GM lets Saab die

Dec 18, 2009 Read more: CNN 30
General Motors is shutting down its Swedish car brand, Saab, after attempts to close deal with a buyer failed. Read more
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Hawaii Tiger

Yorktown, VA

#22 Jan 16, 2010
Yeah, right, Glen Beck, GM's mismanagement is the fault of the Democrats, not your hero (zero) who occupied the White House for the previous eight years, with a Republican Congres for six years. Your comments are as ignorant as I've ever read. SAAB is going under because of GM's mismanagement and those of us who are educated, SAAB loyalists, are feeling the pain of the 'free marketplace". keep watching Fox news, ignoramus, they say exactly what you want to hear.
Saab Fan

Atlanta, GA

#23 Jan 18, 2010
Not so sanguine wrote:
I never understood how Saab existed into the 80's, much less 2010. Expensive, ordinary specs, and the world's stodgiest styling.
Drive one and you will understand--It gets into your blood..What other car company could have 5000 cars in world wide support convoys by regular people who just want GM to sell the brand to one of two very interested suiters..

Since: Oct 09

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#24 Feb 12, 2010
It looks like the Spyker deal will happen, but it will be difficult to re-create Saab after GM gutted it. Screw GM.
catso

United States

#25 Feb 16, 2010
I say save Saab and let GM die. They'll surely be gone in 10 years anyway.
Damage Control

Greensboro, NC

#26 Feb 16, 2010
2003emm3 wrote:
It looks like the Spyker deal will happen, but it will be difficult to re-create Saab after GM gutted it. Screw GM.
Maybe they can re-badge Subaru's again?

“Be careful what u pretend 2 B”

Since: Jun 07

Lehigh Valley

#28 Feb 17, 2010
Go back to the 2 cycle ugly SCAABs we grew up laughing at.

Since: Oct 09

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#29 Mar 1, 2010
Saab is now owned by Spyker. Thank god. Now the question is whether Skyker can undo the damage done by GM's management over the last 20 years, and recreate Saab to what it used to be before GM got hold of it.

From an American expat living in SE Asia.
Xobile

Arvada, CO

#30 Apr 17, 2010
Saab should have become Subaru's luxury branch instead of letting GM work its fecal Midas touch on them
Mark harmon

Panama City, FL

#31 Apr 19, 2010
Eighthman wrote:
Unions suck
If it wasnt for the UAW, GM wouldnt be in this mess!

Since: May 11

Stoke-on-trent, UK

#32 May 29, 2011
Very sad new for Saab indeed.

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