Image of a car on the Atieva website

New Chinese-backed Californian startup Atieva plans electric car

California is quickly becoming a hub for electric car development, with many of the new firms backed by Chinese interests. The latest is Silicon Valley-based Atieva which is reportedly backed by stated-owned Chinese auto giant BAIC. Autocar reports that BAIC’s electric car offshoot Beijing... read more

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Saab Spirit Lives On In New BAIC Sedans

While Saab is no longer building cars, its technology will live on for years to come in a handful of models from China’s Beijing Automotive Industry Holding Co. (BAIC)... read more May 9, 2012 by

2005 Saab 9-5 4-door Wagon Linear Grille

Official: Beijing Auto Buys Saab Assets

While Spyker is still being tipped as the front-runner for the purchase of the Saab brand, General Motors has announced today that at least some of the assets of the... read more December 14, 2009 by

2006 Koenigsegg CCX

Beijing Auto Signs Deal To Acquire Stake In Saab’s New Buyer

General Motors and Koenigsegg Group AB, a consortium led by supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg, reached an agreement last month over the sale of Saab after nearly two decades... read more September 9, 2009 by


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