Short message. Dongfeng and Trollhättan fantasies.

One of the positive things in the Saab era is that Trollhättan was able to maintain its importance as an automotive location. Although there are no more vehicles running on the Göta Älv, but the city has become more international and interesting. With

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Saab book from Sweden. Image: Egmont Verlag

Briefly noted. New Saab book. Meeting at the edge of the Alps.

There is a real big thing to buy in Sweden. A new Saab book is now on the market that tells the complete story of the brand from 1947 to 2011. The journalist Peter Haventon was allowed to archive the Swedish Auto Motor Sport

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Production in Trollhättan

Briefly noted. Saab Inside and Saab staging.

The new Saab Inside is here! And it's about looking back at a Saab staging that took place in the old factory in Trollhättan. What do both have to do with each other? Nothing, and maybe everything.

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The Saab 9 5 calendar 2018

Briefly noted. 9-5 Calendar and Food Motor Show.

Some things around Saab never seem to end. In Sweden, the brand was back in the press yesterday. And as far as the topic of Saab gifts is concerned, things are not looking really good this year. There is our fan shop

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Orio streamlines the organization

Orio AB streamlines the organization

The press release that went through the network yesterday afternoon will not have pleased everyone. The Orio AB reorganizes itself and streamlines the structures. It has an impact on employees in Sweden.

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Saab 9-5 sports car in the capital

My Saab Story - Endless Saab Love

For a couple of months now, I have been reading regularly, it seems to me, one of the few women on this blog. The latest summer stories were also written by Saab's enthusiastic and in part very automotive-savvy men.

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Off to Sweden! 9-5 NG SC 2012 by Saab collector Zabel. Photo Credit: 95sc2012.com

Briefly reported. Sweden - good bye and hello!

In the last few days you could learn an exciting lesson about Saab - what cars can be worth when the brand no longer exists. And what the Saab community can do. It all started quite harmlessly. With an article

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NEVS and DiDi agree on cooperation. Press picture: NEVS

NEVS and DiDi seal future cooperation

There are articles, the headline is already difficult. What happened yesterday in Trollhättan, and what impact will the events have on the old Saab factory? The attempt of a summary.

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NEVS, the eternal startup.

The eternal startup and the German enemy

It was a deep winter. The Saab bankruptcy was still fresh. Mark and I met in the nightly Trollhättan with a well-known personality. Their name does not matter, we talked about the ongoing sales negotiations.

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New-Long-Ma Mini bus, NEVS electric car. Picture: NEVS

Losses, liquidity worries, hardly any perspective.

Almost exactly a year ago, Mark and I visited the old Saab factory. They were very friendly to us, and we met impressive people with Saab's past. Still, by the end of the day, the mood was dim.

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NEVS. Business in crisis.

Liquidity crisis and problems at NEVS continue.

The Chinese electric car startup in the old Saab factory is still struggling with problems. The bottlenecks of liquidity continue, the entry of a new major shareholder is delayed. And the future in the stablebacka does not look rosy at the moment.

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NNEV Quality System Basic Training Tianjin. Photo: NEVS

NEVS recruits employees in China.

Keeping an eye on developments at NEVS is becoming increasingly difficult. Public relations does not take place, press releases do not exist. In addition, activities are increasingly focused on China.

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TCS system in the Saab 9000

Saab Film Archive. TCS in the Saab 9000 CC Turbo.

At the end of the week, a deep grip on the Saab film archive. Saab 9000 CC Turbo without TCS, versus CC with TCS system. Saab tests traction control on snowy, wintry roads. And makes the turbo needle shake ...

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Saab Griffin design

Fancy Saab. The final Saab design evolution.

Months later, the decision is confirmed to be correct for some things and wrong for others. Design has half-lives, and good design is very durable. Saab has a reputation for always delivering timeless elegance.

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Better days. Saab 9-5 NG in the paint shop 2010. Image: Saab Automobile AB

Trollhättan. The future of the old Saab factory?

The long summer break in Sweden is coming to an end, so maybe the news-free time in the old Saab factory. After the departure of former NEVS CEO Bergman over a month ago, it had become quiet.

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