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2011 Saab 9-4X Aero

Saab Seeking Bankruptcy Protection: Report

Swedish public radio is reporting that Saab will apply for court protection from its creditors, which would mark the first step in a reorganization bankruptcy for the Swedish automaker. Several different sources were cited, adding to the validity of the information, but no timetable for the filing... read more

August 26, 2011 by 
2011 Saab 9-5

Saab Gains New Investor, Promises To Pay Workers

If you haven’t been following our coverage of Saab’s woes, the automaker was forced to shut down production at its plant in Trollhattan, Sweden back in April... read more August 4, 2011 by 

2011 Saab 9-4X

Saab Delays Payments To Employees, Company On Brink Again?

Despite saying it has three new models in the works, Saab has delayed payments to its white-collar employees, and that could spark rumors that the company is once again... read more July 26, 2011 by 

2011 Saab 9-4X

Saab Delays Production Start Yet Again

Saab may have some money in the pot, as well as its new Chinese backers, but the struggling Swedish automaker still hasn’t managed to come to terms with its suppliers... read more July 22, 2011 by 

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Saab Working On Three New Models With Chinese Partner

Saab isn't dead yet. After finalizing tentative deals to with Chinese automakers Zhejiang Youngman and Pang Da, the company has now also finalized a deal to work with... read more July 21, 2011 by 

Saab 9-6 concept

The Subaru Tribeca Based Saab 9-6 Crossover That Never Was

With Saab recently announcing plans for a trio of new models including a new 9-6X crossover, images of a stillborn 9-6 concept vehicle from the earlier part of the last... read more July 19, 2011 by 

2011 Saab 9-4X

First 2011 Saab 9-4Xs Now At Dealers, Can It Turn The Tide?

Saab's financial open wounds are, for now at least, bandaged, and it's set to restart full-scale production on August 9th. Helping to spearhead the brand's sales comeback... read more July 8, 2011 by 

2011 Saab 9-5

Saab To Restart Production In August, Finalizes Real Estate Deal

Saab looks to be almost back in business, with the automaker announcing this week the finalization of yet another cash injection deal as well as a tentative August date for... read more July 8, 2011 by 

2011 Saab 9-4X Aero

2011 Saab 9-4X Earns IIHS Top Safety Pick

For many, Saab is still teetering on the brink despite a recent shot in the arm from Pang Da and Youngman, but its cars are certainly doing well in safety tests, if not in... read more July 5, 2011 by 

2011 Saab 9-5

Pang Da: About To Eat, Shoot, And Leave Saab? #YouTellUs

Saab's staved off bankruptcy a few times--just in the past year, in fact. Yesterday it was announced that a deal with Pang Da Automobile has been finalized, and that it's... read more July 5, 2011 by 

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Saab Announces New 9-1, 9-6X And 9-7, Finalizes Deal With Pang Da And Youngman

Despite all its financial troubles, Saab has come out and announced plans for the development of three brand new models on top of its next-generation 9-3 due out next year... read more July 4, 2011 by 

2011 Saab 9-5 Aero

Saab Gets Additional $40 Million By Selling Off Property

Yesterday we reported that Saab would receive $18.4 million by the end of this week from a mystery Chinese firm that ordered a total of 582 of its cars, allowing the... read more June 28, 2011 by 

2012 Saab 9-5 SportCombi

Mystery Chinese Buyer Orders 582 Saabs, Helps Stave Off Bankruptcy

Late last week it was revealed that Saab couldn’t afford to pay its workers’ salaries and without any hope of a sudden inflow of cash would be forced into... read more June 27, 2011 by 

2012 MINI John Cooper Works Coupe

Drunk Dunn Done, MINI Coupe Revealed, MyFord Touch Bombs: The Week In Reverse

Ryan Dunn's death in an alcohol-addled 130-mph Porsche 911 GT3 wreck shines a light on drunk driving dangers. [MotorAuthority] The 2012 MINI Cooper Coupe gets its official... read more June 24, 2011 by 

Subaru WRX STI sets new Isle of Man TT lap record

Gas Taxes Suck, Subaru's 'Moment', And Saab Sinking: Today's Car News

Subaru shows off its Isle of Man TT record run with Mark Higgins at the wheel, complete with a talk-through of the "moment." [MotorAuthority] The Lexus LS 600h goes Landaulet... read more June 24, 2011 by 

2012 Saab 9-3 Griffin range

Saab Can’t Pay Workers, Bankruptcy Looming

Saab’s recent announcements of partnerships with Chinese firms Zhejian Youngman Lotus Automobile and Pang Da Automobile has done little for its money woes, with the... read more June 24, 2011 by 


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