IMPORTANT NEWS: National Electric Vehicle Sweden has agreed to buy the assets of Saab Automobile and the sale is expected to be finalized during the summer.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Saab is still here to stay

With all the negativity last week, it is good to see that the international English speaking media is reporting Victor Muller and Jan Åke Jonsson's message of the day: Saab is still here to stay!

The Washington Post (from The Associated Press): Spyker CEO plays down supplier ‘glitch,’ says Saab not about to collapse:
Spyker Chief Executive Victor Muller called the problems "a small glitch," telling reporters Monday he remains "upbeat about the prospects of the company." 
The Staits Times of Singapore: Spyker says ailing Saab not facing collapse:
'Saab is still producing and it is not on the verge of collapse,' Mr Muller told a news conference where Saab was presenting new vehicles. He said the company would by next year have the widest and newest range in its history and output this year would be weighted towards the latter half.
The Wall Street Journal: Spyker, Saab Defend Financial Position:
Spyker Chief Executive and Saab Chairman Victor Muller said reports that Saab was in financial difficulty were out of proportion and the production disturbances were "a small glitch." 
Monsters and Critics: Saab management assures production running again:
'Saab is not on the verge of collapse,' Victor Muller, head of Dutch-based Spyker Cars and chairman of Saab Automobile, said. He added that Saab was producing cars again, describing the halts in production as a glitch.
Bloomberg: Saab Auto’s Top Priority Is to Avoid Bad Publicity, Muller Says:
“You can rest assured we’ll be around, we’re not going to go away,” Muller said. “The small glitch we had last week is not going to change the picture.”
Just-Auto: SWEDEN: Saab and Spyker reassure over finances:
Saab chief executive Jan-Aake Jonsson, who unexpectedly announced last month he would be stepping down in May, meanwhile stressed he saw "the situation improving shortly."
CFO World: Saab not close to collapse, says owner:
The parent firm of Scandinavian car-maker Saab says the business in not close to collapse, despite financing problems causing production to stop for three days last week.