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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....

COMMENT: Russian monogorods blink in market glare

Only a few years ago, the vast, sprawling factory that is home to AvtoVAZ in Togliatti, apparently accounted for a staggering one in seven o...

THE WEEK THAT WAS: JCI's Chinese interiors JV

Johnson Controls' announcement of a global joint venture with a Chinese interiors supplier attracted much interest from just-auto readers th...

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

GM recalls Saab 9-3 convertible over seat belts 15 Jul 2014

Graeme Roberts

GM in the US has recalled 28,789 model year 2004-2011 Saab 9-3 convertible vehicles manufactured 30 July 2003 to 15 February 2011.


"Reptile quick" yes answer to NEVS June payments 20 Jun 2014

Simon Warburton

Scandinavian automotive supplier association, FKG, says it received a "reptile quick" affirmative response whether or not embattled Swedish automaker, NEVS, was able to pay its June salaries.


NEVS production halt minimal supplier impact: FKG 20 Jun 2014

Simon Warburton

Scandinavian automotive supplier body, FKG, says the impact of troubled automaker, National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS)'s production halt can be compared to a "coffee break" in terms of any knock-on effect.


NEVS bills total US$3.5m: Enforcement Authority 19 Jun 2014

Simon Warburton

Stockholm enforcement authority, Kronofogden, says it has received 30 applications totalling US$3.45m for unpaid bills relating to National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) as the automaker struggles with short-term financing.


Cash crisis sees NEVS only partially pay suppliers 17 Jun 2014

Simon Warburton

Troubled Swedish automaker, NEVS, says it is paying some of its suppliers but not all, as unions gather in Stockholm to discuss the crisis, which has seen a production halt of the Saab 9-3 model.

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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