Category: Saab

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Saab, Plan B and All That Jazz

Imagine it’s 11:58 on your personal doomsday clock. You’ve got a heart condition and you’re due for surgery. Tomorrow. Being a strong spirited type and knowing that your time might be limited, you decide to dress up and head out for a night at your...

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Nevs announces intention to lay off employees

My mate Pete just forwarded this press release (no, I’m not a subscriber). As expected…… —— Nevs announces intention to lay off up to 200 employees due to lack of work, as the decision to re-start production will be further delayed. Nevs has retained the...

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NEVS Get Reorganisation Approval

Wonders will never cease…… In the interests of completeness: The District court approves Nevs’ application for reorganization The District court of Vänersborg, Sweden, today August 29 approved the application for reorganization from National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB. The District court has appointed Mr. Lars Eric...

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Death In Trollhattan: NEVS Lose Rights To Saab Name

Um. This: It’s Saab AB yesterday morning withdrew the rights of the automaker. This is a result of the attempted reorganization. When the agreement between defense Saab and Nevs signed two years ago included certain conditions, confirms Sebastian Carlsson, Head of Saab AB. One of...

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On NEVS/Saab and Reorganisation Missed

NEVS/Saab petitioned a court in Sweden yesterday to enter ‘reorganisation’ in order to protect assets from the Swedish Enforcement Agency. Their petition was (predictably) denied. As written previously, for a court to approve an application for reorganisation they have to believe a few things. First,...

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Death In Trollhattan: NEVS/Saab into Reorganisation

This press release came out a few hours ago. Thanks to those who forwarded it and left it in comments. —— To create more time for negotiations Nevs applies for reorganization The Board of Directors of National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB has today, August 28,...

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NEVS: We’re Not Dead Yet. We’re Getting Better!

UPDATE!! Pictures and article now at Teknikens Varld. Question: Why is there a pod-style air filter in the engine bay? According to the TV article, the motor is American, it produces around 135hp and the range is around 200km. —— I remember using this exact...

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Death In Trollhattan – Saab and Insolvency

In reaction to yesterday’s negative press about an appointment being made at bankruptcy court, NEVS managed to convince the petitioner to withdraw his claim. That’s good news. NEVS’s anaemic PR division followed this up with a press release: Nevs hereby clarify that the company is...

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Saab People Buying Cars That Aren’t Saabs

There was some chagrin recently when Tim mentioned in comments on Saabs United that he was thinking of buying a BMW. How could someone so dedicated ever consider another brand? Some people expressed surprise, others disappointment. My advice: build a bridge and get over it....

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Mahindra/Saab Won’t Be Tata/Jaguar

I’ve been away for a few days on King Island for work, with no internet connectivity or phone connection. Let’s just say it was hard work to put aside the connected lifestyle. At least I had a soothing view: While I didn’t see any Saabs...