An Update Today On The Spyker Sale Process Of Saab

Posted on 25. Jan, 2010 by in 2010-2019

Here’s a good update on what to expect today with regards to the Spyker-Saab sale process of Saab Automobile.

1) Sweden’s SVT have reported that the Swedish Government will make an extraordinary meeting today at 2:30pm in Sweden (8:30am U.S. EST) about the EIB Loan. (This will not be a press conference)

2) Secondly, GM in Detroit is expected to make an announcement via a press statement and/or conference call

MEDIA ADVISORY: GM Chairman and CEO Ed Whitacre to Provide Business Updates


DETROIT – General Motors Chairman and CEO Ed Whitacre will host a press conference on Monday, January 25, to provide updates on GM business activities.

The press conference will begin at 11:30 a.m. EST in the Renaissance Conference Center located in Tower 300, Level 2, of the Renaissance Center in downtown Detroit.
The satellite feed for the press conference is:

The press conference will also be webcast at and at

The webcast will be archived at the site fr replay after 2 p.m. EST on January 25.

Technical/broadcast questions:
Steve Griffes

GM Communications Operations
313-220-7982 (mobile)

3) Spyker CEO is expected to make a statement at a conference today, unsure exactly when though. I’m hearing from my sources that this will be in Stockholm, possibly like the Saab-Scania/ GM statement 20 years ago.

2010-01-25 14:06:54.376 GMT

Zeewolde, the Netherlands, 25 January 2010 – Spyker Cars N.V., manufacturer of exclusive premium sports cars, has noted recent press speculation about the SAAB negotiations. Spyker confirms that talks are ongoing, the outcome of which is still uncertain. As SAAB is currently in liquidation talks must end soon.

I will be updating this post as things progress. If you have tips, please don’t hesitate to add them and/or contact Saab History.

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4 Responses to “An Update Today On The Spyker Sale Process Of Saab”

  1. Josephine

    25. Jan, 2010

    I just wonder if Victor Muller is traveling by car from Stockholm to Trollhattan? And when yes, what make?…

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  2. Ryan

    25. Jan, 2010


    I updated the posting. He will be staying in Stockholm and making a statement from there I have been told.

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  3. DavidMorgan

    25. Jan, 2010

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  4. CJ

    25. Jan, 2010

    Ryan: Great Job! The Saab world owes you a huge debt of gratitude! You should have been invited to Trollhattan to share in this. You will be remembered as a hero in this saga.

    What a great group effort!


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