The look back: Bloggers rearview mirror

The SaabBlog project for 12 months. Ups and downs.

Missed anniversary. SaabBlog went online on February 02, 2011, and the first article was published. A lot has happened in the meantime, and I admit that nothing has turned out as planned. It was supposed to be an autoblog for our Swedish passion

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Saab headlines we like: restart in the summer?

With the Swedish cult brand we live through ups and downs, with the depths currently clearly having the upper hand. The TTELA, local newspaper and reliable source in Trollhättan, today writes about a possible restart of production in the summer. TTELA, you make my

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Saab notes from Trollhättan

Update: 18: 11 The time rushes and the countdown to submit bids is on. Today is the day Brightwell Holding wants to meet with the bankruptcy trustees to bid. Victor Muller, consultant at Brightwell, appreciates the Turkish

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Brightwell Holding: Victor Muller is back ...

The latest Saab 9-3 cabriolets are being built in Trollhättan, the value of used Saabs is stable, and Muller is back in the fight for Saab! For some it is good news, not for others. Muller is controversial,

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Saab sale: First hope and a timetable

The Saab sale is like a mosaic where pebbles come together for pebble things. Patience is needed for a mosaic, not just my strength. If we did not have good friends in Sweden, we would stay in the dark. Some things have changed

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Mahindra & Mahindra offer for Saab & e dreams in Sweden

Today it is starting to get confusing, more and more people interested in the Saab legacy appear on the stage. Yesterday, Mahindra & Mahindra submitted an offer for Saab about which no further details were known. Because the Indians have one too

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Saab ... now more than ever!

The Saab story is unique. For the moment, the brand lives on first and foremost through the commitment of the fans, who uphold the flag of Sweden, and Saab is thus more alive than ever. I hardly believe that there are similar actions and

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Saab Sale: New bid for Saab automobiles!

The events in Sweden are picking up speed. The bankruptcy trustees have recently confirmed that selling Saab in the complete package is still a priority. Thus, the rumors of a planned breakup for the moment are off the table. Also lies the administrators

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Youngman on the way in the Saab minefield

Again, or still GM decides on the future of the Swedish car maker. Even if Youngman will be successful in the bidding race depends on it. Let's talk about the GM technology licenses and the Saab 9-3 again. who

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Saab future in Sweden - update on development

The press in Sweden does not like Saab. The alleged smashing of the car maker seems possible. In the meantime, more details about the current situation of the cult brand have become known from reliable sources. What I do in personal talks

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Brightwell Holding in negotiations with GM

Zamier Ahmed, already missing from some readers, answers back. The rumor mill is cooking in Sweden, and Turkish investors are also contributing to it today. The sighting of the Saab fortune is almost complete for Brightwell and one stands now briefly

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BAIC reaffirms interest in Saab technology

BAIC has today reaffirmed interest in parts of Saab through several agencies. As mentioned in the last weeks again and again, one would like to acquire the Saab e-Power technology and build together with partner Panasonic vehicles in Trollhättan. Interesting and speculative

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Details and background to the Youngman offer

If we have learned one in the last few months, it is. We should be quite content with press releases and reservations. Because bad press is good for circulation and traffic. At night, the message went around, that

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Breaking News: Youngman submits offer for Saab!

Youngman is said to have placed an offer of several billion kroner for Saab. This is reported by several sources from Sweden. Details are currently unknown. Updates will follow, if available. Text: tom@saabblog.net

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Saab-Youngman Concept: Survival with just one series?

If Youngman joins as a Saab buyer, then the new owners want to keep the brand alive for at least 24 months with just one series. That does not sound good at first, because what is a series in times where each only

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