SAAB disappeared but the mobility in Sweden did not. Sweden takes the fourth position (after USA), but long distances and relatively low population density makes car a part of everyday life. Furthermore, high technologies are accessible and Swedish carmakers invest heavily into AV segment, for instance, Volvo projects with Uber.
Yandex may take advantage of high acceptability of high technologies, experience of local car makers to collaborate in AV, luckily Swedish Road Transportation Authority can, as of July 2017, authorize permits and supervise trials of AVs. In November 2019, there will be fair named IpExpoNordic.