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  1. 900s (decade) - WikiMili, The Free Encyclopedia › en › 900s_(decade)

    The 900s decade ran from January 1, 900, to December 31, 909.

  2. Category:900s - Wikimedia Commons › wiki › Category:900s

    Media in category "900s" The following 4 files are in this category, out of 4 total.

    • 900s (statement with Gregorian date earlier than 1584)
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  3. 900 (skateboarding) - Wikipedia › wiki › Skateboarding_900

    The 900 is a 2½-revolution aerial spin performed on a skateboard ramp. While airborne, the skateboarder makes two-and-a-half turns about their longitudinal axis, thereby facing down when coming down. It is considered one of skateboarding's most technically demanding tricks.

  4. 930s - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia › wiki › 936

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  5. 890s - Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia › wiki › 890s

    The 890s was the decade that started on January 1, 890 and ended on December 31, 899.

  6. Saab Automobile - Wikipedia › wiki › Saab_Automobile
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    Svenska Aeroplan AB

    Saab AB, "Svenska Aeroplan Aktiebolaget" (Swedish for "Swedish aeroplane corporation"), a Swedish aerospace and defence company, was created in 1937 in Linköping. The company had been established in 1937 for the express purpose of building aircraft for the Swedish Air Force to protect the country's neutrality as Europe moved closer to World War II. As the war drew to a close and the market for fighter planes seemed to weaken, the company began looking for new markets to diversify. An automobi...


    In 1969, Saab AB merged with the Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer Scania-Vabis AB to form Saab-Scania AB, under the Wallenberg familyumbrella. The 99 range was expanded in 1973 with the addition of a combi coupe model, a body style which became synonymous with Saab. The millionth Saab automobile was produced in 1976. Saab entered into an agreement with Fiat in 1978 to sell a rebadged Lancia Delta as the Saab 600 and jointly develop a new platform. The agreement yielded 1985's Saab 9000...

    General Motors and Investor AB

    In 1989, the Saab car division of Saab-Scania was restructured into an independent company, Saab Automobile AB, headquartered in Sweden; General Motors and Investor AB controlled 50% each. GM's investment of US$600 million gave it the option to acquire the remaining shares within a decade. General Motors' involvement spurred the launch of a new 900 in 1994. The new car shared a platform with the Opel Vectra. Due in large part to its success, Saab earned a profit in 1995 for the first time in...

    Saab's total world production in 2008 was 90,281 vehicles produced in three countries.Production declined sharply in 2009, as new owners struggled to deal with the company's mounting financial problems. Production was suspended until late 2013, when the new ownership launched a limited run of 2014 model year 9-3 sedans. Saab manufactured various models at the Valmet Automotive plant in Uusikaupunki, Finland, between 1969 and 2003, in a joint venture established in 1968 together with Valmet. After 2003 Saab did not manufacture any cars in Finland, as the production of the 9-3 convertible then moved to Graz, Austria. In 2010 production of the 9-3 convertible was moved again to Trollhättan. This marked the first time that Trollhättan manufactured the 9-3 convertible.

    A common feature of Saab car types was the use of the number 9 in the model numbers. The final models were the 9-3 and 9-5, both of which were manufactured in Trollhättan, Sweden. Until 2008, the 9-7X was manufactured by GM along with the Chevrolet Trailblazer and its platform-mates. The exception to this naming rule is the Saab-Lancia 600, which was a re-badged Lancia Delta. In December 2013, Nevs announced that the Saab 9-3 sedan was back in regular production, with convertible, station wagon, and electricmodels to follow in the next year. Production stopped in 2014.

    1958: The GT 750 is the first Saab car fitted with seatbelts as standard.
    1963: Saab becomes the first volume maker to offer diagonally split dual brakecircuits.
    1969: Saab creates an ignition system near the gearstick[citation needed]– instead of behind the steering wheel like most cars – in an attempt to reduce the very common serious and permanent knee i...
    1970: Saab introduces a world-first – headlamp wipers and washers.

    Safety has a high priority in the design of Saab cars. The cars are subjected to the Älgtest (elk test) as elkare a common cause of accidents in Sweden. Saab have compiled a database containing over 6,100 real-life accidents with Saabs. The first recorded event was in 1948 where Julian Shermis had an accident.

