Archive | July, 2005

H3 Invades Europe

28. July 2005

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You can now purchase an American made H3 in Europe! The vehicles for sale now will be left-sided drivers, but the ones built next year in S. Africa will be primarily right-sided drivers. Do you really think the H3 will go over in France? I’m just not so sure right now…

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Q & A w/ Hummer Marketing GM

26. July 2005

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Susan Docherty shares some insights about where Hummer is going in the near and far future in an informal Q & A w/ Edmunds.com

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Hummer Art?

22. July 2005

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This is a little bizarre…But this guy made a life-size Hummer out of styrofoam. Not only that, but it’s on view at the San Francisco dump? They’ll also serve “hors d’oeuvres and wines from vineyards fertilized with compost made from food scraps we collect at SF restaurants and homes .” Is this for real???

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FourWheeler.com gives Hummer H1 Alpha Thumbs Up

20. July 2005

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Its no surprise that a new review of the 2006 Hummer H1 Alpha from the people at FourWheeler.com came back positive. “it won’t take you long to realize what makes the H1 so genuine and why we consider it one of the best factory-built wheelers of all time. ”

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Woman Sues Radio Station Over Hummer H2 Prank

15. July 2005

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When Shannon Castillo showed up to claim her brand new Hummer H2, she was a little bit surprised when the DJ of her favorite radio station rolled up and handed her a remote-controlled car. It was part of a week-long april fools joke, and Castillo caught herself at the butt end. No word on the […]

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Robotic Hummer Aces Test

12. July 2005

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The folks at Carnegie Mellon are competing once again in the Defense Department’s challenge to create an autonomous vehicle. Last year none of the competitors finished, including CMU’s Hummer H1 based vehicle. However, the team was off to a promising start this year setting both speed and distance records, traveling over 200 miles in 7 […]

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Team Hummer Gears Up For Race

8. July 2005

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Three years after the last ‘Nevada 1000’ race, Rod Hall is optimistic about his chances of a first place finish. Again. Rod says this year’s truck is so fast, during one trial his co-rider even asked him to slow down! Check out the full story at Motorsport.com.

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UPDATE: Avis adds DIRECTV and DVD in Hummer H3 Rentals

5. July 2005

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On top of adding one of the hottest new SUVs on the road to it’s rental lineup, Avis now announced that it will add DIRECTV and DVD systems to Hummer H3 models. Right now they are only available in the Pheonix location, but if its popular there, it’s sure to spread quickly. Avis already has […]

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Hummer.com among most useful websites

5. July 2005

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A new survey from J.D. Power and Associates ranks Hummer among the most useful automotive websites. Competitors were ranked on terms of speed, navigation, appearance and content. Hummer came up second overall. See the complete story here…

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Sewell Hummer Dallas #1

2. July 2005

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Sewell Hummer in Dallas was the leader in sales for the month of June, with an outstanding 110 trucks sold. Sewell beat out 24 other competitors in the South-Central region to take the number one spot, and also exceeded their monthly goal by 46%!

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Hummer Deliveries up 199%

2. July 2005

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Hummer deliveries are up 199% for the month of June from a year ago, according to GM. The company had its best month ever since the 2002 release of the H2. H2s alone had a record month with a 31% increase in sales from the same time two years ago. Looks like employee pricing for […]

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