Video – Steph at the 2011 Saab Owners Convention

One of our Saab Cars North America staffers, Stephanie Moore, attended the 2011 Saab Owners Convention in Parsippany, New Jersey. Steph shot a little film there, and we put together a few bits to commemorate the occasion. Thanks to all who said hello and made Steph and the rest of the SCNA crew feel so welcome. We’ll see you next year at the SOC in Iowa. —

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Two Saab assets – Product and People

Whilst the newspapers and web columnists have been talking us down, you’ve been hearing plenty from me about the reasons I believe Saab will survive it’s current difficult times – brand, factory, product and people. Perhaps it’s time to hear from someone else. The following was written in comments to this website by Derek M, who attended the Saab Owners Convention in New Jersey last weekend. I’ll present it here without any further introduction or context as I think it speaks for itself. We have some of the best fans ever. —— Just a quick (although not brief) note of […]

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Saabosphere – links we liked this week

Top Gear Magazine in the Netherlands is very interested in current stories surrounding Saab. They’re keen to support the company in an hour of need and in a gesture of goodwill, are offering free subscriptions to the Dutch Top Gear magazine to anyone who picks up a new Saab in Holland. Nice work, gents. A small token that’s much appreciated. —— This week’s must-read, from my personal point of view: A report in the local Trollhattan newspaper, TTELA, (in Swedish) takes a look at events and reports about Saab in the last few days. I thought it represented things pretty […]

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More pics from the 2011 SOC

It’s approaching mega gallery status here…… More images have come through from our own Stephanie from SCNA, as well as from Greg Abbott, Meg H and Pierre T. You can see Meg’s full gallery of images here. The feature shots today are the group shots, a tradition at SOC. With and without people…. —— The gallery is a megamix of images from the people noted above. It’s interesting to see the event from different people’s point of view so I’m very appreciative of all the people who are sending in images. A slightly interesting ‘aside’ – It’s been interesting to […]

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Updates from the 2011 Saab Owners Convention

The 2011 Saab owners Convention is well and truly underway and it’s been great to get some updates from people on the ground there. Of course, our own girl-on-the-ground, Stephanie from SCNA is there and she’s been having a lot of fun, meeting a lot of attendees and getting a feel for what a Saab owners gathering is all about – great cars and great people. She’s also been getting a good feel for life in the convertible lane….. Following is a nice gallery of shots sent in by Stephanie, Steve C and Greg Abbott. Steve C attended one of […]

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Early arrivals at the Saab Owners Convention

People are starting to drift in to the Parsippany Hilton Hotel in New Jersey for the 2011 Saab Owners Convention. Stephanie from Saab Cars NA is there and she recently tweeted the following: Look what arrived today at the Owners Convention….. A good friend of mine, Greg Abbott, has just driven from Minnesota to be there and he’s sent the following early images in via email (click to enlarge): Custom built Saab 96 convertible…. Beautiful 99T badge shot….. The goodie-bag given to attendees….. Parking lot (there’s going to be a lot of wandering around in there over the next few […]

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SOC (USA) – Make sure you say hi to Stephanie

I’m not going to make it to the Saab Owners Convention in New Jersey this weekend. I’m sure all the attendees are going to have a fantastic time and it’s disappointing that I can’t be there to share in it. I’ve been doing this Saaby stuff for more than six years now and I still haven’t managed to get to SOC yet – very sad. We still want to share some stories from the SOC, however, which is why Stephanie from the Saab Cars North America office will be attending the event. Stephanie’s going to have a flipcam with her […]

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