Archive | September, 2008

HUMMER H1 Pulls Airplane from Lake Tahoe

14. September 2008

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HUMMER H1 Pulls Airplane from Lake Tahoe

Frank Hublou and John Schottenheimer were landing their seaplane on Lake Tahoe last Thursday when the 1946 Seabee flipped and began taking on water. The two were able to avoid tragedy, and called resident Carl Cooper a ‘saint’ after speeding out to the wreck in his boat, and later assisting in the recovery effort by […]

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Transformers Movie Prop HUMMER H3T Spotted

10. September 2008

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Transformers Movie Prop HUMMER H3T Spotted

Late last week outside a hotel in Arizona, an astute observer saw a truck load that had some interesting cargo: the ‘NEST’ HUMMER H3T and Optimus Prime from the movie “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen”. The pictures were snagged using a blackberry – and the poster came back later to find the HUMMER had been […]

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HUMMER H3T Starts Regular Production

8. September 2008

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HUMMER H3T Starts Regular Production

The 2009 HUMMER H3T began production in Shreveport, LA late last week on the same grounds where the H3 is produced. Pictured above is one of the first production vehicles being constructed just prior installing the standard bed liner. Dealers may see their first sellable vehicles arrive as early as this week.

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Team HUMMER Maintains SCORE Points Lead after Primm 300

6. September 2008

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Earlier today Team HUMMER raced two trucks in the Terrible’s Primm 300. Chad Hall, and Rod Hall with the help of Emily Miller, both finished third in their respective classes. Finishing the race was crucial for both maintain their points lead in the SCORE series. The complete race recap coming soon!

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Team HUMMER Tackles Primm 300

5. September 2008

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Team HUMMER Tackles Primm 300

Team HUMMER is back in the Nevada desert for the Terrible’s PRIMM 300, and Rod and Chad hall will be fighting to keep their number one spots in the SCORE points championship. Chad will be piloting the H3 whilte Rod will be sharing the driving responsibilities with Emily Miller, who last month made history as […]

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Off-Road: 2009 HUMMER H3T vs. The Competition

5. September 2008

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Off-Road: 2009 HUMMER H3T vs. The Competition

Today we were invited to be part of HUMMER’s 10 city ride-and-drive tour in which the H3T and some of its non-GM competition. Since the HUMMER H3T is in between a mid-size pickup and full-size pickup, it was paired against the mid-size Toyota Tacoma and full-size Ford F-150. To make it a little more fair, […]

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Moroccan HUMMER Driving Academy to Launch in November

5. September 2008

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Moroccan HUMMER Driving Academy to Launch in November

This November, HUMMER owners will have a new place to learn off-road driving techniques while taking in some incredible scenery at HUMMER’s newest driving academy in Morocco. The inaugural event for the academy will be a six day off-road event in which 14 HUMMERs with two-person teams will navigate a wide range of terrain during […]

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Largest U.S. HUMMER Dealer to Close Doors Next Week

3. September 2008

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Largest U.S. HUMMER Dealer to Close Doors Next Week

At 6,000 square feet, Towbin HUMMER claims to have the largest stand-alone HUMMER dealership in the nation – but not for long. The Las Vegas dealer recently announced that after next Tuesday, September 9th, it will no longer sell or service HUMMER vehicles. Earlier this year owner Dan Towbin told reporters that he wasn’t surprised […]

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GM Ends Strategic Review of HUMMER, Sale Imminent

3. September 2008

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General Motors’ COO Fritz Henderson announced earlier today that he hopes the sale of HUMMER will be complete by early 2009 at the latest, effectively announcing an end to HUMMER’s strategic review. While the details of the sale haven’t been finalized, it’s clear which direction GM is moving. Before today, GM had maintained that all […]

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GM Hopes to Sell HUMMER by Early 2009

3. September 2008

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GM Hopes to Sell HUMMER by Early 2009

GM’s Chief Operating Officer Fritz Henderson said this morning that GM is considers the sale of HUMMER urgent and hopes to unload the brand by early 2009. “We are trying to approach this (Hummer sale) on an urgent basis,” said Henderson, according to Reuters. “End of this year is a fair amount of time. It […]

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Adventure Photographer uses HUMMER for African Safari

2. September 2008

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Adventure Photographer uses HUMMER for African Safari

Chris Collard of Adventure Architects, a travel and adventure photography enterprise, set out on a nearly two month African expedition just days ago – and his vehicle of choice is none other than a HUMMER H3. Aside from the ARB Bumper and some other cargo accessories, the H3 appears to be fairly stock. Running stock […]

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