SAAB becomes a little less Swedish

Radio Sweden Friday

In today’s edition:

Its official. That icon of Swedish automobile technology SAAB will shift the mainstay of its production away from Sweden.

General Motors’s German unit Opel has edged out Swedish brand Saab and won the contract to build the next generation of all GM mid-sized cars in Europe.  

The reverberations are ringing around the country - and indeed around Europe.

What does this mean for SAAB, for the Swedish car industry, for SAAB’s workers and for Sweden?

Commentators in the studio to discuss this long awaited decision

Closing Music: Kent ”MAX 500”

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