Archive | June, 2008

NFL’s Chris Long gets down & dirty at HUMMER Driving Academy

30. June 2008

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Last week the NFL’s second overall draft pick Chris Long got a chance to see what his new H2 (courtesy of HUMMER) could handle at HUMMER’s official driving academy. The academy is located in South Bend, IN about 20 minutes away from where the H2 and military HUMVEE are manufactured, and is used to train […]

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Dallas HUMMER Customers Hit the Trails with H3T

26. June 2008

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Dallas HUMMER Customers Hit the Trails with H3T

Every year Sewell HUMMER puts on events to help showcase the awesome off-road capabilities that most HUMMER owners may not get to experience very often. The Sewell team rented out 14,000 acres of land at Rough Creek Lodge to host the event, and participants got a treat out on the trail: a sneak peek at […]

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HUMMERs Help in Midwest Floods: The Photos

25. June 2008

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HUMMERs Help in Midwest Floods: The Photos

A couple weeks ago we brought you the story of HUMMER volunteers that were navigating the flood water in Indiana as part of the HOPE program. The all-volunteer organization enlists HUMMER owners and operators that are specially trained in damage assessment and relief efforts by the Red Cross. Now we have the incredible images from […]

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HUMMER Launches 0% Financing on H2, H3

24. June 2008

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Starting today, you will be able to purchase a HUMMER H2 or H3 and pay no interest for 6 years. It’s all part of GM’s 72 hour sale, which actually runs until the end of the month (yea, we know it’s fuzzy math…). For those uninterested in financing, HUMMER has come out with some incredible […]

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GM Hires Citibank to Assist in HUMMER Strategic Review

23. June 2008

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GM Hires Citibank to Assist in HUMMER Strategic Review

According to Autoweek, GM has hired Citibank to assist in the strategic review of the HUMMER brand. Citibank is the consumer and corporate banking arm of financial services giant Citigroup, and will undoubtedly be the institution that will be shopping the HUMMER brand around to potential suitors. Allowing an outside bank to handle the full […]

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HUMMER Cancels Next Generation H3, Shelves H4

20. June 2008

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A couple days ago the Wall Street Journal was stirring the pot with vague statements about “killing off at least one future HUMMER SUV product.” It got our attention since the Wall Street Journal isn’t exactly known for publishing rumors. Details weren’t published immediately, presumably so they could check their statements for accuracy. After the […]

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Wall Street Journal Stirs HUMMER Pot

18. June 2008

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Wall Street Journal Stirs HUMMER Pot

While sorting through the mud-slinging and random speculation from different news sources about HUMMER’s future, we came across an interesting tidbit in The Wall Street Journal. When the second largest newspaper in the United States says that General Motors has “discussed killing off at least one future Hummer SUV product,” we pay attention. First I […]

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HUMMER Speculation Continues

17. June 2008

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After the announcement that GM is conducting a strategic review of the HUMMER brand, rumors about the future of the rugged brand have been swirling. The number one question I’ve been asked by those outside the automotive industry has been, “are they really going to discontinue HUMMER?” The high frequency of that question is somewhat […]

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HUMMERs Navigate High Waters in Indiana Flooding

12. June 2008

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Heavy rains in the Midwest have caused major flooding in several states, including Indiana, where the military HUMVEE and HUMMER H2 are made. Four workers from AM General, the company that builds both vehicles, volunteered their capable trucks to aid emergency workers in some of the toughest hit areas. The HUMMERs allowed the drivers, also […]

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Sewell HUMMER of Dallas to host H3T Preview Friday, Saturday

12. June 2008

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UPDATE: An H3T will be on display again 7/2/08 through 7/7/08 – come check it out! This Friday, the crew at Sewell HUMMER of Dallas will have one of the very few pre-production HUMMER H3Ts on their showroom floor for the public to view. If you missed it at the Dallas Auto Show, this is […]

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India’s Tata considering HUMMER Acquisition

11. June 2008

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If you’re watching the news ticker in the automotive industry, you may have seen these three headlines in the last week: 1) GM tells shareholders it may sell the HUMMER brand 2) Accountants reportedly approach India’s Tata, Mahindra to Purchase HUMMER Brand 3) Tata Motors tells shareholders it wants to raise a billion dollars for […]

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