As a result of our strategic review of the global Saab Automobile AB Saab business, Saab announced, in February ofthat it has filed for reorganization under a self-managed Swedish court process. Pending court approval the reorganization will be executed over a three month period and will require independent funding to succeed. During the reorganization process, Saab will continue to operate as usual in accordance with the formal reorganization process.
Print Demand for better fuel economy and performance has choked off sales over the years. With the last car rolling of the line Thursday, all production will stop. For the last several years the Grand Marquis and the Town Car have only been offered to fleet buyers, not individual retail customers.
Mercury, which sold the Grand Marquis, was shut down altogether as a car brand last year. Those figures just weren't enough to support a factory capable of producingcars a year. The Crown Victoria and its cousins have been popular with fleet users because of their roominess, legendary ruggedness and relative simplicity.
Most cars today are built with so-called unibody engineering in which the body sides and roof play a role in keeping the body rigid. The Panther Platform vehicles were engineered with an old-fashioned body-on-frame design that's mostly used by pickup trucks today because, while heavier, it's better able to bounce back from heavy, punishing use.
It was designed as a livery vehicle to start with. Ford has already begun marketing vehicles to take up the Crown Victoria and Town Car's role in various fleet uses. The automaker has started producing the specially designed Taurus Police Interceptor to replace the Crown Victoria that had been America's most popular police car.
Seeing an opportunity, Chrysler Group and General Motors GMFortune are also aggressively marketing their own police car options. Ford has also begun marketing the Transit Connect van as a taxi cab.
It was was recently approved for that use use in New York City, but in the longer term New York has agreed to a deal with Nissan to produce what, beginning inwill be the sole New York City taxi option. Mallah is skeptical, however.
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