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Saab Owners: Warranty Protection Is Just A Few Clicks Away
Saab Owners: Warranty Protection Is Just A Few Clicks Away

Own a recent Saab? Worried about your warranty now that the automaker has gone belly-up? Well, put those concerns to rest, because Saab Automobile Parts North America (SPNA) has just announced the Saab Secure program. Saab Secure is geared toward owners of Saab vehicles from 2010 and 2011. (The...Read More»

2011 Saab 9-4X Aero
Aw, Snap: Spyker Sues GM For Making Saab Go All Bankrupt

The Saab story would be hilarious if it weren't so heartbreaking. The latest news? Saab's current parent, Spyker, is suing the company's former parent, General Motors, for standing in the way of Saab's adoption by a third parent (China's Youngman) and thereby forcing Saab into bankruptcy. If you've...Read More»

2011 Saab 9-4X
Hold The Phone! Saab Not Dead, Sale Announcement Today

Poor Saab. More importantly: poor Saab fans. Just when they've come to terms with the death of their favorite car company, another rumor hits the interweb about Saab being revived on the operating table. That's what Automotive News is saying this morning, anyway. According to the report, Saab's...Read More»

2009 Saab 9-5 SportKombi
Saab Fans: Today's Your Lucky Day!

So, you're a Saab fan. You've endured three years of agony, hoping for the salvation of your beloved brand. You've followed a plotline worthy of Shakespeare, or at least Dynasty. And then, over the fall and winter, you watched the tragic "series finale", as the Saab you knew and loved finally began...Read More»

2011 Saab 9-4X
Saab's U.S. Dealers Pray For Miracle, Ask For Chapter 11 Protection

Saab is dead, but the dream of Saab lives on -- at least in the U.S. According to a report in AutoNews, a group of Saab dealers in the States have banded together to petition a U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Chapter 11 status. Why Chapter 11? Because it allows the possibility -- no matter how slim --...Read More»

2011 Saab 9-5
GM Says 'No' To Saab Sale: We Recap The Saga's High Points Up To Today

The long, strange, saga of Saab may finally be coming to a close. Even though there's a shaky deal with Chinese investors in the works, GM has said that it will block any sale of Saab that involves the sharing of GM technology. As a result, Saab's reorganization administrator is once again pushing...Read More»

2011 Saab 9-5
Saab Starts A New Chapter, But How Long Will It Be?

On Friday of last week, struggling Swedish automaker Saab signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese partners Pang Da and Youngman. The MOU essentially sells Saab to its Chinese partners for the bargain-basement price of $142 million. That investment, however, is only the first step on what...Read More»

2011 Saab 9-5
Saab Sold To Chinese Investors, But Will Beijing Approve?

The strange saga of Saab has taken another hairpin turn this morning: in a short post to its website, Saab says that Chinese firms Pang Da and Youngman will now purchase 100% of the company. But the three parties still have a few hoops to jump through, including getting authority from Chinese...Read More»

2010 Saab 9-5
2011 Saab 9-5: Top Safety Pick, Class-Leading Roof Rating

The 2011 Saab 9-5 might be relatively rare on U.S. highways, as it's been plagued by production issues related to Saab's financial difficulties and change of ownership. But it went on sale months ago—and now it's been thoroughly crash-tested by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety...Read More»

2011 Jeep Grand Cherokee
2010 Sales Stats Are In: A Look At The Winners & The Losers

If you're old enough to read this, you're old enough to remember 2009's slumping auto market. Economists and auto analysts predicted that the U.S. would see a rebound in 2010, but now that the year has drawn to a close, inquiring minds want to know: were the pundits right? Let's take a look. The...Read More»

2010 Saab 9-3X
2010 Saab 9-3X Now Available (For Pre-Order, Anyway)

New Orleans Saints fans aren't the only ones with good reason to spring (or crawl) out of bed this morning. According to SaabHistory.com, Saab fans have cause to celebrate too, as Saab dealerships are now taking orders for the 2010 Saab 9-3X. (Saab enthusiasts from New Orleans: pace yourselves.)...Read More»

2010 Saab 9-5
Spyker: Saab To Become A Streamlined Performance Brand

The long, strange saga of Saab is nearly at an end, and the company's new parent, Spyker, has now revealed plans for the brand's future. In a nutshell, Saab will be repositioned as a performance marque, based on a core group of three or four models. The Saab 9-3, 9-4X, and 9-5 are confirmed members...Read More»

2010 Saab 9-4X
2011 Saab 9-4X Now In Production, Good Omen for Saab Survival?

Well here's a surprise that may bode well for the uncertain future of Swedish carmaker Saab: The company's 2011 Saab 9-4X crossover quietly resumed production last week. You may recall that General Motors has been trying for months to sell Saab in an on-again, off-again drama of epic proportions...Read More»

2009 Saab 9-3
Rumor: GM Selling Saab To Spyker, Formal Announcement This Week

Many Saab fans have already slunk from the stadium, convinced that their favorite car brand is doomed for defeat, but one bidder for Saab may have just completed a Hail Mary pass to win the game. Spyker has been persistent in its efforts to purchase Saab from General Motors, and insiders at the...Read More»

2008 Saab 9-3 Convertible
Spyker The Only Bidder For Saab; Sweden Looks On And Sighs

Last week, as the automotive world counted down the clock on Ed Whitacre's self-imposed December 31 deadline to sell Saab, General Motors' CEO had a change of heart and gave would-be buyers of the troubled Swedish brand an extra week to get their act together. Unfortunately, we're not entirely sure...Read More»

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The Brand That Wouldn't Die: GM May Lift Saab Sale Deadline

A few weeks ago, General Motors' chairman Ed Whitacre was on a spree: he'd sacked the company's CEO, canned and shifted many others on the executive team, and boldly said that if a buyer for Saab weren't found by December 31, the brand would bite the big one. Fortunately for Saab fans, Whitacre's...Read More»

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Here's What You Can Do To Save Saab

General Motors' chairman Ed Whitacre has said that he's prepared to shutter Saab if a buyer isn't found by December 31. Spyker's still clinging to the bargaining table, and there are even whispers of interest from Mahindra, but on the whole, things aren't looking good for Saab and its loyal fans...Read More»

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Spyker Refuses To Let Saab Slip Away, Renews Offer

Just a few days ago we were writing epitaphs for Saab, but it looks as if it may yet be a bit early to call the brand dead. Dutch carmaker Spyker has renewed its offer to purchase Saab in spite of GM's announcement last week that it would begin winding down the brand. GM said last week there were...Read More»

2011 Toyota Sienna Limited
Saab Dead, Sienna Driven And Mustang 5.0 Returns: Today At High Gear Media

There's a mixture of good and sad news today. To start with the worst and attempt to move on: Saab is no more, as GM hasn't found a suitable buyer. Without disclosing any specifics, GM announced this morning that it would begin the winding-down process of the Swedish brand it has held for the last...Read More»

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