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 Encyclopedia: Saab Automobile   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Saab Automobile AB is a Swedish (A Scandinavian language that is the official language of Sweden and one of two official languages of Finland) automobile (4-wheeled motor vehicle; usually propelled by an internal combustion engine) maker, now owned by General Motors (additional info and facts about General Motors).
The forthcoming Saab 9-7X (additional info and facts about Saab 9-7X) SUV (additional info and facts about SUV) is manufactured in the United States (North American republic containing 50 states - 48 conterminous states in North America plus Alaska in northwest North America and the Hawaiian Islands in the Pacific Ocean; achieved independence in 1776).
Saab was one of the first manufacturers to put turbocharger (additional info and facts about turbocharger) s in production cars, after the short-lived 1962 General Motors (additional info and facts about General Motors) A-bodies (additional info and facts about A-bodies).
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Saab-Automobile   (749 words)

  
 Saab Automobile - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Some of the early cars such as the two-strokers, V4s and Saab 99 were quite successful in rally sport, notably the 96 in the 1960s RAC Rally and Monte Carlo Rally, driven by Erik Carlsson.
Saab believes this is a safer position in case of an accident.
Originally Saabs also had the key located on the right side of the steering column, but when they changed from a column shifter to a floor shifter, the ignition key followed along, except in the Sonett III.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saab_Automobile   (1257 words)

  
 Saab - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Saab is an aircraft and automobile concern based in Sweden, founded 1937 in Linköping.
In 1969 Saab merged with the truck maker Scania-Vabis, and between 1969 and 1995 the company was called Saab-Scania AB.
Saab Automobile has not generated a profit since the complete GM takeover, and it is perceived by many that build quality has slipped sharply due to cost-cutting.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Saab   (549 words)

  
 History of Saab
The Saab 90 and the Saab 91 were introduced, the 90 was a passenger plane seating 25-30, and the 91 was a small plane for private use.
Saab board passed a resolution in April 1964, to develop a new and larger Saab.
Saab reintroduced for the 9-5, the return of the floor mounted ignition and reverse gear lock that was absent from its predecessor, the Saab 9000.
www.swedecar.com /saab_history.htm   (2135 words)

  
 Facts about topic: (Saab Automobile)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Until 1990 the company was owned by SAAB (additional info and facts about SAAB), an acronym for "Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget" (Swedish Airplane Company), which also included SAAB Aerospace and truck manufacturer Scania (additional info and facts about Scania).
In 1985 SAAB pioneers Direct Ignition, which eliminates the distributor (Electrical device that distributes voltage to the spark plugs of a gasoline engine in the order of the firing sequence) and high tension leads.
All modern Saabs (except the 9000 (additional info and facts about 9000) and 9-2X (additional info and facts about 9-2X)) have the ignition key hole located behind the transmission selector lever - believing it is a safer position in case of an accident.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/s/sa/saab_automobile.htm   (1609 words)

  
 Saab, Cars/Sweden, Konditori 100s Garage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Initially Saab produced aircrafts under license from Germany and the U.S.A., the medium bomber Junkers Ju 86K (Saab B3) and the light bomber/attack aircraft Northrop 8 A-1 (Saab B5).
In 1945 Saab took a closer look at the success german DKW had with their small cars before the war, and it was decided to test this idea.
A Saab 3-cylinder 2-stroke 86hp engine was mounted horizontally in the front end of the car, which put 70% of the weight over the front wheels.
www.granfoss.net /arne/k100e/bilar/carmakes/k1casaab.htm   (2649 words)

  
 Success Stories
Since Saab Automobile is located in Trollhattan, Sweden, quite a distance from the nearest Sun office, it was important that a competent ally with a local presence be involved.
Saab found that partner in Semcon, a small consultant/system integrator who is also a Sun reseller.
Saab chose 30 Ultra™ workstations to begin the migration to Sun and Unigraphics.
www.sun.com /desktop/success/saab.html   (1040 words)

  
 cars.com: 2005 Saab Buying Guide | Saab Prices
Saab is joining the sport utility vehicle segment long after most of its competitors.
A substantial redesign of Saab's 9-3 for 2003 transformed it into a premium sport sedan with a long wheelbase and a wide track, which promised improved handling.
Saab's midsize front-wheel-drive sedan and wagon are available in Linear, Arc and Aero editions; each model has a specific powertrain, wheels and interior trim.
www.cars.com /go/crp/makes.jsp?year=2005&make=Saab   (358 words)

