Archive | March, 2008

HummerGuy.net Product Review: Grabit Pack

17. March 2008

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HummerGuy.net Product Review: Grabit Pack

I’m the type of guy that can’t go into Target without looking at the outdoor/camping section and leaving with something. A trip to Bass Pro? Forget it – I recently got a letter saying I was recently upgraded to “preferred rewards” status to celebrate my addiciton. So you can gather that I like gadgets and […]

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UK Tabloid Crashes Full-Size Remote-Control HUMMER H3

16. March 2008

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UK Tabloid Crashes Full-Size Remote-Control HUMMER H3

England’s Sun tabloid got a chance to test drive a new full-size, remote-control HUMMER H3 recently, and managed to lose control over the vehicle worth around $70,000 (USD). The HUMMER was designed by a team at Cranfield University in Bedfordshire under chief engineer Dr. James Brighton. “We’ve had lots of fun in the process creating […]

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HUMMER Makes Business Week’s ‘Top Customer Service’ List

12. March 2008

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HUMMER Makes <em>Business Week’s</em> ‘Top Customer Service’ List

Business Week released its top 50 list of Customer Service Champs, and HUMMER made the list. JD Power recently did a similar customer service study only covering the automotive industry, in which HUMMER ranked 2nd in customer service behind Lexus. Business Week’s top list covers all industries, and attributed much of HUMMER’s success to their […]

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HUMMER H2 Days are Numbered

10. March 2008

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Actually, we should probably say the HUMMER H2’s ‘years’ are numbered, since ‘days’ would be inaccurate. Earlier, we announced that HUMMER has decided to discontinue their next generation H2, which was to arrive in showrooms sometime in the next few years. Now, we have more official information from HUMMER. The next generation HUMMER H2 was […]

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Next generation HUMMER H2 put on hold permanently

10. March 2008

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We’ve just gotten official word that the next generation Hummer H2 project has been permanently tabled, meaning the HUMMER H2’s days are numbered. The leak of the original information is over at Jalopnik, but according to HUMMER has some inaccuracies. More official info and what this means for the HUMMER brand will be coming soon.

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HUMMER H2 plant shut down until September?

6. March 2008

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When I heard the news about the UAW strike at American Axle, and how it was going to delay production of HUMMER H2s, I figured that it would be no big deal. I thought maybe a week or two will go by before they get things sorted out, production will ramp back up, and the […]

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Front locker on tap for 2009 HUMMER H3

4. March 2008

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Earlier this year HUMMER announced the addition of the locking front differential option to the HUMMER H3T which begins production later this year. Now we have confirmation that the 2009 HUMMER H3 SUV will also have an available front locker. Off-road enthusiasts rejoice!

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HUMMER H3 to aid Mountain Rescue

4. March 2008

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HUMMER H3 to aid Mountain Rescue

“Saving lives in wild and remote places,” is how UK based Mountain Rescue describes themselves. The specialized charity that operates in England and Wales teamed with HUMMER to add a specially equipped H3 to their rescue fleet. It’s a common misconception that the Mountain Rescue is part of a government funded emergency service, when in […]

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HUMMER H3T Pickup Off Road Footage Part 2

3. March 2008

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Here’s part two of the video of the HUMMER H3T pickup on a development drive at Swamp Lake Trail. Check out HUMMER H3T Off Road Part One for the complete story.

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Strike may slow HUMMER H2 production

1. March 2008

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Strike may slow HUMMER H2 production

Production of HUMMER H2s may come to a halt if Detroit-based American Axle doesn’t settle its strike with the UAW. AM General, the company that manufacturers the H2 for General Motors, told the South Bend Tribune that a shutdown is likely next week if the strike continues. AM General and General Motors are “interested spectators” […]

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