Tag Archives: GM

Look-alike concepts? Renault Trezor – Saab Aero X?

Star of the Paris motor show which opens today (29. September 2016)? Among the concept-car candidates is the Renault Trezor, an extravagant 4.7 m-long two-seater grand tourer with fighter jet-style cockpit canopy, fitted luggage, a wooden dashboard and a “Passion Red” paint job that even extends to the windows… Renault TreZor showing us the Renault’s
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Saab Girl at Saab Turbo X Driving Academy

Here’s another interesting Saab story from 2008, from the time when saab promoted a new model – Saab 9-3 Turbo X. And at the center of the story is a girl – Saab girl named Kaylan Marie. It was 2008, and She was only 21 years old. And she knows just as much about Saabs as the
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Saab 9-6C – RWD V8 Coupe

Does anyone remember what bilsport.se had as main news April 1, 2005? At that time, GM has reportedly announced the creation of a new sport coupe – rear-wheel drive Saab V8 Coupe. The images that are then supposedly “leaked” showing the concept car that was clearly designed in the United States with a very “stylish” design and aftermarket wheels.
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Two Saab Airbag Recall Corrections

To let people know the 2003-2011 Saab 9-3 airbag recall is changing. GM safety recall 28810 / Saab safety recall 15041 – Driver’s Side Airbag Inflator: Correction #1 – GM has determined that the models immediately below are NOT subject to the recall. These vehicles do NOT HAVE drivers side Takata steering wheel airbag inflators. · Saab 9-3,
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NHTSA – Automakers must recall an additional 70 million to 90 million airbags?!

Reuters is reporting that the number of Takata airbag inflators recalled in the United States could nearly quadruple, with the addition of between 70 and 90 million units. That could bring the total of recalled Takata airbag inflators containing ammonium nitrate to as high as 120 million. Today, s group of 10 carmakers known as
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Saab 9-2x Recall: Passenger side frontal airbag

Takata’s expansion of their previous recalls has increased the number of vehicles affected, and currently include approximately 19 million vehicles in the United States. On June 17, 2015, NHTSA verified that Vehicle Identification Numbers for vehicles made by the 12 automakers involved were available, and that owners could now search on NHTSA’s and manufacturers’ VIN
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Rebadged Saab 9-3 is Turkey’s New National Car!

Turkey’s project to create a national car brand was first announced in 2011 and attracted the attention of many national and international companies. But there was no support from domestic or foreign companies, not even from Ford, Fiat, Renault or the several other international car companies which have important production plants in Turkey, for a new brand utilizing the traditional internal combustion technology. Upadate 15.
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Saab based SUV hits the Chinese car market

Saab based compactSUV Beijing Auto Senova X65 had its officially debut at the exhibition 2014 Guangzhou Auto Show and now this car  hits the Chinese market, price starts at 98.000 yuan and ends at 149.800 yuan ($15.889 – 24.090). Senova X65 is based on their Matrix platform, which is derived from the platform of the Saab 9-3. BAIC, the
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Hoonable recommends Saab

Web site hoonable.com recommends Saab as a Best Buy in the post “The Defunct Brands You Need To Buy Now!“, not one but three models of Saab: Saab 9-2X Aero, Saab 9-7X Aero and of course in the first place Saab 9-3 Aero/Turbo X/XWD. We saw many car brands get killed off in the past decade due to the economy
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Here’s Why GM’s Reinvention of Saab Didn’t Work

Saab was one of the most unique and beloved automakers in the world before it vanished during the global economic recession. Auto Cheat Sheet brings us  a broad analysis what really went wrong in Saab case, in post “Here’s Why GM’s Reinvention of Saab Didn’t Work“. While a revived and successful Saab is an enticing fantasy
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GM says they don’t miss SAAB?!

General Motors CEO Mary Barra says the company doesn’t miss any of the SAAB, and other brands. Speaking at a recent Automotive News World Congress, GM’s CEO Mary Barra said the firm does not miss the brands which were discontinued during the 2008-2009 bankruptcy & restructuring period. This can only mean that Saturn, Hummer and
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