Saab Service & Repair Shop Near Mukilteo

Saab service & repair shop near Mukilteo

Conaway Motors is your Saab service & repair shop near Mukilteo. We understand how owners of this iconic brand might value a reliable shop that can correctly take care of their vehicles.

Like many European vehicle brands, Saab has been bounced around a lot. The brand was originally an outgrowth of a Swedish airplane manufacturing plant – in fact, that is where the name originates – Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget, or Swedish Aeroplane manufacturing. The first Saabs went into production in 1949. In 1969, Saab merged with Scania Vabis AB, which was part of Wallenberg manufacturing. By 1989, General Motors had purchased half of the Saab shares. This gave GM an option to purchase the rest of the shares, and by 2000 it had done so. The Saab brand floundered under GM direction. In 2008, GM announced that it was “under review.” In 2010, after extensive negotiations, the Saab brand was purchased by Spyker, a car company based in the Netherlands. However, Spyker/Saab went bankrupt. GM blocked a sale to a Chinese company, again referencing US patents which it was reluctant to place into Chinese hands. After litigation, GM’s right to block the sale of

In 2010, after extensive negotiations, the Saab brand was purchased by Spyker, a car company based in the Netherlands. However, Spyker/Saab went bankrupt. GM blocked a sale to a Chinese company, again referencing US patents which it was reluctant to place into Chinese hands. After litigation, GM’s right to block the sale of the proprietary intellectual property was upheld. In 2012, the Saab property was purchased by NEV, National Electric Vehicle Sweden. The company replaced many of the parts formerly made by GM with their own parts, and in 2013 the Saab plant in Trollheim reopened its doors. But financial disaster was not finished with Saab, and in 2014, NEVS filed bankruptcy. In 2016, it announced that it would no longer use the Saab name, making vehicles under the brand NEVS. However, Nevs now says that by 2018, they will be bringing back the Saab.

Conaway Motors is your Saab service & repair shop near Mukilteo, call us at (425)905-2424 to learn more. We understand how much you might value your Saab, thanks to its stormy history.

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