The last day..

New comes. Proven remains.

In December 2016 - almost exactly 5 years, after the departure of Saab from the circle of active manufacturers - disappear in the Stallbacka the last remnants of a large brand. At the northern driveway was the Saab last week

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Saab Pylons in the stallbacka

Saab Pylons. Nothing lasts.

Classic stories always start with "once upon a time". Once upon a time in Trollhättan, that would be the start of a long, Nordic saga - fitting in with the dark and seemingly endless winter nights. Once upon a time in Trollhättan, that is

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Autumn morning sun, the work in October 2011

Once upon a time in Trollhättan ...

It must have been 1986 or 1987 when I first came through Trollhättan ... in the middle of the night, on the way to Stockholm. From Saab, I knew nothing more than that the brand was Swedish. The Saab factory? Without importance.

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Saab pressing plant in the morning sun

Production staff for the Saab factory

Trollhättan has a long tradition in the automotive industry. For nearly 70 years, cars have been built at the Göta Älv - with smaller and sometimes longer interruptions. In the 80 years, the work paused again and again, sometimes for months, because of demand

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Annoyed?

There are things I like! Writing about cars, like the "transatlantic", a Saab with a unique history. And there are things that annoy! The cacophony around NEVS for example ...

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Review. Moment of hope.

It's exactly 2 years ago! The sun, noticeably laborious, set out on its daily journey. Because the approaching winter was already palpable, and so it was this Sunday morning still quite low above the Saab factory and drew

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Saab News Trollhättan: Saab on the brink of new funding?

In Trollhättan, negotiations with some suppliers continue and, according to Saab employees, seem to be nearing completion. Also, further funding for Saab seems to be on the right track.

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