Archive | June, 2008

Team HUMMER 2008 Baja 500 Videos

11. June 2008

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The crew at Igotshotgun.com has released some new videos of Team HUMMER’s record breaking run at the 2008 Baja 500, where Rod Hall became the winningest driver in Baja 500 class history. The first two videos give you a sense of what goes on outside the truck, while the third takes you inside Josh Hall’s […]

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GM could avoid sale of HUMMER with new models

9. June 2008

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Even though General Motors announced that all options are on the table with HUMMER, there seems to be a disproportionate amount of speculation on a single option: selling the entire HUMMER brand. We’re guilty of it too. After all, our first story after the initial announcement was about two Indian companies, Tata and Mahindra, who […]

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Robbie Knievel Pulls off Texas HUMMER Jump

8. June 2008

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Robbie Knievel Pulls off Texas HUMMER Jump

Earlier tonight, Robbie Knievel was forced to reduce the original field of 25 HUMMERs to 21 due to strong winds that have plagued Texas all week. Also, a protective ledge was placed over the last three trucks in the event Knievel came up short – after all, he would be jumping into a 30 mph […]

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More HUMMER Racing Video from the Baja 500

7. June 2008

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Check out the latest video from Mike Lavine’s (from pickuptrucks.com) adventure with Team HUMMER and the Baja 500!

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Robbie Knievel Worried about Texas HUMMER Jump

7. June 2008

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Robbie Knievel Worried about Texas HUMMER Jump

According to a racing blog, Robbie Knievel is worried about his HUMMER jump tonight at Texas Motor Speedway. Perhaps this is just a ploy to gather more attention, since someone who was truly worried probably wouldn’t have added 5 more HUMMERs to the 20 he was originally supposed to jump (we’ll have ours on hand, […]

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Preview of Robbie Knievel’s Great American HUMMER Jump

6. June 2008

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Preview of Robbie Knievel’s Great American HUMMER Jump

We visited Texas Motor Speedway this evening during the running of the Sam’s Town 400 Nascar Truck race to get a feel for what to expect tomorrow night at the Bombardier/Learjet 550 IndyCar series race. Danica Patrick’s Go Daddy IndyCar was fueling up when we entered the pit area, and we also caught Ryan Briscoe […]

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HUMMER Lets Speculation Begin

6. June 2008

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HUMMER expected a fury of rumors to get started after the announcement last week that the brand was undergoing a strategic review. General Motors put all options are on the table, including the sale of the iconic brand. HUMMER’s top dog Martin Walsh is addressed the issue this evening on GM’s official Fastlane blog: “I […]

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GM Approaches India’s Tata, Mahindra to Purchase HUMMER Brand

6. June 2008

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GM Approaches India’s Tata, Mahindra to Purchase HUMMER Brand

According to the Economic Times in India, accountants representing General Motors have approached two Indian companies, Tata and Mahindra, about the sale of the HUMMER brand. Tata and Mahindra were both interested in purchasing Land Rover and Jaguar from Ford, and Tata came out the victor. Both companies have global ambitions which would be valuable […]

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2009 HUMMER H3T Pickup Truck Information

6. June 2008

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With the launch of the HUMMER H3T pickup truck coming in just a few months, we thought we’d compile what we know about the newest HUMMER model. Production of the pickup is slated to begin on September 4th, making dealership arrival likely to be late September or early October. Production had to be put off […]

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Team HUMMER and Rod Hall Racing from the 2008 Baja 500

5. June 2008

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Before every big off-road race, Team HUMMER and the rest of the competitors have to go through what’s called “Tech and Contingency.” The process is basically a show and shine parade with fans everywhere, and a few officials that look over the truck to make sure it qualifies for the class it’s been entered. Officials […]

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HUMMER HX to appear in Transformers 2 movie

3. June 2008

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HUMMER HX to appear in Transformers 2 movie

Back in March we brought you a news article entitled “HUMMER HX to appear in G.I. Joe Movie.” The next day, Autoblog.com countered our story with, “HUMMER HX not in the new G.I. Joe Movie.” We quickly updated our story citing Autoblog and their ‘well placed source,’ and denied the HX rumors (after all, they’re […]

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