A Chinese-Japanese investment group purchases Saab and plans to build electric vehicles for the Asian market.
Saab's struggle for survival ends, not with a bang, but with a whimper, as a final deal to save it is blocked by GM.
The final chapter has been written on Saab, the Swedish maker of unique cars skittering on the edge of bankruptcy for the last few years. A potential saving deal was blocked by GM.
Automotive News reports on the viability of Saab.
Saab ships its all-new 9-4X crossover to U.S. showrooms. The 9-4X was recently awarded Top Safety Pick by IIHS.
Saab's new infotainment system is Android-based and open source.
Saab's new concept bears a name referring to the company's near-death experience, before Spyker bought it from GM. More practically, the Phoenix concept serves as the basis for a new 9-3 that Saab has in the works, and shows off new hybrid and cabin technologies.
Saab, bless its innovative Scandinavian heart, has unveiled a PhoeniX concept car that uses a Google Android-based iQon entertainment concept.
Saab expects 75 percent of 9-4X output to go to the United States. But even so, the number isn't large by industry standards.
Is restrained, austere Scandinavian styling enough to set the 9-4X apart in the crowded crossover segment?