China’s Geely Holdings buys 10% of Daimler as its electric technology ambitions grow


Chinese automotive group Zhejiang Geely Holding has purchased almost 10% of Daimler, just weeks after becoming the largest shareholder in truck manufacturer AB Volvo. This latest move is part of a strategy by the Chinese firm to compete with technology companies such as Tesla, Google and Uber in the development of electric vehicles. Announcing the deal, Li Shufu, Geely’s founder and main owner, said: “No current car industry player is likely to win this battle against the invaders from outside […]