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    Report: Swedish Automobile may be forced to liquidate even if Saab sale goes through
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    Swedish Automobile just can't seem to catch a break. Its main brand, Saab, has received government protection from creditors, looked for loans and even secured a tentative deal with Chinese automakers, but even if it manages sell the Griffin marque, Swedish Automobile may still end up getting ...

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    Breaking: Spyker sold to U.S. private equity firm
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    According to a report by the Financial Times, Spyker Cars has been offloaded to a Connecticut-based private equity firm after a deal to sell the supercar manufacturer to another set of investors failed a few months back. North Street Capital, LP is the supposed new owner of Spyker, which Saab ...

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    Report: Spyker CFO steps down, Saab gets big order
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    Spyker has announced that Hans Go will step down as the company's Chief Financial Officer on July 1. Automotive News reports that since the sports car manufacturer's operations are being sold to Vladimir Antonov, the Spyker group will now focus solely on Saab. Rob Schuyt is currently acting CFO ...

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    Official: Spyker to be renamed Swedish Automobile N.V. as Pang Da talks with Chinese gov't.
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    Spyker is on a Chinese money hunt, and it appears the automaker may have found a partner willing to pony up the cash. Pang Da, a Chinese automobile distribution company, had recently entered into a memorandum of understanding with Spyker. Now, Spyker is set to rename itself Swedish Automobile ...

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    Followup: Saab on the money hunt, still in discussions with Great Wall Motor?
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    Earlier this morning came word that Saab's deal with Chinese automaker Hawtai had fallen apart. While in discussions with Hawtai, parent company Spyker was evidently also talking with another automaker located in China – Great Wall Motors. According to Reuters, those talks have apparently ...

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    Report: Saab closing in on deal with Russian, Chinese investors
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    Around the same time that Ake Jonsson stepped down as chief executive of Saab, the Swedish automaker announced its expansion into the Russian and Chinese markets – a vital move if Saab is to increase its global market share. But it's not just the cars that Saab and its parent company Spyker ...

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    Spyker announces plan to sell, lease back Saab real estate
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    Momma always told us not to bite off more than we could chew, but that may be exactly what Spyker has done with Saab. The small Dutch outfit – which had trouble supporting its own Formula One team a few years back – bought the Swedish automaker from General Motors, but has been ...

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    Report: Supplier group says Saab owes millions
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    The negative news for Saab continues to spill out, and the latest bit of gossip continues to paint a dark picture for the Swedish automaker. Reuters reports that parts suppliers are looking to collect on "tens of millions of crowns" in unpaid invoices (10M crowns is around $1.58M U.S. ...

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    Saab production temporarily halted by unpaid suppliers *UPDATE
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    Yesterday, Saab was met with a slight production hiccup. The Swedish automaker's parent company Spyker Cars confirmed that production briefly ground to a halt at its Trolhättan assembly plant when a number of suppliers stopped the flow of parts due to non-payment of bills. Saab says it ...

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    Bowler purchased by coachbuilder CPP
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    2011 Bowler Nemesis – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Bowler is a company known for taking Land Rovers and turning into machines ready to handle the next jaunt to Dakar. The company responsible for vehicles like the Nemesis has just been purchased by the company responsibly for ...

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    BREAKING: Spyker sells car unit to coachbuilders CPP
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    Since it opened for business at the turn of the millennium, Spyker Cars has charted an unusual path. Essentially re-inagurating a brand no one had ever heard of in a country not exactly known for automobile production, the Dutch automaker then set about launching its own F1 team. That venture ...

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    Report: Spyker sitting out Le Mans this year to focus on new Aileron GT
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    Spyker C8 Laviolette GT2-R – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With the exception of the 2004 season, Spyker has been a permanent fixture at Le Mans and in the larger Le Mans Series since 2002. But this year looks set to be another exception as the Spyker Squadron is apparently ...

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    Report: Spyker C8 Aileron Spyder trying catch up to 99 units with ZR1 power?
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    2010 Spyker C8 Aileron Spyder – Click above for high-res image gallery It's been a while since we've heard anything from Spyker that didn't have to do with its acquisition of Saab. The Dutch automaker has apparently had its hands full taking the reins in Trollhattan from General Motors ...

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    Report: GM clears way for controversial Russian investor to back Saab
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    General Motors still owns a hefty chunk of shares in Saab. So many shares that it was actually able to block Vladamir Antonov from being a shareholder. Mr. Antonov is the Chairman of Conversbank Financial Group, which owns a major stake in Dutch automaker Spyker, and he has expressed a desire to ...

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    Report: Muller to let investors know in May if Saab will go public
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    In the past year, Saab has gone from a near-death experience to an automaker searching its audience. The Spyker-owned automaker claims it is looking for about 120,000 annual sales, but it expects to be profitable by 2012. While the company has a long way to go before sniffing those meager totals, ...

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    Spyker times its arrival with custom watch collection
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    Spyker Timepieces – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Supercars? Check. High-end sport-ute? On its way. F1 team? Been there. Le Mans program? Done that. Picking up the pieces of a fallen giant to take up position as an automaker to be reckoned with? Come on, something new here. ...

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    Report: Saab sales chief Hallmark resigns after 7 months, heads to Jaguar
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    Earlier this year, Adrian Hallmark was appointed to the position of executive director of Saab's global sales efforts. After just seven months on the job, reports are that he has resigned to take a position with Jaguar as the Global Brand Director, effective December 1. Hallmark had taken his ...

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    Report: Muller in talks with three automakers about Saab 9-2 revival
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    Eduard Gray's Saab 92010 Sixten concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Saab has already talked up its hopes for entering the forthcoming 9-2 in a future installment of the World Rally Championship. But before it can, the 9-2 needs to exist. And before that can happen, Automotive ...

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    Report: Spyker posts loss, expects to lose more
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    An accounting rule, among other things, is ostensibly to blame for Spyker posting a loss and having to declare negative shareholder equity with more liabilities than assets. According to Automotive News, the new owner of Saab had counted General Motor's $326 million in redeemable preference ...

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    New Saab owners to commune with the faithful in... Aurora, Ohio?
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    Saab: A History in Pictures – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Sure enough, fans of the Dutch-owned Swedish manufacturer will descend on Aurora to participate in this year's 2010 Saab Owner's Convention. Why Aurora, Ohio? Because 30 years ago, that was where Saab took the checkered at ...

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