General Motors and Isuzu are recalling more than 258,000 SUVs in the U.S. and Canada to fix short-circuits in power window and door lock switches that can cause fires.
Saab Automobile filed for bankruptcy Monday after attempts by Chinese investors to take over the loss-making brand were blocked by previous owner General Motors. The more than six-decades-old car maker currently employes more than 3,000 people.
General Motors sold Saab to Netherlands-based Spyker Cars last year. Since then, things have gone from bad to worse for Saab.
Those who run Saab’s North American operations in Royal Oak said they are not impacted by their parent firm’s filing for the Swedish equivalent of bankruptcy.
Troy-based Trubiquity, a provider of global managed file transfer and business process integration, announced that Saab Automobile AB of Trollhattan, Sweden agreed as of Jan. 1 to use Trubiquity’s managed file transfer system, Truexchange, for its supplier computer aided design and related data exchange requirements.
Saab is recalling 4,400 passenger cars to fix fuel pumps that could seize and cause the engine to stall.