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    REPORT: Swedish government to meet with GM officials - could Saab still be saved?

    Saab 9-5 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Less than a day after General Motors officially announced Saab's euthanization, it looks like the storied Swedish brand might still have the faintest whisper of a pulse. Motor Trend is reporting that there are rumors swirling that the Swedish ...

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    Saab, Swedish gov't in Detroit to discuss brand's future

    Don't write off Saab just yet. While last week's announcement that Koenigsegg Automotive AB had pulled its offer for the homeless brand was a painful kick to the gut, it seems there are still a few companies interested in taking the automaker under its wings. With that in mind, and interested in ...

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    REPORT: Saab dealers 'running out of cars'

    2010 Saab 9-5 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    With new vehicle production at a trickle, and its dealer network slashed by a third, retailers of the Saab brand are finding inventory shrinking to drought levels. Some of the remaining dealers may even run out of new vehicles before ...

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    REPORT: Major obstacle cleared as Swedish government to guarantee $615M EIB loan for Saab

    2010 Saab 9-5 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    A major hurdle in Saab's transfer to the homegrown hands of Sweden's Koenigsegg has been surmounted: the Swedish government has agreed to guarantee a 4.3 billion kroner ($615M U.S.) loan from the European Investment Bank to the Koenigsegg ...

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    Spy Shots: Koenigsegg to rebadge Saabs in its own image? Not so much

    How much does it take to turn a Saab into a Koenigsegg? The half-billion dollars in funding the niche automaker is locking down to acquire the erstwhile General Motors subsidiary? The million euros one of its supercars sells for? How about 116 kronor? That amounts to about $16.50, and it's how ...

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    Koenigsegg's bid for Saab in trouble?

    Koenigsegg CCX meets Saab Aero X concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Reports from Sweden indicate there may be a rough road ahead for Koenigsegg as the niche supercar maker works to complete its deal to purchase bankrupt automaker Saab. Last Friday, Swedish newspaper ...

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    Could Koenigsegg's purchase of Saab bring electric Quant concept to production?

    NLV Quant by Koenigsegg - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Now that Koenigsegg's purchase of ailing fellow Swedish automaker Saab is all but officially official, our attention naturally turns to the the current product lines and possible future vehicles from the two automakers. At least a ...

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    Officially Official: Koenigsegg reaches agreement to buy Saab

    After days of speculation and rumor, General Motors made it official this morning, Saab will soon be back in Swedish hands. In many respects, this is the most fitting result for quirky brand. Koenigsegg is an oddball itself, building insanely fast supercars in a Scandinavian country where you can't ...

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    REPORT: Volvo owns (small) stake in Koenigsegg, could own part of Saab

    In a weird twist of fate, if Koenigsegg completes the purchase of Saab from General Motors, Volvo will also become a small stakeholder in its native rival. Koenigsegg, which has reportedly signed a letter of intent with GM to acquire Saab, gave Volvo 3,750 shares back in 2000 to pay for the use of ...

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    BREAKING: Swedish TV reports Koenigsegg buying Saab

    We don't have much to go on yet, but Swedish television is reportedly claiming that Koenigsegg, makers of ultra high-performance exotic supercars, and a group of Norwegian investors have signed a letter of intent with Saab to take over the brand from General Motors. Final negotiations will ...


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