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2011 Saab 9-5, 2011-12 Volkswagen CC Earn Top Safety Pick Rating From IIHS

There are a lot more cars at the top of the test ranks at both the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) and the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA) as computer designs, internal crash testing, and superior materials combine to make our cars safer than ever. The... read more

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Saab Design Chief Castriota Named Among Most Creative In Business

Saab might be skating on thin ice, but it has a solid choreographer. Design director Jason Castriota has been named one of Fast Company magazine's 100 Most Creative People in... read more May 23, 2011 by 

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Swedish Tuners Build V-10-Powered 9-3

Saab's future may or may not be in jeopardy, and that's a shame, because if the brand disappears, we won't see creations like this hopped-up 9-3 wagon anymore. Some crazy... read more May 16, 2011 by 

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Spyker Secures Deal With China’s Pangda Over Saab

Just days after it was revealed that negations with Chinese automaker Hawtai over a rescue plan for Saab had broken down, the Swedish automaker’s parent Spyker Cars has... read more May 16, 2011 by 

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Saab Future Still Hazy After Hawtai China Deal Crumbles

Saab began this week with a bright future and what looked like a new deal that would bring it some stability and financial security, but by the end of the week the ailing... read more May 13, 2011 by 

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2011 Saab 9-4X Aero: First Drive

While we have truly unique vehicles like the next-generation 2013 Saab 9-3 to look forward to—or at least hope for, given the current uncertain state of Saab's... read more May 13, 2011 by 

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2013 Saab 9-3 Will Be A Return To Form, Says Design Chief

The 2013 Saab 9-3 will return to being primarily or exclusively a hatchback design, and will be heavily influenced by the PhoeniX concept from the 2011 Geneva Motor Show... read more May 12, 2011 by 

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Saab Rescue Deal With China’s Hawtai Terminated

The last we heard, production at Saab’s plants back home in Sweden had come to a halt due to a lack of funds and fears that the automaker’s new parent, Spyker... read more May 12, 2011 by 

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Saab Gets (Another) Lifeline, And Possibly A Chinese Partner

Saab's rollercoaster backstory took another climb today as CEO Victor Muller announced a short-term loan to get the company's production lines running again. Nearly a month... read more May 2, 2011 by 

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Spyker Secures Investment From Russia’s Antonov, Seeking Chinese Savior For Saab

The future of Saab still lies in jeopardy as the financial woes of its parent company, Spyker Cars, run by Dutch businessman Victor Muller, is starting to have an effect on... read more May 2, 2011 by 

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Saab Still Fighting To Sell Property, Survive

Victor Muller, Spyker's CEO and chairman of Saab, has been working feverishly to keep Saab's balloon aloft, though hot air alone won't do the job for much longer: unless Saab... read more April 26, 2011 by 

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Hope For Saab Yet? 9-1 Compact Could Use MINI Platform

To gearheads, the turbulent times Swedish carmaker Saab is facing really pulls at the heart strings. It's one of an elite group of makers that real car enthusiasts like to... read more April 15, 2011 by 

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Saab Production Restarts After Halting Over Unpaid Suppliers

Production at the main factory of Swedish automaker Saab has restarted this morning after it was halted by a dispute over unpaid suppliers. Adding to concerns over the future... read more March 30, 2011 by 

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Saab Seeks New CEO, Considers Building Cars For Rival Firms

This past week Saab CEO Jan Ake Jonsson announced that he would be leaving his post, nearly 40 years after he first joined the company. In his place is Saab chairman Victor... read more March 27, 2011 by 

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Saab And ZF Establish New Plant For ‘Phoenix’ Platform Sub-Assemblies In Sweden

It appears Saab is relatively safe from going bankrupt in the immediate future, with the automaker announcing today the establishment of a new sub-assembly plant less than... read more March 18, 2011 by 

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Spy Shots: 2013 Saab 9-3 Test-Mule

The Saab 9-3 is in desperate need of a makeover, with the current model first coming onto the market in its earliest iteration back in 2002. Over the years there have been... read more March 14, 2011 by 


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