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 of the small Swedish automaker, Saab's main plant in Trollhattan shut down yesterday when suppliers halted delivery of critical parts in what owner Spyker Cars called "discussions about payments and supply terms." The Trollhattan plant currently builds the new 2011 Saab 9-5 sedan and new SportKombi station wagon, along with the aging Saab 9-3 line of sedan and station wagon models.That plant's capacity is 190,000...
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 some minor updates to the car but while its competitors have all passed through their successive generations, the Saab 9-3 is...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Video: Saab IQon Turns Your Car Into An Android Smartphone
As we reported earlier, Saab is working on a new telematics and infotainment system for its future cars called Saab IQon. The new system, previewed this week in Saab’s striking PhoeniX concept, is essentially a new car communications platform based on Google’s Android operating system...Viknesh Vijayenthiran
Saab PhoeniX Concept: 2011 Geneva Motor Show
This is the new 2011 Saab PhoeniX Concept, the first design penned by Saab’s recently appointed design director Jason Castriota. You may recall that Castriota was the man behind the striking Bertone Mantide and that concept’s influences can clearly be seen in the new PhoeniX. The latest...Viknesh Vijayenthiran