Each year, the Consumer Reports Annual Auto Issue featuring the latest ratings, rankings and expert insights garners significant attention. The focus invariable turns to Top Picks and the automaker report cards. Both special reports given a quick snapshot of how makes and models compare, informing car buyers, as well as auto industry trivia enthusiasts. While everyone loves a winner, what about those brands that just never made the Top Pick cut?
Reports of the death of the official Saab museum in Sweden turned out to be premature—even ours.
You have until noon this Friday (6:00 a.m., Eastern Standard Time) to drive away with a piece of Saab history—or at least bid on it. As part of Saab’s bankruptcy proceedings, tenders (monetary offers) are being accepted on the approximate 120 cars in the Saab Museum collection in Trollhattan, Sweden.
Saab turned into a dead end today, as the company filed for bankruptcy in a Dutch courtroom, leaving thousands of owners wondering, “What next?”
Subaru is recalling 295,123 2002 to 2007 Impreza, 2003 to 2008 Forester, and 2005 to 2006 Saab 9-2X vehicles due to corrosion, which could cause the front lower control arm in affected vehicles to break.
Swedish automaker Saab has filed for bankruptcy reorganization, reportedly trying to buy more time to turn around the ailing company.
After 12 long years, Saab finally redesigned the 9-5 sedan. This new, sleeker 9-5 shares engines and underpinnings with the competent and enjoyable Buick LaCrosse and Regal, its former cousins at General Motors. But our testing shows that the 9-5 doesn't measure up to similarly priced competitors, or even those Buicks.
Most of the auto industry has emerged from the so-called auto crisis that brought Chrysler Corp. and General Motors to their knees, but Saab continues to struggle. New owners Spyker Cars signed a deal with a Chinese partner and benefactor Chinese Hawtai Motor Group, who would invest in the company and open Asian production and distribution opportunities. That deal has since been nixed, and Spyker is now reportedly in talks with Great Wall Motor. So, where does that leave car buyers?
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has begun investigating 2005-2007 Buick Rainier, Chevrolet Trailblazer, GMC Envoy, and Saab 9-7X SUVs due to receiving 668 complaints about the inaccuracy of the fuel gauge.
I stopped dead in my tracks when I passed through Saab’s display at the New York auto show. It wasn’t the enormous ice sculpture or the new 9-5 wagon. What caught my eye was the tail lights of the Phoenix show car - its dot-matrix-like display looked very similar to the last Pontiac Trans Am. And then I started thinking: Back in the mid-1970s, my grandmother had a Pontiac Phoenix sedan.
Lots of cars these days have touch screens. But Saab is taking that concept one step further with the removable tablet in its PhoeniX concept car shown in Geneva this week. The eight-inch color tablet that docks on the...
Spyker, Saab's new owners, is wasting no time demonstrating their independence from General Motors, with a new show-car debut at Geneva that bears little resemblance to the concepts of Saab's recent past. Penned by the designer of the Ferrari...
Long known for hatchbacks, Dutch-owned Saab has revealed its latest hatch ahead of its official Geneva Motor Show appearance in March, the 9-5 SportCombi.It features a sloping, programmable-height, power liftgate that opens to a cargo area almost 6.5-feet long...
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