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    Report: Saab sales chief Hallmark resigns after 7 months, heads to Jaguar

    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: Saab dealers 'running out of cars'

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    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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    Spy Shots: Are you the 2010 Saab 9-5? [UPDATE: Apparently, yes]

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    UPDATE: Autobild has released 26 stock photos of the 2010 9-5, with plenty of detail shots including several of the cabin. We're attempting to track down all of the official high-res images and data, but in the meantime, check them out by ...

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    You Know, For the Kids: Volvo Motorsport launches children's racing gear

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    Any automaker – besides Little Tikes or Hotwheels – that tries to market to kids may find itself wasting precious advertising dollars. But as far as family cars go, Volvo seems to have made a name for itself ...

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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: Koenigsegg a finalist in bid to buy Saab

    In a brief article on its website, the UK's Channel4 says that a Swedish newspaper, Dagens Industri, is reporting that supercar maker Koenigsegg is in the running to purchase either a stake in Saab, or the whole kit and caboodle.According to the report, Koenigsegg is reportedly a front-runner to ...

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    Geneva 2009: 2010 Saab 9-3X ideal wagon for lingonberry picking

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    Saab debuted its 9-3X at the Geneva Motor Show, and while it's a new market for the Swedish brand (we'll try to forget about the body-on-frame 9-7X, thank you), we suspect that the lifted load-lugger will probably outsell the standard SportCombi by ...

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    Detroit Preview: 2010 Saab 9-5 Griffin Edition

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    As the current Saab 9-5 heads into the waning days of its life-cycle, General Motors' Swedish brand will be launching a new limited edition model at the Detroit Auto Show. This time around, the 9-5 Griffin is set to do duty as the most luxurious Saab yet. While one might expect ...

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    BMW's 16th Art Car goes all modern art on us

    click above image for high-res galleryBehold, the latest addition to BMW's Art Car program, where well known artists are given a BMW on which to spill their creative juices. The above "vehicle" is the result of handing over BMW's hydrogen-powered H2R race car to modern artist Olafur Eliasson.Let's ...

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    A Swedish solution for taking Volvo off Ford's hands

    Ford: "Volvo's not for sale." BMW: "You sure?"Ford: "Volvo's not for sale." Cerberus: "You sure?"Ford: "Volvos' not for sale." And so it goes. Another week, another rumor of a possible Volvo suitor. Ford's staked a lot of their future on Volvo technology, so it's understandable that of all the PAG ...

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    Boxy, but quick - twin-turbo Supra engined Volvo 244

    If such a thing is possible, Volvo 240s have an even mustier image in Australia than they do in the United States. That's good for those of us who know that they're anvil tough and respond well to modifications. Being front engine, rear wheel drive and European, the ingredients for a stormer are ...

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    First Swedish Koenigsegg crashed

    Included in the cost of every Koenigsegg CCX is the tuition for a high performance driving school. One owner decided to opt out of the school and subsequently wrecked his brand new CCX within 18 hours of taking delivery. The nephew of one of the owners of H&M (a store that sells high end ...

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    Saab ready to field test the AlcoKey

    We reported a long while back about Saab's plan to sharply reduce the number of drunk driving cases involving its own vehicles in Sweden and abroad. Called the AlcoKey, this small cell phone size device is basically a breathalyzer with a radio transmitter that tells your Saab whether or not you're ...

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    2007 Saab 9-3 interior gets once over

    Saab decided to leave well enough alone with the 9-3's exterior for the 2007 model year adding only a few new colors to the car's palette, but the interior received a lot of attention that focuses on the driver's experience inside the cockpit. The center console's button count has been dramatically ...

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    Saab beefs up BioPower engine for 2007

    The Swedes are on the forefront of alternative energy research and Saab has done its part by announcing a new advanced BioPower engine that delivers 14-percent more horsepower and 11-percent more torque when running on E85 rather than gasoline. That translates into 210 ethanol-induced bhp and 229 ...

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    Volvo S60 refreshed for 2007

    As you can see the Volvo S60 is going to be spruced up for the 2007 model year with a new front end that includes a deeper lip spoiler, new grille and larger Volvo iron symbol. The side mirrors feature integrated turn signals now and the headlights are Active Bi-Xenons able to be turned up to 15 ...

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    Saab's BioPower 9-3 hybrid secretly a plug-in?

    The fine folks at Aftonbladet and may have stumbled on more than an interesting detail regarding the Saab 9-3 BioPower Hybrid concept shown at the Stockholm Autoshow. The Swedish prototype has been touted as the first hybrid to return nearly zero fossil fuel emissions, but ...

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    2006 Saab 9-5 2.3T Sport: In the Autoblog Garage Day 1-2

    Anoraks. To most, they're simple articles of clothing-- light parkas for inclement weather. To embattled Swedish automaker Saab, they've long made up the company's core clientele. Let us explain. Some time ago, British tastemakers took to using the rain-repellant outerwear's term as a ...


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