Archive | November, 2007

2009 HUMMER H3T Concept Spotted at Baja 1000

29. November 2007

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Autoblog is reporting that the HUMMER H3T concept was recently seen outside the confines of a secure testing facility, and was even used as a chase vehicle for Team HUMMER in the recent Baja 1000 off-road race. Autoblog also published an image of the HUMMER H3T prototype that was sporting pre-production camouflage. The image confirms […]

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Does God drive a HUMMER?

29. November 2007

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I like to think that given a choice in rides, God would occasionally take the ole HUMMER H2 out for a romp around the off-road trails in Heaven (Surely there’s off-roading in Heaven…). I’m just not so sure that he was on the East Coast the other night. A Maryland man was arrested after trying […]

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Four Wheeler Magazine takes on HUMMER H3 Alpha Project

28. November 2007

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What’s starting out as a stock 2008 HUMMER H3 Alpha will soon become whatever the folks at Four Wheeler Magazine can think up. HUMMER has provided the magazine with an H3 to undergo a “Four Wheeler Transformation.” “Right outta the box the H3 Alpha is an outstanding building platform and it’s super capable. Our plan […]

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HUMMER Rolls Out Message of HOPE

26. November 2007

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HUMMER’s newest commercial focuses on a group that many people may not know about. HUMMER HOPE (Hummer Owners Prepared for Emergencies) is an organization of specially trained volunteers that assist the American Red Cross during disasters. HOPE members use their vehicles to carry critical personnel and supplies to areas that may be difficult to reach […]

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Team HUMMER Finishes 1st, 2nd in 2007 Baja 1000

19. November 2007

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2007 marks the 40th Anniversary of the Baja 1000 off-road race, and two H3s from Team HUMMER were the first two stock class vehicles to cross the finish line. Both H3s, however, took first place in their respective classes (stock full and stock mini). The stock class requires vehicles use stock frames, stock suspension designs, […]

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HUMMER Ranks Second (maybe First!) in J.D. Power’s Satisfaction Study

16. November 2007

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HUMMER is only surpassed by Lexus in new buyer satisfaction according to a survey by J.D. Power and Associates. The survey records new car buyers’ perceptions on dealership facilities, their sales consultant, finance process, delivery process, and vehicle price. HUMMER improved 21 points from the previous study in 2006, and improved mainly in finance and […]

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2008 Hummer H3 Alpha wins “Best Mid-Size SUV” in Texas

14. November 2007

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The “Texas Auto Writers” recently held their annual truck rodeo, where this year they gathered 50 members of the media to judge over 60 different trucks. Among the numerous awards to GM, the Hummer H3 Alpha fared pretty well – It won the category of “Mid Size SUV,” beating out the Nissan Pathfinder and Jeep […]

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Team Hummer Begins Final Preparations

12. November 2007

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The start of the Baja 1000 is now just a day away, and in the last couple weeks, Hummer has been putting the finishing touches on two new race trucks. The new Hummer H3 and Hummer H2 SUT race trucks started out like any other production trucks, then shipped off to GM’s Desert Proving Grounds […]

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Jet Powered Hummer H3 runs on Veggie Oil, gets 60 mpg

9. November 2007

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Every aspect of SAE Energy’s new project Hummer H3 is groundbreaking – and put them all together, and it’s unheard of. Johnathan Goodwin, Co-Founder of SAE, is putting a 60,000 RPM, turbine, jet engine into an H3. Sounds impressive doesn’t it? But that’s not all. The new engine will run on either biodiesel or discarded […]

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Q & A with Team Hummer captain Rod Hall

6. November 2007

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Last week at SEMA we went to the Mile Marker booth only to find out Team Hummer captain and off-road racing legend Rod Hall had left a day earlier. We still lucked into some autographed posters, but it would have been great to meet him in person. Even though we didn’t get a chance to […]

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Hummer H3 Alpha wins “Four Wheeler of the Year” award

5. November 2007

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Each year since 1974, Four Wheeler magazine hosts a week-long competition among new or improved four wheel drive SUVs. This year, the 2008 Hummer H3 Alpha came away with the top prize: Four Wheeler of the Year. In order to qualify to compete, each vehicle must be brand new or have substantial mechanical changes from […]

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