I suppose the appeal of Antonov is not so much that he is Russian vs Chinese, but that he might already be a Saab enthusiast + is a fairly well known quantity by the existing Saab owners... the Russian market is another significant one... I wonder though if there is enough pie left for Antonov to maintain his interest? VM is certainly losing his clout through all this, but that is probably not unsurprising + possibly good... that said, hopefully the resulting international board will not pull in too many directions at once... there may be widely varying objectives!
after all the recent news though, I suspect this is partly why GM might have been adverse to selling Saab to a fledgling entity such as Spyker... recognizing that it might end up like this... it takes deep pockets to fund a car company...
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- Spyker Cedes Control of Saab to Two Chinese Firms, BrianG, Mon, 13 Jun 2011 11:48:24
- good (n/m), Siegfried, Tue, 14 Jun 2011 07:28:49
- Re: Spyker Cedes Control of Saab to Two Chinese Firms, SENewhouse, Tue, 14 Jun 2011 06:39:24
- Ahhh, the irony of these comments.........n/m, MI-Roger , Tue, 14 Jun 2011 06:07:54
- stay calm, it is only a 29.9% share in SAAB, and is..., ryan, Tue, 14 Jun 2011 00:43:16
- Now that Chinese Firms own and control Saab, I won't..., Billy, Mon, 13 Jun 2011 17:43:40
- Look what happened to Japan.., pushrodsaab, Tue, 14 Jun 2011 04:03:28
- they do not "own" and "control" SAAB, ryan, Tue, 14 Jun 2011 00:44:05
- Volvo was in the same boat, still has great cars...., Paul H, Mon, 13 Jun 2011 18:37:09
- Why? Never buy clothes, electronics, consumer goods? nm, turrbo , Mon, 13 Jun 2011 18:07:36
- Re: Spyker Cedes Control of Saab to Two Chinese Firms, Justin VanAbrahams, Mon, 13 Jun 2011 16:45:13
- Re: Spyker Cedes Control of Saab to Two Chinese Firms, pete, Mon, 13 Jun 2011 12:45:46
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