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Saab owner has another go at developing green autos

Saab owner has another go at developing green autos

The Swedish automaker’s recent history could be the subject of a well-written and fast-paced book detailing the economic trials and tribulations of a brand that was valued across the globe once. Now the bankrupt marquee is owned by the National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), a consortium that purchased its assets […]

Report – Mahindra in alliance talks with PSA and NEVS

Report – Mahindra in alliance talks with PSA and NEVS

Indian carmaker Mahindra & Mahindra is reportedly exploring alliance opportunities with PSA-Peugeot-Citroen and the Saab brand owner, NEVS. The Indian newspaper Economic Times reported that Mahindra is taking into account partnerships with the two car brands as it is looking to offset slow sales in its home market by getting […]

2014 Saab 9-3 Aero officially unveiled

2014 Saab 9-3 Aero officially unveiled

Saab has officially pulled the wraps off the 2014 9-3 Aero, which will go on sale on the company’s local auto market on the 10th of December, from 31,510 euros. “Saab is dead, long live Saab” may be the new motto of the Swedish based automaker which is going bankrupt […]

Saab produces first cars under new owner

Saab produces first cars under new owner

For the first time in two and a half years, a new Saab sedan has rolled off the production line in Trollhattan in southwest Sweden. National Electric Vehicle Sweden, the Hong Kong-based company that bought Saab out of bankruptcy in September last year, on Monday presented its new 9-3 Aero. […]

Saab ready to resume production in Sweden

Saab ready to resume production in Sweden

According to an official statement from the spokesman for the Chinese-backed consortium that took over the ailing carmaker last year, Saab-branded cars will begin to roll off assembly lines in Sweden as early as Monday. Saab belonged to US car giant General Motors until the beginning of 2010. It was […]

Three Former Saab Executives Arrested on Accounting Fraud Charges

Three Former Saab Executives Arrested on Accounting Fraud Charges

According to a Swedish prosecutor, three former Saab executives were arrested on accounting fraud charges. Swedish prosecutor Olof Sahlgren said the three Saab executives are “suspected of aggravated attempts to avoid tax controls” by falsifying parts of the company’s accounts from 2010 to 2011. For this crime the judge might […]

BAIC Releases Its First Saab-Based Vehicle

BAIC Releases Its First Saab-Based Vehicle

Beijing Automotive Group began selling the Senova, its first sedan which is based on Saab technology. The Senova sedan is fitted with a 2.0-liter engine and has a 139,800 yuan (about 17,530 euro) starting price. This is Beijing Automotive Group’s first vehicle that was developed based on the technology purchased […]

NEVS to build the Saab 9-3 in China, not Sweden

NEVS to build the Saab 9-3 in China, not Sweden

Saab’s owner is planning to restart production of the 9-3 later this year, with an electric version to follow in 2014. However, National Electric Vehicles Sweden (NEVS) has changed its original plans: the cars won’t be built in Saab’s Trollhattan factory but in China. NEVS has signed a deal with […]