Archive | May, 2008

Wired Magazine takes on HUMMER, Prius Debate

28. May 2008

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Wired Magazine takes on HUMMER, Prius Debate

In the newest issue of Wired Magazine, contributing editor Spencer Reiss is revealing some ‘inconvenient truths’ about going green. Being a technology magazine, Wired doesn’t exclusively cover environmental or automotive issues, which makes them an interesting 3rd party in the whole discussion. Reiss brought up the always-resurfacing Prius v HUMMER debate, which we feel has […]

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HUMMER H2 Attacked in G.I. Joe Movie

26. May 2008

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HUMMER H2 Attacked in G.I. Joe Movie

Photos have emerged onto the net from the filming of the G.I. Joe movie, and they show one of the main characters, Snake Eyes, leaping on top of a HUMMER H2 (looks like the HX isn’t the movie’s HUMMER star!). The photos were snapped in the Czech Republic where filming continues. G.I. Joe is set […]

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World’s Fastest Power Wheels HUMMER

25. May 2008

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Here’s a nice amusing clip for your Sunday viewing pleasure. I couldn’t keep the sight of this tiny HUMMER cruising across the lakebed at 40mph all to myself…enjoy!

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American Axle Workers Ratify Agreement, End Strike

23. May 2008

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Striking American Axle workers took to the polls yesterday and overwhelmingly (78%) approved the once tentative measures to end the almost 3-month long strike. Production at American Axle is expected to ramp up early next week, and GM Plants that produce the HUMMER H2 and H3 have not announced a timeline for bringing the idled […]

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Australian HUMMER Accessories Going Global

23. May 2008

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Australian HUMMER Accessories Going Global

For HUMMER enthusiasts in the United States AND abroad, some exciting news has come from down under. Australia-based ARB accessories will soon begin shipping its unique 4×4 products specifically designed for the H3 around the world. The aggressive looking bull bar shown above should be available in the US this summer. ARB also has other […]

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2009 HUMMER H3T Spotted on California Photoshoot

22. May 2008

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2009 HUMMER H3T Spotted on California Photoshoot

The 2009 HUMMER H3T due out this fall has once again been spotted out west. We last saw the H3T courtesy of a bartender at Red Rock in Las Vegas – now a different H3T has been spotted at a photo shoot on the pacific coast of California. This is the first time we’ve seen […]

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Team HUMMER Prepares to Make History at Baja 500

21. May 2008

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Team HUMMER Prepares to Make History at Baja 500

This year’s running of the SCORE International Tecate Baja 500 is especially important for Team HUMMER as its owner and stock-class H3 driver Rod Hall looks for his 18th Baja 500 class victory. Hall enters the race tied for the record of total class wins at 17 – and currently leads the SCORE mini stock […]

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OnStar Adds Vehicle Slowdown to Safety Repertoire

20. May 2008

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OnStar Adds Vehicle Slowdown to Safety Repertoire

Today I drove a stolen HUMMER – at least that’s what I was told to imagine when I hopped in the driver’s seat of a new Chevy Tahoe that was being used to demonstrate OnStar’s new Stolen Vehicle Slowdown Service. I buckled up and was instructed to drive it like I stole it – so […]

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HUMMER Product Director Discusses Future Plans

19. May 2008

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HUMMER Product Director Discusses Future Plans

Although it hasn’t been made official, some new statements from HUMMER’s product director Ross Hendrix have made their way into the June issue of Automobile Magazine. We brought you the speculation about the H3’s new V6 engine H3 back in March, and the newly published material helps confirm that speculation — and adds some new […]

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UAW and American Axle Reach Deal That May End Strike

17. May 2008

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According to the Associated Press, the UAW and American Axle have reached a tentative agreement that may end the 80 day strike that has idled more than 30 GM production plants, including the HUMMER H2 and H3 facilities. Details on the agreement haven’t been made official – and this news comes just a week after […]

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Racing with Team HUMMER: The Motive

15. May 2008

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Racing with Team HUMMER: The Motive

It’s been a few weeks since my race with Team HUMMER, and one question I’ve been is about HUMMER’s motive behind sponsoring a race team. After all, HUMMER is one of only a few auto manufacturers that directly sponsors a team in this type of racing (stock class off-road). Thad Stump is the lead engineer […]

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