Saab Short Facts



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Saab Automobile AB:
SHORT FACTS

Established as an independent company: January 1, 1990, following a joint venture agreement between Saab-Scania AB and General Motors, announced December 15, 1989.

Chairman:

Robert W. Hendry, Chairman and

Managing Director, Adam Opel AG

President & CEO:

Peter Augustsson

Head Office:

Trollhättan, Sweden

No. of Employees:

10,176 (December 1999)

Consolidated sales:

SEK 29,758 million (1999)

No. of cars retailed:

131,240 (1999)

Saab 9-3/900: 72,689; Saab 9-5: 58,459;

Saab 9000: 92

Models:

Saab 9-3 S/SE/Aero and Viggen - Coupé,

5-door and Convertible

Saab 9-5 S/SE and Aero Sedan and Wagon

Engines:

2.0: 130 - 205 hp

2.2 TiD: 115 hp

2.3: 170 hp - 230 hp

3.0 V6: 200 hp



Production and other facilities:

Trollhättan:

Headquarters. Press- and bodyshop, paintshop

and final assembly of Saab 9-3 and Saab 9-5

Södertälje

2.0 and 2.3 liter engines for all models

Gothenburg:

Manual transmissions for all models. Office for

Brand Management and Finance

Nyköping:

Central distribution center for spare parts and

accessories

The Saab 9-3 Convertible and the Saab 9-3

Viggen is assembled at Valmet

Automotive in Uusikaupunki, Finland.



Sales Organization:

Two Regions:

Europe; Americas/Asia-Pacific.

No. of markets:

50

Wholly-owned sales subsidairies: Sweden,

Norway, Denmark, United Kingdom, Germany,

France, USA, Australia, Korea, Switzerland,

Italy and Finland.



The Management Group
Peter Augustsson, President and CEO
Frederick D. Stickel, Vice President and CFO, Finance,
   Product & Business Plan & Legal
Lars Olsson, Vice President, Technical Development - Vehicle
Anders Svensson, Executive Director, Purchasing
Allan Rothlind, Executive Director, Personnel & Support Service
Niklas Andersson, Executive Director, Corporate &
   Product Communications
Joseph M. Mazzeo, Executive Director, Customer Satisfaction &
   Quality
Kjell ac Bergström, Vice President, Powertrain
Lars Danielson, Vice President, Manufacturing - Vehicle
Kjell-Åke Eriksson, Executive Director, Vehicle Line Executive
   Future Products
Michael Mauer, Executive Director, Design
Mikael Eliasson, Vice President, Sales & Marketing
Allan Smith, Executive Director, After Sales & Service
Urban Jansson, Executive Director, Chief Information Officer
Anders Hellman, Executive Director, Portfolio Management &
   Vehicle Line Executive 9-5 and 9-3 series

Some of Saab's larger markets

Market/Sales

1980

1990

1996

1997

1998

1999

USA

13,252

26,245

28,253

28,324

30,516

39,366

Sweden

24,590

19,275

15,627

15,813

18,253

24,636

Great Britain

8,073

11,906

14,886

16,688

19,220

16,909

Germany

2,677

5,759

4,661

5,602

7,893

7,744

Netherlands

2,555

1,303

2,050

2,565

3,516

4,565

Spain

40

1,392

1,562

1,342

2,829

3,983

Italy

1,084

5,412

4,962

3,683

5,153

3,922

France

202

2,524

2,507

2,669

4,052

3,350

Norway

1,752

1,012

2,546

2,301

2,422

3,059

Australia

378

1,340

3,121

3,326

3,112

2,772

Switzerland

1,580

1,830

1,837

1,311

2,108

2,710

Japan

160

2,712

904

1,005

2,319

2,457

Belgium

722

1,689

1,841

1,721

2,747

2,409

Finland

6,468

3,243

1,373

1,479

2,187

2,221

IDS*)

583

2,775

3,060

3,012

2,873

2,217

Canada

415

890

1,321

1,349

1,398

1,510

Denmark

1,259

1,123

1,108

1,202

1,362

1,212

             

Total sales:

67,357

93,231

98,036

100,275

118,581

131,240

*) International and Diplomat Sales



Production

1980

1990

1993

1997

1998

1999

Trollhättan

38,270

44,926

64,128

85,737

107,135

108,886

Uusikaupunki

16,310

30,073

6,833

19,367

17,732

18,964

Arlöv/Malmö

11,174

12,357

Saab 99

17,108

Saab 900

48,646

41,708

33,577

68,945

Saab 9000

45,648

37,384

24,201

2,540

Saab 9-3

540

70,490

70,666

Saab 9-5

-

-

-

11,418

51,837

57,850

Total:

65,754

87,356

70,961

105,104

124,867

127,850



Production per model 1950 - 1999

Model

Year

No. of cars

Saab 92

1950-56

20,128

Saab 93

1955-60

52,731

Saab 95

1959-78

110,527

Saab 96

1959-80

547,221

Saab Sonett

1965-74

10,219

Saab 99

1967-84

588,643

Saab 90

1984-87

25,378

Saab 900

1978-93

908,810

Saab 900

1993-97

273,568

Saab 9000

1984-98

503,087

Saab 9-3

1997-99

89,994

Saab 9-5

1997-99

172,495

Total

1950-99

3,302,801



No. of employees

Dec. 31,

Dec. 31,

Dec. 31,

Dec. 31,

Dec. 31,

1990

1993

1997

1998

1999

Trollhättan

White collar

1,933

1,822

2,260

2,518

2,687

Blue collar

5,877

3,519

4,618

4,809

4,781

Göteborg

White collar

150

94

79

85

85

Blue collar

621

285

384

402

384

Södertälje

White collar

161

132

140

157

185

Blue collar

776

309

323

344

358

Nyköping

White collar

403

81

73

76

80

Blue collar

253

278

286

304

302

Arlöv/Malmö

White collar

108

-

-

-

-

Blue collar

778

-

-

-

-

Regions,

subsidiaries

White collar

1667

1021

960

948

1015

and dealers

Blue collar

1161

360

357

326

299

Total
worldwide:


13,888


7,901


8,549


9,48


9,969


10,176


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