DETROIT - General Motors Co is moving ahead with plans announced last week to wind down Saab absent a deal to sell the brand, a person with knowledge of the matter said on Thursday.

Other highlights include:

* GM moving ahead with wind-down planning for Saab, no change in stance-source

* GM engaged in talks with other parties as part of wind-down of Saab-source

* GM sees only slight chance of reaching Spyker deal for Saab, planning for

wind-down continues-source