Saab still has a chance: Nevs and Dongfeng signed an agreement

Saab still has a chance: Nevs and Dongfeng signed an agreement

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When everyone thought Saab is dead and burried, the Sweedish brand looks to rise from the dead with the help of Chinese auto manufacturer. National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (Nevs), the company that holds the rights of using the Saab name and logo, announced a new partnership with Dongfeng Motor Corporation. They signed a strategic cooperation agreement to achieve global industrial synergies.

2014 Saab 9-3 enters production

2014 Saab 9-3 enters production

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National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB has started production of the Saab 9-3 Aero Sedan with a petrol engine. Sales are initially focused in China with a small number of vehicles being sold directly from Nevs to Swedish customers via the Nevs’ website.

Official: Saab Files for Bankruptcy

Official: Saab Files for Bankruptcy

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19 Dec 2011
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Swedish Automobile N.V. announced in an official press release that Saab Automobile AB (Saab Automobile), Saab Automobile Tools AB and Saab Powertrain AB have filed for bankruptcy with the District Court in Vanersborg, Sweden this morning.

The move was forced by GM’s opposal to the Saab sale to the Chinese from Youngman, with the Swedish automaker mentioning that “the Board of Saab Automobile subsequently decided that the company without further funding will be insolvent and that filing bankruptcy is in the best interests of its creditors.”

2013 2014 Saab 9-3

2013 2014 Saab 9-3

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01 Nov 2011
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Only a few days after Saab was practically saved from vanishing from the auto industry by the Chinese from Pang Da and Youngman, a sketch with the next generation Saab 9-3 has started to circulate on the web.

Saab is already looking confident into the future and according to Autocar this new 9-3 is only one of the several models prepared to be launched in the upcoming years. The new 9-3 should arrive sometime in 2013 or 2014 and bodystyle options will also include fastback and convertible variations.

Saab Sold to the Chinese from Pang Da and Youngman

Saab Sold to the Chinese from Pang Da and Youngman

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28 Oct 2011
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In a short press release that was just made public the Swedish from Saab are announcing the fact that they have signed a momorandum of understanding through which they agree on selling all of their shares to the Chinese from Pang Da and Youngman.

The shares of both Saab Automobile AB (Saab Automobile) and Saab Great Britain Ltd. (Saab GB) will be sold to the Chinese from Pang Da and Youngman for 100 million Euros paid in installments, who agreed in providing long term funding to Saab.

2012 Saab 93 price

2012 Saab 93 price

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14 Mar 2011
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The Swedish automaker announced the 2012 Saab 93 price today, with the Saloon, Estate and Convertible availability across the UK dealer network starting from next month.

The 2012 Saab 93 range comes with discreetly refreshed exterior styling, a revised interior which according to the company, ‘adds more styling’, plus two new petrol turbo engines which require less fuel and emit less CO2.

Available in two equipment grades (SE and Aero) the 2012 Saab 93will be offered with additional features as standard, and these include alloy wheels, leather interior, heated front seats, park assist, Bluetooth phone integration, ESP, 6 airbags, auto dim mirrors, electric exterior mirrors and rains sensing wipers.

Saab Phoenix Concept Video

Saab Phoenix Concept Video

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07 Mar 2011
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The first presentation video for the Saab Phoenix has been published on the Swedish automaker’s YouTube channel, and if you are not sure how to interpret some of its design elements then you’ll have Jason Castriota, its creator, offer detailed information on what this concept is all about.

With a 2+2 interior configuration the Saab Phoenix Concept has a drag coefficient of 0.25, comes with top-hinged doors for easy access, and power provided by a 1.6-litre petrol engine mated with a rear drive electric motor for a total system output of 234 HP (172 kW).

Saab PhoeniX Concept at Geneva 2011

Saab PhoeniX Concept at Geneva 2011

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01 Mar 2011
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Swedish automaker Saab has unveiled a radical looking concept at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show today, named PhoeniX.

Designed by that company’s new chief designer, Jason Castriota, who calls the Saab PhoeniX ‘aeromotional’ the concept offers a glimpse at to what the next generation 9-3 will look like, and some of its mine features include butterfly opening doors and the roof mounted winglets.

Saab 9-5 SportCombi video

Saab 9-5 SportCombi video

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24 Feb 2011
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The first official Saab 9-5 SportCombi video has been published on the Swedish automaker’s YouTube channel.

This new model which will be showcased in Geneva starting from March 3rd will arrive in dealerships in September, with improved versions of the previous 1.6-, 2.0-litre turbos and the 2.0 TTiD engine which is also available on the sedan, and which is mated with the XWD all-wheel-drive system.

Saab 9-3 Independence

Saab 9-3 Independence

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23 Feb 2011
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A second model officially unveiled by the Swedish company today is the Saab 9-3 Independence, a special edition version which celebrates the first year of being an independent car manufacturer.

The Saab 9-3 Independence is based on the Aero trim level and is available with a 1.9-litre TTiD 180 HP engine under its bonnet, matched by a 6-speed automatic transmission.