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 (NEVS) has now announced a new partnership with the government of Turkey. Tübitak, Turkey’s science and research body, has been tasked with developing a new ‘national’ car to help spur local industry, and to help speed up development of this national car Tübitak turned to NEVS. Specifically, Tübitak plans to license Saab 9-3 technology from NEVS to use for its own car. NEVS will also...
Cadillac Drops Europe-Only BLS
Cadillac knows its future must include small cars, especially if it wants to be considered a global player, but parent company General Motors’ financial woes means that it has had to pare back some of its more ambitious plans. This included scaling back some of Cadillac’s original...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Cadillac To Release BLS And BRX
Cadillac is well underway in developing a strong business case to add two new sub-$30,000 vehicles to its luxury lineup. The new cars will go up against the latest affray of small vehicles from the German luxury marques and could be in showrooms by the end of 2009. The first vehicle will be a...Alex Kaufmann