Date: Fri, 3 Sep 2004 19:49:18 +0100
From: MeatballTurbo <>
Subject: Re: This may real bad news, and truly the end of Saab as we know it.

In article <>, spouted forth into > A Saab built in Japan is not a Saab. A Saab built in Germany _could_ > be a Saab, just as the ones built in Norway, Finland, and Belgium are. > But if they're going to assemble it in Detroit or something, then I'll > be keeping that 99-Turbo I'm getting this sunday (!) for a very long > time I think. > > A Saab built somewhere else is still a Saab while Saab is still in Sweden, but what next, Just replace the Badge with an S? Then they can stick it on any Subaru off the line? It really is a bad day. I feel equally sad if Opel go, because they were the dominant force in GM Europe for so long, and have made some interesting, and very competetive cars in motorsport, and peoples jobs and national identity of a brand are going to be lost forever one way or another any way. -- Carl Robson (The poster formerly known as Skodapilot)

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