A legendary car brand that unfortunately no longer exists

It's been almost 10 years since the gates closed forever at Saab. The brand is missed. The regrets about their disappearance are international. It stretches from North America through Russia, wherever one

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The resignation, an IPO, a trap. Saab 10 years ago.

It is 25.03.2011/19/XNUMX. A bomb goes off in the stallbacka. Jan Åke Jonsson, Saab CEO, will resign on May XNUMXth. His step shook the Saab world, and the facade of the successful comeback

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A cool V8 against the zeitgeist - a new Saab 9-7x!

The ultimate antidote to the zeitgeist? A real American V8! Exotically delicious garnished and dressed in Swedish clothes. A combination that was only available from Saab. The Saab 9-7x was originally intended to be an Oldsmobile Bravada and

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164 years of tradition - GM buries Holden

A great brand, a long tradition. Holden was founded in southern Australia in 1856 as a manufacturer of horse saddles. Automobiles have been built since 1908. The Americans got on board in 1931 and owned the company for 89 years

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10 years ago today. GM wants to close Saab.

December has always been a dramatic month in recent Saab history. In 2011 it stood for the final end, but already in 2009 GM wanted to close Saab for good. In memory of the events of that time

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Saab 900 II saga. Project 102.

Money is tight at Saab's automotive division. In the late 80s the coffers are empty and investments are being postponed. You have to get by with what you have and, if in doubt, redesign it. At

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Saab drama. The 19. December 2011.

It was a black day for Trollhättan, and the blackest in the history of the Saab car brand. December 19, 2011 brought the ultimate end for the Swedish cult brand. Before that there were dramatic months, and there

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The end of the GM era in Europe

Barely appreciated by the public, the GM era in Europe ended last week. Hardly anyone took notice of the PSA Group's takeover of Opel. GM said goodbye almost without a sound. The German

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Opel, GM and the Déjà-vu

Some Saab drivers felt reminded of 2009 by the headlines of the past few days - when GM decided to shut down Saab for good. A déjà vu? Only superficially, because 2017 is not 2009, and the

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Rearview mirror. Many questions to Jan Åke Jonsson.

Court dates are the time of reckoning. The opportunity to find answers to open questions. There will be a lot of unanswered questions in Vänersborg from January onwards. The last months of Saab Automobile AB is being worked up. Chief prosecutor

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The NEVS masterplan for SAAB

“The only thing that is different is everything” - that's the way I would summarize what happened when newly formed National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) acquired the main assets of SAAB Automobile AB in June 2012. 

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transatlanticist

The roots of the Saab brand and the plant lie in the construction of aircraft. The most inspired cockpits can be found in the Saab 9000 or - as a final legacy - in the Saab 9-5 NG. That spoils you for

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A real Saab. History, continued

With all the focus on the current developments at NEVS, some recent news about the past would almost go unnoticed. First of all the fact that about a week ago, Spyker lost the appeal in

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Carl Peter Forster talks about Saab

Carl Peter Forster is now chief advisor to the Geely Group, which Volvo also belongs to. From 2005 to 2009 he was President of Saab Automobile AB and General Manager of GM Europe. Compared to the

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Saab News. Gasoline engines from GM - facelift in spring.

The start of production at NEVS-Saab is within reach, and we are learning more and more details through the press. Auto-Motor-Sport Schweden and NyTeknik report on Saab's plans, and the more it becomes public, the more it becomes

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