Archive | January, 2009

HUMMER H3 African Adventure Part 3: Africa at Night

29. January 2009

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HUMMER H3 African Adventure Part 3: Africa at Night

There are some places I prefer not to find myself in the middle of the night, and driving and sleeping in Africa were just added to the list. If you haven’t already, check out the first two parts of HummerGuy.net’s interview with adventure photographer Chris Collard: HUMMER H3 African Adventure Part 1: The Beginning HUMMER […]

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HUMMER H3 African Adventure Part 2: Driving in Africa

28. January 2009

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HUMMER H3 African Adventure Part 2: Driving in Africa

In part 1 of our interview with adventure photographer Chris Collard, we learned the background on his African HUMMER adventure and rig — now on to the journey! How was the H3 perceived by the locals along the route? It is definitely hard to blend in when you’re driving a bright red HUMMER. It didn’t […]

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HUMMER H2 Plant Halts Production, 200 Layoffs Follow

27. January 2009

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Along with a host of other layoffs announced Monday, HUMMER H2 maker AM General announced it was temporarily laying off 200 workers from its civilian line. According to an AM General spokesperson Craig Mac Nab, plant production will be shut down until at least March. Workers leaving Monday afternoon were largely mum except for one […]

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HUMMER H3 African Adventure Part 1: The Beginning

26. January 2009

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HUMMER H3 African Adventure Part 1:  The Beginning

Among other things, Chris Collard enjoys off-roading, photography, and just about anything that gets his adrenalin pumping. Combine those activities and you’ve got the beginning of his voyage across Africa in a specially equipped HUMMER H3. After his journey, we were lucky enough to debrief Chris on his adventures. To set the scene, here are […]

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HUMMER Unveils Sedona Limited Edition H2 with Black Chrome

25. January 2009

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HUMMER Unveils Sedona Limited Edition H2 with Black Chrome

This past week was the public’s chance to see the latest and greatest at the Detroit auto show. HUMMER used the occasion to debut its latest limited edition H2 which features a Sedona exterior with black chrome accents – both of which are admittedly hard to photograph! Black chrome accents include the grille, hood latches […]

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New HUMMER Sales Numbers Show Growth Outside US

22. January 2009

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HUMMER’s global sales numbers are out, and international sales are up. Higher sales numbers abroad increase the likelihood that A) The HUMMER brand will be sold successfully, and B) HUMMER will be owned by an International, non-US company. It is still believed that an international owner with capital could bring the next generation of HUMMERs […]

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HUMMER CEO Talks Brand Future, H4

21. January 2009

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HUMMER CEO Talks Brand Future, H4

In a recent interview with About.com at the Detroit Auto Show, HUMMER’s CEO James E. Taylor gave some insight to the brand’s future and the much anticipated H4, a vehicle largely based on the HX concept introduced at the show just a year earlier. Taylor started off by saying that keeping HUMMER in the marketplace […]

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2007 SEMA Show Custom HUMMERs Auctioned Off

19. January 2009

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At this weekend’s Barrett-Jackson’s auto auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, two HUMMER icons from the 2007 SEMA show were sold to the highest bidder. On the block were the racing inspired 2008 HUMMER H3R concept and the 2007 HUMMER H2 Safari concept. The 7.0L V8 powered H3R went for $44,000, while the H2 Safari went for […]

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HUMMER H1 to Make Guest Appearance in Fast & Furious 4

14. January 2009

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HUMMER H1 to Make Guest Appearance in Fast & Furious 4

If there’s one thing that can make a movie great, it’s a chase scene that involves a HUMMER H1. Who could forget the H1 vs. Ferrari romp through San Francisco in “The Rock” – which ends up in about every top 10 list for best movie chase scenes. While we don’t expect Fast & Furious […]

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Study Shows HUMMER Owners Being Targeted by Police

13. January 2009

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With all the ridiculous media spin these days, we thought we’d jump on board. According to a study done by Quality Planning, HUMMER H2 and H3 drivers are 4.63 times more likely to be ticketed than the average driver. The experts in the article claim it’s probably due to the attitude and physical perspective of […]

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Four Wheeler Magazine’s Project Trail Hugger Update

7. January 2009

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Four Wheeler Magazine’s Project Trail Hugger Update

It’s been a while since we’ve updated you on Four Wheeler’s Project H3 called the “Trailhugger,” so we saw fit to give you the rundown. Before the SEMA Show appearance, Project Trailhugger was equipped with a Gobi rack and some nifty remotely controlled lights. We love the look of the Gobi’s shorter, sleeker, “stealth” racks. […]

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