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Saab Festival 2015: June 5-7

UPDATE: We just booked some accommodation. Trolltown, here we come! —— Good News! The 2015 Saab Festival dates have been announced. The event will take place in Trollhattan from June 5 to June 7 next year. — There are no details as to what will...

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Classics By The Beach – December 2014

Rain. Fine, drizzly, persistent pain-in-the-arse rain. It’s the been the marker of our week-old Tasmanian summer and it did its best to try to ruin Classics By The Beach this morning. Did it succeed? Hell, no! It was a slow start but Classics did happen,...

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NEVS R3 – AKA “The Saab Mahindra Deal” – In Plain English

As expected, Saab lodged its petition with the court in Vanersborg overnight (Oz time) and it’s worth some further consideration. The administrator in charge of Saab’s reorganisation has released a public document in English outlining the situation. It’s a bit long-winded, though, so here’s the...

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NEVS/Saab Reconstruction Hearing #3

This is not an update. It’s just a summary of where things are at. Who knows? Hearing #3 might be done and dusted by the time I write this! NEVS’s second reconstruction period ended a couple of days ago so they’re off to court again...

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Rolls Royce SUV Is Like Killing Kittens

Porsche did it, and in marketing offices all around the automotive world, that’s supposedly made it OK for everyone to think they can do it. And maybe they can. But should they? From GoAuto ROLLS-ROYCE will next year decide whether to bring its much-rumoured SUV...

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Lancia Fulvia Update – Nov 24

At the last Lancia Fulvia Update, I’d started removing some exterior trim. The job continued today and true to form, I got over some previous frustrations and discovered some brand new ones! Last week’s frustration was the headlamp surrounds and a fresh air intake for...