GEELY - The Biggest Car Company You've Never Heard Of | Up To Speed

30. Srp 2020.
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Geely is the biggest car company, that you’ve never heard of. Their Chinese badge may be only 30 years old, but in that time, they’ve managed to sell millions of cars, like the Geely Haoqing, and the Geely Borui, win an FIA manufacturer’s cup, and set a lap record at the Nurburgring in the Lynk & Co.'s Lynk 03. But how in the world did they go from making unreliable cars in the 90s to BUYING VOLVO? And what made the founder so mad that he drove a steamroller over an entire lot of cars? Join James Pumphrey as he gets you up to speed, on the largest Chinese car brand you've never heard of.
►Episode Chapters:
00:00 Introduction
05:36 A Crushing Defeat
09:08 Sweden The Deal
10:37 A Lynk To The Future
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  • I love the hrsprs dude, thanks for the info. motivated me to push on to my new azkarra :) these people really are damn ambitious!! and i'm just happy that they are actually here.

    Tim AljTim AljPrije 5 sati
  • These are the right words to describe Geely: Perseverance and determination.....

    Dennis RegondolaDennis RegondolaPrije 14 sati
  • The volvo brand is better off in china, the plants there built at are the world's newest and most advanced plants almost totally robotic, I'm sure once any new factory bugs are worked out they will be fine, and most likely more reliable than a ford

    truthiness 63truthiness 63Prije dan
  • had to ask.... is this a Geely sponsored video?

    Nayuk2010Nayuk2010Prije dan
  • That why you never hire cheap engineers who have no clue. You see what happened when he bought a company with better engineers and more experience.

    NDRS GNDRS GPrije dan
  • Replica motor industry is owning real motor industry is like a night mare

    Shakib MohammadShakib MohammadPrije dan
  • Trump is not happy about this.

    W SW SPrije dan
  • Whats up brother... you don't seem your self ...

    flip Aflip APrije 2 dana
  • I don't like U2 either.

    heavydutydanheavydutydanPrije 2 dana
  • Geely not only invest VOLVO, but also help VOLVO open Chinese market. That really saves the brand. Anyway Geely benefit from the business too. It is good for both sides. Actually Geely originally want is Landrover in Mr. Li's heart because the Landrover is buy out business, not just investment.

    35Canadian35CanadianPrije 2 dana
  • Awful presentation. I almost quit the video a couple of times due to the bad jokes, the shouting into the microphone, and the drunk like head bobbing. Good writing though.

    The SemiteThe SemitePrije 3 dana
  • In my country Malaysia, we have our own national car call Proton. Our Protons were mostly rebranded vehicles from Mitsubishi, a Honda Accord and some other brands. Recently we added an SUV call X70 and it is actually from Geely 🤣. Great SUV though but rebranding another car from other countries and calling it our national car is really our shame. Our first national car in 1985 was a Mitsubishi which we call Proton Saga. A new Proton saga was introduced after about 20 years to replace the old. Most brands introduce a new model of the same type of name every 4 years in average but we took 20 years 🤣 Malaysia is great 🙌🙌🙌🤣

    Ronnie ChewRonnie ChewPrije 3 dana
  • Wait, did Polestar get Tom Walkinshaw Racing's touring car assets? Because Volvo's Supertouring efforts were ran by TWR, especially in the BTCC.

    Paolo MendioroPaolo MendioroPrije 3 dana
  • Meiri means America & Japan as well.

    KittyFlierKittyFlierPrije 3 dana
  • ZheJiang is a province, not a village...

    KittyFlierKittyFlierPrije 3 dana
  • One of the biggest ≠ The biggest

    KittyFlierKittyFlierPrije 3 dana
  • 66哥牛逼!

