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Saab to restart 9-3 production two years after bankruptcy

Nov. 29, 2013 10:52 CET
Saab's new owner will begin series production of the 9-3 almost two years to the day since the company was forced into bankruptcy.... Read More »

 

DOUGLAS A. BOLDUC

Three bad days for European car plants -- and more to come

12:01 am U.S. ET | Oct. 25, 2013
What do June 25, July 26 and Oct. 25 have in common? They are all days in which a European plant stopped vehicle production this year. The plants were victims of the region's chronic overcapacity.... Read More »

 

Saab builds 9-3 test cars ahead of 2013 production launch

Sept. 19, 2013 12:51 CET
Saab's new owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, has built two 9-3 test cars at the brand's Swedish plant ahead of a full production launch later this year.... Read More »

 

Conn. dealer Pray placed service first

12:01 am U.S. ET | Sept. 2, 2013
Longtime Connecticut auto dealer Malcolm Pray, known for his focus on customer service and philanthropy and his classic car collection, died Aug. 25.... Read More »

 

Saab gets ready to restart production

Aug. 21, 2013 15:58 CET
Saab's new owner aims to restart production at the automaker's mothballed factory in Sweden later this year with output of the mid-sized 9-3 model.... Read More »

 

Saab's U.S. liquidation plan earns court approval

10:21 am U.S. ET | July 17, 2013
The bankrupt arm of Swedish automaker Saab Automobile AB in the United States has gained court approval of a plan to liquidate and pay back creditors, effectively ending its bankruptcy.... Read More »

 

Spyker will appeal dismissal of $3 billion Saab lawsuit vs. GM

June 20, 2013 17:37 CET
Spyker will appeal a judge's decision to dismiss its $3 billion lawsuit accusing General Motors of trying to bankrupt Swedish automaker Saab.... Read More »

 

Saab parent to appeal dismissal of $3 billion lawsuit vs. GM

11:37 am U.S. ET | June 20, 2013
Dutch sports car maker Spyker NV said today it will appeal a United States judge's decision to dismiss its $3 billion lawsuit accusing General Motors of trying to bankrupt Swedish automaker Saab.... Read More »

 

Saab parent's $3 billion lawsuit versus GM thrown out by U.S. judge

5:12 pm U.S. ET | June 10, 2013
Dutch sports car maker Spyker NV's $3 billion lawsuit accusing General Motors of trying to bankrupt Swedish automaker Saab was dismissed Monday by a federal judge who said GM had the right to block the sale of a company using its technology.... Read More »

 

Saab parent's $3 billion lawsuit versus GM thrown out by U.S. judge

June 10, 2013 23:12 CET
Dutch sports car maker Spyker's $3 billion lawsuit accusing General Motors of trying to bankrupt Swedish automaker Saab was dismissed by a judge who said GM had the right to block the sale of a company using its technology.... Read More »

 

Former Saab Chairman Muller will be questioned in Swedish tax inquiry

May 29, 2013 06:01 CET
Former Saab Chairman Victor Muller will be called in to answer questions related to a Swedish inquiry into alleged tax offenses at the carmaker, the country's Economic Crime Authority said.... Read More »

 

NICK GIBBS

Muller says Saab period was painful

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 23, 2013
Reports say Sweden wants to question former Saab Chairman Victor Muller about suspected tax offenses. Muller defended payments he received from the automaker in a recent interview and talked about how he has moved on from Saab.... Read More »

 

NICK GIBBS

Why Victor Muller has painful memories of running Saab

12:01 am U.S. ET | May 23, 2013
Reports say Sweden wants to question former Saab Chairman Victor Muller about suspected tax offenses. Muller defended payments he received from the automaker in a recent interview and talked about how he has moved on from Saab.... Read More »

 

Former Saab Chairman Muller to be summoned in tax inquiry, report says

May 23, 2013 09:34 CET
A Swedish prosecutor wants to question former Saab Automobile Chairman Victor Muller as part of an inquiry into suspected tax offenses at the automaker, a Swedish newspaper reported.... Read More »

 

Former Saab CEO Jonsson, two other execs arrested on tax charges

May 21, 2013 13:04 CET
Three former Saab executives, including former CEO Jan-Aake Jonsson and Chief Financial Officer Karl-Gustav Lindstroem, were arrested by Swedish prosecutors in an accounting-fraud probe.... Read More »

 

First Saab-based model released by Beijing Auto

May 11, 2013 16:04 CET
Beijing Automotive Group, which makes vehicles with Daimler and Hyundai, started selling its first sedan based on Saab technology as it prepares to list its BAIC Motor Corp. unit in Hong Kong.... Read More »

 

Saab to restart 9-3 output

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 4, 2013
Under its new Chinese owner, Saab plans to start building diesel-powered 9-3 sedans and convertibles in August. Sales are intended to help fund Saab's conversion into an electric-car manufacturer.... Read More »

 

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 »

 

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