Archive | October, 2009

Ask Jim Round 2: HUMMER’s CEO Takes Your Questions

28. October 2009

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Ask Jim Round 2: HUMMER’s CEO Takes Your Questions

If you missed our first Ask Jim feature where HUMMERGuy.net readers got to submit their questions to HUMMER’s CEO Jim Taylor, you now have a second chance. Jim answered a bunch of questions in the first round, so you may want to make sure your question isn’t a duplicate of what has already been asked. […]

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HUMMERGuy.net Project H3 Gets Interior Protection from WeatherTech

27. October 2009

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HUMMERGuy.net Project H3 Gets Interior Protection from WeatherTech

One of the most common accessories for truck and SUV owners are floor mats – especially owners in northern climates, those that use their trucks for work or play, or have children who are amused by the eruption caused by squeezing a juice box all over the backseat. We’ve seen several floor protection options from […]

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2010 H3 Spotted Sporting New Color

25. October 2009

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2010 H3 Spotted Sporting New Color

U.S. Production of 2010 HUMMER H3 and H3T models will begin Monday, but at least a few of each were produced earlier in the year for special events and testing. We saw the 2010 H3T debut during The HUMMER Club’s trip to Drummond Island, and this photo (taken at HUMMER’s off-road driving academy) is the […]

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Shreveport Mayor Petitions Washington Officials to Expedite HUMMER Deal

23. October 2009

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Shreveport, LA Mayor Cedric Glover was in Washington D.C. this week and met with top government officials in the Whitehouse. Glover was there to stress the importance of keeping HUMMER manufacturing in his town and the importance of expediting the approval process of the HUMMER sale. Mayor Glover, fresh off a trip to China, met […]

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HUMMER Production Starting Ahead of Schedule

21. October 2009

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HUMMER Production Starting Ahead of Schedule

A limited run of HUMMER H3 and H3T models will begin this coming Monday at GM’s plant in Shreveport, Louisiana according to those familiar with the matter. Following the limited run, regular production will resume on November 9th. Originally, dealers were told that production wouldn’t begin until November, and even though this only puts everyone […]

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The HUMMER Club Inc. Plans SoCal Offroad Event

20. October 2009

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The HUMMER Club Inc. (THCI) will be holding an off-road and on-road event in early November. On day one, the group will travel to the Borrego Springs area to tackle the Ocotillo Wells State Vehicular Recreation Area. On day two, THCI will hold a BBQ with Predator Motors Sports in Vista, CA. Predator will also […]

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GM CEO Satisfied with HUMMER Terms of Sale

19. October 2009

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GM CEO Satisfied with HUMMER Terms of Sale

General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson says that he’s “satisfied” with the definitive agreement they made with Sichuan Tengzhong to unload the HUMMER brand. China Daily asked Henderson what if he was pleased with the terms of the deal which had been rumored to be around $150 Million. This was his response: “We have not made […]

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U.S. 2010 HUMMER H3, H3T Production Expected Soon

16. October 2009

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U.S. 2010 HUMMER H3, H3T Production Expected Soon

Now that GM and Tengzhong have signed definitive agreements to transfer the HUMMER brand to the Chinese company, production of 2010 HUMMER H3 and H3T models destined for the U.S. is expected to begin in November. The news comes as many dealers have been extremely low on inventory, and some have even temporarily closed their […]

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Authorities in Birmingham Turn Confiscated HUMMER H2 into Police Car

15. October 2009

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Authorities in Birmingham Turn Confiscated HUMMER H2 into Police Car

What do you do with a HUMMER H2 that you confiscate from a drug dealer? Well the Birmingham police department turned the tricked out truck into the newest part of its cruiser fleet. The rig has an impressive stereo setup, TVs, and more courtesy of its previous owner. Birmingham police only added lights and decals […]

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Shreveport Mayor Travels to China for HUMMER Networking

14. October 2009

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Shreveport Mayor Travels to China for HUMMER Networking

With Shreveport, Louisiana’s GM plant scheduled to be shut down by 2012, Mayor Cedric Glover is in China this week to tout the benefits of keeping HUMMER production in his town in the long-term. Doing so would retain jobs in Shreveport, and also keep the large, limited-use facility humming for years to come. Currently, the […]

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Development of Green HUMMER Models Underway

12. October 2009

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Development of Green HUMMER Models Underway

Now that Tengzhong has reached a definitive agreement to purchase the HUMMER brand from General Motors, plans for the brand’s future are coming to light including more fuel-efficient technology and renewable fuel models. “Tengzhong has been aware of the importance of energy-efficient vehicles,” said Yang Yi, CEO of Tengzhong, in an interview with China Daily. […]

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