NEWSMAKER-China's "Henry Ford" drives Geely onto global stage

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By Alison Leung and Fang Yan SHANGHAI, Oct 30 (Reuters) - Li Shufu, the founder of China's Zhejiang Geely Holdings, has much in common with Henry Ford, from a childhood on the farm to a scrappy determination to build a car-making behemoth from nothing. If discussions underway between Geely and Ford Motor Co are successful, he may have another link with the great industrialist -- ownership of Ford's Volvo unit. Li's Geely, which means auspicious or lucky in Chinese, has captured the ...

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