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Beginning. Saab AB is a Swedish group, which produces airplanes and cars. Established in 1937, though later began producing cars. Saab 92001 left the walls of the factory in 1947. Two years later, as the car began to produce 92 series.
Development. In 1969 Saab merged with the manufacturer of goods vehicles - Scania. Seven years later, the millionth Saab went down the assembly line. In the seventies and eighties Saab collaborated with the Italian leader - Fiat. Saab 600 was sold as the Lancia Delta. Saab 9000, Alfa Romeo 164, Fiat Croma and Lancia Thema was made from common parts. In 1990, the department dealing with the production of Saab Automobile was acquired (half share) by the American company General Motors, which ten years later bought the rest of the shares, becoming the sole owner of the company.
Today. In 2009, GM asked for financial assistance to the Government of Sweden. He refused. In early 2010, announced the sale of Saab Spyker company (Dutch luxury car manufacturer). February 12 Spyker shareholders agreed to buy Saab.
Today. After the acquisition by the Dutch, the company announced that it will build a headquarters in the United States. Saab also announced plans to return to China, which pulled out of General Motors. The transaction includes the opening ten stores in the Middle Kingdom.
Contribution to the automotive industry. Saab focuses on the security of which is known in the world. Cars are subjected to extensive testing, including test elk (evasive cones at high speed). Collisions with moose are often the cause of accidents in Sweden. Additionally, the company has collected information about 6,100 accidents involving its vehicles since 1948. In 1957, Saab offer optional seatbelts 93rd model A year later, with three-point belts are fitted standard with all models. GT 750 was in the same year head restraints in basic equipment. Already in 1971, the car companies were equipped with headlight washers, and a year later entered heated seats. Since 1981, all Saab cars have split side mirrors to eliminate blind spots.
Trivia. Saab advertised, among other things such slogans: "The most intelligent cars ever built", "toned Swede" Contemporary models of Saab: Saab 9-3 Sport Sedan, Saab 9-3 SportCombi, the Saab 9-3X, Saab 9-5 Sedan.
Tires. Saab currently produced models require the following tire sizes: Saab 9-3 tires in size 185/65 R15 or 205/55 R16, 225/45 R17. For Saab 9-5 used sizes: 225/55 R17 or 245/45 R18. Equipped with Saab cars were Goodyear tires - Excellence (Saab-9, Saab 9.3 convertible, Saab 9.5 SUCC), Eagle F1 Asymmetric (Saab-9), UltraGrip 500 SUV (Saab 9.3 CC), UltraGrip Performance 2 (Saab 9.3 CC).