The last day..

New comes. Proven remains.

In December 2016 - almost exactly 5 years after Saab left the circle of active manufacturers - the last remnants of a big brand disappeared in the Stallbacka. The Saab was on the northern approach last week

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Saab Pylons in the stallbacka

Saab Pylons. Nothing lasts.

Classic stories always begin with “once upon a time”. Once upon a time in Trollhättan, that would be the prelude to a long, Nordic saga - matching 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 came through Trollhättan for the first time ... in the middle of the night, on the way to Stockholm. All I knew about Saab was that the brand was Swedish. The Saab factory? Irrelevant.

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Saab pressing plant in the morning sun

Production staff for the Saab factory

Trollhättan has a long tradition in automobile construction. Cars have been built at Göta Älv for almost 70 years - with small and sometimes longer interruptions. In the 80s the work paused again and again, sometimes for months, because of the demand

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Annoyed?

There are things I like! Write about cars as you write about the “transatlantic”, a Saab with a unique history. And there are things that are annoying! The cacophony around NEVS, for example ...

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Review. Moment of hope.

It was exactly 2 years ago! The sun set off on its daily path, obviously laborious. Because the approaching winter could already be felt, and so on this Sunday morning she was still standing very low above the Saab factory and drawing

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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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