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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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Barn Find: Be Careful What You Wish For

You’ve heard the story, right? A guy buys an old farm. On the old farm there’s an old shed that hasn’t been opened in 30 years. Somehow the family selling the farm just forgot about it (!!). Inside the shed are a bunch of dust-covered,...

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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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Swadeology Readers’ Garage – in pictures

Your pictures were appended to your census comments last week, but I figured the effort people went to to send in some photos deserved a bit more recognition than that. So, here are your cars in a post of their own. There’s an undeniable Swedish...

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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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Selling Your Car? Take Great Photos!

I’m always amazed at the number of people who include terrible, poorly lit and poorly composed photos in advertisements for cars they’re trying to sell. If you’re selling your car and trying to coax someone into spending thousands of dollars – or maybe tens of...