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    Read This: First test drive shows promise of Saab 9-3 EV

    We can't read Swedish, so when it comes to a first-drive review of a Saab 9-3 electric-vehicle prototype, we'll trust Inside EVs' translation of a write-up from Swedish automotive publication Elbilen i Sverige. And it's a decent one. The write-up, that is. The translation, too, we hope. Taken to ...

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    Official: NEVS Saab EV prototype on display, with top speed of just 75 mph
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    National Electric Vehicle Sweden, the Saab-owning Swedish holding company that is in turn owned by Chinese investors, has some problems (i.e., no cash). But that isn't stopping NEVS from showing off a prototype Saab 9-3 Electric Vehicle this week. But wait, you might be saying, didn't NEVS ...

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    Official: New Saab parent NEVS: we're not totally broke

    The many fans of 1987's The Princess Bride will recall Billy Crystal's Miracle Max character optimistically referring to the protagonist Westley as "mostly dead." It looks like National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), the company that now owns the Saab brand, fits that description. Of course, ...

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    Report: Revived Saab could finally bring electric drive to the 9-3

    Since the owner's name is National Electric Vehicle Sweden, there's got to be some plug-in action happening in the rebirth of the Saab brand, right? There sure is, but not until next year, says Automotive News. NEVS, which acquired Saab out of bankruptcy in August 2012, is slated to re-start ...

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    Report: NEVS exec discloses more Saab revival details, including electric plans

    Saab's new owner is maintaining its plans to re-start sales of the brand in 2014, but it's not ruling out an earlier coming-out party. National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS), which acquired the iconic but bankrupt Swedish automaker this summer, is about 18 months away from debuting an ...

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    Report: NEVS completes Saab purchase, earns right to brand name but not griffin badge

    According to the Associated Press, a Hong Kong-based concern is close to building new Saab models. After some delays, National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) has completed the purchase of bankrupt Swedish automaker Saab. NEVS says it plans to debut an electric vehicle in about 18 months. ...

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    Report: NEV deal to buy Saab delayed

    Remember a month and a half ago when we told you that Saab will "soldier on?" Well, we should have written "stand at attention." According to SaabsUnited, the deal for National Electric Vehicle Sweden to buy the remaining Saab assets didn't close on schedule. In fact, it's been delayed by "a ...

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    Report: Saab majority buyer headed by businessman with biofuels background

    More good news for Saab enthusiasts big on alt-fuel transportation. The China-based entity slated to be the majority owner of Saab is headed by a tycoon that runs companies in the biofuels industry, the Associated Press reports. Kai Johan Jiang, who once worked for Volvo Trucks, heads a company ...

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    Official: Saab reborn as all-electric car company after sale to Asian-Swedish consortium

    This may not spell great news for one specific reporter trying to get parts for his '99 Saab 9-3, but electric-vehicle proponents may want to party. The Swedish automaker is officially under contract to be acquired by National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS) for an undisclosed price. The ...

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    Report: Saab to be saved by mystery Swedish electric car company

    The all-but-lifeless corpse of Saab continues to stagger forward in hopes of finding a juicy investor to sink its teeth into. Autocar reports that National Electric Vehicle Sweden is currently close to buying the brand's remaining assets. The freshly minted electric car consortium is helmed by ...

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    Will electric bid shock Saab back to life?

    The future of Saab could be electric! If it has a future, that is. The Swedish firm famously filed for bankruptcy last December and since then, the saga to save the company has turned into a struggle to revive it. One of the biggest obstacles, it seems, is General Motor's unwillingness to allow ...

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    Saab 9-3 ePower test fleet being assembled

    Despite Spyker's adventures in Chinese business negotiation, Saab is doing everything in its power to try and push forward. The 9-4X is reportedly the only Saab vehicle currently being produced, but it seems another is also coming to life. A fleet of Saab 9-3 ePower electric wagons are being put ...

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    Saab's financial struggles put fate of electric 9-3 ePower in jeopardy

    Saab 9-3 ePower prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Saab's deal with Chinese manufacturer Hawtai Motor Group, announced on May 3rd, would have brought at least 120 million euros ($171 million U.S. at the current exchange rate) to the ailing Swedish automaker. The deal, ...

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    Report: diesel-powered Saab 9-4X unlikely

    The 2012 Saab 9-4X is set to hit dealerships across the country in May. The cost of entry for the Scandinavian crossover will be $34,205 (including $825 in destination charges). For $35K, you get a base 9-4X with front-wheel drive and a 3.0-liter direct-injected V6, which returns ...

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    Geneva 2011: Saab PhoeniX Concept previews a new Swedish shape

    Saab PhoeniX Concept – Click above for high-res image gallery
    It's been about one year since Saab and General Motors parted ways, and the automaker is hellbent on showing the world what it's capable of creating on its own means. In addition to an Independence Edition of the 9-3 ...

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    Saab 9-3 ePower utilizes 135 kW UQM PowerPhase electric motor

    Saab 9-3 ePower prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When Saab unveiled its first-ever battery-powered vehicle, the 9-3 ePower, we enthusiastically claimed:
    With a projected range of 125 miles and a 0-60 mile per hour acceleration time of less than 8.5 seconds, ...

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    Saab at work on diesel hybrid?

    A reporter from Sweden's Automobil was returning a Saab 9-5 to the factory in Trollhatten when he stopped at a gas station to fill the tank. And what there did he spy with his little eye? A 9-3 Sedan being pulled up to the pumps, and in the back of that 9-3 was a trunk full of batteries. When the ...

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    Saab enters joint venture e-AAM to get "innovative" electric AWD systems for next-gen vehicles

    Fresh off Saab's unveiling of its first-ever electric vehicle, the 9-3 ePower, Saab and American Axle Manufacturing are announcing today they have formed a new joint venture called e-AAM Driveline Systems that will develop electric and hybrid driveline systems. Headquartered, like Saab, in ...

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    Saab 9-3 ePower gets its punch from Boston-Power's rugged Swing cells

    Saab ePower EV Prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When Saab unveiled its first-ever electric vehicle (EV), the 9-3 ePower, we ecstatically claimed:
    With a projected range of 125 miles and a 0-60 mile per hour acceleration time of less than 8.5 seconds, Saab's first-ever ...

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    Paris Preview: Saab to debut 9-3 ePower electric vehicle

    Saab ePower EV Prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    With a projected range of 125 miles and a 0-60 mile per hour acceleration time of less than 8.5 seconds, Saab's first-ever electric vehicle, the 9-3 ePower, brings the automaker into the battery-powered mix with authority. ...


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