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Toyota's latest transmission patent is similar to '60s Saab technology

The manual transmission faces an uncertain future. Increasing emissions standards, future safety technology, and dwindling take rates could spell its demise. But a new patent shows Toyota gives a shift, as we like to say, and it could give the manual gearbox an extended lease on life. Roadshow... read more

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Saab 9-3 EV electric prototype shown by NEVS, 2014

NEVS To Supply Chinese Firm With Saab 9-3 EVs In $12B Deal

Earlier this week we learned that Saab owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) was planning to launch a new generation of electric cars based on the Phoenix platform... read more December 18, 2015 by


 
Preview of next-generation vehicle from Saab parent NEVS - Image via Saab Blog

Saab owner NEVS previews 4 next-gen vehicles

Having managed to stave off its own bankruptcy by partnering with a handful of government-backed entities in China, National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), which acquired... read more December 14, 2015 by


 
Saab 9-3-based development mules for Turkish national car project

Saab Owner NEVS Licenses 9-3 Tech To Turkey For New National Car Project

Fresh from securing a deal with state-owned Chinese automaker Dongfeng to help stave off bankruptcy, Saab’s struggling parent company National Electric Vehicle Sweden... read more October 20, 2015 by


 
Saab 9-3 EV electric prototype shown by NEVS, 2014

Saab Parent NEVS Forms Alliance With China's Dongfeng

Back in May, Saab parent company National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) was thrown a lifeline by the Chinese government when two state-owned entities signed an agreement... read more August 17, 2015 by


 
Erik Carlsson

Famed Saab Rally Driver Erik 'Mr. Saab' Carlsson Dies At 86: Video

Erik Carlsson, whose skill with a Saab 96 singlehandedly put the company on the map in rally circles, died yesterday. He was 86. While he was known as "Mr. Saab" in later... read more May 28, 2015 by


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

Saab Parent NEVS Forms Alliance With State-Owned Chinese Firms, Confirms Chinese Plant

Saab, like fellow Swedish automaker Volvo, is now partially owned by the Chinese government, with its cash-strapped parent company National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS)... read more May 28, 2015 by


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

Saab Owner NEVS Exits Bankruptcy Protection

After running out of cash last May due to a failed deal with a Chinese backer, Saab’s owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) was facing bankruptcy but was thrown... read more April 16, 2015 by


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

Facing Bankruptcy, Saab Owner NEVS Seeks Debt Reduction From Creditors

Saab’s latest woes appear to have no end in sight with news emerging overnight that the automaker’s owner, Chinese-backed National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS)... read more February 19, 2015 by


 
Saab 9-3 EV electric prototype shown by NEVS, 2014

Saab Owner NEVS Close To Reaching Deal With India’s Mahindra: Report

Earlier this month, cash-strapped Saab owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) asked a Swedish court to extend the period for its restructuring so that it could... read more December 10, 2014 by


 
NEVS starts production of 2014 Saab 9-3

Facing Bankruptcy, Saab Owner NEVS Says It Has New Asian Investor

The Saab name continues to be dragged through the mud, with its current owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), struggling to stave off bankruptcy and secure a new... read more December 2, 2014 by


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

Up To 200 Saab Employees To Be Let Go

Saab’s owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden said it intends to lay off up to 200 of the Swedish automaker’s employees as it attempts to reduce costs during its... read more September 24, 2014 by


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

Facing Bankruptcy, NEVS Loses Rights To Saab Name

Saab owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden recently ran out of cash but on Friday was thrown a lifeline by a Swedish court, which has given the struggling firm time to... read more August 31, 2014 by


 
NEVS starts production of 2014 Saab 9-3

UPDATE: Bankruptcy Protection Of Saab Owner NEVS Approved

Saab’s current owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden is on the verge of bankruptcy but the firm has been thrown a lifeline by a Swedish court. The district court of... read more August 29, 2014 by


 
Saab 9-3 EV electric prototype shown by NEVS, 2014

Struggling NEVS Shows Off Saab 9-3 Electric Prototype

Saab can't seem to catch a break. Tossed like a hot coal in General Motors' restructuring, its prospects unchanged by Spyker's purchase and now struggling under... read more August 22, 2014 by


 
2014 Saab 9-3 Aero

UPDATE: Saab Owner’s Bankruptcy Petition Withdrawn, Investor Talks Ongoing

Yesterday, it was reported that suppliers to Saab had petitioned a Swedish court to declare the struggling automaker’s latest owner, National Electric Vehicle Sweden... read more August 14, 2014 by


 
 

 
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