When did GM acquire Saab?

Answer Aircraft and military manufacturer Saab actually dissolved its automotive division (first established in 1947) in 1990. The Saab Scandia Group immediately created the Saab Automobile AB as a joint ... Read More »

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Is the fuel economy of a Saab Turbo X the same as a Saab 9-3 Aero?

The 2011 Saab 9-3 Aero is part of Saab's line of entry level luxury cars. Depending on the model, city miles per gallon range from 17 to 21. The highway ranges is from 27 to 31 mpg. The Saab Turbo ... Read More »

When did Gap acquire Banana Republic?

Gap Inc. is a specialty retail conglomerate founded in San Francisco, California, in 1969. The company acquired Banana Republic in 1983 when the brand had only two stores. Gap also owns the brands ... Read More »

When did Ford acquire Mazda?

In 2008, Ford released its grip on the Mazda car company by offloading 20% of its shares. It had bought the controlling interest in Mazda back in 1979 to help save the company from bankruptcy.Sourc... Read More »

When did the U.S. acquire the Panama Canal?

The United States acquired the land that would become the Panama Canal in 1901. The "Canal Zone" land was acquired as part of the Hay-Bunau-Varilla Treaty, which gave the United States the rights t... Read More »