Tag Archives: Saab-Scania

The SAAB-Scania Clock – The Challenge of Time

It is a pity such as advertisements for SAAB cars in the future we will be able to see.This is a fantastic advertising, in fact the whole project (not just advertising) was presented yesterday in order to promote a new generation of Scania trucks. With 125 years of experience, Scania knows the value of time – and
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Saab Turbo 16 with Saab Direct Ignition (SDI)

A flash from the past – the Saab Turbo 16 with Saab Direct Ignition (SDI) from 1985. The engine could release of a burst of sparks to burn away moisture on the spark plug electrodes if the engine fails to start first time from cold – a flash indeed. Sometimes we all need a little
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NEVS bought off First Electric Saab “Model T3” Van

Two months ago we wrote this blog post about First Electric Saab – Van model T3 from 1974. At today’s press conference in Trollhattan was announced that NEVS bought off this very first electric Saab. Nevs CEO Mattias Bergman and Stig Nodin, Head of technical development,  have received this interesting car, which is definitely part of the “electric” history
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The First Saab 96 from Finland

46 years ago today, on November 13, the first car – a Saab 96 – was completed at the Uusikaupunkicar plant (Valmet Automotive). The Saab 96 is an automobile manufactured from 1960 to January 1980, replacing the Saab 93. From 1969 – 1980 were produced 65,887 units of Saab 96. From 1969 Saab-Scania at the time has had a
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Saab-Scania: View “Behind the Curtains”

An impressive sight from the finishing area of the Valmet Automotive Uusikaupunki plant in Finland  from the early 1970s. The first car assembled in the brand new Saab-Valmet factory of Uusikaupunki rolled out of the assembly line on November 13, 1969. The car, a Saab 96, was delivered to the president of Finland, Mr. Urho
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The Making of a Saab 900

This is a great documentary – it’s so relatively recent but seems like another age. While some production runs come to end and bring sweet relief, others mark the passing of an iconic vehicle that had the magic that just can’t be replicated. Saab 900 manufacturing (1989 year model) in the new plant in Malmoe, Saab Car
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How the Saab were manufactured?

Here’s an interesting video, How the Saab were manufactured at Uusikaupunki Valmet Automotive plant in Finland 1993. As you can see, even then, the whole production line was computerized and robotized, and on the production line is Saab 900 Convertible. Saab-Valmet was established in 1968 as a joint venture of Finnish Valmet and Swedish Saab-Scania. The automotive plant was placed
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