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 may be quite a few jobs available if you consider the high volume of workers who reportedly turned down an offer to come back to work at Saab.
We're very sad to report that Trollhattan Saab, one of the best automotive blogs on the web and a valuable resource and gathering place for Saab aficionados, is closing its doors after today. The site will remain online as an archive, but there won't be any new posts going forward. Steven Wade, Trollhattan Saab's creator and driving force, explains his decision in a post called "The End", which went up on Wednesday. After reading it, we understand why he has chosen to walk away, but that doesn't