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GM Board Of Directors Meet In Detroit This Wednesday

Posted on 13. Jan, 2010 by .

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The GM Board Of Directors Meet In Detroit This Wednesday according to TTELA.

GM’s board in the meeting on Wednesday

Detroit / TT The twelve people at the General Motors board of directors have Saab’s ruling in their hands. .

This is a previously scheduled monthly meeting. According to John McDonald, it is not clear whether the entire board gather in one of the board rooms of the Renaissance Center – GM’s headquarters in Detroit. Some members may be having on the phone.

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Saab Automobile’s Jan Ake Jonsson & Swedish Government’s Joran Hagglund Positive About GM Board Meeting

Posted on 01. Dec, 2009 by .

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Sweden’s Dagens Industry reports that the both Saab Automobile’s Jan-Ake Jonsson as well as the Swedish Government’s Joran Hagglund see the GM Board members as “responsive” and in a good mood with good conversations.

This is the first report from the results of the GM Board meeting. It seems clear that a decision will be made Tuesday, although we are unsure exactly what time that decision will be made.

Here is the article below, translated by google translate.

GM is actively seeking new owner

Released today. 01:12

GM is actively looking for new owners, revealing Saab’s CEO Jan Ake Jonsson, immediately after his and the Swedish government representatives’ meeting in GM’s headquarters in Detroit.

Absolutely, absolutely! We were all taken by surprise when Koenigsegg dropped out last week. But both I as the government and GM are working very hard to find an alternative, a quick solution.

Jonsson would not comment on what he believes GM’s board will make the decision, but he is confident that a decision will be on Tuesday.

– Now we are satisfied that all have the same information, that all the facts are on the table. Then we’ll see what proposals GM’s board presents, “he told TT in Detroit.

– Hope is not looking for Saab, just as there was out last week, says Joran Hagglund, State Secretary at the Ministry of Industry, to TT.

He was pleased with the meeting of GM’s board, but did not reveal whether he was more or less optimistic after the meeting than before.

– We have had good conversations. It was a very good mood. Now we see how far it is enough. It is GM, which owns Saab, and it is GM, which owns the process.

Hagglund described GM’s board members as “responsive”.

– We have carefully outlined what we have, the Swedish toolbox, “he says, and aimed primarily at loan guarantees and publicly funded programs for vehicle research in Sweden.

– We are working intensively to find a solution. But what GM’s board may believe you ask them.

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Saab Cars North America Eyes New HQ In Royal Oak, MI

Posted on 09. Oct, 2009 by .

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Photo Credits: Oakland Press & Biddison Architecture

The Oakland Press in Royal Oak, Michigan has recently published an article where they interviewed the region’s planning director Tim Thwing about Saab Cars North America’s (SCNA) new headquarters in the United States.

According to the article, it states that the new office, if the approval takes place on October 19th, could quite possibly be at 4327 Delemere Court, Royal Oak, Michigan. This location includes a recently renovated 13,000 s.f. single story grey brick building with offices for 50 people housing sales and marketing functions and access for test vehicles with a large overhead door as shown above. The new facility would include a five year lease from Ronnisch Construction, the owners of the facility who would plan on re-occupying it once the lease ends. The idea would presumably be once Saab is completely independent from GM over those five years, they would be able to relocate back to New England.
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