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 Business and appears in the third-annual ranking in its June 2011 issue. Castriota attended Boston's Emerson College, then went to the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California. Before finishing at Art Center, he was hired by Pininfarina and rose to the chief designer position in its main Turin studio—eventually having a role in the Maserati Gran Turismo, Maserati Birdcage 75th, and Ferrari 599. In 2008...
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 now announced that it's reached a new deal with rival Chinese firm Pangda Automobile Trade Co Ltd, one of China’s...Viknesh Vijayenthiran