    Chunxiao YuChunxiao YuPrije 4 dana
  • And 40 yrs later, 33 megacity in China has Subway combined with 8 High speed rail 😂. I mean I hate the gov but God dam they're dedicated on this. They been humiliated for toooooo long and they try to make a come back.

    franco Hfranco HPrije 4 dana
  • Nope, never heard of this car company

    619Daygo Sunny760619Daygo Sunny760Prije 4 dana
  • Very entertaining

    Evolvere SpiritusEvolvere SpiritusPrije 4 dana
  • CMA plattform was developed by CEVT in Sweden and not Volvo

    R FredrikssonR FredrikssonPrije 5 dana
  • It's not in Africa

    Simiyu PiusSimiyu PiusPrije 5 dana
  • It is what it is

    Tom SunTom SunPrije 5 dana
  • 4:33 Hong Qi 😆

    TrTrPrije 5 dana
  • Obnoxious

    Christopher UyChristopher UyPrije 6 dana
  • The CCP is too busy, in addition to the 1.4 billion Chinese, they have to monitor every unknown bastard on the planet. I think they must have a hard drive larger than Germany. This is not the case for Americans, the americans are the real expert who generally only monitor important people, such as Angela Merkel's cell phone.

    ALEX LIALEX LIPrije 6 dana
    • Snowden: Really?

      Go LiveGo LivePrije 3 dana
  • I hope China becomes less anal in the next 30 years because they’re pretty cool.

    Bad File error 404Bad File error 404Prije 6 dana
  • nice

    Ricardo RosarioRicardo RosarioPrije 7 dana
  • 溜溜哥?

    SH iHuSH iHuPrije 7 dana
  • Geely also partly owns Proton, a Malaysian National Car company, yay!! Before that proton had lousy cars and poor quality

    zurgaa 11zurgaa 11Prije 8 dana
  • What about vauxhall

    KeebricksKeebricksPrije 8 dana
  • 美人豹, oh, so embarrassing.

    harrison wangharrison wangPrije 8 dana
  • Even Chinese people dont buy chinese cars, so why should we buy?

    ccsmakati takusaccsmakati takusaPrije 9 dana
    • Now half of the cars on the roads in China are Chinese brands, and there are now 360 million cars in China

      peng yuepeng yuePrije 8 dana
  • he designed NOTHING himself, come on, they all look like total ripoffs from other brands. well, copy right doesn't mean squat in china.

    silvereagle404silvereagle404Prije 9 dana
  • Please do not treat the audience like idiots Just because you have not heard of Geely

    Yip ChoongYip ChoongPrije 9 dana
  • guys was just planin to get geely since i moved and I am in china,came here for one year you know a guy from a small country went to china and got a wife omega clap annnndddd yes here Iam

    luka lekovluka lekovPrije 9 dana
  • Sounds like this guy had A LOT of money to spend......Donating Refrigerator company, Buying motorcycle company, Investing in R&D of luxury cars, Investing in R&D of small/cheap cars, Rolling over 100 cars and then Started building bus and on.....C'mon man!

    Saurav KulkarniSaurav KulkarniPrije 10 dana
  • 1st, Zhejiang is not a small village, it is a province, it is 105500 km² large and its population is 58 million. Li Shu Fu was born in a small city called Taizhou,_Zhejiang and unlike other Chinese business men on that time, he is well educated, he graducated from Harbin Institute of Technology, 2ed, Haoqing in fact is not the 1st hit of Geely or I should say it is not the model which made Geely become a well known brand in China. It is Uliou

    Hao XuHao XuPrije 10 dana
  • The guy behind geely is really impretious man ngl

    nullkomma 9nullkomma 9Prije 11 dana
  • this video made me laugh so hard

    PlatiniumOGPlatiniumOGPrije 11 dana
  • Zhejiang is not a village, but a province

    Han HanHan HanPrije 12 dana
  • 0:30 :DIO would be proud

    Cyn WolfCyn WolfPrije 12 dana
  • True I have never heard of it.

    Ahmed SarkarAhmed SarkarPrije 13 dana
  • He's right U2 are shit

    David ThompsonDavid ThompsonPrije 13 dana
  • Chinese car s most of copy of other company cars

    jimmy999911 smithjimmy999911 smithPrije 13 dana
  • Asphalt 8 players: 😎

    Archis MaratheArchis MarathePrije 13 dana

    John PalconJohn PalconPrije 14 dana
  • that mean how you fail many time not mean you not will be succes

    adi QUEENadi QUEENPrije 14 dana
  • Here in the Philippines, we were ahead of Malaysia when they released the Coolray or the X50 or S11. So far, the best Chinese car we have seen compared to many chinese cars now entering our country. Cant believe it's Volvo, but when you drive it, you'd be a lot surprise for its performance, reliability, appearance, and features. It is very affordable and you'll be amaze by how Geely has put a lot of work to come up with this unit. I hope Lynx @ Co and Polestar would be available here soon, also from Geely.