    In October 1986, the Saab Long Run took place. Three standard Saab 9000 Turbos set two world records and 21 international records at the Talladega Superspeedway in Talladega, Alabama, USA. 100,000 km (62,000 mi) were covered with an average speed of 213.299 km/h (132.537 mph) and 50,000 miles (80,000 km) with an average speed of 213.686 km/h (132.778 mph). Ten years later, in 1996, three standard Saab 900 (NG) Turbos driven by factory test drivers and two standard naturally aspiratedSaab 900s driven by journalists set new world records on the same speedway. In early December 2006, a Wisconsin traveling salesman donated his 1989 Saab 900SPG (Special Performance Group) to the Wisconsin Automotive Museum after amassing 1,001,385 miles (1,611,573 km) on the original factory engine. This mileage was verified by Saab.

    Dating back to 1937, Svenska Aeroplan AB (Saab) created airplanes, introducing its first car, the Saab 92001, in 1947. Currently, Saab AB is separate from Saab Automobile and is best known for its old Saab 37 Viggen fighter aircraft (the Viggen badge would be shared by a 9-3) and its successor, the current export success low cost JAS 39 Gripenswing-role fighter. This has led to an ad campaign, "Born From Jets", evoking the days when Saab produced both aircraft and automobiles. Saab is imported into many countries; each has a president of the subsidiary or importer. In the US, the first president was Mr. R. Millet. In 1987, Saab created a TV advertisement called "Saab suite" (subtitled Ballet in 3 acts for 8 Saab 9000 Turbos). In the film, stunt drivers show incredible driving with stock cars, such as one-wheeled burnouts, bumper-to-bumper driving through a slalom, cars slaloming from opposite directions on the same course, two-wheel driving, sliding in full speed, and jumping over p...

    The Saab 900 Turbo was James Bond's vehicle of choice in many of the John Gardner Bond novels of the 1980s, beginning with Licence Renewed. In the second novel, For Special Services, the 900 was dubbed the "Silver Beast". The car is Bond's private vehicle that he had outfitted with various gadgets by the real-life company Communication Control Systems Ltd (CCS). In conjunction with the release of Licence Renewed, Saab had a real "Silver Beast" created that was virtually identical to the specifications in the book. The car is currently in the Saab Museum in Trollhättan, Sweden. In the series Seinfeld, Jerry Seinfeld usually drove a Saab 900S Cabriowith no Turbo. The Saab plays a prominent role in several episodes, in one, getting stolen by Jerry's mechanic, "for the car's best interests". In an essay originally published in In These Times in November 2004 entitled Have I Got A Car For You, writer Kurt Vonnegut recounts his experiences as owner and operator of a Saab dealership in Wes...

    Saab competed in the Trans Am Series in 1966, entering a 96 and a 850. Saab also entered its 9-3 in the Castrol Canadian Touring Car Championship. Saab had a factory rally team with successful drivers, Erik "On-the-Roof" Carlsson, Tom Trana, Simo Lampinen, Stig Blomqvist and Per Eklund. The team stopped competing in 1980. In 2012 a new Saab rally team took part in the classic historic Midnattssolsrallyt (Rally to the Midnight Sun). The S2AB Historic Rally team entered four Saab 99 Turbos, driven by ex-champions Ola Strömberg, Erik Uppsäll, Travis Decker and Jörgen Trued. S2AB (Swedish Advanced Automotive Business) is the company led by Magnus Roland, former chassis manager at Saab.

  7. List of decades - WikiMili, The Best Wikipedia Reader › en › List_of_decades

    The Thai Wikipedia is the Thai language edition of Wikipedia. It was started on 25 December 2003. As of December 2019, it has more than 134,000 content pages and 371,363 registered users. As of December 2017, Wikipedia was ranked 13th in Alexa's Top Sites Thailand.

  8. Airbus A380 - Wikipedia › wiki › Airbus_A380-900

    The Airbus A380 is a wide-body aircraft manufactured by Airbus. It is the world's largest passenger airliner. It is the world's largest passenger airliner. Airbus studies started in 1988, and the project was announced in 1990 to challenge the dominance of the Boeing 747 in the long haul market.

  9. Category:Articles with empty sections from March 2016 - Wikipedia › wiki › Category:Articles_with

    These categories also serve to aggregate members of several lists or sub-categories into a larger, more efficient list ( discriminated by classifications ). This category combines all articles with empty sections from March 2016 (2016-03) to enable us to work through the backlog more systematically. It is a member of Category:Articles with ...

  10. Basra - Wikipedia › wiki › Al_Basrah

    Basra (Arabic: ٱلْبَصْرَة ‎, romanized: al-Baṣrah) is an Iraqi city located on the Shatt al-Arab.It had an estimated population of 1.4 million in 2018. Basra is also Iraq's main port, although it does not have deep water access, which is handled at the port of Umm Qasr.

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