Since the death of Saab, not much happened around Trollhättan. The town saved the collection of the Saab Museum, and if you acted fast, you could do something similar by getting one of the last 68 Saabs ever built.
The guys over at Found Our Own Road went looking for the hundreds of new Saabs held in limbo at the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey's vehicle shipping and processing center due to Saab's forced bankruptcy.
Last week I attended the bankruptcy auction at Saab's U.S. headquarters outside of Detroit and witnessed the last moments of an automaker up close. It turns out the disposition of an automaker's assets is anything but orderly. No, it's more like grave-robbing.
Like a skeevy dude trying to pickup women at a wake, GM's decided to poach customers of the now dead Saab with a remarkably weak incentive offer. Oh, and did we mention the skeevy dude also helped murder the deceased?
Saab owners will now feel the fallout from the Saab bankruptcy as the company announced it will cease warranty coverage for cars sold in North America. Everybody is getting börked. UPDATE!
Saab, the Swedish automaker born in Trollhättan, Sweden from the jets of Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget, built its first passenger car, the Saab 92001 in 1947. After filing for bankruptcy this weekend, almost 65 years later, it now may never build another quirky car again. Let's take a quick look back at some of the…
With news that Saab has finally declared bankruptcy and is now as close to being officially börked as it's ever been, many might question whether they should buy one of the more than 1,600 new Saabs for sale at dealerships across the United States. Should you? No. At least not yet. Here's why.
Less than two weeks ago it looked like Saab was finally close to selling itself to the Chinese and thus saving the brand, again... maybe. At least a few more months. Not so if GM has its way. Oh my God! They killed Saab again! You Bastards!
Saab was the smallest of GM's troubled brands, but the only one to survive, due largely to the incredible support coordinated by one enthusiast on a tiny Australian island 10,000 miles from the carmaker's Swedish headquarters. Here's his story.
The long-negotiated deal between GM and Spyker has finally gone through; Saab will be sold to the Dutch supercar maker. Should Saab fans rejoice or worry that this is just another cruel twist in Saab's long, quirky road to børking?