    Furdey LomibaoFurdey LomibaoPrije 15 dana
  • note they own proton share in malaysia with new model x50 and x70 proton

    ores931 oresores931 oresPrije 15 dana
  • The only reason Geely got to what it is today is because it is a Chinese government backed company.

    DrNoraaDrNoraaPrije 15 dana
  • Looks like a Porsche and a VW golf

    8 BALL8 BALLPrije 15 dana
  • The dude literally left the room without saying a word. Dude: Actually I am not the one in charge

    L JamesyL JamesyPrije 16 dana

    Blesila PraningBlesila PraningPrije 16 dana
  • hope they dont have Uighurs in their assembly lines

    Huy NguyễnHuy NguyễnPrije 17 dana

    Devin PathDevin PathPrije 17 dana
  • Chinese left the coment

    Gus_R97 _Gus_R97 _Prije 17 dana
  • I was waiting for you to mention Geely motorcycles. Their mopeds were popular in Hawaii in the early 2000s, but I refused to buy anything for which no parts were available.

    Hannah MiyamotoHannah MiyamotoPrije 18 dana
  • Small town company that makes small casino slot game ; Diamond 777 ( iPhone), wonderful game!

    The MasterThe MasterPrije 20 dana
  • The back wheel in all Geelys is small.. Looks funny to me

    Wingers WorldwideWingers WorldwidePrije 20 dana
  • So where Can i buy that last lynk with 500+ hurpspurbs ?!?

    Oliver RosenkrantzOliver RosenkrantzPrije 20 dana
  • 溜溜哥?!

    Jingfeng ZhaoJingfeng ZhaoPrije 20 dana
  • Well I live in Russia, so we have quite a few Geely

    Val MVal MPrije 21 dan
  • It's crazy that whole Geely company is based on copying directly from others.

    CK SCK SPrije 21 dan
  • Impressive, on how CCP print money.

    CK SCK SPrije 21 dan
  • OK, there is no restaurant in China started in the year 4 till 2020.😂😂

    yang jiyang jiPrije 22 dana
  • It's actually pronounced G-Li...but, close enough.

    Ivan LinIvan LinPrije 22 dana
  • Geely They have bullshit 3 cylinder engines .

    Samer AL-BaqshiSamer AL-BaqshiPrije 23 dana
  • Could Geely enter F1? Since Honda just left out

    adib zadib zPrije 24 dana
  • I enjoy watching your video 😊

    One WorldOne WorldPrije 25 dana
  • I will guarantee you, if you make that a shirt I will buy it😂 3:22

    OlimpicjellybeanOlimpicjellybeanPrije 25 dana
  • As a Chinese, it feels so good to see an western youtuber introduce a Chinese company without bias and based on research not proganda. especially when I see many comments say Chinese compamy only do reverse engineering and reverse engineering is bad thing bla bla. for those people I want to say if you have a little bit more knowledge about car manufacture history, you would know a lot of famous car brand start from reverse engineering.just google Toyota victoria, A1, KIA Brisa, you will know what Iam saying. I can give more examples but I don't think it is necessay. and regarding to FTT, when foreign car brands want to come in China amd use chinese cheap labour and market sharing and goverent investigating, Chinese government ask technology as price. These brands could say no if they didn't want. it is called business, being a grown man! compared with Chinese government who make everything clear before the deal, some countries just want to Tiktok for "national security reason " and wanted to make benefit of it. I think that is calling stealing is more appropriate.

    Mark WuMark WuPrije 26 dana
  • 1:08 small village called zhejiang Well, area of Zhejiang: 101,800 km² area of Wolfsburg: 204 km² area of Germany: 357,386 km² now as we all know there's 0.2% of a village in Wolfsburg, and 3.5 villages in Germany. LOL Just for fun guys maybe make a meme out of this

    Minjia ChenMinjia ChenPrije 26 dana
  • 1:08 small village called zhejiang Well, area of Zhejiang: 101,800 km² area of Wolfsburg: 204 km² area of Germany: 357,386 km² now as we all know there's 0.2% of a village in Wolfsburg, and 3.5 villages in Germany. LOL Just for fun guys maybe make a meme out of this

