Archive | August, 2009

GM, Tengzhong to Finalize HUMMER Deal This Week

30. August 2009

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General Motors and China’s Tengzhong are expected to reach definitive agreements this week according to those familiar with the matter (We think Bloomberg may have been a week off!). Once the agreements are finalized, all negotiations will cease and the deal will be submitted to regulatory bodies in the United States and China. There was […]

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Contents of HUMMER Deal Leaked Online, H4 Coming by 2012?

27. August 2009

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We don’t speak or read much Chinese, but luckily for us, other news sites have already translated 163.com’s report that outlines the terms of Tengzhong’s purchase of HUMMER from GM, and mentions production of the new H4. Here is what has been disclosed via “exclusive sources:” 1. Tengzhong will buy the intellectual property rights, including […]

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GM Finalizing HUMMER Sale This Week?

24. August 2009

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General Motors could be ready to sign off on the sale of HUMMER this week, according to Bloomberg, citing two people familiar with the negotiations. While it seems a bit premature, GM and Tengzhong could be finalizing the details in order to submit it to both Chinese and American regulatory bodies, which could take several […]

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HUMMER CEO to Field Questions from HummerGuy.net Readers

23. August 2009

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HUMMER CEO to Field Questions from HummerGuy.net Readers

We’re excited to announce the newest feature on HummerGuy.net will be a recurring chance for readers to submit questions to the CEO of HUMMER, Jim Taylor. Once we’ve collected the questions, we’ll send them over to Jim, and post his responses in a new section called, “Ask Jim.” For the first go-around, readers can submit […]

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New HUMMER HX Concept Interior Video

21. August 2009

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We’ve got another HUMMER HX video to share with you – and this animation shows the details of the interior. The HX video shows the four bucket seat configuration, and the three center dash screens that are customizable for both on and off-road modes. The screens show pertinent driver information like navigation and ‘trail view’, […]

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HUMMER H3, H3 Alpha Racing Vegas to Reno

20. August 2009

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The longest off-road race in the United States is underway today, and after everything went well with tech and contingency yesterday, the HUMMER H3 and H3 Alpha race trucks are set to tackle the Best in the Desert’s Vegas to Reno race. Rod Hall Racing is entering the two H3s in the stock classes, where […]

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HUMMER Bidder Nabs Chery Auto VP

19. August 2009

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HUMMER Bidder Nabs Chery Auto VP

Sichuan Tengzhong, the company with a tentative agreement to purchase HUMMER from GM, has reportedly nabbed a top executive from Chery Auto to direct the proposed Shanghai division of HUMMER according to reports out of China. The details of brand purchase are still being worked out, but it looks like Tengzhong is interested in establishing […]

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Tengzhong to Keep HUMMER Dealer Network, Close Sale by October

18. August 2009

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Tengzhong to Keep HUMMER Dealer Network, Close Sale by October

Both HUMMER and Tengzhong have been pretty quiet in the last few weeks regarding the brand sale, but Tengzhong has announced they will keep the worldwide dealer network that is currently in place, and that they hope to have the deal wrapped up by the end of September. “There will be no change in Hummer’s […]

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HUMMERs and Assault Rifles – Like Peas and Carrots?

17. August 2009

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HUMMERs and Assault Rifles – Like Peas and Carrots?

“Hummers and guns just seem to go together,” said one HUMMER owner and attendee of Lynch HUMMER’s latest off-road event in Chesterfield, MO. In June, we learned that owner Jim Lynch was interested in expanding his local and online business by adding shooting accessories to the mix, and it looks like he’s already brought some […]

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Video Showcases HUMMER HX’s Exterior

17. August 2009

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As part of our ongoing effort to provide as much information as possible about current and future HUMMER models, we’ve added a video animation of the HUMMER HX to our model information page. The animation of the HX’s exterior showcases the concept’s removable roof panels and fenders. Also featured are the HID headlamps that focus […]

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HUMMERGuy.net Project Truck Gets Rocker Protection, Removable Steps

14. August 2009

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HUMMERGuy.net Project Truck Gets Rocker Protection, Removable Steps

If you’re looking to take your H3 off-road with any regularity, we highly recommend the Rocker Panel protection from HUMMER – and since we’re not the only ones getting in and out of the project truck, we also installed the removable “U-steps” on our 2009 H3 project vehicle. Whatever you call them (Rocker Guards, Rocker […]

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