Electric car brand Polestar is drawn to Trollhättan

Welcome to Saab town! The electric car brand Polestar is drawn to Trollhättan. This is not at all surprising as the Chinese Geely Group, to which Polestar belongs, has long used the former Saab test facilities in the Stallbacka….

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Automobile production in Trollhättan is getting closer

Will there be cars from Trollhättan again soon? Car manufacturing is getting closer, claims Thomas Hausch, COO of Sono Motors. Of course, without naming a specific date, but now everything should go quite quickly. So good that...

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NEVS present and future - more Chinese than ever

With the complete takeover by Evergrande, the situation at NEVS has changed. What are the specific effects? When will there be cars from the Stallbacka again and how much money Evergrande has so far in…

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Production in Trollhättan? A fine adjustment of the words.

The last few days have been interesting! The NEVS founder leaves, the real estate giant Evergrande takes over the helm on Göta Älv. At the same time, they are showing their first new product since 2011. A self-driving robot taxi, the presentation of which may be a bit too…

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Large and small dramas in the automotive industry. How forgetful we are.

About a year ago I published a post here entitled “Automotive Industry. The perfect storm is brewing." In retrospect, I was wrong. Corona had nobody on the radar in the summer of 2019. No storm...

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Sono Motors extends crowdfunding campaign

Are there still chances that the Sion will be built in Trollhättan? After the bad news in December, there is now a new glimmer of hope. Because the community has requested an extension of the crowdfunding campaign until…

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Hiring and job cuts in Trollhättan

The changes in the auto industry are happening at breathtaking speed. The old Saab location in Trollhättan is a kind of open-air laboratory where you can study the upheavals well. Because what was still in demand in 2011 is today…

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Saab Festival 2019 - Review Part 1: Approach to Trollhättan

It will soon be two months since the Saab Festival ended in Trollhättan. A rainy but still great weekend, which deserves a final report. High time, then, one of the most important Saab dates blog-fair ...

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Electric car. Would you drive a sion?

Without the Trollhättan production site, I would not have become aware of the Sion project. After a visit to Sono Motors and articles about the electric car, it culminates in a crucial question. Would you drive a Sion?…

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Koenigsegg starter model from 2020 from Trollhättan

Since NEVS took over a 20% stake in Koenigsegg AB, tension has been rising. A new entry-level model from the Swedish manufacturer is to be produced in the former Saab factory from 2020. Smaller, electrified and cheaper than the…

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Auto industry. The change is accelerating.

A new definition of mobility and alternative forms of propulsion. Digitization and revolution in manufacturing. All announced and by no means far away. On the contrary, we are already in the middle of it, and the upheaval is accelerating more and more. An example,…

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