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Matt Farah Not Impressed By These Two Tuned Saabs


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As Saab is kept in limbo under new owners NEVS, the scene is still analyzing their prior products they’re still causing confusion. Yes, Saabs are cool, but it seems nobody is able to put their finger on exactly why that is.

SAAB News: NEVS Announces Two New Chinese Partners, Second Factory


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NEVS is still having trouble restarting Saab, and although it did make a few cars, those neither signaled the start of production nor the promised switch to fully-electric vehicles.

Well, now, NEVS is announcing it has shacked up with two strategic partners from China, and it’s already announced plans to open a second production facility.

What If Suzuki's iK-2 Concept Became A Saab 9-1?


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Suzuki’s iK-2 Concept will transition into a production B-segment hatchback rather sooner than later. However, photoshop manipulator Theophilus Chin noticed that the Japanese study looks similar to some of Saab’s last concepts before bankruptcy.

Saab Owner NEVS Announces End of Reorganization


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Saab has been going through a tumultuous period over the last few years, and at the end of August 2014, it entered a state-mandated reorganization process after previously filing for insolvency.

Now, though, the owner of Saab, NEVS, has managed to pull the company out of reorganization so hopefully they can now concentrate on making cars (electric ones, like they said…).

Take A Look At The Saab 9000 Convertible That Never Was


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The Saab 900 Convertible became one of the company's most iconic models in the 1980s, combining the lunatic practicality of the Saab Turbo with a soft-top made for a Swedish winter. But it wasn't the only convertible the company was working on.
 

The Saab-NEVS Saga Lingers on; Now Struggling to Decrease Debt


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Saab is still under state-imposed administration after declaring bankruptcy, a situation it can’t seem to pull itself out of even with financial aid from owners National Electric Vehicle Sweden or NEVS.

New Jersey Dealership Still Selling Saabs


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While currently on life support with production halted, Saab isn’t exuding any kind of optimism right now. The automaker hasn’t made any cars bar those 9-3 prototypes, yet in New Jersey you can still go into a dealership and buy a (relatively) new one.

Spyker Goes Bunkrupt, Owner Quotes Churchill, Vows to Resurrect it


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Dutch supercar maker and former Saab owner Spyker has been declared bankrupt by a district court, which ended a moratorium of payments that was granted to the company on December 2.

It's Apparently Easy To Get Parts For Saabs Now


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On the heels of the announcement the Saab brand may have found yet another savior, current customers of the defunct Swedish car are actually being able to keep their cars going for a while.

Saab Wars, Episode XVII: India’s Mahindra Wants In


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Two decades of bad management and mediocre products under GM ownership, a bankruptcy in the hands of next owner Spyker and yet another one by NEVS, pretty sums up the long, sad story that is Saab.

Saab Owner NEVS Says It Has Found New Asian Shareholder


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NEVS, the company that bought the bankruptcy estate from Saab Automobile in 2012, before applying for bankruptcy protection itself in Aug. 2014, is requesting a three-month extension to complete talks with a potential new owner.

GM Issues Another Set Of Recalls, Including SRX, Spark and a Saab


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General Motors has announced three more recalls for its vehicles, bringing the count up to around 30 million cars and trucks recalled in 2014.

Saab's Savior NEVS Running Out of Gas, Will Lay Off 200 Workers


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After losing the right to use the Saab name and entering bankruptcy protection, Chinese-backed National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) said it would lay off up to 200 workers "due to lack of work".

NEVS-Controlled Saab Granted Bankruptcy Protection by Swedish Court


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Saab is currently buried in debt. National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), the (not at all Swedish) consortium that runs it has been waging a constant battle with creditors wanting their money back, while at the same time trying to restart production and get the promised electric makeover of the brand underway.

NEVS Reveals Saab 9-3 EV Prototype for the First Time


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We were starting to wonder where troubled NEVS’ prophesized all-electric Saab 9-3 was, but now our questions have been laid to rest by these photos of what is reportedly one of the first such prototypes.

Not Again…Saab's New Owner NEVS Faces Bankruptcy


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In yet another twist in Saab's…twisted survival story, one of its suppliers petitioned a Swedish court to declare the brand's new owner, National Electric Vehicle of Sweden (NEVS), bankrupt.

Mahindra & Mahindra May Buy a Stake in Reborn Saab


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Apparently, NEVS doesn’t have enough money on its own to keep the restarted Saab production going, and with that thought in mind, the idea of making a 9-3-based EV seems ever more distant. However, it would appear that they may not have to do it alone, as it’s been speculated that India’s Mahindra & Mahindra may be interested in buying a share of its own.

Recently Restarted Saab Stops Production over Financial Woes


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After resuming very low volume production of the 9-3 earlier this year, Volvo’s Saab's new owners called National Electric Vehicle Sweden (or NEVS) have announced they are ceasing building it due to money troubles. Apparently, there’s an outstanding debt they need to pay and there’s no cash in the bank to pay it; the maximum production figure they reached in this short time span was six cars per day.

Reborn Saab Makes First 9-3-Based Electric Car Prototype


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It was undoubtedly an arduous journey for NEVS to get Saab back on its feet after it went down, being made even more challenging with the announcement that it was also going to be converted into an EV manufacturer that would use Chinese parts. Now, after the first new petrol-powered 9-3 (pictured here) was built in September of 2013, they’ve made an electric version too.

Abandoned Car Dealership with Mazdas, Hondas and Saabs Uncovered in Switzerland


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For a race of beings who think that they've discovered everything here on earth and are looking into the stars for new findings, there sure seem to be plenty of spaces lost in time like this abandoned auto dealership in Switzerland.