Geely buys Volvo. It could work

Mergers and acquisitions in the car business have a terrible record. DaimlerChrysler stands tall as the worst example of a bad marriage. General Motors made a hash of Saab and Hummer and its tie-ups with Isuzu, Suzuki and Subaru didn’t yield much either. Tata has struggled with Jaguar and Land Rover and now that Ford is sending Volvo off in a boat to China, we have to ask, can Geely make a go of this?

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