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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...

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Census – How Many Cars Are In Your ‘Garage’?

UPDATE! – Everything works better with photos. If you’d like me to include a photo with your comment then send a picture to swade99-at-gmail-dot-com and I’ll weave some magic and include the pic(s) with your comment. Check out some of your fellow reader’s rides in...

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(Mega) Classics By The Beach – August 2014

oday was the first Sunday of the month and after a few months away on family visits, it was great for me to get back to Classics By The Beach. And what a day! We had some terrible weather in Hobart last week, but it’s...

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What’s Your Ideal 4-Car Garage?

We’ve been house-hunting recently. We thought we’d found a good one, too. If we’d gone ahead and bought it, this would have been my garage/workshop That would have been nice. Sadly, for various reasons, it just didn’t turn out to be the place for us...