But Spyker CEO won't give definite deadline
22 January 2010

Spyker's CEO says he expects a decision from GM on whether it will sell it Saab "very soon".

Spyker chief executive Victor Muller texted the Reuters news agency, telling it that talks were ongoing and adding the "outcome will be clear very soon."

However, there has been no official indication of a deadline for a deal.

Investment firm Genii Capital, which has the backing of F1 supremo Genii Capital, has also said this week that it remains in the running to buy Saab.

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22 January 2010

[quote Autocar]Spyker chief executive Victor Muller texted the Reuters news agency[/quote]

I do find that idea quite funny, I wonder if he used txtspk?

"Talk ongoin.Well c.GM wnt say.Well kno sn,il let u kno.txt u l8rz"

currently a happy owner of a Mitsubishi Shogun Pinin :)

22 January 2010

Every week for the last 6 months there is an announcement that says "very soon"

22 January 2010

[quote greekpetrolhead]Every week for the last 6 months there is an announcement that says "very soon"[/quote]

Yep. You couldn't make this stuff up if you tried.

22 January 2010

Maybe we should post that link here:

http://www.gmreinvention.com/

"Reinvention"... don't make me laugh. "Regurgitation" more like.

22 January 2010

Hoping very soon - good sign that talks are still ongoing I suppose, but with GM, you never know, amybe they're just hoping we'll all lose the will to keep watching....we won't SELL SAAB, GM, you know it makes sense!

23 January 2010

http://www.saabsunited.com/2010/01/djup-strupe-and-the-weather-in-stockh... Spyker and GM talking in Stockholm, announcement expected Tuesday

24 January 2010

[quote saaby]

http://www.saabsunited.com/2010/01/djup-strupe-and-the-weather-in-stockh... Spyker and GM talking in Stockholm, announcement expected Tuesday[/quote] I wouldn't hold your breath......................................................................!

24 January 2010

[quote weenedonpetrol]I wouldn't hold your breath......................................................................![/quote]

Fair enough, we've been disappointed before, but let's be hopeful, let's keep the spotlight on until this one is a done deal!

http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/300df106-08fa-11df-ba88-00144feabdc0.html?nclick_check=1

Saab Automobile is set to win a stay of execution from General Motors as the US carmaker closes in on a deal to sell its Swedish unit to Spyker Cars of the Netherlands.

Several people close to the negotiations said a provisional agreement could come as soon as Monday, bringing a halt to preparations by GM to close one of Sweden’s most iconic brands.

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