's first "robot car". The model is expected to be unveiled at the Beijing Auto Show in April this year and go on sale in 2023.

Premiere of the Smart #1: Old name, new concept

Premiere of the Smart #1: Old name, new concept

With the presentation of the first series model, the former Daimler small car brand Smart has completed its reorientation: Instead of the iconic two-seaters, Smart will build the small E-SUV #1 in the future, for which the technical data is now available after its premiere.