News are coming in fast today…
They are very impressed by the new 9-3, have met with Victor Muller and says there are serious interested parties that want to acquire Saab. At the same time, it is impossible to make any promises. TTela met with Saab’s receivers Hans L Bergqvist and Anne-Marie Pouteaux in Gothenborg.
“We are working on finding someone that can help launch production of the current models. But structures and collaborations have formed that influences the conditions for success. It is no easy matter.” says Hans L Bergqvist.
“We have ourselves looked into the future product lineup and seen the new 9-3 model and the new technology. And we now really understand, in a whole new way, why Victor Muller is so committed and continues working to find a solution. What we have seen has really moved us.” says Anne-Marie Pouteaux.
Their image of Victor Muller that had been formed by the media has changed.
“I have complete respect for him, he has proven himself helpful because he really wants this to work” says Bergqvist.
The article continues explaining that they are running out of time. Key employees are forced to find new jobs. “At the same time, we are impressed with the strong loyalty still existing among the employees. There really is such a thing as ‘the Saab spirit’. They are proud of the company and the products.”
When questioned about why Lars Carlström, representing a large automobile company from India, was rejected, Bergqvist says “We evaluate various alternatives proposed by interested parties in a very limited amount of time. We reserve the right to prioritize those who contact us, it is all about how serious those contacting us are and how fleshed out their proposals are.”