China bails out Saab

Chinese automobile company Hawtai Motor Group strikes a deal to invest $223 million for a 30% stake in Saab.

China bails out Saab
The state administration of auto builders?

Hawtai Motor Group Company is set to buy up to 30% of Spyker Cars, the owner of the Saab business, for 150 million $223 million in a strategic alliance that gives the Chinese company access to Saab’s manufacturing, technology and distribution.

Hawtai is a Beijing-based privately owned automobile firm. It has been in business for more than a decade and has the capacity to build 350,000 vehicles, 300,000 clean-diesel engines and 450,000 automatic transmissions a...

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