Archive | September, 2006

Humvee Continues Dominance in U.S. Military

30. September 2006

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The military already has a lot invested in the Humvee — over 25 years of R&D and manufacturing. Humvees remain the main source of mobility for U.S. Ground Forces, and will probably remain that way for some time. Basically, now is not a good time to completely switch gears and start to design and produce […]

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GM Inches Towards Release of Next Hummer Model

30. September 2006

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During a speech in Paris, General Motors Vice Chairman Bob Lutz announced this week that Hummer needs to double its product lineup by adding two or three new models. Lutz said making a Hummer-branded pickup truck, which would have ample passenger seating, remained an “option.” GM executives have said previously that a smaller vehicle, similar […]

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Schwarzenegger to give up his Hummers???

23. September 2006

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I’ve never given much credence to the Drudge Report — and still don’t. Here’s why: A recent blog post by Carla Marinucci on SFGate.com questions a recent article linked on Drudge that claimed Arnold Schwarzenegger was turning a new GREEN leaf and getting rid of his 4 Hummers. The article claimed Schwarzenegger “has ditched his […]

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GM to offer Emergency Responder kit for Hummer H3

20. September 2006

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Hummers have always been popular vehicles for emergency and rescue crews. GM is trying to keep that tradition alive with its most recent and affordable model — the Hummer H3. Here’s the breakdown: Between October 1 and December 31, 2006, when an active member of the fire and rescue community – volunteer or career firefighter […]

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All Women Hummer H3 Off-Road Adventure

19. September 2006

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Hummers and off-roading are normally associated with one gender — the one which produces testosterone. But recently a group of women of varying ages set out in a Hummer H3 to tackle one of the roughest trails there is. . The Rubicon Trail is located in Northern California near Lake Tahoe in the Eldorado National […]

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Hummer H2: Rescue Vehicle or Leaked Movie Prop?

14. September 2006

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This heavily modified H2 was recently seen outside a production shop in L.A. — and is presumed to be for the upcoming Transformers movie. The original plan was to have a Humvee-based vehicle for the role of “Ratchet” but these leaked photos appear to based on the H2 frame. Ratchet’s role in the movie is […]

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Hummer’s New 100,000 mile Warranty — Who’s the real winner?

13. September 2006

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GM recently made the bold move to increase Hummer’s power train warranty to 5 years and 100,000 miles, showing consumers they are both confident and committed to quality. Recent quality tests have shown a lot of improvement for GM across the board, especially after a decline in quality in the mid-90s. The extended warranty will […]

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Hummer H3 Takes European Architectural Tour

11. September 2006

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The Plan: Take a Hummer H3 to 100 different architectural masterpieces around Europe in only 50 days. The young Dutch architect Joris Lüchinger is accompanied by artists and other architects, and of course his Yellow Hummer H3. The trip is sponsored by Kroymans HUMMER Europe, who has the responsibility for all HUMMER imports into the […]

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Man Wins Hummer H3 after Hole-In-One

6. September 2006

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I found this out of a Maryland Newspaper — not a bad deal! “When Jay Turner went to the Crofton Country Club, he was the proud owner of a 2005 Chevy Cobalt. A few holes and two beers later, he had a new Hummer H3. At a charity golf tournament, the Millersville man played a […]

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Sewell Hummer of Dallas Reveals Camouflage Hummer H3

2. September 2006

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The Camo Hummer H3 is released as part of Sewell Hummer’s celebration of opening weekend for hunting. The truck is equipped with off-road 33-inch tires, and custom black wheels. With the Hummer H3’s off-road capability and reliability, coupled with its small size (maneuverability) and this custom camo wrap, make this an appealing vehicle for any […]

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