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The 9-1 in Disguise? Saab Reveals 9-X BioHybrid for Geneva
The 9-1 in Disguise? Saab Reveals 9-X BioHybrid for Geneva

Saab has just released the first details of the 9-X BioHybrid, the concept car it will unveil tomorrow at the Geneva motor show. The 9-X could be the precursor to a new 9-1 hatchback, if Saab enthusiasts and brand directors have their way. For now, Saab only says in a press release that the new...Read More»

We Bid January Adieu, and Clock Your Favorite Reviews

While the rest of the automotive world awaits January sales figures next week--we’re betting some will be up, some will be down--the back-end elves here have been poring over server logs to see which vehicle reviews were the most popular in January. There’s no huge surprise to find out...Read More»

What Do HUMMER and Saab Have in Common?

GM Chairman, Rick Wagoner, made it very clear that in GM's opinion, ethanol is the bridge fuel that crosses the imposing canyon separating today's petroleum needs with tomorrow's hydrogen-powered electric hybrid promises. To make his point, GM introduced two E85-powered "concepts." One was the...Read More»

2008 Saab 9-4X BioPower Concept
2008 Saab 9-4X BioPower Concept

While Cadillac spins a future full of fuel-cell-powered crossover goodness with the Provoq (see below), Saab’s future also seems to include a mid-size crossover powered by an alternative-fuel engine. In this case, the new 9-4X BioPower Concept gets its motive force from an engine that uses E85...Read More»

2008 Saab Turbo X
Saab Turbo X Bows in Frankfurt

Saab had gripping news forFrankfurt, where it officially revealed the latest spin-off of its newly-redesigned 9-3 line. The 9-3 Turbo X will be the first model to make use of the automaker’s all-new, all-wheel-drive technology, or as Saab prefers to call it, Cross-Wheel-Drive. (Saab will now take...Read More»

WR: GM “Alpha” Spawns RWDers

Winding Road, Ann Arbor’s newest auto publication and already its leading consumer of draft beer, reports today that GM is developing a new rear-drive architecture that could spawn a new Pontiac G6 and other mid-size to compact vehicles. WR says that the new architecture is a combination of...Read More»

BLS: Caddy Gets Its First Wagon

It took only 104 years, but Cadillac has its first wagon—in the form of the handsomely proportioned BLS Wagon. You remember the BLS as the first Cadillac to share its guts with the Saab 9-3. The wagon’s the second. And since it’s essentially the same vehicle underneath, it shares...Read More»

Saab Recalls 60 Years of Cars

GM’s Swedish arm Saab is celebrating 60 years of car-making this summer. The first vehicle, the “Ur-Saab” (pictured), was revealed to the automotive world on June 10, 1947 in a staff canteen at the aircraft company’s Linköping headquarters. To mark the start of the celebrations...Read More»

Saab Reskins the 9-3 Ragtop

Saab's working hard on what to do with the aged 9-5 - but the relatively spry and chipper 9-3 Convertible, just four years old, is already getting a major reskin. We haven't confirmed yet with Saab whether the revamped 9-3 Convertible will appear at the Geneva motor show or the following month in...Read More»

What Time Is It? Merger Time!

It's only been hours since the news broke that GM and Chrysler may be exploring a merger - and mere minutes since XM and Sirius announced they're going to pair up to fight off the likes of HD radio and Apple's iPod. But both mergers have been on the radar of business pubs and insiders for much...Read More»

2007 Saab BioPower concept
2007 Saab BioPower Concept

A Saab concept vehicle powered without any fossil fuels has been introduced at the 2007 Detroit auto show. The BioPower Hybrid Concept, Saab says, takes a conventional 9-3 Convertible body and converts it to run solely on bio-ethanol, with the added propulsion of GM’s new two-mode hybrid system...Read More»

2004 Chevrolet Malibu
2003 Detroit Auto Show, Part VIII

 Related Articles: 2003 L.A. Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (1/1/2003) 2003 Detroit Auto Show Coverage by TCC Team (1/2/2003) . MAZDA SETS PRICE FOR NEW RX-8 Mazda’s newly-revived, rotary-powered sports car will carry a base price of $25,180. That figure covers the version of the four-seat RX-8...Read More»

1999 Saab 9-3 SE
1999 New York Show: High Tech

by Ted Grozier We Americans consider New York the financial capital of the world. So last week, when the carmakers gathered at the New York International Auto Show, it was no surprise that they trumpeted strong first-quarter sales. But the wide array of new products at the New York show also...Read More»

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