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    Report: Saab Museum reopens in Sweden
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    Part of the sideshow in the Saab revival circus has been the waning and waxing fate of the Saab Museum Trollhättan, Sweden. The U.S. Heritage Collection was sold to two U.S. collectors earlier this year, while the Swedish museum's collection was rescued from breakup by three Swedish ...

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    Report: Trollhättan buys entire classic Saab collection to preserve museum
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    Despite the popular saying, history cannot simply repeated. So, when faced with the possibility of losing the entire classic collection of cars that had made up the official Saab museum in Trollhättan after the officials in charge of the automaker's bankruptcy proceedings threatened to break ...

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    Report: Saab 9-4X production underway, only Saab currently being built
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    Production of the all-new 2011 Saab 9-4X crossover has started on schedule, despite the company's crippling financial woes. While production of the rest of the Saab lineup at its Trollhattan, Sweden plant has ground to a cash-strapped halt, 9-4Xs are rolling off the assembly lines in Ramos ...

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    Report: Saab cutting 200 jobs
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    LA 2010: 2012 Saab 9-4X – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Saab may been been saved from an untimely death by Spyker, but sales have yet to rebound. According to Reuters, union representative Hakan Skott says the poor sales mean Saab will cut its workforce by 200 jobs, bringing ...

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    Report: Saab to let buyers watch their cars get built online
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    Thinking of buying a 2011 Saab? If so, you'll soon have the ability to watch it come together before your eyes; Saab is installing cameras in its Trollhättan factory. Customers will receive text messages with photos of their cars as they reach certain points in the assembly line. Eventually, ...

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    Saab moves to rehire dismissed workers after summer break; one-in-three refuse
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    When General Motors was on the precipice of dropping Saab forever, we imagine that the good workers of Trollhättan, Sweden were more than a little nervous. After all, how many high-paying jobs are there there in Scandanavia in the middle of a global recession? Well, it turns out that there ...

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    Saab enthusiasts planning rally at GM HQ?
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    Saab: A history in pictures – Click above for high-res gallery
    After canceling a earlier deadline of December 31, General Motors has given potential suitors until January 7 to come up with a bid for Saab or the storied Swedish brand will go the way of the dodo. On a business level, the move ...

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    REPORT: No alternatives left - Whitacre says it's Spyker or the Grim Reaper for Saab
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    2010 Saab 9-5 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's now or never. By the end of December General Motors will either divest itself of Saab by selling the Swedish automaker or by permanently closing its doors. And there is but one company bidding for the Swedish automaker -- Spyker -- which ...

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    Saab spills at least a few beans about its forthcoming 9-5 [w/new pics]
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    2010 Saab 9-5 – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's been about a month since a batch of photos of the new 2010 Saab 9-5 showed up online thanks to a leaky German magazine. With only three weeks to go until the Frankfurt Motor Show, Saab has just dropped a press release and a fresh ...

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    Spy Shots: Oh-So-Good Saab 9-5 rear end and interior spotted
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    Rumor has it that the next 9-5 is so good, General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson doesn't want to get rid of Saab. We suspect that's more of a ploy to draw in big dollars, but a top notch Saab 9-5 will help improve the value of the perennially struggling Swedish automaker regardless. Judging from these ...

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    Saab gets into ice-scraping business with Funk-Is Ice Scraper
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    Click the above image for a high res photo of the Funk-Is
    Scraping the ice off windshields is anything but fun. But just because it's a chore, doesn't mean it can't also be swathed in simple Swedish luxury. Saab is looking to make ice scraping easier with the introduction of the Funk-Is, which ...

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    2006 Saab 9-5 2.3T Sport: In the Autoblog Garage Day 1-2
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    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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    GM may hand next Opel Astra production over to Saab
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    In what may be seen as a jab at General Motors' Opel plant in Bochum, Germany, the automaker is reportedly considering giving production of the next Astra over to Saab's operations in Trollhattan. The move is being regarded by some as a positive indicator for the struggling brand, but if GM moves ...

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