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Jaguar's XE spearheads new industrial strategy

If you make executive or luxury cars, you're helped by theoretically naturally higher margins than brands in the volume segments can achieve...

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...

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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

Volvo starts third Sweden shift adding 1,300 jobs 16 Oct 2014

Simon Warburton

Volvo says it is to start a third shift at its Torslanda plant in Western Sweden, creating around 1,300 new jobs.


NEVS trims monthly budget to just US$4.8m 10 Oct 2014

Simon Warburton

National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) says it has slashed its monthly operating budget from SEK200m (US$27.7m) to just SEK35m, as it continues its reorganisation period.


Saab 'reviver' NEVS to axe 200 workers 24 Sep 2014

Graeme Roberts

Nevs, which has been attempting to revive Saab car models, said it would lay off up to 200 employees due to lack of work, because "the decision to re-start production will be further delayed".


[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].

Latest blogs

NEVS' reorganisation plan for Saab 7 Oct 2014

Glenn Brooks

There's all manner of interesting stuff in this document, which has surfaced on the web. Such as some supposed future models for the brand. And the possibility that Saab will become a contract assembler.


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.

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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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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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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