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NEVS Begins Saab 9-3 Production in Trollhattan, Sweden

The factory will build a limited number of cars with remaining parts

 
 
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NEVS has restarted Saab 9-3 production in Sweden

National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB restarted production of the Saab 9-39-3 Gen.2Saab 9-3 Gen.2Sweden, 2003 > present311 versions
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in Trollhattan on Monday, December 2, according to a company spokesperson.

The cars will be built in very small numbers using remaining parts leftover from when production shutdown. The reopened Trollhattan factory will employ 600 people, compared to 3,500 people when the company declared bankruptcy. Production of the electric version of the 9-3 will begin in China in 2014.

NEVS is owned by a consortium of investors from China and Japan, including the Chinese city of Qingdao. NEVS claims that it has agreements with 400 suppliers for the 9-3.

SaabSaabSaabSweden, 1947 > present28 models
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has had a tumultuous history in the past three years. It was sold to SpykerSpykerSpykerNetherlands, 1880 > present7 models
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in 2010 and declared bankruptcy at the end of 2011.

Source: Reuters

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