Archive | June, 2009

HUMMER to Compete in Australian Off Road Race

30. June 2009

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HUMMER to Compete in Australian Off Road Race

After HUMMER’s sponsorship of Rod Hall Racing ended in early 2009, several of the famous race trucks were put up on the auction block, including the SUT that we rode along in during the Terrible Town 250 in 2008. The HUMMER SUT ended up in Aussie hands, and the new owner invited Josh to race […]

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HUMMER Deal Ongoing Despite Chinese Radio Rumors

26. June 2009

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Despite speculation that the Chinese Government is blocking the sale of HUMMER to Sichuan Tengzhong, a company spokesperson says that the deal is still progressing. “We do not yet have a definitive agreement, but are developing our proposals with GM and Hummer and we will continue to engage with the appropriate authorities in an appropriate […]

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HUMMERGuy.net Showcase Vehicle Gets New Wheels and Goodyear DuraTracs

24. June 2009

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HUMMERGuy.net Showcase Vehicle Gets New Wheels and Goodyear DuraTracs

Wow! We’re always amazed at what a good set of wheels and tires can do for the overall look of a truck – not to mention the functionality. For our showcase vehicle, we chose to go with Goodyear’s new Wrangler DuraTrac tire. Since we already had the rubber off the wheels, we decided to have […]

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Shreveport HUMMER Plant to Close by 2012

24. June 2009

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GM’s Shreveport plant which currently assembles the HUMMER H3 and H3T is expected to shut down by 2012. The plant also assembles the Chevy Colorado and the GMC Canyon pickup trucks, and according to the UAW and the Associated Press, that plant “is not going to be part of the new General Motors when it […]

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HUMMER HX, H3T Appear in New Transformers Movie

23. June 2009

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Thanks to the folks at Chevy, we got a sneak peek at the new Transformers movie that will open at midnight tonight. No screen caps of new models here – the theater had three ushers watching the crowd – one of them with a night vision device (seriously??). Anyway, if you want to see the […]

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HUMMER Considering Music City Move

23. June 2009

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HUMMER Considering Music City Move

Once the HUMMER brand is independent from General Motors, it’s possible they may move headquarters from the Motor City to the Music City. In a recent interview with Bloomberg, HUMMER’s CEO Jim Taylor said possible locations for headquarters include Detroit and areas around Nashville, TN, “where other automotive manufacturers have chosen to collect.” “We’ll be […]

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HUMMERGuy.net Goes to Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

23. June 2009

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Tonight we’ll get a sneak peek at the newest Transformers movie due out tomorrow – and luckily we don’t have to wait until midnight! The crew at Chevy invited us out, and while we’re excited to see the new 2010 Camaro in person (wonder if they’ll let us drive it???), we’re more excited to see […]

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Russian HUMMER Sales Rise, All Other Automakers Fall

22. June 2009

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In May, HUMMER was the only automaker in Russia to post a month-over-month sales gain, according to Automotive News. HUMMER sales rose 111.5% while all other automakers posted a double digit decline. During the first five months of the year HUMMER sales were up 85.6%, compared to a 47% average drop in sales among all […]

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HUMMER Taking Hollywood Approach to Business

17. June 2009

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HUMMER Taking Hollywood Approach to Business

Since there’s no such thing as a one-stop-shop in Hollywood for movie-making, producers often put together teams tailored to a film’s specific production needs. According to Automotive News, if a sale of HUMMER is completed, CEO Jim Taylor will approach business in a similar way by keeping his main staff small and contracting out as […]

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HUMMERGuy.net Project Rig Gets Locking Gas Door

14. June 2009

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HUMMERGuy.net Project Rig Gets Locking Gas Door

We aren’t too concerned with gas tank vandalism or even someone siphoning our gas (since the H3’s tank has anti-siphoning features already), but we do love the look of a black gas door, and the one we chose for the HUMMERGuy.net project rig happens to have a lock. There are a ton of options when […]

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HUMMER Dealer Lynch to Open Shooting Range, Expand Online Business

10. June 2009

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HUMMER Dealer Lynch to Open Shooting Range, Expand Online Business

Jim Lynch, owner of the very first HUMMER-only dealership, is now expanding his business to shooting sports. According to the St. Louis Business Journal, Lynch plans to build a six acre shooting range north of his HUMMER dealership – the same dealership that was put up for sale earlier this year. In addition to the […]

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