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  1. Saab News
    "Saab's life is beginning to look ever more like Wile E. Coyote by coming incredibly close to death but somehow surviving each time. Saab is reporting that the Swedish government has approved its plan for voluntary reorganization meaning that Saab will not go into bankruptcy."...
  2. Saab News
    <div align="center"> Vladimir Antonov, Russian banker, investor, billionaire, and perennial runner-up for Most Interesting Man In The World Award, has been cleared by the Swedish National Debt Office to become a shareholder in Spyker, and ultimately Saab. Despite possible connections with...
  3. Help, Advice, Saabs and Motoring
    I am incensed by the Government TV ad exhorting us to drive 5 miles fewer per week to help the environment. Perhaps if I didn't go home on a Friday it would help, or if I could drag the supermarkets a little closer..... However, the nub of my ire is that my local council forces me (and half of...
  4. Saab News
    Bloomberg reports that the meeting yesterday went quite well for Saab’s sake that involved the Swedish Government and GM officials. Swedish officials, including State Secretary Joeran Haegglund, the government’s main liaison to the auto industry, visited GM in Detroit yesterday to explain how...
  5. Saab News
    BREAKING: Swedish Government Statement On Saab Tonight 7pm in Detroit CET More details will be forthcoming. I don’t know exactly what website will be showing this statement and/or conference, but I will let you know as soon as I find out. Saab News: Swedish Government are meeting GM in Detroit...
  6. Saab News
    Sweden’s TTELA indicates that the Swedish Government’s Jöran Hägglund and his entire Swedish Government cabinet group will be spending all weekend in Detroit going over the bids to buy Saab that came in Thursday night. He indicates that there are reputable buyers as we know and will discuss...
  7. Saab News
    Industry Minister Maud Olofsson Sweden's State Secretary Joran Hägglund State Minister, Fredrik Reinfeldt Social Minister, Social Party, Goran Hägglund Finance minister, Anders Borg, Anders Borg Hans Lindblad, State Secretary REF: GM TO WIND DOWN SAAB Dear Swedish Government; It has come to our...
  8. Saab News
    In sending the message to GM that they need to sell Saab, we’re now learning that they are cooperating. Since our “Save Saab” campaign, it has been revealed that it’s now up to the Swedish Government. In an unsurprising twist, it’s been indicated that the Swedish Government has held off from...
  9. Saab News
    It has come down to this. The Swedish Government needs to grant the EIB loans to any of the interested parties. Failing to do so, GM will likely reject all incoming bids. It’s clear that when GM’s CEO indicated that the parties have not shown the money, it’s not their money because they could...
  10. Saab News
    Swedish Radio & TTELA indicate that Saab Automobile’s union, IF Metall plans to contact the White House. Someone at Saab should contact the U.S. government for reviving negotiations on Saab’s future. Stefan Löfven, IF Metall Chairman - We have decided to do all that is necessary. We want to...
  11. Saab News
    Photo Credit: Jerry Lövberg, TTELA The Swedish Government held an emergency meeting yesterday about the support of job creation in Västra Götaland region of Trollhättan, Sweden as a quick and swift response to GM’s unexpected decision on Friday. The results of the meeting involve an effort to...
  12. Saab News
    According to this report from Motor Trend, there have been emergency meetings between General Motors and the Swedish government this weekend to save Saab from the corporate wrecking ball. Read here at http://saabsunited.com Please let this be true *sits and prays*.
  13. Saab News
    Photo Credit: Scanpix / Adam Ihse (From Left: Saab’s CEO Jan-Åke Jonsson, Enterprise and Energy Maud Olofsson © and Secretary of State Joran Hagglund © Sweden’s E24 covers the Press Conference that took place out in front of the Saab Automobile factory today in Trollhättan, Sweden. From the...
  14. Saab News
    Photo Credit: Saab History Goteborg, Sweden’s post indicates that Spyker & Saab Automobile are in a meeting with the Swedish Government today. The people in the meeting are indicated to be Victor Muller of Spyker, Jan-Ake Jonsson of Saab Automobile and Joran Hagglund of the Swedish Government...
  15. Saab News
    The Saab Automobile management board along with delegates from the Swedish Government will be in Detroit Monday, a day prior to the GM board meeting on Tuesday, December 1st where the fate of Saab will be determined. It will be at GM’s HQ where Jan-Åke Jonsson and others from Saab Automobile...
  16. Saab News
    The Swedish Government following GM, has now officially confirmed the speculated Saab bidders, but has not indicated exactly who they are, if different from speculated bidders BAIC, Merbanco & Renco, according to Stockholm News. Jöran Hägglund, a Swedish Government official who will be in...
  17. Saab News
    The Wall Street Journal indicates that the Swedish Government is still prepared to Guarantee EIB loans. In addition, Jöran Hägglund, Sweden’s state secretary that has been fighting for Saab’s success since January, will be heading to Detroit again early this week to talk with GM prior to their...
  18. Saab News
    Goteborg Posten reports that the Swedish Government has notified the European Commission that it is prepared to grant the European Investment Bank (EIB) loans to Koenigsegg & Saab. To clarify, this means that the European Investment bank now needs to respond to Saab & Koenigsegg, now that they...
  19. Saab News
    The Swedish Newspaper, Sydsvenskan reports that the Swedish Government wants to get some additional assurances between Koenigsegg & BAIC beyond their MOU agreement before they guarantee the EIB loan. Here is the piece below, loosely translated by Google. Swedish Government breathe some optimism...
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