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American Axle Workers Ratify Agreement, End Strike

Friday, May 23, 2008

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Striking American Axle workers took to the polls yesterday and overwhelmingly (78%) approved the once tentative measures to end the almost 3-month long strike. Production at American Axle is expected to ramp up early next week, and GM Plants that produce the HUMMER H2 and H3 have not announced a timeline for bringing the idled […]

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UAW and American Axle Reach Deal That May End Strike

Saturday, May 17, 2008

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According to the Associated Press, the UAW and American Axle have reached a tentative agreement that may end the 80 day strike that has idled more than 30 GM production plants, including the HUMMER H2 and H3 facilities. Details on the agreement haven’t been made official – and this news comes just a week after […]

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New HUMMER Sales Numbers Show Growth Outside US

Thursday, January 22, 2009

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HUMMER’s global sales numbers are out, and international sales are up. Higher sales numbers abroad increase the likelihood that A) The HUMMER brand will be sold successfully, and B) HUMMER will be owned by an International, non-US company. It is still believed that an international owner with capital could bring the next generation of HUMMERs […]

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2009 HUMMER H3T Pickup Truck Information

Friday, June 6, 2008

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With the launch of the HUMMER H3T pickup truck coming in just a few months, we thought we’d compile what we know about the newest HUMMER model. Production of the pickup is slated to begin on September 4th, making dealership arrival likely to be late September or early October. Production had to be put off […]

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2009 HUMMER H3T

Friday, June 6, 2008

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2009 HUMMER H3T

2009 was the first production year of the HUMMER H3T – HUMMER’s first true pickup truck. Production of the pickup began on September 4th, 2009 and began showing up at dealerships in late September and early Cctober. Production was delayed for nearly a month due to the American Axle strike. The 2009 HUMMER H3T’s fuel […]

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UAW Strike Keeps HUMMER Plants Idle

Monday, May 12, 2008

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UAW Strike Keeps HUMMER Plants Idle

The UAW faithful at American Axle will soon be entering week 12 of their strike which has idled General Motors plants across the nation, including the HUMMER H2 plant in Mishawaka, IN and the HUMMER H3 plant in Shreveport, LA. I know many visitors to the site work at HUMMER dealerships and related businesses around […]

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Hillary Clinton Visits Home of the HUMMER

Saturday, April 12, 2008

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Hillary Clinton Visits Home of the HUMMER

I normally don’t get into politics on the site, but when they intersect with HUMMERs, there has to be exceptions, right? Hillary Clinton met with a group of about 50 AM General workers at the HUMVEE plant in Mishawaka, IN earlier today. The HUMVEE plant is currently running at full production, unlike the AM General’s […]

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HUMMER H2 plant shut down until September?

Thursday, March 6, 2008

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When I heard the news about the UAW strike at American Axle, and how it was going to delay production of HUMMER H2s, I figured that it would be no big deal. I thought maybe a week or two will go by before they get things sorted out, production will ramp back up, and the […]

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Strike may slow HUMMER H2 production

Saturday, March 1, 2008

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Strike may slow HUMMER H2 production

Production of HUMMER H2s may come to a halt if Detroit-based American Axle doesn’t settle its strike with the UAW. AM General, the company that manufacturers the H2 for General Motors, told the South Bend Tribune that a shutdown is likely next week if the strike continues. AM General and General Motors are “interested spectators” […]

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