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THE WEEK THAT WAS: And what a week...

I submit, yeronner, brain fade, the leap straight from summer holiday to Swedish presser and an exceptionally busy week for the delay in thi...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: The August harvest...

The news this week was a mixed bag with some positives and negatives....

THE WEEK THAT WAS: Similar superminis

Being more or less permanently welded to the just-auto newsdesk, I don't get out much though, after this week's experience of overcrowded tr...

COMMENT: 'Saab summer' sees suppliers fire warning

It's all starting to sound eerily reminiscent of two and a half years ago up in the stretches of northern Europe....

Latest Interviews

Interview: Vauxhall Ellesmere Port plant director 27 Nov 2012

Tony Lewis

Vauxhall’s Ellesmere Port plant is currently on tickover and operating at around 65% capacity. But that is about to change, as Martyn Cray, the plant's director, tells Tony Lewis.

INTERVIEW: FKG managing director Fredrik Sidahl 20 Mar 2012

Simon Warburton

Newly-appointed managing director of Scandinavian supplier body, FKG, Fredrik Sidahl, was 25 years with Volvo before working for Saab. In the first of two interviews, he talked to Simon Warburton in his Gothenburg office about the collapse of the iconic Swedish brand and gave some frank views on the government's attempts to save it.

Latest News

[13:15BST update]: Court OKs NEVS reorganisation 29 Aug 2014

Graeme Roberts

The District court of Vänersborg, Sweden, on Friday (29 August) approved the application for reorganisation from Saab owner National Electric Vehicle Sweden.

SWEDEN: NEVS/Saab enters administration 28 Aug 2014

Glenn Brooks

NEVS, which has been attempting to revive Saab, has announced that, while it fully intends to pay creditors, it has nonetheless entered administration so as "to create more time for negotiations" [with potential investors].

NEVS shows 9-3 EV prototype 20 Aug 2014

Dave Leggett

NEVS has presented a Saab 9-3 Electric Vehicle designed and produced as part of a prototype series in Trollhättan.

SWEDEN: NEVS disputes Saab insolvency claim 13 Aug 2014

Glenn Brooks

NEVS, the owner of Saab Cars, says it is not insolvent but admits in a 13 August media statement that it "does not have enough cash to pay all outstanding debt".

NEVS staff at home as supplier woes continue 12 Aug 2014

Simon Warburton

National Electric Vehicle Sweden says some of its 250 production employees are at home following further struggles with short-term financing.

Latest blogs

Networking in Gothenburg 10 Oct 2013

Simon Warburton

My hotel in Gothenburg's hosting an undertaker's company conference - not something I've ever encountered before - but it is and a cheerful bunch they are too.

Saab geared up to go as autumn kicks in 9 Oct 2013

Simon Warburton

Autumn has arrived with a vengance in this part of Western Sweden where I am for the FKG Annual Suppliers Forum tomorrow (10 October), a fact made very obvious out of my train window en route from Gothenburg to Saab's hometown of Trollhattan.

Company research

Saab Automobile AB - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investment Report

Saab Automobile AB - Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnersh

MarketLine's Company Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), Partnerships & Alliances and Investments reports offer a comprehensive breakdown of the organic and inorganic growth activity undertaken by an organi...

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Global electrified light vehicles market- forecasts to 2018

Global electrified light vehicles market- forecasts to 2018

This QUBE report from just-auto provides a comprehensive overview of the global electrified vehicles sector, major OEM developments, top 14 markets, technology trends and market projections. Use this...

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CNG Vehicle Market in Europe 2012-2016

CNG Vehicle Market in Europe 2012-2016

TechNavio's analysts forecast the Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicle market in Europe to grow at a CAGR of 16.84 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market...

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