Archive | May, 2009

GM Closing on HUMMER Sale

31. May 2009

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According to the Wall Street Journal, General Motors is “closing in on the sale of its HUMMER brand with an undisclosed investor.” Potential investors have included Chinese companies as well as other international investors, though GM could not release any more details due to pending negotiations. Sources familiar with the matter are suggesting the deal […]

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HUMMER Announcement Expected in Near Future

29. May 2009

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Some reports indicated that we may have an announcement on HUMMER today, though nothing has come to light just yet. Speaking to WSBT News, HUMMER spokesperson Nick Richards said today that GM/HUMMER is, “still in discussions with a pair of serious bidders,” and that, “We are working through the final details to come up with […]

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New Colors Added to 2010 HUMMER Lineup

29. May 2009

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New Colors Added to 2010 HUMMER Lineup

Amidst the acquisition of HUMMER playing out (it’s possible we may have some answers today, according to several news reports), we’ve received the first information about the 2010 HUMMER lineup. Since most the upgrades due out in 2010 were put on hold, (e.g. next generation H2, V6 for H3), we won’t see any major differences […]

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HUMMER H2 Turned Rolling Memorial

24. May 2009

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HUMMER H2 Turned Rolling Memorial

This Memorial Day, we wanted to bring you the story of Army Ranger Kristofer Thomas and his proud mother Deborah Getz. Deborah experienced the worst nightmare any service-person’s parent could imagine: On February 17th, 2007, she was notified by two decorated Army officers that her son had been killed in Afghanistan. Soon after, Deborah founded […]

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Head of HUMMER, Cadillac, Saab Stepping Down

21. May 2009

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Head of HUMMER, Cadillac, Saab Stepping Down

After just a year on the job as the director of GM’s Premium Divisions (Cadillac, Saab, and HUMMER), Mark McNabb has resigned and will leave GM on June 1st. McNabb came from Nissan to work at General Motors in May of 2008, and according to GM, McNabb left on his own accord. “He elected to […]

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Utah’s Raser Technologies Involved in HUMMER Brand Bidding

21. May 2009

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Utah’s Raser Technologies Involved in HUMMER Brand Bidding

Raser Technologies, the same Utah-based company that was instrumental in designing the 100 MPG Electric HUMMER H3, is reportedly one of the companies bidding to purchase HUMMER from General Motors according to KSL TV in Utah, who spoke with Raser CEO Brent Cook. The Raser Technologies team was in Washington DC earlier this week showing […]

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Outside Marketing Agency Hires Ex HUMMER Honcho Walsh

20. May 2009

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Outside Marketing Agency Hires Ex HUMMER Honcho Walsh

Martin Walsh was the #1 guy at HUMMER from 2006 to late 2008, and will soon be leaving General Motors after 33 years to work for The Interpublic Group – an agency that handles plenty of GM’s marketing needs. Walsh will step into a newly created position at Interpublic as the central point of contact […]

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HUMMER H3T Storm Chaser Visits “Twister” Museum

20. May 2009

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HUMMER H3T Storm Chaser Visits “Twister” Museum

Even though many experienced storm chasers were consulted before the movie Twister came out in 1996, the film was still heavily criticized for its lack of authenticity. The Vortex 2 fleet made a stop in Wakita, Oklahoma – home of the ‘Twister Museum’ and got a chance to compare some movie props to the real […]

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HummerGuy.net Acquires 2009 HUMMER H3 Showcase Vehicle

18. May 2009

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HummerGuy.net Acquires 2009 HUMMER H3 Showcase Vehicle

We’re proud to announce that HummerGuy.net has acquired a 2009 HUMMER H3 that will undergo a series of upgrades and modifications. We decided to get in on the action after keeping up with Four Wheeler Magazine’s “Project Trail Hugger” H3, and put our own spin on a vehicle. We won’t be doing major changes like […]

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Armored H2 Makes CSI New York Season Finale Cast

12. May 2009

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Armored H2 Makes CSI New York Season Finale Cast

HUMMERs make lots of appearances in TV shows – remember the H3 chase through Dallas on Walker Texas Ranger? And while an H2 has a standing role in CSI Miami, CSI New York is has decided to use a unique armored HUMMER H2 in its season finale airing Thursday. The Armored HUMMER is made by […]

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HUMMER Brand Sale Narrows to Two Bidders

11. May 2009

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Early Monday, General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson updated the media on the overall progress of the company’s restructuring plan, including the race for the HUMMER brand. It was previously indicated that HUMMER had narrowed the field of suitors to three, and Henderson said that they are still in talks with two of them. As usual […]

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