On Saturday, September 8, 2012, there was a gathering of Saab owners at Scanwest Autosport in Seattle. Scanwest Autosport is a Saab garage that will be celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2013. Every year in September, Scanwest invites its customers for a Customer Appreciation Barbeque.
Besides the lunch, the parking area in front of the shop is cleared to allow display of some of the attendees' nice Saabs. There are promotional items for guests, including key chains, pens, posters,
Ally Financial released information obtained by Saabworld today. An edited version is as follows:
78 new 2011 Saabs will be sold via SmartAuction on August 30th. Vehicles sold with Michigan resale titles.
The sale is open to U.S. Saab dealerships registered with SmartAuction and standard auction sales fees will apply. The auction starts 9:00 am Thursday, August 30th and ends the same afternoon at 2:30 pm Eastern time.
Further information will be
Ally Financial, previously GMAC, obtained a court judgment several months ago to take possession of about 900 new Saabs located primarily at 3 U.S. ports. Two auctions have already taken place. The next auction is on August 16, 2012 between 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.
New Saab 9-3 at Port Hueneme, California scheduled to be auctioned
Saab dealers are eligible to bid on cars
Updated 09 August 2012 at 15:35 by Dave T
Nearly 900 new Saab cars are marooned at the port. Ally Financial, previously known as GMAC, obtained a court judgement for these cars after payments were missed. These cars are now being auctioned. The first batch of 45 new Saabs were auctioned on June 28, 2012. The next batch of 84 cars are being auctioned on July 24, 2012. Bidding starts at 9 a.m. Eastern Time and ends at 2:30 p.m. These cars at the port, as well as dealer stock, is the last of the new Saabs available. After this supply
Updated 18 July 2012 at 16:02 by Dave T
Saabs are imported into the United States into three ports, Port Newark (next to New York), Brunswick, Georgia (in the Southeast U.S.), and Port Hueneme, California (near the southern California city of Santa Barbara).
Earlier this year, Ally Financial, which has historical ties to General Motors, obtained a court judgment of approximately 900 new Saabs at the port to cover missed payments. The first batch of 45 new cars were auctioned on June 28, 2012. The next batch will be auctioned