FWIW it seems the bbc and the Telegraph picked this up - not the Swedes themselves:
The news of the man who lived for two months without food in a snowed in car spread yesterday over the world. Both the BBC as the Telegraph and the German Die Welt reported on the event.
It was last Friday that a vacant police on snowmobiles encountered the man in the car on a forest road oplogad, one and a half kilometers from the E4 between Umeå and Savar.
The man says he has been in the car since 19 December and that he has neither eaten nor been outside the car since then. Police believe the man has survived by eating snow. He was well påpälsad and had a sleeping bag in the car. Enkligt a source, he also had access to some soft drinks, cigarettes and comic books.
The man was bad ratings included at the University Hospital in Umeå. Police said the Svenska Dagbladet that they dropped the case because there is no suspicion of crime.
According to managers at the University Hospital are feeling the man given the circumstances and is admitted to a ward.
The man seems to have been healthy and lived a normal life, where he devoted himself to real estate transactions, but last year he ended up in financial difficulty.
- The whole situation was well overpowering for him. He just took off. The rumor was being dragged to Norrland, and that was true of course, says the man's neighbor to the Svenska Dagbladet.
Why the man stopped at the solitary turning point in the middle of the woods is a mystery to police.
- We do not know why he tried to leave, says Ebbe Nyberg, who is the officer in Västerbotten police.
See: This with video