Production of the Saab 9-3 Aero has started in Trollhättan, Sweden. This is great news for Saab customers and supporters around the world. This popular model is coming back in great form, as fun-to-drive as ever and carrying the legacy of innovation and Scandinavian design forward. Continue reading A special car. A special feeling Saab 9-3 Aero
Everyone has a sob story to tell, but the real Saab story is a different kind of story altogether and it is one that takes us across the globe and back, and back again. Continue reading From Wings to Wheels, a Saab Story
With small cars back in vogue, Saab on the ropes and used cars commanding new-car prices at the dealership, The Times offers a special Cars section, which examines the forces that are shaping and buffeting the auto industry.
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A couple of weeks ago, when I took delivery of a Saab 9-4X test car for a few days, a wistful thought arrived with the keyfob: this could well be the last new Saab I’d ever drive.
The Swedish automaker, rescued from General Motors last year by Spyker Cars of the Netherlands, is again in the 11th hour of a fight for survival. Its Trollhattan plant has been quiet since April, after unpaid suppliers stopped delivering parts. Both white- and blue-collar workers have gone unpaid, prompting unions as well as suppliers to file bankruptcy petitions. Unless a white-knight investor emerges, and quickly, Saab could be shut down.
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Saab’s all-new 9-4X crossover has landed in US dealer showrooms. The greatly anticipated vehicle is Saab’s newest addition to the Saab product family. Currently, over 100 orders have been placed for the vehicle.
“Our first vehicles are just hitting retailers and our first customer sale took place last weekend at Saab North Olmstead in Cleveland, Ohio,” said Tim Colbeck, President and COO SCNA. “This is an exciting product, with a true Saab crossover that gives us entry into a new segment.”
Continue reading Saab 9-4X Crossover Arrives in the US