Archive | January, 2010

Deadline Extended for Completion of HUMMER Sale

31. January 2010

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General Motors had hoped it could unload its HUMMER brand to China’s Sichuan Tengzhong by the end of January, but as the month came to a close today the two decided to extend the deadline until the end of February. The definitive agreement between the two companies signed last year was set to expire on […]

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HUMMER Clubs Take The Road Less Traveled

25. January 2010

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HUMMER Clubs Take The Road Less Traveled

Members from Club HUMMER Offroad and the Texas Gulf Coast HUMMER Owners Group (TGCHOG) joined together over the weekend to take on Texas 87. This road, if you can call it that, used to run from the Port Arthur area along the coast all the way to the Bolivar Peninsula near Galveston. The group left […]

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HUMMER Owners Gather for Fun in the Snow

22. January 2010

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While it wasn’t an official HUMMER Club event, the get-together in Grayling, Michigan last week had owners driving from all over the country for the chance to take their HUMMERs out on areas normally frequented by snowmobiles and skiers. Check out the gallery below for some of the shots from photographer Nick Reid. Enjoy!

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GM to Halt HUMMER Production Tuesday

13. January 2010

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General Motors Co. will halt Hummer production next week at its Louisiana plant until sale of the brand to a Chinese company is completed.

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HUMMER Brand Sale On Track & Stage 10 Dakar Update

12. January 2010

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While we’ve been spending most of our time covering Team HUMMER and Robby Gordon’s trek at the Dakar race, we haven’t brought you much in regards to General Motor’s plans to unload the HUMMER brand to China’s Sichuan Tengzhong – mainly because there haven’t been any updates other than GM’s CEO Ed Whitacre making a […]

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Team HUMMER: Halfway Through 2010 Dakar

9. January 2010

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Team HUMMER: Halfway Through 2010 Dakar

Racing on Friday, Team HUMMER and Robby Gordon wrapped up stage 7 of the 14-stage 2010 Dakar race in South America. After some strong stage finishes early, the team suffered some setbacks in the stages leading up to Saturday’s day of rest which marks the race’s halfway point. Gordon was running strong in stage 7, […]

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Team HUMMER and Robby Gordon Win Dakar Stage Four

6. January 2010

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Team HUMMER and Robby Gordon Win Dakar Stage Four

After some minor struggles in the stages one through three, Robby Gordon and Team HUMMER has come through to win the fourth stage, finishing just one second in front of current race leader Stephane Peterhansel in the BMW. With the stage win, Gordon will move up one spot to eighth place overall. The Vanguard HUMMER […]

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Team HUMMER: Dakar Stage Three Update

5. January 2010

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Team HUMMER: Dakar Stage Three Update

Robby Gordon and Team HUMMER had expected stage three would suit the 2wd vehicles well, but due to a new restrictor that limits horsepower, Robby says he can’t reach the speed he needs to shine in the dunes like he usually does. “I feel we are at a major disadvantage when it comes to restrictors,” […]

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Team HUMMER: Dakar Stage Two Update

3. January 2010

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Team HUMMER: Dakar Stage Two Update

After a few challenges, all three vehicles of Team HUMMER completed the second stage at the 2010 Dakar rally. Stage two ran from Cordoba to La Rioja, and proved to be challenging. Despite the terrain suited for four-wheel drives (the Team’s vehicles are 2 wheel drive), team leader Robby Gordon was able to keep up […]

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Team HUMMER Clears Pre-Race Inspection for 2010 Dakar Rally

1. January 2010

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Team HUMMER Clears Pre-Race Inspection for 2010 Dakar Rally

Before any big off-road race vehicles must be inspected to ensure they meet safety and entry requirements, and the 2010 Dakar is no different. Team HUMMER spent New Year’s Eve going through the inspection process called scrutineering and has been cleared to race. In addition to the three HUMMER race trucks being fielded by the […]

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