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    Saab's hiring! 500 workers reportedly needed to boost production
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    Saab resumes production – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Interested in a job in the automotive world? Saab has the news that you've been waiting for. According to AFP news service, production of Saab vehicles will be boosted to six times the current amount in just two short years. ...

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    Saab choosing trendy Royal Oak, MI as North American HQ?
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    General Motors may have sold off Saab to Spyker for $74 million and a 50 gallon bucket of Swedish meatballs, but it appears the "Born From Jets" automaker isn't saying goodbye to Michigan altogether. The Detroit News is reporting that Saab has chosen small but trendy Royal Oak, MI as the location ...

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    Finally Final: Saab sale transfer completed between GM and Spyker
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    2011 Saab 9-5 – Click above for high-res image gallery After a Mullholland's worth of twists and turns, the sale of Saab Automobile AB to Spyker Cars is complete. The official transfer of ownership from General Motors to the Dutch supercar concern occurred earlier today, and now Saab will ...

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    Report: Saab dealers stumping up $24M in unsolicited funds to make Spyker deal a reality
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    Spyker's deal to purchase General Motors' ailing Saab division out of the throes of insolvency appears to be moving along quite nicely. Production of vehicles is underway, a plan is in place to launch critical new models and the European Union has approved of a European Investment Bank loan of ...

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    Spyker releases more details on Saab purchase, promises new 9-3 for 2012
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    The long saga of Saab has generated a lot of headlines for us in the past few months. The latest was word that the deal between General Motors and Spyker was initially rejected because of the fact that one of Spyker's investors was tied to the Russian mafia. It wasn't until the Antonov Group was ...

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    Report: Saab 9-5 sales will start in U.S. in the second quarter
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    Coming to a Saab Spyker dealer near you by Spring – Click above for high-res image gallery
    We had an interesting chat with a Saab mechanic in Hollywood yesterday. Naturally, he was overcome with great joy over the fact that Spyker saved Saab. What made the conversation interesting was his ...

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    Autoblog Podcast #163 - Paukert Re-Redux
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    Episode #163 of the Autoblog Podcast is here and Chris Paukert once again adds his insight as he's fast becoming the fourth regular member of the crew. First up we peek into the Autoblog Garage, occupied this week by a Nissan ...

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    BREAKING: GM reaches agreement to sell Saab to Spyker!
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    What a long, strange trip it's been. Every thriller must have an endgame, although whether the guy gets the girl in the end or just plain "gets it" is often in doubt right until the final frame. This afternoon, after a most improbable and tortured saga, General Motors has finally agreed to sell ...

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    Report: Dutch securities agency suspends Spyker share trading, Saab deal may be announced later today
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    We have some news to report about the on-again-off-again saga that surrounds the fate of Saab. The Netherlands' securities agency has suspended trading of Spyker shares, which we're told usually happens before a big announcement is made. We're also hearing reports that Swedish news channels are ...

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    Bank of America refusing to give loans for Saabs?
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    Saab floats along in limbo as General Motors figures out what to do with its Swedish plum, meaning that dealers are stuck with moribund product to try and unload. It's as nasty as it sounds for the automaker, but for buyers, it means deals on Saabs like never before. Being a premium segment ...

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    Report: Spyker last bidder GM considering for Saab... or is it?
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    To paraphrase the once great weekend update anchor Chevy Chase, "Generalissimo Saab is still dead" and appears likely to stay that way. Bloomberg reports that Spyker is the last bidder standing to pick up the Swedish brand from General Motors, although Genii Capital and partner Bernie Eccelstone ...

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    BREAKING: Saab board reportedly votes to liquidate company, but GM still weighing bids
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    According to a press release quoted in Dow Jones Newswires, Stefan Lofven, head of Swedish trade union IF Metall, the board of Saab has voted today to liquidate the company. Simultaneously, General Motors has announced that it has hired AlixPartners to supervise the "orderly wind-down" of the ...

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    Update: Bernie Ecclestone tied to late-breaking Genii Capital bid for Saab
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    Bernie Ecclestone, the long-time Formula One impresario, has confirmed to Bloomberg that he plans to make a play to buy Saab from General Motors. The pitch is evidently part of the bid by Genii Capital that we told you about earlier today. Genii's last-minute pitch may have been the reason why GM ...

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    BREAKING: GM reportedly delays board meeting as new Swedish bidders emerge for Saab
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    Saab: A history in pictures – Click above for high-res gallery
    Just when we thought the financial soap opera surrounding Saab couldn't get any more convoluted or tortured, it has. Bloomberg is reporting that General Motors has once again delayed a meeting planned for today to determine the ...

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    Report: Whitacre says 100+ GM dealers to be reinstated, pessimistic about Saab sale
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    When General Motors went into bankruptcy, the company sent pink slips to 1,130 dealers that didn't meet a certain (unknown to us) set of criteria. The wind down of those dealers was supposed to be completed by October 2010, but a new law mandating a six-month arbitration process could give some ...

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    Saab owners gather in wintery Detroit, urge GM to sell brand
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    Sell Saab Rally in Detroit – Click above for high-res gallery
    Popular wisdom would hold that about the only people willing to show up in sub-zero, slate-gray Detroit for a last-minute rally to advocate for Saab's sale would be stereotypical brand diehards – grizzled old-timers with ...

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    Report: Spyker would preserve Saab product plans, could sell own supercars in select dealers
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    2006 Saab Aero-X Concept – click above for high-res gallery In a far-reaching interview with AOL Autos this morning, Spyker Cars CEO Victor Muller revealed some interesting tidbits about his company's plan for Saab if they can successfully negotiate for its purchase from parent company ...

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    Breaking: GM reportedly extends bidding deadline for Saab, production to restart?
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    2010 Saab 9-5 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    In what would arguably be the first optimistic news for Saab faithful out of General Motors in some time, Reuters is reporting that GM has extended its December 31 bidding deadline for the 60 year-old Swedish marque – a move that ...

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    VIDEO: Griffin Up! Saab supporter creates mash-up in support of brand
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    Griffin Up! - In support of Saab Automobile – click above to watch video
    Neither Santa Claus nor the Grinch showed up for Saab faithful over Christmas, as the troubled automaker remains in limbo, with General Motors not releasing any further announcements over the holiday about the fate of ...

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    Hurry Up and Wait: Report says GM has no planned announcements regarding Saab
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    Don't expect General Motors Corp. to make any new announcements regarding Saab now or in the near future, according GM spokesman Chris Preuss. According to a report in Automotive News, Preuss added that no new Saab deals are imminent with any interested parties. Speculation and rumor-mongering ...

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