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2009 timeline: February meltdown

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 24, 2014
A timeline of the events that made up the industry collapse.... Read More »

 

Whit Whitmire, former Atlanta BMW dealer, dies at 88

12:01 am U.S. ET | Feb. 3, 2014
Whit Whitmire, who founded Global Imports BMW in Atlanta in the 1960s, died Dec. 26.... Read More »

 

Obituary

12:01 am U.S. ET | Jan. 27, 2014
Bill Strong, who worked in regional service management with several automotive brands, died Dec. 15.... Read More »

 

Whit Whitmire, BMW, Honda, Saab dealer, dies at 88

4:02 pm U.S. ET | Jan. 16, 2014
Whit Whitmire, who founded Global Imports BMW in Atlanta in the 1960s, died Dec. 26. He was 88.... Read More »

 

Saab's bet on EVs, China faces long odds

Dec. 22, 2013 06:01 CET
Saab's new owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, is targeting its home market of China and betting on an electric version of the 9-3 to bring the marque back from the dead.... Read More »

 

Saab's bet on EVs, China faces long odds

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 22, 2013
Saab, a year out of bankruptcy and with just two cars a day rolling off its production line, is betting on an as yet unbuilt electric version of a decade old car to bring the iconic Swedish marque back from the dead.... Read More »

 

Saab targets China as 9-3 output resumes

12:01 am U.S. ET | Dec. 9, 2013
Saab's new owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, has restarted production of the Saab 9-3 sedan in Trollhattan, Sweden. Sales of the mid-sized sedan will be “initially focused” in China, NEVS said in a statement.... Read More »

 

Saab focuses on China as production of 9-3 sedan restarts

Dec. 2, 2013 13:56 CET
Saab's new owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, has restarted series production of the 9-3 sedan. Sales will be ''initially focused'' on China, the company said.... Read More »

 

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 »

 

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