In a buoyant Australian market, Saab's sales graph has been on a downward spiral over the last few years. But a new broom is now sweeping through the firm's wholly-owned Down Under subsidiary, reports Peter McKay. Somehow Saab managed to miss the salad days in Australia. While the last three years have been the best ever for the industry, the Swedish carmaker's volumes have dipped every year since 1997. That's not good.