    Minjia ChenMinjia ChenPrije 26 dana
  • Jesus christ the audio on this video ripped my eardrums off

    Jace MonjeJace MonjePrije 27 dana

    Spoon ShaoSpoon ShaoPrije 27 dana

    Boom SabogBoom SabogPrije 27 dana
  • 视频做的挺棒的,喜欢。 nice one

    Shuo ZhangShuo ZhangPrije 27 dana
  • Lync&Co 03+ is 2.0T, using 8AT from Aisin tho

    Jason WongJason WongPrije 29 dana
  • Geely sells crappy cars here in SA

    Fanele MtshaliFanele MtshaliPrije 29 dana
  • You are not pronouncing the name of the company correct. What you forgot to mention. Is the Geely only Bob Volvo to steal the technology. That’s all it was.

    Keith PerronKeith PerronPrije 29 dana
  • Nice Video. LinkCo 03+ looks impressive. Hope it comes to the North America market

    Ziming XuZiming XuPrije 29 dana
  • My dad actually had one

    Tomy Greco LopezTomy Greco LopezPrije mjesec
  • I agree, U2 is crap

    MikehuntisdryMikehuntisdryPrije mjesec
  • You'll definitely know it if you ever invest in Asian stock market

    K LamK LamPrije mjesec
  • Geely has managed Volvo very well. I'm happy for Volvo, and as a Jaguar owner, I'm disappointed with Tata. I hope Geely can buy Jaguar Land Rover in the future

    Alex wangAlex wangPrije mjesec
  • Dude, you forget that Geely also own Proton- Malaysian national car brand since few years back...Can you do video on Proton cars? Im happy to share Proton experience with you guys as this is my home country brand...

    Mazlan'sWorksMazlan'sWorksPrije mjesec
  • 溜溜哥牛逼

    Wenbo YouWenbo YouPrije mjesec
  • Now they own 49% shares of Proton which owns LOTUS...that adds up to their amazing roster

    TheNazreensyahTheNazreensyahPrije mjesec
  • Don't forget the Karma revero. Geely did that beautiful thing too, reviving the beautiful fisker karma and fixing absolutely everything that made it fail

    Kitarya KysubaeKitarya KysubaePrije mjesec
  • Geely Join Proton from Malaysia..and then born new suv Proton x70 and comin up x50 google it

    Rhodes StathamRhodes StathamPrije mjesec
  • Hmm maybe let's do the dodge nitro next?

    WillyWillyPrije mjesec
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    Graeme EddingtonGraeme EddingtonPrije mjesec
  • “Please insert two tokens” china starts the game

    VT TeohVT TeohPrije mjesec
  • I'm Malaysian. And I'm freaking proud of Geely. Geely & Proton partnership is a mega success. Although very very sceptical of Geely at first (because it's an unknown car manufacturer from China), they have proven themselves as the best technical partner for Proton. Far better than Mitsubishi. They helped Proton from going under and now they finally managed to make a come back. Proton have seriously managed to disturbed the car market in Malaysia that have been previously monopolies by Honda & Toyota (B & C segment cars). Malaysians finally able to buy world class car at national car rate. Geely latest vehicle line up are unbelievably beautiful, super hi tech, great safety features, decently powerful and high quality. Have a quick search on the latest Geely line up on HRworld to know what I mean. They're gorgeous. Volvo DNA are clearly shown in Geely products. Now, it's almost unfair to compare their line up to Japanese brands. It is really that good. I hope Proton will perform well and manage to convince Geely to bring in their latest model to Malaysia. I also hope that there will be more involvement for Geely's product development from Proton in the future. Kudos Proton. Kudos Geely.👍👍👍

    Razin HadiRazin HadiPrije mjesec
  • I heard already since geely Ch1n4 join venture proton in Malaysia copy cat Ch1n4

    Bright GamersBright GamersPrije mjesec
  • how do i buy one

    Brody CaronBrody CaronPrije mjesec
  • Shufu was born with 100 Barter I see

    Trevor BaileyTrevor BaileyPrije mjesec
  • I just sell my BMW X1 (2016 1.5T)in may and buy a Lynk & Co 01,The BMW X1(B38) was a joke.

    雅祖大人雅祖大人Prije mjesec
  • Geely making money ££££

    headbang tvheadbang tvPrije mjesec