Shanghai  — Chinese carmaker Geely said on Monday first-half net profit fell 43%, as the coronavirus outbreak slammed the brakes on vehicle sales in the world's biggest market.

Geely, China's highest-profile carmaker globally due to the group's investments in Volvo and Daimler, posted first-half profit of 2.3-billion yuan ($331.37m) against 4.01-billion yuan in the same period a year earlier. ..

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