It sounds like Saab can't win for losing. Reuters is reporting that the Swedish automaker had to stop production again on Tuesday, June 6, due to possible parts shortages. Saab just recently started its lines back up after a nearly two-month stoppage brought about by cash shortages.
Apparently, not all of the company's suppliers have been fully paid, which could account for the lack of components. Saab says it fully expects things at the company's plant to be back on track by the end of the week.

Meanwhile, the company's deal with Chinese distributor Pangda is still awaiting approval from the People's Republic. The deal is expected to go through without a hitch. Even so, it won't mean an end to the problems that Saab is currently facing. Reuters quotes Tim Colbeck, the company's new chief operating officer, as saying that the Pangda deal is a good midterm solution to help carry the troubled automaker through the remainder of 2012.

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      • 4 Years Ago
      Poor Saab. I hope things turn out better soon...
      • 4 Years Ago
      I wish the media would just stop reporting every time Saab's line shuts down. Every manufacturer has hiccups in their process esp since instituting just-in-time production.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Tuesday, June 6? Are we talking a past shutdown in 2006, or a future shutdown in 2017. Because those are the closest years in which June 6 was/will be a Tuesday. Today is Tuesday, June 7, 2011. All day.
      • 4 Years Ago
      Adrian Elliot
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      This whole SLAAB thing is just tiresome. All this BS so a handful of idiots can drive a mediocre swedish/chinese auto with crap reliability and zero resale. It's like trying to save a cancerous tumor.
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      AMG THIS
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      DEAD CAR COMPANY WALKING!!!! Spyker, or whatever they call themselves do not have the 50 Billion to re-invent this company!! End of story.
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