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Electric car company tries to out Saab

Apparently, some are just too good to die. a tortured existence under Motors and a short period of Swedish car company Saab went under last Chinese company Youngman tried unsuccessfully to acquire assets, but now a new electric car company is off where Youngman left

National Electric Vehicle is trying to give Saab a minute reprieve, and its timing not be better. The company has only registered with the Swedish since earlier this but it is now the lead bidder for Saab’s Since National Electric Sweden is so new, it is hard to what its plans are. To add to the the company is backed by an Asian 245 of the 500 shares are owned by Sun Investments, an from either Japan or “We don’t know if it’s a or a Japanese company

behind this conglomerate,” the newspaper of Saab’s hometown, told Autocar . “Nobody has a picture of what kind of they have or what intentions are, besides the that they want to electric vehicles.”

The remaining shares are owned by Kubu, president of Swedish law Ac-Gruppen. Karl-Erling Trogen, head of Volvo trucks, is involved with the company.

If the goes through, National Vehicle Sweden will own one of the and most troubled, names in “Born from jets” according to Top Gear . “driven by Saabs have never normal.

Saab started out making front-wheel drive cars by two-stroke engines, and then the turbocharged 900 sport sedan was every yuppie’s delight.

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The was bought by GM in 1989, and every car it after that was based on else’s. The second-generation 900 and 9-3 were on the Opel Vectra, and there was the Chevy Trailblazer-based 9-7x. GM managed to include traditional design cues, such as a panel” that turned off all lights except the speedometer’s, and the ignition on the center console.

GM divested itself of Saab as of its post-bankruptcy reorganization. The Swedish found a savior in Victor owner of Dutch boutique car Spyker. Saab introduced the GM-designed, 9-5 sedan and 9-4x but those two cars were not to keep the company afloat.

Youngman Lotus and another company tried to acquire but GM blocked the deal and subsequent went nowhere.

If National Vehicle Sweden wins its it could revive Saab, or use its assets (factories, etc.) to its own cars. GM has not licensed any of its designs to the upstart, so restarting production of any Saab model would be

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