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Funny TV Commercial: Bears Also Love Saab

Here’s another funny TV commercial for Saab cars. In a number of commercials for Saab cars wildlife and nature have a key role. I’ll remind you to advertisements such as “Saab 9-5 Saves Puppy” or “Scream” (for Bridgestone). In this, some older commercial for Saab 900, a major role has – bear. This funny TV commercial was
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Saab 900 Sport Coupé Today in Uusikaupunki

As per request, here are a few images of one of the most intriguing cars on display at the Uusikaupunki Valmet Automotive plant today – the Saab 900 Sport Coupé. Interesting, this car was impressive project in every aspect, first concept car done using modern CAD technology in design, analysis and component manufacturing. The new
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Saab 96 and Saab 99 on a production line

Here’s a rare and interesting photos from the company Valmet Automotive. Photo is from 1972 and there we see early days of car manufacturing in Uusikaupunki – Saab 96s and Saab 99s as far as the eye can see! In that Saab factory in Finland has produced a total of 65,887 units of Saab 96 and 191,049 units
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Saab 900 Cabrio Crash Test Car

Valmet Automotive posted a very rare picture on it’s Facebook fan page – here’s one of the very few images of a flatnose (Saab 900) crash test car in Cabri oversion at the Uusikaupunki plant, in matt orange livery as it should be! Actually, it is pretty grim to see the look in the headlights
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The First Batch of 400 Saab 900 Cabrios

Here’s one of the few pictures that were taken at the Uusikaupunki Valmet Automotive plant of the first batch of 400 Saab 900 Convertibles to be delivered to the US dealers. The first prototype aroused enormous interest and in April 1984, Saab decided to put the car in production at Valmet Automotive in Finland. The production
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On This Day: First Saab 96 from Uusikaupunki!

It’s time for celebration! 46 years ago today, on November 13, the first car – a Saab 96 – was completed at the Uusikaupunki car plant (Valmet Automotive).  Another important even during 1969 was the first Saab car production in Finland. A new factory, jointly owned by Saab-Scania and the Finnish company Oy Valmet Ab, was opened
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Women at Saab Plants

Could Car makers build better cars by eliminating the assembly line in favor of a team approach to automaking? The car-companies have been trial-and-erroring  answers to this question for more than a decades. The result is divided. Team concept can’t be applied to the whole car and support a production run of for example 10,000,000
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200,000 Saab Convertibles from Uusikaupunki

It’s June and officially summer, The right time to remind ourselves of Saab convertibles. Saab 900 Convertible The first one from Valmet Automotive Saab convertibles is the Saab 900 Cabrio – designed and manufactured at Uusikaupunki plant (Finland) only. Presented here are the two generations of the 900 Cabrio. Saab 9-3 Convertible The second convertible
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