Archive | November, 2008

Team HUMMER Finishes Strong in 2008 Baja 1000, Clinches Multiple Season Titles

24. November 2008

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Team HUMMER Finishes Strong in 2008 Baja 1000, Clinches Multiple Season Titles

The Baja 1000 is one of the longest and toughest off-road races in the world, and was the SCORE season finale for Rod Hall and Team HUMMER racing. This past weekend, both Rod Hall and son Chad clinched points championship titles after strong finishes in this year’s Baja 1000. This year’s race had its fair […]

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J.D. Power Ranks HUMMER Second in Sales Satisfaction, Beating Lexus

20. November 2008

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J.D. Power Ranks HUMMER Second in Sales Satisfaction, Beating Lexus

Every year for the last 22 years, J.D. Power and Associates rank automotive brands by customer satisfaction. The evaluation is based on five factors: dealership facility; salesperson; paperwork/finance process; delivery process; and vehicle price. In 2008, HUMMER was ranked second overall, only behind Jaguar by a single point and beating Lexus who edged HUMMER out […]

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HUMMER Myths and Misconceptions: The Off Road Customer

20. November 2008

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HUMMER Myths and Misconceptions: The Off Road Customer

One question that I get pretty often is, “Do HUMMER owners really ever take their new trucks off-road?” My answer is often a surprised sounding, “yes!” But maybe I shouldn’t be so surprised after being asked so many times. It’s obvious that many people still believe that most HUMMERs never see any dirt or adventure. […]

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HUMMER Myths and Misconceptions: Fuel Economy

18. November 2008

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Surely one of the most ubiquitous assumptions about the HUMMER brand is that they are largely inefficient vehicles. When compared to the new Chevy Volt that can run exclusively on electric, I would agree. But the difference is negligible when you compare the brand’s most popular model, the HUMMER H3, against other SUVs in its […]

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HUMMER Enters Australian Strongman Competition

16. November 2008

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HUMMER Enters Australian Strongman Competition

Australia’s largest strength competition recently took on HUMMER as a new and appropriate sponsor. Brisbane’s OZ Strongman challenges contestants to various feats of strength, including pushing an H3 up to 30 meters. “It makes perfect sense to combine the strengths of the HUMMER brand and the OZ Strongman Championship,” says managing director of the competition […]

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GM Extends Special Offer to 2009 HUMMER H3T

12. November 2008

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GM Extends Special Offer to 2009 HUMMER H3T

General Motors typically runs their annual ‘Red Tag’ sale close to Thanksgiving, but this year they decided launch the promotion ahead of schedule. Normally brand new models wouldn’t be included, but GM decided to incorporate the new 2009 HUMMER H3T into the mix. The sale enables buyers of most GM vehicles, including all HUMMERs, to […]

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Custom HUMMER is New Harness Racing Starting Gate

11. November 2008

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Custom HUMMER is New Harness Racing Starting Gate

Since the well of HUMMER news has been somewhat dry in the last week, we’re going to show you a custom HUMMER that you probably have never thought of – neither had we! This specially equipped HUMMER H2 is the newest starting gate for Pompano Park Racetrack. I don’t know much about harness racing other […]

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ARB Edition HUMMER H3 Makes Debut at 2008 SEMA Show

5. November 2008

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ARB Edition HUMMER H3 Makes Debut at 2008 SEMA Show

The Aussie team at ARB 4×4 Accessories recently announced their plans to go global with their HUMMER product, and this week introduced the ARB Edition H3 at the 2008 SEMA Show in Las Vegas. The customized solar flare HUMMER H3 my look familiar to you, since it’s the same vehicle that was used for Chris […]

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Barack Obama drives a HUMMER H1?

3. November 2008

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Barack Obama drives a HUMMER H1?

We try and stay out of politics as much as we can, but when HUMMERs mix with politics – we’re sort of obligated (e.g. Schwarzenegger). So here’s a somewhat surprising vehicle. This HUMMER H1 was spotted in California sporting a huge political ad for Barack Obama. I’m sure there are many within the left wing […]

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The Garage Blog Reviews 2009 HUMMER H3T

3. November 2008

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The team over at The Garage Blog recently took a new 2009 HUMMER H3T out for a short off-road adventure and took a video camera along with them. Check out their footage below!

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