Today, SAAB announced a strategic partnership with Hawtai Motor Group of China. That came as a surprise to me as I was expecting Great Wall Motors to be the next partner. So, who is this other company? Hawtai Motors started in 2000 as an SUV maker and later partnered with Hyundai for the Santa Fe. Take a look at their website and you’ll notice that they also make some very nice looking sedans. But the biggest thing I noticed was the name of one of their SUVs — the Boliger. What’s up with that? As you can tell, my mind suddenly had ideas about the SAAB partnership. With a quick change of the grille and a few badges slapped here or there … voila!