  
 Saab - 900, 9000, 9-3, 9-3SS, 9-2X and 9-5 : Saab Central the site for Saabs
The Saab 9-2X: The all new Saab 9-2X was introduced to the Saab range in North America in July 2004 and is based on the Subaru WRX.
The Saab 9-3: Followed hot on the heels of the GM900 (available 1994 - 1998) and was first introduced in 1998, whilst the 9-3 shares the same overall looks as the GM900, over 1100 improvements had been made.
The Saab 9-5: Introduced in 1997, as both an estate and a saloon, this is the most powerful car Saab has produced to date, with the 9-5 Aero producing 250bhp and a massive torque of 370Nm.
www.saabcentral.com   (445 words)

  
 Trollhattan Saab
Saab offers exceptional European value, with Swedish style, luxury and safety features as standard, and is set to attract a new generation of premium car buyers to the brand,” Mr Stevenson said.
Saab USA is in the midst of the most aggressive new product development offensive in its 58-year history as an automaker.
The 9-7X, Saab’s first SUV, was introduced in June 2005, the five-door 9-3 SportCombi, which rounds out the 9-3 range, went on sale in November and a refreshed 9-5 sedan and SportCombi, the flagships of the Saab lineup, will be in dealerships by the start of 2006.
www.trollhattansaab.net   (2574 words)

  
 Saab Search Results
The 2006 Saab 9-2X is a 4-door, 5-passenger wagon, available in two trims, the 2.5i and the Aero.
The 2005 Saab 9-5 SportWagon is a 4-door, 5-passenger luxury wagon, available in 3 trims, ranging from the Linear 2.3t to the Aero.
The 2006 Saab 9-7X is a 4-door, 5-passenger sport-utility, available in two trims, the 4.2i and the 5.3i.
www.autobytel.com /content/research/detail/Saab.htm   (855 words)

  
 Trollhattan Saab: A counterpoint to quality   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Saabs were not made available for the study.
Saab was cash-strapped for a long time until the GM buyout.
In 2001 the 9-5 win the Lexus in the premium segment, and during many time Saab was one of the few brands that fight for the first positions against the japanese and other premium brands, but this year the jump to under the average it is quite big, as made Porsche, Volvo and others....
www.trollhattansaab.net /archives/2005/05/a_counterpoint.html   (1437 words)

  
 Saab 900
The result was loads of smoke appearing from the SAAB 900 engine bay I suspect a blown alternator diode pack.
At a later date after the SAAB 900 was repaired I test drove the vehicle and the fateful decision was made.
The next Saab was a 99 GL Automatic 5 Door and to be quite honest was not in the same class as the 96 and no way as well built or engineered also the car suffered some problems a rebuilt auto box and new cylinder head, seized brakes.
www.keme.net /~stowupland/saab   (1186 words)

  
 Saab Parts - Partstrain.com
One thing noticeable and different about Saab cars is their dashboards that seem to have the orientation of a plane cockpit.
The original company that Saab Automobile AB used to belong is the Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget (Swedish Airplane Company) or SAAB.
The very first car that Saab manufactured, the Saab 92, was designed and manufactured by seven aeronautical engineers, a clear explanation why Saab cars have the orientation and technology similar to the early airplanes.
www.partstrain.com /ShopByVehicle/SAAB   (468 words)

  
 SAAB Wheels - a veritable panoply of aluminum
SAAB # 89 45 909 OR Hubcap # 89 85 483
SAAB "short spoke" or "round spoke" 15 spoke wheels - came on various early 90's 900's.
SAAB Directionals from the early 1990's - Gray was stock with Silver reserved for the 900 Turbos of the same years [including the 1994T Convertible].
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 Saab Tips and News 1996 saab 900   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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 Saab 93 - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
The Saab 93 is an automobile manufactured by Saab.
The 93 was the first Saab to be exported, mainly to the United States.
In 1957, Erik Carlsson finished 1st in the Finland Rally in a Saab 93, in 1959 he was 1st in the Swedish Rally, also in a Saab 93.
education.music.us /S/Saab-93.htm   (351 words)

