Saab DNA (still) well distributed

A NEVS 9-3 EV in the wild. A rare picture, somewhere in China, probably in the mega-city of Tianjin. The 9-3 has changed in recent years, but can still be recognized as a Saab

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The difficulty of establishing a new car brand

Do we remember qoros? The brand was featured on the blog several times in 2013. Former Saab employees, especially a former press officer, moved to China. An Israeli-Chinese consortium, with the help of deserving European veterans, tried to 

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Turbines, Camshafts, Turbos

The week will be very petrol-heavy, that's a promise! Almost no electric cars and we strive for balanced coverage. Because the world of mobility is changing rapidly, we are starting with the revolutions that are looming. And somehow

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The seeds of failure

Last week we asked readers for their opinion on the future prospects at NEVS. The result can be considered historic, because for the first time a large majority envisaged the failure of NEVS

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Economy. Qoros with Saab technology.

Somehow the blog is becoming more and more of a "what-if blog". I don't like it at all, it was never what we wanted. Mark and I are now working on our Plan B. It may sound familiar to one or the other reader, because Plan B is typical for Saab. Today we're back to the “what if”. There was Saab and e-AAM Driveline Systems.

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Geneva Motor Show. The newcomers Qoros 3 and Tesla S

The first European appearance of Qoros was eagerly awaited. Not only we were full of expectations, also the auto press plunged in Geneva on the new brand from China. Eric Geers, former Saab press chief, had promised us Saab DNA in the Qoros. And Qoros sees itself as the first premium brand from China.

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Welcome to (auto) year 2013

New Year New luck ! The blogger is back on the MacBook. Let's start with the most important questions! What's next with the cult brand Saab? There is another long year marked by waiting

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SAAB Talk: expert opinions, personal details, vacancies

While we are working on our Saab Classic collection for the Saab Fan Shop, news reports about Saab are coming from Sweden. Actually, we have enough of the economic stories, but they are just one of them. Originally supposed to 30. In November, a report by the Saab administrators will be submitted to the District Court in Vänersborg.

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SAAB Talk: Car Crisis

SAAB Talk: Car Crisis. Volvo, the other Swedish brand, will not rest. But from Saab-City comes at least some good news as a contrast to the bad industry news that drag like a skid mark across Europe. Before we start a brief foray into the car industry, let's take a look at our favorite Qoros.

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SAAB News: The life of others

In Sweden it has become quiet since the sale of Saab Automobile AB. For the Saab administrators, some of the work is done, and what happens between the buyer and possible other partners does not come

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SAAB News: Lotus Youngman gives up!

For the Chinese from Lotus-Youngman, the poker for Saab is over. This is what Dagens Industri reports today. The administrators made this decision in view of existing financial uncertainties. Transactions from China must always

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SAAB News: Business news from Sweden

Reader Julie desperately wants business news. Please Julie, for you today, the business division. 😉 Let's start with Victor Muller. This topic will take us straight to Saab and the investors. Muller is doing his homework. His shares

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SAAB News: Saab 2.0 and Dealing with the Past in Sweden

A quick look at politics and then a swivel to a new car brand that seems so attractive that it attracts many Saab employees. But first the politics. The Saab issue occupies parliamentary committees

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