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Saab To Be Transformed into Car Company

Saab Automobile has on life-support for the past few years. it appears the Swedish automaker be brought back from the into an electric car company focused on the emerging Chinese

On Wednesday, a consortium identified as the Electric Vehicle Sweden AB it would buy Saab. News are reporting that the consortium—51 owned by Hong Kong-based Modern Energy Holdings and 49 percent by Japanese investment Sun Investment LLC—will likely to pay $208 to $250 million. The was submitted in early April.

We will match Swedish design and manufacturing experience Japanese electric vehicle and a strong presence in China,” Karl-Erling Trogen, a former of Volvo Trucks and chairman of the created consortium. His statements reported by Associated Press.

Motors bought 50 percent of in 1989, and took full in 2000. After years of sales, GM attempted to find a in 2009 and early 2010. a Dutch group, attempted to the Saab brand in 2011, but to get sufficient backing.

In Sept. 2010—still under GM debuted the Saab 9-3 ePower wagon at the Paris Motor A test fleet of 70 vehicles was for field-testing in Sweden in early The vehicle featured a 135-kilowatt horsepower) electric motor the front wheels. Acceleration zero-to-60 mpg was a modest 8.5 seconds, a top speed of about 90 miles per

The 35.5-kilowatt-hour lithium ion battery was designed to provide about 125 on a charge.

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A noteworthy innovation in the 9-3 ePower was the use of lithium ion batteries by Boston-Power. The chemistry of those provide “27 percent more range per weight and volume any other electric car,” Christina Lampe-Onnerud, Boston-Power’s

With today’s news, could emerge as one of the world s few makers of electric vehicles. But a market in China will not be Electric cars are expensive—due to the cost of batteries—and new car buyers in will need to be encouraged to go

The Chinese government would to leapfrog conventional internal technology, but has not proven that it can sales with the right

Nonetheless, China is the world’s automotive market. Electric will become an increasingly part of the Chinese market, as the tightens controls on vehicle As that develops in the coming a new Saab focused on EVs would be well positioned.

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