  
 Saab Owners Club (GB) Ltd.
In 1960, SAAB cars became available officially in the UK, and it was not long before owners were gathering together to share their enthusiasm for the marque.
This enthusiasm was without doubt fuelled by the outstanding performances by the Two-strokes in the major rallies of this period.
Regular meetings are held at local branches covering the whole of the UK, giving all members the opportunity to meet and enjoy the unique atmosphere of the club on a regular basis.
www.saabclub.co.uk   (301 words)

  
 Motoring - Saab
Saab's new 9-3 sports sedan seems to have enjoyed generous helpings of both aquavit and Swedish massage - metaphorically speaking, of course.
The Saab 9-5 Aero is blindingly fast and a recent update has made it a more civilised and distinctive alternative to the Teutonic Trio.
Saab has made the task of getting your bum into one of its powerful Swedish execs a little easier with the launch of the 9-3 S model, a five-door high-performance sedan that retails for R177 500.
www.motoring.co.za /index.php?fSectionId=803&fSetId=381   (586 words)

  
 USATODAY.com - Saab's CEO resigns after losing GM bid   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Augustsson, who has led Saab since 2000, will be replaced on April 1 by Jan-Aake Jonsson, the current chief of sales and marketing for GM's Nordic region.
Augustsson's announcement came five days after GM dashed Saab's hopes that its plant in Trollhaettan would be chosen to produce future generations of GM's midsize cars in Europe.
After General Motors acquired a stake in Saab Automobile in 1990, the automaker has posted a profit just twice.
www.usatoday.com /money/autos/2005-03-09-saab_x.htm   (322 words)

  
 MASCSA: Student-Athlete Advisory Board   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
The Student-Athlete Advisory Board (SAAB) has already been hard at work in continuing the success of its organization and of its student-athletes.
SAAB has been a driving force in connecting the student-athlete population and the athletic administration.
This year’s SAAB has many new ideas and goals in where we see ourselves heading.
www.mascsa.psu.edu /saab.html   (557 words)

  
 SAAB City. Used Saabs. Pre reg Saab.
Saab City - For new and used Saabs and all your Aftersales needs.
Used Saab or New Saab, Pre Reg Saabs, what ever you are looking for we are the UK's and Europe's leading Saab dealer.
Now is the perfect time to get your car ready for winter driving because storms and cold weather can hit at any time.We recommend you call us now on 020 070 9395 and we will be happy to inspect your vehicle and provide you with fully fitted prices for any recommended work.
www.saabcity.com   (204 words)

  
 Saab News
Saab News continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
A Ford, a Mercury, a Saab, a Subaru and a Honda have won awards from the insurance industry for safety.
Saab plans to recall almost 300 000 cars worldwide because of a problem with the ignition system, news reports said Thursday.
www.topix.net /autos/saab   (750 words)

  
 Saab Automobile Encyclopedia Article, Description, History and Biography @ ArtisticNudity.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
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Current models are the 9-3 and 9-5, both which are manufactured in Trollhättan, Sweden.
The exception to this rule is the Saab 600, which is a rebadged Lancia Delta.
www.artisticnudity.com /encyclopedia/Saab_Automobile   (1320 words)

  
 Saab   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Saab, 50% owned by General Motors and bought for $ 1 Bill.
The driver should be the new Saab 9-5 saloon, which was developed at a cost of $ 692 Mill.
In total Saab will concentrate its sales efforts to its 8 key markets US, UK, Sweden, Germany, France, Italy, Australia and Japan.
www.autointell.net /nao_companies/general_motors/saab.htm   (95 words)

  
 Saab
The Saab Museum - Documents the evolution of the Saab from the prototype Ursaab, to the present day 9-5.
Used Saabs by Roberti Motors - Please come in and discover why Saab customers from throughout the United States and the World trust the professional staff here at Roberti.
Welcome to Saab Group - Saab is a world-ranking group focusing its operations on military aviation and other high-tech products for aviation, space and training, together with their commercial spin-offs.
www.oldironlinks.com /makes_models/saab.html   (467 words)

  
 Saab – defence, aviation and space – a leading high-technology company
Saab is one of the world’s leading high-technology companies.
Saab Systems has won an order worth MSEK 164 to develop and deliver SLB - Stridsledning Bataljon, the Army´s tactical C2 system.
The system will be developed with the Swedish Armed Forces and the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration, and is a new battle management system for commanding units up to battalion level.
www.saab.se   (196 words)

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