An Update From Saab Automobile On Saab Status

Posted on 07. Jan, 2010 by in 2010-2019

A Saab Automobile update has been sent. Take a look below, no real news here, but it’s important to have this down for the record.

Interesting, a new name in the Swedish Government, Hans Linblad, perhaps we should contact him too in addition to the others. I could not find his name on the Swedish Government’s website however.

Below is a recap sent to Saab Employees in Sweden, loosely translated.


Parallel work continues

As you know the company is working on with plans for a structured settlement and parallel GM evaluates the bids coming in from stakeholders. There is much speculation in the media, we can not comment right now. We await the decisions coming from GM.

Government representatives to Detroit

A delegation from the government and the business department with, among others, Secretary of State Joran Hagglund and State Secretary Hans Lindblad, Department of Finance, will travel to Detroit this weekend to meet with GM. The delegation also travels to Detroit to meet with Volvo owner Ford.

Saab Owner outside GM’s headquarters

On Twelfth Night were American Saab Owners outside GM’s headquarters in Detroit to show their support for the sale of Saab. This has received attention in a variety of media. Listen to the video on There you can hear, among other things, interviews with a Saab Owners who traveled 14 hours to participate in the operation in Detroit. Images are also available in and

“If there are enough Saab owners and enthusiasts parked outside of the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit, perhaps we could really show them how serious we are in wanting Saab Automobile to have a bright future and ask the enthusiast,” said Ryan Emge, editor of the independent news site, view the activity on Tuesday.

It is also planned various activities in Europe on 17 January. Swedish Saab Clubs will gather on the Saab Car Museum in Trollhättan and drive in convoy through and out of Trollhattan Saab Automobile. Although Dutch, Belgian and British Saab Clubs cortege will form with the objective of influencing a sale is made by Saab.

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2 Responses to “An Update From Saab Automobile On Saab Status”

  1. Markc

    07. Jan, 2010

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  2. Ryan

    07. Jan, 2010


    I added it to the Swedish Government post earlier.

    Do you have a head shot of him too for completeness? I hope we don’t need to e-mail these folks again and the results of these bids are positive, but it better be safe than sorry.


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