Geely’s Zeekr to build shuttles for Waymo self-driving service

Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo unit will add an electric shuttle built by Zeekr to its U.S. fleet, the self-driving technology company said on Tuesday. Waymo’s fleet currently relies on Chrysler Pacifica minivans and Jaguar I-Pace crossovers, though unlike those vehicles, which were originally designed to be driven by a human for private use, the Zeekr shuttle …

Geely-Renault deal could see Lynk & Co. enter US

A potential deal between Geely and Renault could pave the way for Geely’s Lynk & Co. brand to reach the U.S. Geely and Renault in August signed a Memorandum of Understanding for a comprehensive deal that will see them jointly introduce Renault-branded hybrids in China, using vehicle platforms and production capacity supplied by Geely. The …

Volvo IPO back on the table

Volvo could be the next major automaker to go public. The automaker said on Wednesday that its board is evaluating the possibility of an initial public offering and listing on the main stock exchange in Sweden as early as this year. The announcement follows Volvo’s decision in February to rule out a full merger with …