Archive | December, 2009

Ask Jim Part 2: Future HUMMER Models

15. December 2009

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Ask Jim Part 2: Future HUMMER Models

HUMMER’s CEO Jim Taylor answered questions about 2010 production and the possibility of diesel models in the U.S. in part 1 of the latest Ask Jim series – and today we’re bringing you more questions and answers about future models such as the H4. Included is Jim’s comment about having 5 new HUMMER models within […]

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Ask Jim Part 1: 2010 Production and Diesel HUMMER Models

14. December 2009

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Ask Jim Part 1: 2010 Production and Diesel HUMMER Models

We’ve received the responses from the latest round of questions sent from HUMMERGuy.net readers to HUMMER’s CEO Jim Taylor, and the responses were so numerous it became necessary to split them up. We’ll start with the questions regarding 2010 HUMMER production and the possibility of diesel HUMMERs in the United States. Jim Taylor’s note to […]

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UPDATED – Shooting Targets HUMMER Facility

13. December 2009

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Update Monday 9AM: The Mishawaka police department has confirmed that the shooting did not occur at the HUMMER facility. Apparently two men got into an argument at nearby facility, Hammer Plastics, where shots were fired into the air. There were no injuries, no arrests, and police are continuing to investigate. Since the story now is […]

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HUMMER: Five New or Revised Models in Five Years

13. December 2009

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HUMMER: Five New or Revised Models in Five Years

About a month ago we gathered questions from HummerGuy.net readers to pass along to HUMMER CEO Jim Taylor as part of our ongoing “Ask Jim” segment. We have the latest responses in, and will be bringing you Jim’s responses in a multi-part series this week. Why spread out so much? Because if you asked a […]

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MINI to Introduce Off Road Concept at 2010 Detroit Auto Show

11. December 2009

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As of late, the MINI nameplate may not be synonymous with off-road capability, but for nearly 30 years the diminutive brand produced a vehicle called the Moke – an apparent offspring between a Mini and a Jeep Wrangler. Now it looks like the company is ready to revive the vehicle, and introduce a new Moke […]

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Corporate HUMMER Team Hits the Trails

10. December 2009

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Corporate HUMMER Team Hits the Trails

No matter what your job is at HUMMER’s corporate office, annual off-road training at AM General’s training grounds is essential. Today, HUMMER’s design, product planning, and marketing teams are all hitting the trails in South Bend, IN – where as of noon today, the temperature was 7 degrees with a negative 14 degree wind-chill. Brrr… […]

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HUMMER Knockoff or Competitor?

8. December 2009

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HUMMER Knockoff or Competitor?

If you happen to be at the Dubai Motor Show next week, be sure to stop by and check out the newest HUMMER knockoff from an automaker you’ve never heard of. Abu Dhabi based Alanqa Motor Company will use the venue to introduce their company and their vehicles to the world, including the BodyGuard and […]

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New HUMMER Racing Video from the 2009 Baja 1000

7. December 2009

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New HUMMER Racing Video from the 2009 Baja 1000

Racing by insane pedestrians, passing slow-moving FJ Cruisers, avoiding giant boulders in the road, nudging slow-moving opponents with the front push bar, navigating through narrow trails next to dangerous cliffs – it was all part of HUMMER’s latest winning Baja 1000 run, and all in the latest video from Rod Hall Racing. Enjoy!

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HUMMER Holiday Helpers

4. December 2009

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HUMMER Holiday Helpers

It’s the season of giving, and HUMMER owners and organizations are giving back to their local communities in a variety of ways. Below the jump you will find just some of the initiatives of a HUMMER community near you. If your HUMMER organization would like to be added to the list, drop us a line […]

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Revisiting the HUMMER H3T Concept

3. December 2009

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Five years before the production version of the H3T came to market, and two years before the H3 came to the market, HUMMER showed off a two-door pickup truck concept called the H3T. It had many of the styling cues that would eventually find their way into the production version of the H3T and the […]

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Live Video: Bob Lutz’s Speech at the LA Auto Show

2. December 2009

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Bob Lutz stepped in to deliver GM’s keynote speech Wednesday from the LA Auto Show after the automaker ousted its CEO Fritz Henderson on Tuesday. After a lengthy intro, Lutz announced that he would not be taking any questions about the “real story” behind Henderson’s departure, and joked that everyone would have to wait for […]

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