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Saab restarts production with pre-series electric cars

National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB (NEVS), which acquired the assets of Saab's car operation, has produced a 9-3 saloon that, although it’s currently powered by the carmaker’s former 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine, will eventually be all-electric.

Mattias Bergman, acting president for NEVS, said: ‘I am pleased that today we have assembled our first car to verify all the production processes here in Trollhättan. Prior to our decision to start production of Saab cars, we need to finalize a few remaining dialogues to build partnerships with suppliers. We now know that the plant is ready for production.’

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Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.

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