Christian Von Koenigsegg talks about Saab’s future

Article by Christian Andrei, on August 27, 2010

In a self-produced video, Christian Von Koenigsegg vowed that he will protect Saab's heritage in all future models it brings out.

He states that after having spent the summer test driving the next Saab 9-5, he has been filled with the desire to share the car's qualities of being unique, innovative, Swedish, environmentally friendly and fun to drive.

When asked about his plans to raise necessary funds to continue car development, he replied enthusiastically. He said that the company is currently working with GM and the Swedish government to come up with the money.

He said that they've enough to get the deal moving but that they continue to work. When he was asked about the security for Saab workers, he said that he has "great plans for the future of Saab."

He added that the company will do its best to build a "strong and exciting future" for the company, that's "good for employees" as well. Koenigsegg emphasized that the sale was initiated by the company called the Koenigsegg group, rather than just the supercar company.

The Koenigsegg group is composed of himself, the supercar company, and a group of investors. He said that "within that group of people there's strength and energy to get the job done."

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