Process advances, new materials and tooling breakthroughs are advancing the state of hot stamping
The Turkish government is backing a $3.7 billion bid to establish the country's first domestic carmaker.
National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB says it will use autonomous vehicle technology from AutoX for a fleet of electric robo-taxis to be tested in Europe.
National Electric Vehicle Sweden has finally begun making an all-electric car—based on the discontinued Saab 9-3 sedan—at its factory in Tianjin, China.
National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB has acquired Protean Electric Inc., a Troy, Mich.-based company that produces in-wheel electric drive motors.
Germany’s Sono Motors GmbH has inked a deal with National Electric Vehicle Sweden, owner of the assets of bankrupt Saab Automobile AB, to build an electric car at the former Saab plant in Trollhattan, Sweden.
Here in the greater Detroit metropolitan, Spring has made its way in a herky-jerky motion, which, with changing weather conditions (cold/wet/warm/wet/cold/cold/cold/wet/warm/etc.), has done its best to transform roads into something that resembles the consequence of unending showers—meteor showers.
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Chinese property developer Evergrande Group has paid $930 million to gain a 51% stake in National Electric Vehicle Sweden, owner of the assets of bankrupt Saab Automobile AB.
Magna International Inc.’s month-old joint venture with BAIC Group aims to building vehicles for ride-hailing giant DiDi Chuxing Technology Co., sources tell Reuters.
Yazaki Corp. has expanded the management role of industry veteran Bo Andersson, who it hired to head its European business last July, to include North and Central American operations.
National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB, the Chinese-Japanese company that acquired the assets of bankrupt Saab Auto in 2012, says it will launch Swedish production of an electrified version of the Saab 9-3 sedan in the second half of next year.
The Turkish government has formed a consortium of five domestic companies to launch the country’s first national car, an electric sedan based on the Saab 9-3, in 2021.
China’s National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS) has signed a strategic agreement with ride-hailing giant DiDi Chuxing to cooperate on self-driving electric taxis.
Although you may not think “Finland” and “automotive manufacturing,” you should know that there is a company based in Uusikaupunki that has been building cars for a variety of manufacturers since 1969.
Volkswagen AG’s Bentley and Bugatti units have named Adrian Hallmark and Stephan Winkelmann, respectively, as their new CEOs to replace the retiring Wolfgang Durheimer, who had headed both supercar brands.
Volkswagen AG’s Bentley unit plans to hire Adrian Hallmark, currently head of strategy for Jaguar Land Rover Ltd., to succeed Wolfgang Duerheimer as CEO, Germany's Manager Magazin reports.
Longtime global auto industry executive Bo Andersson has been hired as president of the European unit of wiring harness supplier Yazaki Corp. His new assignment began on July 14.
China’s National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS) took the wraps off production versions of its Saab-based 9-3 electric sedan and 9-3X electric SUV, and the InMotion fully autonomous concept car at this week’s CES Asia electronics conference in Shanghai.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration may order General Motors Co. to add another 312,000 vehicles to previous recalls in 2014 and 2015 involving 497,000 vehicles in the U.S. whose low-beam headlamps may suddenly fail.
Two former CEOs of Saab Automobile AB have been acquitted by a Swedish court of fraud and tax evasion related to their efforts to stave off the company’s bankruptcy in 2011, Reuters reports.
The year may be soon coming to a close, but the activities in Wolfsburg continue apace as Volkswagen Group tries to reorganize things, presumably so as to avoid having any untoward “cheats” going forward.
Gary S. Vasilash
Editor-in-Chief, AutoBeat Group
Spyker NV has resumed development of the hybrid-electric D12 Peking-to-Paris crossover/SUV the company showed in concept form in 2008.
China’s National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB, which acquired the assets of bankrupt Saab Automobile AB five years ago, has been given permission to build electric cars in Tianjin.
A Chinese battery maker has acquired a 22% stake in Finnish contract vehicle assembler Valmet Automotive to help promote electric-car sales in Europe.
General Motors Co. plans to call back about 200,000 aging Saturn and Saab cars in the U.S. and Canada to replace driver-side airbag inflators that could explode when triggered by a crash.
Daimler AG says it will recall about 705,000 Mercedes-Benz cars and 136,000 Daimler commercial vans in the U.S. to replace driver-side Takata Corp. airbag inflators that could explode in a crash.