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A trip to Trollhättan. How was it 10 years ago?

We were on the ferry to Denmark shortly before 5 o'clock, on the ferry to Sweden shortly before 8. We had Swedish soil at 8.20 am. And then the journey continued. Always north, to Trollhättan. Had started

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Production in Trollhättan? A yes but ...

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 at Göta Älv. At the same time, the first new product has been shown since 2011. A self-driving robot taxi, the idea of ​​which may receive little attention. Busy

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Trollhättan 2010. Drama 10 years ago.

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

About a year ago I published a post here with the heading “Automotive Industry. The perfect storm is coming ”. Looking back, I was wrong. Corona had no one on the radar in summer 2019. Not a storm is coming, but a big one

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The Sion when camping. Picture: Sono Motors

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 voted to extend the crowdfunding campaign until January 20th. And the

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On the way in Saab city Trollhättan

Hiring and job cuts in Trollhättan

The changes in the auto industry are happening at breathtaking speed. The old Saab site in Trollhättan is a kind of open-air laboratory where you can study the upheavals well. Because what 2011 was still in demand is of no interest today. For dominate completely

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The crisis at Sono Motors has affected the construction of the Sion in Trollhättan

Sion and the effects on Trollhättan

In Munich, the signs are on storm! The founders of Sono Motors are changing their strategy, seeking a solidarity with the community and trying to save financing and independence. This has an impact on their schedule. And of course on Trollhattan.

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The 900. Old, but tough.

Saab Festival Part 4: Dark clouds over Trollhättan.

The rain has the festival grounds on this Sunday under control. The good mood is kept within limits, should the last festival day come to a close in the well-known parts market. So the weather clouds the mood and we start

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Saab Festival 2019 - Review Part 1: Approach to Trollhättan

It's been two months since the Saab Festival ended in Trollhättan. A rainy but still terrific weekend, which deserves a final report. High time to complete one of the most important Saab events in line with the blog!

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Sion prototype interior. Would you drive a sion? Image: Sono Motors

Electric car. Would you drive a sion?

Without the production site Trollhättan, I would not have noticed the Sion project. After a visit to Sono Motors and articles about the electric car, it ends in a crucial question. Would you drive a sion? The answer should be oneself

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Old times. Saab Aero X in the model workshop

Trollhättan. NEVS as an anti-cyclical job engine

Sweden is still in vacation mode. But the long summer break is coming to an end, and so it should be interesting in the Stallbacka. Prior to 7 years, NEVS moved into the Saab plant, since then the development was mixed at best. The

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Koenigsegg Jesko 2019 in Geneva. Picture: Koenigsegg

Koenigsegg starter model from 2020 from Trollhättan

Since NEVS took over an 20% share of Koenigsegg AB, the tension is increasing. A new entry-level model of the Swedish manufactory will be produced from 2020 in the former Saab factory. Smaller, more electrified and cheaper than the well-known sports cars from Ängelholm. In which

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VW ID3 Photo: Friso Gentsch / Volkswagen

Auto industry. The change is accelerating.

A new definition of mobility and alternative forms of drive. Digitization and revolution in manufacturing. Everything announced and not far away. On the contrary, we are already in the middle of it, and the change accelerates more and more. An example of how fundamental the upheaval can be

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The Saab Festival 2019 is calling!

SAAB dates June 2019

The event of the month is the festival in Trollhättan. It takes place every 2 years and Trollhättan is completely in the hands of international Saab fans on these days. This reminds us of the past times, as at Göta Älv

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Koenigsegg Agera RS. Picture: Koenigsegg

A Saab book and what is Koenigsegg planning?

No sooner had the entry of Evergrande and the participation in Koenigsegg been announced, when in Trollhättan the previously hectic activity on the social media dried up. Since then, peace prevails in the usual tradition. The only noteworthy event of the last days seems the

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Evergrande - Hope for Trollhättan?

Now they are dreaming again in Sweden. The hope for an automobile production in Trollhättan is reversed. Following the entry of Evergrande Health Industry Group Limited at NEVS, which is nothing more than a takeover. Evergrande now holds 51% of the shares and

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