GM Wants More Money, Fewer Employees; Cadillac CTS Coupe, Saab 9-4X Get…

GM announced in a press conference this morning that its turnaround progress was proceeding so well that significant layoffs were needed. Oh, and please, send money. But the more pressing concern this week is to come up with $15 billion through cuts to the cost of salaried employees, particularly among white-collar… » 7/15/08 9:01am 7/15/08 9:01am

2010 Saab 9-4X Copies Cool Kids, Laps The 'Ring

The 2010 Saab 9-4X was caught running round the Nurburgring today just like the big boys and while we're pretty certain the Audi (both of them) is (are) a pinch quicker, the 9-4X is definitely more economical. Word on the street is the new 9-4X will not only be replacing the porky Oldsmobile Bravada Saab 9-7X, but… » 6/18/08 11:20am 6/18/08 11:20am

Detroit Auto Show: Top Five Concept Car Features That'll Never See…

Concept cars are notorious for rarely making it to the street. But what about the enticing features that designers include in their dreamy visions of our automotive future? We combed through the files we've amassed at the show this week and come up with five features that don't stand a chance in hell of ever… » 1/15/08 5:10pm 1/15/08 5:10pm

Detroit Auto Show: Saab 9-4X BioPower Concept

As part of its Ethanol extravaganza, GM showed off its Saab 9-4x BioPower concept, a preview of a small Saab SUV. Set up with a 2.0-liter four producing 300 hp on E85 Ethanol, and driven by the same four-wheel gear as the Turbo X, the 9-4x is a thoroughly non-Saaburu, sharing a platform with European Cadillacs.… » 1/13/08 12:50pm 1/13/08 12:50pm

Saab 9-4X BioPower Now Available in High Resolution

We brought you leaked shots of the Saab 9-4X this morning, but now high-res shots are out for all to see. The smallish SUV with a biofuel heart sure does trump the current offerings from the automaker formerly known as Swedish for quirky. Among the interesting features we can see are a slide out ski rack, two sets of… » 1/08/08 2:20pm 1/08/08 2:20pm