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Saab pulls out of 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show

What was probably inevitable in the first place, Saab confirmed today. The Swedish automaker will not be attending the 2011 Frankfurt Motor Show in September as it struggles to raise cash to pay off its suppliers. A Saab spokesperson said that the company continues to focus its resources on restarting production at its factory in […]

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2011 New York: Saab’s PhoeniX Concept makes appearance at NY

Saab’s new PhoeniX concept that debuted earlier this year at the 2011 Geneva Auto Show made an appearance yesterday at the 2011 New York Auto Show. As Saab is currently owned by Spyker, who sold their sports car branch so they could focus on the troubled Swedish make, the new concept is said to “establish a […]

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Something that will help save Saab: Saab IQon Android-based system will be open to app developers

When we first brought you news about the new Saab PhoeniX Concept, we barely touched on the Saab IQon Android based infotainment system that gave the concept a minimalist interior. Well, let’s just say this isn’t the last time or the first time you’ll hear about the Saab IQon system. While Ford’s SYNC, GM’s OnStar, Toyota’s […]

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Saab to build new ‘Phoenix’ hi-tech modular chassis

Saab has apparently canceled plans to adopt and update the existing 9-3 platform for next-generation models. According to sources in Trollhattan, Saab has decided to to take a more costly plan where they will develop their own hi-tech modular chassis and components that can be stretched from 4.2m long ‘9-2’ to a 5.5m-long ‘9-7’. The new architecture […]

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Saab PhoeniX concept hints at future design, gets Android based infotainment system

Spyker recently sold off its sports car business in a $44 million deal so it can focus its energy and resources on Saab. Now with Jason Castriota, a former Bertone designer, as the head of design at Saab, the company is looking into how it can shape the future of Swedish automobiles. At the 2011 Geneva […]

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