Archive | March, 2010

Goodyear DuraTrac Tires in the Water & Mud

30. March 2010

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Goodyear DuraTrac Tires in the Water & Mud

After the drought in Central Texas last year, finding anything but a dry dusty field was hard to come by – but later in the season, we tracked down some low-lying areas to give the project truck’s Goodyear DuraTrac tires a chance to let loose in the mud and water. As a reminder, you always […]

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GM Revisiting Four Chinese HUMMER Offers

25. March 2010

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At least four Chinese companies were contacted by General Motors just days after their announcement in February to sell the HUMMER brand, according to Reuters. All four had been in discussions on the HUMMER brand previously, but only two were interested in the entire brand – the other two were only interested in tooling and […]

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Top GM Exec: No Progress on HUMMER Deal

18. March 2010

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Top GM Exec: No Progress on HUMMER Deal

GM is not currently in active talks with any buyers for the HUMMER brand according to Tim Lee, GM’s president of international operations said Thursday in Shanghai. “If we have something to be talking about positively with Hummer, believe me we’d be talking about it,” said Lee. Lee indicated that after the deal to sell […]

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H3 Takes on Nurburgring HUMMER Style

9. March 2010

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When it comes to lap-times in a sports car, perhaps no other race track in the world is more famous than the Nurburgring in Germany, also known simply as “The Ring.” Manufacturers and Media come from all over the world in order to test their vehicles against the clock, and thus every car that has […]

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HUMMER Plant Coming Back Online to Fill 849-Unit Fleet Order

8. March 2010

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HUMMER Plant Coming Back Online to Fill 849-Unit Fleet Order

Even though HUMMER’s future is in doubt right now, that didn’t stop one fleet company from ordering 849 HUMMERs to be built at Shreveport’s H3/H3T production plant. GM wouldn’t release any info on who the mystery fleet company is, but rental-car companies are often top of mind with large, factory-direct orders. GM had previously shut […]

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Search for HUMMER Buyer Continues

8. March 2010

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Search for HUMMER Buyer Continues

While the process of a buyer search for the HUMMER brand continues behind closed doors with few details coming out, we can tell you that the process is continuing, and HUMMER says they are “still reviewing offers.” HUMMER CEO Jim Taylor said that dealers would be kept in the loop via a weekly update, though […]

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