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Saab resurrected to build 9-3 ePower for China

Bankrupt Saab has been purchased by a of Chinese and Japanese companies in clean energy technology who plans to resurrect Saab as an car maker with sales targeted for the Chinese electric car

The quest to rescue the Saab has fallen upon a consortium of Japanese and Swedish investors, the launch of a new company, National Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS). The first goal will be to the Saab 9-3, as an electric targeting it for sale in China of strong demand for electric in China.

As rumored a couple ago (see: SAAB Could An Electric Car Company and Electric company may have purchased ), NEVS has agreed to buy, for an price, the bulk of the assets of Automobile AB, Saab Automobile AB and Saab Automobile Tools AB. An deal had been scuttled by GM ownership of patents and technology, and as a the current deal does not Saab Automobile Parts AB, as as intellectual property rights the Saab 9-5. The new company own the Saab brand name, marks, trade names, and branding.

NEVS will be headquartered in where development and production be focused on electric cars.

the initial goal is an electric 9-3, presumably it will be the 9-3 concept car. At the 2010 Auto Show, Saab the Saab 9-3 ePower, based on the 9-3 wagon. That concept car had a lithium-ion battery pack, a top of 93 miles per hour (150 and an estimated driving range of 125 mi km).

It used a 135 kilowatt (181 drive train from and batteries from Boston The ePower was to have begun a trials, with 70 vehicles, in with the goal of turning the testing into a production There was no word on whether UQM and Power will continue components for the new electric 9-3.

A released by NEVS shows a of two electric vehicles. The first, to be in 2013/14, and a second to be launched The second Saab EV will be on Japanese electric vehicle and the Phoenix platform.

It also electric car sales in China to be larger than in other however by 2020 U.S. and electric car sales should be the same.

Because GM owns the rights to the 9-5, that car is not (at this planned to be resurrected by the new Saab James R. Cain, manager of GM news, is quoted by Inside saying: We don’t own Saab stock. We owned preferred that we wrote down to a level upon receipt.

The license issue revolved the (Saab) 9-5 and 9-4X that we for Saab. We’re not involved in the and sale of the company.

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According to the website, the consortium is 51% owned by Modern Energy Holdings a Hong Kong company on alternative energy and biomass in China, and 49% owned by Sun Investment a Japanese company that in green technology companies.

China is making large to develop the electric vehicle This drives the technology is going to reduce dependence on fuels. More and more can afford the car, but the world’s oil are not enough if everyone buys or diesel vehicles.

The Chinese are looking for a premium electric With the purchase of Saab in Trollhättan, we will deliver it, Kai Johan Jiang, founder and owner of National Modern Holdings Ltd.

While fans are no doubt breathing a of relief, as are those of us who want to see electric car manufacturing activity, stop and consider the broader This represents yet another falling into the ownership of China. This is a pattern refer to as a new Sputnik Moment. has big plans to be a leader in clean technology, while the U.S. is in a deep partisan divide threatening to destroy the nascent energy technology industry it’s still being

The new Sputnik Moment concept is unless the U.S. and other powers step up investments in energy technology, China be the leading player in this important market. That leave the U.S. and other powers vulnerable. Just as today controls the energy fuels) driving the transportation so too would Chinese control of energy technologies that drive the future transportation

I am very pleased that we can advantage of Saab Automobile’s in vehicle design and production. We can now a new future-oriented activities in Trollhättan. is a production of top-quality.

We combine Swedish industriell in design and manufacture of Japanese vehicle technology and a strong in China. Electric cars by green electricity is the future and the of electric cars come Trollhattan, says Karl-Erling chairman of NEVS.

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