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National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB, abbreviated as NEVS, is a Swedish holding company that has acquired the assets of Saab from a bankruptcy estate in 2012. The company focuses on the development of electric vehicles.

National Electric Vehicle Sweden AB
Key people
Kai Johan Jiang (Chairman)
Stefan Tilk (President)
Number of employees
504 (February 2016)

NEVS will be the trademark of the company’s products including the first electric vehicle based on the 9-3 platform with start in 2017. On 21 June 2016, NEVS announced they will no longer use the Saab trademark.[1]



On 31 August 2012, NEVS acquired the main assets of the Saab Automobile bankruptcy estates. In December 2015 the company signed a strategic collaboration agreement with the Chinese company Panda New Energy Co, an energy vehicle leasing company that focuses on limiting emissions. According to the agreement, NEVS will provide Panda with 150,000 9-3 sedan electric vehicles until the end of 2020.[2][3] NEVS signed a battery contract with Contemporary Amperex Technology in 2017.[4] In 2017, DiDi, a Chinese transportation network company, announced a 4 billion SEK investment in NEVS.[5]

Owners and ManagementEdit

Evergrande Group in China acquired 51% of the shares in NEVS in January 2019. [6]


NEVS currently only sells vehicles in China.

Current VehiclesEdit

Upcoming vehiclesEdit

  • 9-4 (production to start in 2019 or 2020)[citation needed], a compact electric sedan based off the cancelled Saab 9-3 successor Pheonix prototype.
  • 9-4x (production to start in 2019 or 2020)[citation needed], a compact electric crossover SUV based off the Saab 9-4X, currently codenamed L113.


  1. ^ "NEVS Launches New Trademark -". 21 June 2016. Retrieved 21 June 2016.
  2. ^ "About us". NEVS. Retrieved 26 September 2017.
  3. ^ "NEVS to deliver 150,000 EV's to Panda New Energy Ltd. (Update) – SAABSUNITED".
  4. ^ Lambert, Fred (1 March 2017). "Chinese battery maker signs massive supply contract with NEVS ahead of build out of new Gigafactory-size plant".
  5. ^ ""Kinas Uber" går in i Nevs - DN.SE". 26 October 2017.
  6. ^ "NEVS - Evergrande Group new main owner in NEVS AB". Retrieved 29 January 2019.

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