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Open Road
Saab has ruined all Swedish cars for me

Or why I'll never buy a Koenigsegg.

Saabs are one lesson that I've needed to be taught over and over again. And I'm still not sure that I've learned it.

Report
New owners of Saab don't get to use the name

Saab AB has declined to give National Electric Vehicle Sweden the rights to use the Saab name on new planned models.

Open Road
Are orphan cars better deals?

Sometimes the key to getting a good value is hitting 'em where they ain't. Millions of cars from dead brands offer that unique opportunity.

Green
There will be five new SAAB EVs, starting in 2017

First Will Be Based Off The Saab 9-3 Platform

Saab owner NEVS plans one EV in 2017, four more in 2018, including an SUV and crossover.

Report
Turkey buys rights to Saab 9-3 for domestic car

Turkey has purchased the intellectual property rights for the Saab 9-3 and plans to turn it into a Turkish-built, range-extended EV by 2020.

Recalls
GM re-recalls 11k SUVs

GM is recalling 10,000 examples of the Buick Rainier, Chevrolet Trailblazer, and GMC Envoy because they don't have the right fix for an earlier safety campaign.

Opinion
Why won't automakers slap on a turbo badge anymore?

The trend toward downsizing and turbocharging has had a negative effect on the "turbo" badge. We look at why automakers are so hesitant to use it today.

Video
1999 Saab 9-3 Viggen is a Swede worth remembering on MotorWeek

MotorWeek remembers one of the last great Saabs in its vintage review of the 1999 9-3 Viggen. This model was the pinnacle of Saab's capabilities, with a powerful engine and special aerodynamics package.

Official
NEVS, Dongfeng ready to make more green cars

Dongfeng Has Worked With Nissan, Honda, Peugeot

Saab buyer NEVS will work with China-based Dongfeng on developing green vehicles.

Video
Motorweek looks back at 1983 Saab 900S

Saab might be a brand that's just barely hanging on, but the company has a great legacy to celebrate. Motorweek takes a look at the company in better times with this Retro Review of a 1983 900S.

Green
Recharge Wrap-up: Renault's electric motors, BMW i3 is AM free

NEVS Breaks Ground In China

Is electromagnetic interference enough to justify disabling AM radio in the BMW i3? Saab parent NEVS begins joint ventures to build cars in Tianjin, China. Renault upgrades its Cléon factory to build the Zoe's R240 electric motor.

Report
Rally legend Erik Carlsson dies at 86

Famous Swedish rally driver Erik Carlsson has passed away at the age of 86. In the '50s and '60s, he often turned small-displacement Saab rally cars into event winners and was a longtime ambassador for the brand.

Official
Saab tries [again] to emerge from bankruptcy

Saab, which is apparently still a thing, has come up with a new proposal that squares things with creditors, moves it out of bankruptcy and courts new OEMs.

Report
Saab still alive and well at New Jersey dealership

Park Avenue Saab in Maywood, NJ, still treats its customers like the Swedish automaker is currently in business, trading 30-50 used Saabs every month and servicing those still on the road.

Report
Mahindra buying majority stake in NEVS, Saab saved again?

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), owner of Saab, might not be dead yet, because the company is reportedly close to having a new owner with deeper pockets in near future. The declaration comes from the business's latest request to prolong its reorganization and includes the claim that NEVS has a signed letter of intent from an unnamed Asian automaker to take majority ownership of the beleaguered brand.

Report
Court extends Saab reorganization bid until end of November

Saab parent company National Electric Vehicle Sweden refuses to go down without a fight. After a recent trip to court, the company is emerging with an extension on its reorganization until November 29. According to Europe Online Magazine, there's also an appointed committee of creditors and union representatives to monitor NEVS' restructuring process.

Recalls
GM recalling 524k vehicles over hood latches and toe link nuts

Just hours after confirming to Autoblog its intention to recall 97,540 vehicles in the US (117,651 in North America) for a possible manufacturing defect in the chassis control module of several models, General Motors is issuing two more campaigns that affect another 379,401 units in the US (524,384 in North America).

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