NEWSMAKER-Geely's Li to go global with Volvo deal


By Doug Young HONG KONG, March 26 (Reuters) - Geely founder Li Shufu, China's Henry Ford, looks set to rewrite the automotive history books this weekend with the purchase of Ford's Volvo car unit, which would be China's largest offshore auto deal. [ID:nLDE62P184] Li, very much a plain-folks character, shares many traits with Ford, from a childhood on the farm to a scrappy determination to build a car-making behemoth from nothing. Li's Geely, which means auspicious or lucky in Chinese, ...

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