Category Archives: Saab Technology

How does Saab 9-3X perform on Snow and Ice?

Every all wheel drive system is basically meant to make cars safer in less desirable weather and help with slipping. As far as the bad and hazardous road conditions and ice, that will be more dealt with on the tire side. With the right tires, it will absolutely do the trick. You have probably read many
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Saab XWD in Performance Driving

Across Australia, there are a number of Saab Car Clubs; Victoria, NSW, Tasmania, Queensland and Western Australia have a Saab club. Because of this, and due to the fact that in Australia, near Melbourne, is a perfect test track belonging to GM-Holden (Lang Lang Proving Ground), Saab is once (2007) decided to create an event for journalists,
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Clever Design: Passenger Side Review Mirror Dipping in Reverse

Saab has had a great lineup of capable detail-oriented designers from the very beginning. Some would say;  their solutions were strange,  their solutions were quirky… But, when you think about it, you can see that they were right. For example, some have wondered why the buttons are large in cockpit. But the answer is very simple – Saab engineers
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How Saab Trionic improves vehicle emissions

Emissions tests are commonly performed in some regions to try to reduce the carbon footprint of vehicles. Trionic is an engine management system developed by Saab Automobile, consisting of an engine control unit (ECU) that controls 3 engine aspects: Ignition timing, Fuel injection and Acts as a boost controller. Saab Trionic was developed by Saab Automobile back in
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Engine Technologies: Variable Twin Scroll Turbocharger

Variable Geometry Turbochargers and Twin Scroll Turbochargers each have their own unique advantages, but what if you could combine the technology together? Borgwarner  (known for TwinTurbo in Saab 9-3 TTiD) has developed a turbocharger concept where a twin scroll turbocharger has a valve which can redirect exhaust airflow into just a single scroll, or vary the
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Saab Engine B235E: Reverse engineering Project

Group of students from the School of Engineering and Architecture of Fribourg (HEIA-FR – Switzerland) had an interesting task – to completely disassembled and reassembled a Saab engine (the method of reverse engineering). It Was a Saab B235e engine. Here is the interesting video that summarizes the work of a great team of students in the first
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Saab XWD from underneath on a Saab 9-3X

Explore the XWD system Haldex (Fourth generation) on a Saab 9-3X in Jukkasjärvi with Jan Tammpere, Project Manager The New Saab 9-3 X and Kaj Zachrisson, Extreme Skier. Saab introduced a combination of Haldex Couplings on Saab 9-3 Turbo X in late 2007, called XWD (Cross-Wheel Drive). The main components of the new Haldex system are the
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Smart USB Charger and Car Locator for your Saab

ZUS by nonda is very interesting smart USB car charger and car locator,which can improve the mobile experience in your Saab. It is not only the “ordinary” USB car charger, but also different from any normal USB car chargers in many different ways. Interesting, Zus by nonda is currently being funded on indiegogo and is set to
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Saab 900NG with Rare 2.5 V6 B258i engine

The B258i is quite a nice engine, but Probably you did not know, 2.5l V6 engine as used in the Saab NG900 in around 1994-1996; B258i in the NG900 and B308i in the 9000’s. It was an iron block/aluminum head DOHC design with 4 valves per cylinder. All 54° engines were assembled at Ellesmere Port in
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Paul Woodford’s tribute to Saab 900 Turbo

Motoring and sports TV Presenter Paul Woodford brings us awesome petrolhead videos, and loads more fun stuff. This is his new film devoted to the legendary Saab 900 Turbo. In tribute video to the famous Saab model  he refers to its competitive advantage over rivals and design details. According to him, “The Saab 900 Turbo was ahead of its
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Saab and Behavioral Design

Simplification is somethign everyone could use a little more of these days. All industrial products are the result of a design process, but the nature of this process can take many forms: it can be conducted by an individual or a large team; it can emphasize intuitive creativity or calculated scientific decision-making; and it can be
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Saab 9-3 Infotainment Plus System

The second-generation of Saab 9-3 was launched (now distant) in January 2002, at the North American International Auto Show for the 2003MY. Originally, the 9-3 was due to début with the Opel Vectra in October 2001, at the Frankfurt Motor Show, but in July 2001, it was announced that delays had forced General Motors to postpone
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