Saab

Saab, hometown bank on long shot revival under Chinese investor

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 26, 2013
Saab is raising fresh hopes in its Swedish hometown as the mothballed brand gears up for another revival, more than a year after it went bankrupt. Saab's new parent, owned by a Chinese renewable energy investor, intends to start building 9-3 sedans and convertibles in August.... Read More »

 

Saab hometown with 32% youth out of work prays for China

Jan. 25, 2013 06:01 CET
Saab is raising fresh hopes in its Swedish hometown as the mothballed brand gears up for another revival, more than a year after it went bankrupt.... Read More »

 

Saab parts unit offers service plans

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 16, 2013
Saab Automobile Parts North America is trying to make up for the fact that 2010-11 model Saab vehicles were not covered by a manufacturer warranty because of the automaker's bankruptcy filing in December 2011.... Read More »

 

Saab owner signs Chinese investment deal

Jan. 8, 2013 16:30 CET
Saab's Chinese-controlled owner has signed an investment deal with the Chinese city of Qingdao as part of plans to build and sell electric cars in the country.... Read More »

 

YEAR IN REVIEW

Names, faces and brands that left the stage in 2012

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 28, 2012
Industry sales continued to rebound, VW completed its acquisition of Porsche, and Honda and Toyota staged impressive comebacks. Names and faces came and went, as well, in 2012. A look back at some of the notable bold-faced names and brands that left the automotive scene in 2012:... Read More »

 

Saab, GM reach deal on warranty service in U.S., Canada

1:22 pm U.S. ET | Dec. 21, 2012
General Motors and Saab Automobile Parts North America said they have reached an agreement on warranty service coverage for Saab owners in the United States and Canada. The agreement says SPNA will provide warranty administration and related services for 2009 vehicles and prior Saab vehicles still covered under GM's limited warranty, the companies said in a joint statement released today.... Read More »

 

Swedish debt office takes control of Saab parts unit

Dec. 5, 2012 15:05 CET
The Swedish National Debt Office will take ownership of Saab Automobile Parts AB, a unit of bankrupt carmaker Saab.... Read More »

 

Saab mulls speeding up relaunch plan

Nov. 20, 2012 10:46 CET
National Electric Vehicle Sweden, the new owner of Saab, may speed up the brand's relaunch by offering a gasoline-powered 9-3 in 2013 rather than re-starting the brand in 2014 with an EV, a company spokesman said on Tuesday.... Read More »

 

Spyker will oppose GM's motion to dismiss Saab lawsuit

Oct. 1, 2012 13:11 CET
Dutch sports car maker Spyker, which is suing General Motors for more than $3 billion on behalf of Saab, said on Monday it will oppose GM's motion to dismiss the case.... Read More »

 

GM dismisses claims in Spyker's $3 billion suit over Saab

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 29, 2012
GM dismissed claims made in a $3 billion lawsuit filed by Saab's parent that the U.S. automaker deliberately bankrupted the Swedish company by blocking a deal with a Chinese investor.... Read More »

 

EDITORIAL

Saab redux?

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 10, 2012
There seems to be a new chapter in the Saab saga now that National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB is buying most of Saab's assets, including the primary assembly plant, which it will use to build electric vehicles for the Chinese market.... Read More »

 

China's Youngman says it will invest in Saab ventures

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 3, 2012
Dutch sports car company Spyker Cars NV says it will form two joint ventures with China's Zhejiang Youngman Lotus Automobile Co. to build Saab-based cars and a luxury SUV under a framework agreement that will give Youngman a 29.9 percent share in Spyker.... Read More »

 

Spyker, Youngman announce plans to produce Saab-based cars, luxury SUV

Aug. 27, 2012 11:20 CET
Dutch supercar maker Spyker says it will form two joint ventures with China's Youngman to produce Saab-based vehicles and a luxury SUV under the terms of a framework agreement that will give Youngman a 29.9 percent share in Spyker.... Read More »

 

