Saab dies--again.

Not far from my childhood home in Syracuse, N.Y. lives a family I have always called the “Saab people.” I never knew them but for as long as I can remember, they had nothing but Saabs in the driveway. The last time I drove by, they still had an old Saab 9000 alongside a 9-3 and a 9-5. I’m sure those Swedish-engineering die-hards are lamenting the news from General Motors today that Saab will follow Pontiac, Saturn and Oldsmobile to the auto industry’s scrap heap.

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