SPNA Press Release – 1yr Anniversary

​​​​​​​I just received this press release from SPNA that they wanted SU fans to have first. We will be doing a follow up with Tim Colbeck on their one year anniversary so if you have questions, please send them in.

 

​​​​​​Untitled                                                                                                                                      June 13, 2013

 

Saab Automobile Parts North America (SPNA), marks first anniversary with enhanced warranty, expanded Service Center network and best-ever availability.
• SPNA offers industry leading 24 month / 24,000 limited warranty on replacement parts and labor for repairs using Saab OE Parts at Saab Official Service Center locations.
• SPNA continues to expand its Official Service Center (OSC) network, creating an infrastructure to ensure Saab Owners have access to Saab Genuine Parts, Accessories and Service for many years to come.
• As SPNA celebrates one year anniversary, Saab parts availability is at historic high levels.

Saab Automobile Parts North America recently celebrated its one year anniversary by announcing the addition of limited warranty coverage on labor costs, for a term of 24 months/ 24,000 miles. This added coverage complements the existing 24 month/ 24,000 mile coverage that is standard on all OE Saab Genuine Parts and Accessories the company sells.

“Our industry leading limited warranty coverage on parts and labor is an important addition to the products and services offered to Saab owners and only available through the Saab Service Network,” said Tim Colbeck, President and CEO of SPNA. “With 24 months and 24,000 miles of coverage on genuine replacement parts and service labor, there is a compelling reason to use Saab OE Parts and Service versus aftermarket imitations. No aftermarket parts or service supplier has Saab OE parts quality nor stands behind Saab parts like we do.”

The company continues to expand its service network, adding official Service Centers across the country. The company recently added Kelley Sales & Service in Springfield, VT and Hubbard Wood’s Motors in Winnetka, IL. Another recent addition is Tom’s Truck Center in Garden Grove, CA. Tom’s will be a west coast parts distribution partner, to improve availability of Saab parts in the important California market. Availability of Saab parts is back to historic high levels, and the warehouse facilities are stocked; ensuring OE Saab Genuine Parts and Accessories are available to Saab owners and the service network quickly and efficiently.

If you’re in need of Saab Genuine Parts and Accessories, many of the Saab Official Service Centers in the network operate and offer a web based inventory and ordering solution for Saab owners, with the capability of drop shipping direct to the consumer.

To locate the Saab Official Service Center nearest you, visit saabparts.com. The locator tool provides a geographic search function with details for each service center location.

“The company has built an infrastructure for the future. It’s great that we have been able to announce this new program and launch several others, like Saab Secure, that provide added support to Saab owners and the Saab service network. We want to keep Saab cars and owners on the road well into the future” Colbeck concluded.

About Saab Automobile Parts North America
Saab Automobile Parts North America was founded in June 2012 to ensure Saab owners in North America are supported with Genuine Parts, Accessories, Technical Support and Repair Service for years to come. Saab Automobile Parts North America is the trade name for North America Distribution Services, Inc.

The company is headquartered in suburban Detroit, Michigan; and operates a 153,000 square foot parts warehouse in Allentown, Pennsylvania. There are approximately 40 employees and contractors in the company.
Products and Services
SPNA is the exclusive authorized distributor to the North American market of the full line of Genuine Saab Parts and Accessories. In addition, they are the exclusive provider of Genuine Saab Service through its network of Saab Official Service and Parts Centers.

Inside Look At SPNA

Ever since SPNA has existed there have been questions about how well stocked they are, what they are doing to replenish the Saab parts supply and even others that just want to see inside. Recently Tim Rokka was at Saab Parts in Sweden and his visit prompted me to contact the guys at SPNA to see if I could get some photos of the warehouse and to answer some operational questions. This is what I got.

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SPNA On EBay

I just received an email from Chris of SPNA which explains that SPNA is selling classic parts on eBay. They literally have page after page of listings of classic parts available from grilles to window motors, there is a lot to chose from. The listings went up last Friday and there are around 1600 parts listed under the seller name of “saabautomobilepartsna”.

Check out what they have here.

Parts Update From SPNA

I had promised a follow up to one of my recent post on Saab Parts North America. In that post there were some questions raised that I had forwarded to Tim Colbeck. Thanks again to Tim for taking the time to follow up on our questions and for always being available.

We need to remember that in a very short period of time considering all that has happened, Saab Parts has accomplished an awful lot and continue to work through everything in front of them.

Below are the questions and answers from the post:

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Big Updates From Saab Parts North America

For those that attended the SOC in Iowa, you will know that Saab Parts North America was there and answering questions and handing out goodies. Today dealers and service centers received an email from Saab Parts North America with some very exciting news and some needed answers. Here are some of the key highlights to dealers from the attached file are below.

It’s been a busy summer at SPNA. We’ve been working hard on many fronts to improve the company and make it easier for you to do business with us.

Our network has increased with 20 new OSC’s in the last month. Our website is being actively updated with content and seeing weekly increases in traffic. Progress in the availability of parts is getting better by the day.

Some highlights of our parts sourcing activities are out- lined below:

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