GM given more time by Spyker to respond to Saab lawsuit

Aug. 24, 2012 09:38 CET
Dutch sports car maker Spyker said it had agreed to a request by GM to extend the deadline for responding to its $3 billion dollar lawsuit. Spyker is suing GM on behalf of its former subsidiary, Saab, accusing the U.S. automaker of deliberately bankrupting the Swedish carmaker by blocking a deal with a Chinese investor.... Read More »

 

GM to recall mid-sized SUVs to repair power-window, door-lock switches

8:16 pm U.S. ET | Aug. 18, 2012
General Motors will recall 249,260 midsize sport utility vehicles to correct a potential fire hazard, a U.S. government safety agency said. GM, in a filing with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, said the recall affected 2006-2007 Chevrolet Trailblazer and GMC Envoy SUVs, as well as certain 2006-2007 Buick Rainier, Saab 9-7X and Isuzu Ascender SUVs.... Read More »

 

GM seen planning global reorganization to tackle 'fiefdoms'

Aug. 17, 2012 10:34 CET
GM CEO Dan Akerson is planning a reorganization of the automaker that would move it away from long-entrenched regional authority toward a structure built on global functions, said two people familiar with the planning.... Read More »

 

Spyker hires ex-Aston Martin U.S. boss

Aug. 9, 2012 12:21 CET
Spyker, the Dutch supercar maker and former owner of Saab, has appointed the ex-head of Aston Martin in the United States as its chief commercial officer and head of its Americas unit. John Walton, 53, will report to Spyker CEO Victor Muller.... Read More »

 

LINDSAY CHAPPELL

GM interfered with Saab? Where to begin…

9:53 am U.S. ET | Aug. 7, 2012
Whether or not General Motors injured Saab last year by interfering with a proposal to bring in Chinese investors is an allegation that will have to be sorted out by the federal courts. But lawsuits and legal assertions aside, it is not the first time GM has been chided for confounding things at Saab.... Read More »

 

GM sued by Saab's parent company for blocking reorganization

8:24 am U.S. ET | Aug. 6, 2012
Dutch company Spyker said today it filed a $3 billion complaint against General Motors in a U.S. district court on behalf of its subsidiary Saab Automobile which was declared bankrupt in December 2011.... Read More »

 

NICK GIBBS

Bo Andersson, Patrick Pelata and other Opel CEO possibilities

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 25, 2012
So who's going to be the next head of GM's troubled Opel/Vauxhall? The list of candidates should include ex-GM procurement boss Bo Andersson, former Renault No. 2 Patrick Pelata and Jean-Marc Gales, who was second in command at PSA.... Read More »

 

NICK GIBBS

Bo Andersson, Patrick Pelata and other Opel CEO possibilities

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 25, 2012
So who's going to be the next head of GM's troubled Opel/Vauxhall? The list of candidates should include ex-GM procurement boss Bo Andersson, former Renault No. 2 Patrick Pelata and Jean-Marc Gales, who was second in command at PSA.... Read More »

 

Dealer: So long, Saab sales; hello, parts and service

12:01 am U.S. ET | July 2, 2012
Dealer Ray Ciccolo, owner of the oldest Saab store in the country, is not giving up on the defunct brand just yet. Ciccolo is expanding his Saab service and parts operations at a time when most Saab dealers are winding down theirs.... Read More »

 

Saab's new owners seek to lift block on using Saab name

June 27, 2012 14:36 CET
National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), the new owner of Saab, is looking for a solution as soon as possible to the current block on its use of the Saab name and badge. Defense company Saab AB and truck maker Scania have yet to decide whether to grant the company the right to continue using the Saab identity.... Read More »

 

New Chinese owner will use Saab assets to build EVs

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 18, 2012
The Chinese consortium that last week acquired control of bankrupt Saab Automobile says it plans to use the company's assets to make electric vehicles.... Read More »

 

Saab buyer's first new car will be based on 9-3, go on sale in 2014

June 13, 2012 08:01 CET
The first vehicle from the new owners of Saab Automobile will be an electric car based on the company's 9-3. The car will go on sale early in 2014, said Saab purchaser National Electric Vehicle Sweden.... Read More »

 

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