The Swedes and Saab - what's going on?

On December 19, it was 9 years ago that the factory gates closed in the Stallbacka. A long time from an automotive point of view. How has the brand held up in your home country since then? A look at

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The future - how the blog project could go on

Since there will be no fundraising campaign on the blog this year, the question arises how the SaabBlog project will continue. On my first post I received a lot of emails - from

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The current readership numbers - Saab is dead, isn't it?

There are people who consider statistics to be anemic stuff. For others it is life. As is so often the case, the truth lies somewhere in the middle, sometimes statistics can also be exciting. For example when it comes to

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The fight for the Sion and Sono Motors

Actually, another post should have appeared here today. However, real life sometimes overtakes my planning. And even if the link from Sono Motors to the blog is actually only the Trollhättan production site and the second

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The darn 10. year

It was 2008 when Saab was able to sell larger numbers for the last time. Then the first bankruptcy followed with subsequent reconstruction. A low blow from which the brand could never really recover - and

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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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Trollhättan. The future of the old Saab factory?

The long summer break in Sweden is coming to an end, and with it perhaps the dormant time in the old Saab factory. After the departure, which ex-NEVS CEO Bergman announced over a month ago, it was quiet

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Fiction Saab. A look into the future.

At last. I stand impatiently at the window, look at the driveway and wait for the things to come. The key of my 9-3 Hirsch Convertible is in my right hand. In the background my daughter - she tries

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IDA is looking for PAUL

The stock of SAAB cars and also some figures from our beloved spare parts division are not only cause for joy. SAAB driving is becoming more and more a hobby, as the cars are getting older and there are no more new cars in sight

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About the future of the blog project

The year 2016 is slowly coming to an end. 7 more weeks, then it's history. It was an annus horribilis for the Saab brand - a terrible year. That Saab would come back on the market was

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Future Market Youngtimer

In the last few days there has been a lot of talk about the future ... networked and autonomous driving, electric cars, a mobility provider with a new brand from Trollhättan. The blog does the balancing act, because we have two future topics - one

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SAAB. Future.

A few months ago I published an article about my six years with SAAB. In the end, the question was whether this was next to the past that he had with me and the present, in

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Blog donation: Did Saabblog.net like 2015?

36 hours without Saab blog ... 1 1/2 days without Saab reading material. A test. No Saab blog, that means no automobile morning reading, no reading fun after work. Was it fair of us to take the blog offline? It was a

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The electric Saab future

Is Saab on the right track? National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB, owner of the traditional brand for two years in summer, relies on electromobility. The right idea at the right time or an incalculable risk?

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Saab on Vox and the future of the brand

Yesterday our Saab post ran on Vox. A positive Saab story that was a lot of fun for everyone involved. But there is more about the Saab future and about what Mikael Östlund is about

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