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Lynk & CO, the Chinese-backed startup that is partly owned by Volvo, will produce its 01 crossover at Volvo's factory in Ghent, Belgium, starting in 2019, Lynk & CO and Volvo said.
Lynk & CO, which is part-owned by Volvo, will decide in the coming weeks whether to go ahead with plans to build the 01 crossover in Europe, its top executive said at an industry congress.
Volvo could build cars for Lynk & CO in Belgium and may also extend its European service and logistics infrastructure to the new brand, Volvo CEO Hakan Samuelsson said.
Geely and its Volvo unit are considering building vehicles from the new Lynk & CO brand at Volvo's plant in Belgium. U.S. production is also a possibility, a senior Lynk & CO executive said.
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