Talks Break Down, GM To End Saab Line

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General Motors announced Friday it will shut down Saab. The moves comes after yet another failed attempt to sell the struggling brand, as part of GM's overall restructuring process. GM said it will still honor Saab warranties.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

NPR's business news begins with the end of Saab.

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MONTAGNE: General Motors today announced it will shut down Saab. The move comes after yet another failed attempt to sell the struggling brand as part of GM's overall restructuring process.

Talks with the Swedish and a Dutch company both failed. A Chinese car company plans to buy some Saab technology. GM said it will honor Saab warranties.

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