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HUMMER Club Plans Kentucky Event

14. April 2010

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No matter what happens with HUMMER, there will still be passionate owners that love to experience the outdoors and wheel their trucks. A month from now, The HUMMER Club will be holding an off-road event in Harlan County, Kentucky. The event will run Thursday, May 13th to Saturday, May 15th. Registration is up on THCI’s […]

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Senator Roland Burris to Investigate GM’s Handling of HUMMER Deal

12. April 2010

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Senator Roland Burris to Investigate GM’s Handling of HUMMER Deal

Illinois Senator Roland Burris will investigate General Motors’s handling of HUMMER this week following reports that GM had left viable bids on the table. Late Monday, a member of Burris’s staff confirmed to HummerGuy.net that the Senator planned to look into the matter this week. Senator Burris wasn’t able to attend the Save HUMMER Summit […]

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Save HUMMER Summit Still Planned in Chicago Sunday

11. April 2010

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General Motors announced to its HUMMER dealers on April 6th that their search for a company to take over the brand was unsuccessful and a wind-down of HUMMER operations would soon begin. That news isn’t slowing down an attempt to save the HUMMER brand in Chicago on Sunday for the “Save HUMMER Motors in America […]

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Dear Senator: Save HUMMER, Save 3000 Jobs

8. April 2010

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Dear Senator: Save HUMMER, Save 3000 Jobs

In a time of deep economic recession it would only be responsible for our elected officials to do everything in their power to preserve American jobs. Combined, the U.S. Treasury and the U.A.W. own 77.5% of General Motors (60% and 17.5%, respectively), who’s corporate leadership failed to complete a deal with the Chinese under bizarre […]

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GM Turned Down Credible American Buyer for HUMMER Brand. Twice.

8. April 2010

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GM Turned Down Credible American Buyer for HUMMER Brand. Twice.

General Motors reportedly had two credible offers from American company Raser Technologies to purchase the HUMMER brand prior to its decision to shut down the brand completely. One before GM decided to proceed with a deal to China’s Tengzhong and one after that deal fell apart. While neither anyone at GM or Raser has been […]

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GM to Wind Down HUMMER After Unsuccessful Buyer Search

6. April 2010

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GM to Wind Down HUMMER After Unsuccessful Buyer Search

GM announced privately to its dealers this morning via conference call that it would begin the wind-down process of the HUMMER brand after an exhaustive search to find a buyer was unsuccessful. According to dealers we spoke with, GM indicated they would soon receive letters containing the announcement and an explanation of the wind-down process. […]

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HUMMER Sale Looking Unlikely

6. April 2010

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HUMMER Sale Looking Unlikely

While many of us were hoping for a last-minute miracle to save the HUMMER brand, signs from Detroit are indicating that HUMMER production will soon cease indefinitely. GM is maintaining that HUMMER is in the wind-down process, though when pushed for confirmation that they were still evaluating offers, GM would not offer comment – a […]

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American Team Narrowly Misses Top 10 Finish in African Offroad Race

1. April 2010

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American Team Narrowly Misses Top 10 Finish in African Offroad Race

No GPS, no cell phones, and no binoculars – just an old set of maps, some compasses, and a stock H3 off the lot. That’s what Team Miller Fisher had to work with as the only U.S. competitors in the all women Rallye Aïcha des Gazelles held in Morocco, and they still managed to finish […]

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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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