Volvo's Chinese Parent Geely Swoops In To Save The London Taxi

Looks like the black London taxi cab won't be disappearing from roads thanks to the saviors at Geely. You may remember Geely from such takeovers as Volvo, where they're redefining the famed Swedish brand as a company that makes big luxury sedans for China, sexy hatchbacks and wagons for Europe and big crossovers for… » 2/03/13 10:00am 2/03/13 10:00am

10 Strangest Cars Revealed At The 2008 Beijing Motor Show

The Beijing Motor Show traditionally warrants nothing more than a collective "meh" from the mainstream automotive media, but it certainly caught our attention this year. Bigger and better than ever, automakers from China and abroad have done everything to bring attention to their cars but put a gigantic stuffed… » 4/28/08 12:30pm 4/28/08 12:30pm

Detroit Auto Show: Geely Shows Up With Cookies, London Cab

China's Geely motors drew a crowd with promises of free cookies, tea sets and London cabs. In fact, it may have been the greatest display of pro-England sentiment since before the unequal treaties. Geely showed off its version of LTI's famous London taxi, the TX4, which we probably won't see in the states until next… » 1/14/08 6:13pm 1/14/08 6:13pm

Geely's London Taxi Coming To Detroit Auto Show, Sale In US

Put on your finest top hat governor! Among the cars that Geely will be bringing to the Detroit Auto Show this year is the London Taxi, which as its name suggests is their version of the recognizable black English cab. The Chinese automaker has made a deal with the largest British maker of these cabs (Manganese Bronze… » 11/12/07 12:30pm 11/12/07 12:30pm