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RICHARD TRUETT

Why turbocharger fans owe Saab a thank-you

11:30 am U.S. ET | Nov. 11, 2014
We are gathered here today to pay our respects to Saab. The deceased Swedish automaker's lasting legacy is not the unconventional place it put the ignition switch. It isn't the blackout feature that allowed the driver to turn off all the instrument lights except the speedometer, nor is it the clamshell hood or any other quirky Saab feature....
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GM will warn some Saab, Pontiac owners not to allow front passengers

Oct. 22, 2014 12:47 CET
General Motors will warn some owners of Saab 9-2X and Pontiac Vibe hatchbacks in the U.S. not to allow front-seat passengers until defective air bags are replaced as part of a wider recall that involves 6.1 million cars....
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NEVS lays off staff as Saab output remains idled

12:16 pm U.S. ET | Sept. 24, 2014
China's cash-strapped National Electric Vehicle Sweden said it would lay off up to 200 employees at its Saab car plant in Sweden as production is unlikely to resume anytime soon....
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Mahindra in alliance talks with PSA, Saab maker, report says

Sept. 8, 2014 10:52 CET
Indian automaker Mahindra & Mahindra is exploring alliance opportunities with PSA/Peugeot-Citroen and the maker of Saab cars, NEVS, according to a newspaper report....
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Saab carmaker NEVS granted creditor protection by court but loses right to use Saab name

Aug. 29, 2014 12:46 CET
National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), which bought Saab in 2012, won court protection from creditors today. But the automaker suffered a blow when Saab AB, the defense firm, withdrew NEVS' right to use the brand name Saab for its cars....
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Court rejects creditor protection for Saab owner NEVS

Aug. 28, 2014 11:56 CET
A Swedish court rejected an application from China's National Electric Vehicle Sweden, which bought bankrupt Saab in 2012, for protection against creditors while it concludes funding talks....
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Volvo counts on high-cost Sweden for crucial XC90

Aug. 26, 2014 06:01 CET
Volvo is sticking to its Scandinavian roots with its first model since being acquired by Chinese owners four years ago. Rather than chase low wages, Volvo will build the new XC90 SUV in Sweden, where auto workers get about $62 an hour....
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Saab seeks ally to fund its fresh start

12:01 am U.S. ET | Aug. 25, 2014
Saab's owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, says it is in discussions with potential partners as it seeks to restart car production and develop future models....
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Saab's owner seeks partner to secure brand's future

Aug. 19, 2014 11:15 CET
Saab's owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, says it is in discussions with potential partners as it seeks to restart car production and develop future models....
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GM recalls nearly 30,000 Saab 9-3 convertibles

July 10, 2014 13:56 CET
General Motors is recalling almost 30,000 Saab 9-3 convertibles in the United States for a seat belt issue that has previously affected sedan models....
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China's NEVS halts Saab output due to cash crunch

11:17 am U.S. ET | May 20, 2014
China's National Electric Vehicle Sweden has temporarily halted output of Saab cars due to a shortage of funds. NEVS, which last year resumed low-volume production of the Saab brand after it bought the bankrupt iconic Swedish marque, said it currently did not have enough cash to pay outstanding debt....
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Saab output suspended on cash shortage

May 20, 2014 17:17 CET
Saab production has been temporarily halted by China's National Electric Vehicle Sweden due to a shortage of funds. The company had resumed low-volume output of the Saab brand last year after it bought the bankrupt Swedish automaker....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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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....
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