Saab Still Hopes For Saving Bid

Saab Still Hopes for Saving Bid

GM's Swedish brand remains hopeful a sale can be agreed to keep it alive, even though it is still preparing to wind down operations.

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  • Ford shareholders reject stock proposal
    Ford Motor Co. shareholders are again rejecting a proposal to dilute the Ford family's control over the company. At its annual meeting in Wilmington, Del., Thursday, Ford said 67 percent of shareholders voted against the proposal to make each Ford share worth one vote. More
  • AP Source: Fiat mulls IPO after buying Chrysler
    The head of Italian automaker Fiat is considering a plan to hold a public stock offering after the company buys 100 percent of Chrysler, according to a person briefed on the matter. More
  • Ford Profit Rises on Strong North American Sales
    The automaker, which continues to struggle overseas, posted first-quarter net income of $1.6 billion, beating Wall Street expectations. More
  • Chinese Auto Market Shifts Toward Larger Cars
    Auto buyers in what is the world’s largest car market are shifting away from compacts and subcompacts and buying more midsize cars and sport utility vehicles. More
  • Ford, Chrysler US sales up in March
    March is turning out to be the best month for auto sales in at least six years. Major automakers including Ford, Chrysler, Toyota, General Motors and Nissan all reported increases, with some reporting their best monthly totals since the start of the Great Recession in December of 2007. More
  • Into the Wild. Twice. For Mankind
    Part Indiana Jones, part Anthony Fauci, part That-guy-who-thrives-at-every-damn-sport-he-tries, 95-year-old Johan Hultin is the hero we need now. His work as an adventurer/pathologist is helping fight ...
    05/27/2020 - 5:55 am | View Link
  • NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman announces return to play plan
    The NHL Players Association approved the 24-team playoff plan in a vote last Thursday. The NHL is returning to play with a 24-team playoff format after deciding to cancel the rest of the regular ...
    05/26/2020 - 10:00 am | View Link
  • ‘Don’t let your cat outside’: Q&A with author Peter Christie
    The statistics capturing the effects that pets have on wildlife are mind-boggling. Cats in the United States alone kill at least 1.3 billion birds and up to 22.3 billion small mammals a year, ...
    05/26/2020 - 8:38 am | View Link
  • Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what happened May 21 with COVID-19 in the Chicago area
    Illinois also has hit its highest total for the number of COVID-19 tests administered in a single day, officials said. Here’s what’s happening Thursday with COVID-19 in the Chicago area and Illinois: ...
    05/23/2020 - 9:02 am | View Link
  • New-look Santa Anita cashes winning ticket as racing returns
    Horses are thundering down the stretch again at Santa Anita. There are no fans or owners cheering them on. No photos in the winner’s circle. No bets placed at the track's windows. Still, it’s a win ...
    05/23/2020 - 6:13 am | View Link
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