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HUMMER is King on Russia’s Dangerous, Rough Roads

Wednesday, September 16, 2009

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HUMMER is King on Russia’s Dangerous, Rough Roads

As car sales in Russia plummet 50%, the HUMMER brand is doing something remarkable: Doubling their sales numbers when every other automaker is down double digits. NPR had a story this morning about the trend and what may be behind it. They interviewed one of the founders of the Russian HUMMER Club, and he said […]

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HUMMER CEO Responds to Enthusiast Questions

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

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HUMMER CEO Responds to Enthusiast Questions

We had a terrific response to our first “Ask Jim” segment, in which readers got to submit their questions to HUMMER’s CEO Jim Taylor. Jim was a little tied up with negotiations last week, but was able to respond to the queries this week. He addressed concerns about diesel models in the U.S., International sales, […]

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Responses from HUMMER’s CEO Coming Soon

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

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We just got word that the questions submitted to Jim Taylor, HUMMER’s CEO, may come as early as this week. The response we had was great – over 50 questions in a little over 24 hours. While Jim won’t be able to respond to each individually, he will address several of the most common questions […]

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GM Finalizing HUMMER Sale This Week?

Monday, August 24, 2009

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General Motors could be ready to sign off on the sale of HUMMER this week, according to Bloomberg, citing two people familiar with the negotiations. While it seems a bit premature, GM and Tengzhong could be finalizing the details in order to submit it to both Chinese and American regulatory bodies, which could take several […]

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HUMMER CEO to Field Questions from HummerGuy.net Readers

Sunday, August 23, 2009

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HUMMER CEO to Field Questions from HummerGuy.net Readers

We’re excited to announce the newest feature on HummerGuy.net will be a recurring chance for readers to submit questions to the CEO of HUMMER, Jim Taylor. Once we’ve collected the questions, we’ll send them over to Jim, and post his responses in a new section called, “Ask Jim.” For the first go-around, readers can submit […]

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HUMMER Considering Music City Move

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

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HUMMER Considering Music City Move

Once the HUMMER brand is independent from General Motors, it’s possible they may move headquarters from the Motor City to the Music City. In a recent interview with Bloomberg, HUMMER’s CEO Jim Taylor said possible locations for headquarters include Detroit and areas around Nashville, TN, “where other automotive manufacturers have chosen to collect.” “We’ll be […]

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HUMMER Taking Hollywood Approach to Business

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

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HUMMER Taking Hollywood Approach to Business

Since there’s no such thing as a one-stop-shop in Hollywood for movie-making, producers often put together teams tailored to a film’s specific production needs. According to Automotive News, if a sale of HUMMER is completed, CEO Jim Taylor will approach business in a similar way by keeping his main staff small and contracting out as […]

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HUMMER Announcement FAQ

Tuesday, June 2, 2009

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Below you will find a HUMMER Announcement Q & A designed to help customers and dealers sort through the announcement and what it means. Interesting points: HUMMER Headquarters will be based in the United States, and verbiage hints that H1 won’t be brought back – but never say never. Click “more” for the Q & […]

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Russia Could be Sleeper in HUMMER Sale

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

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It seems like China and U.S. based private equity seem to be getting the most attention when it comes to the HUMMER brand sale. However, Russia may be the quiet sleeper in the mix. When asked about potential buyers in January, HUMMER CEO Jim Taylor suggested that Russia was a potentially strong market. “These vehicles […]

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General Motors names James Taylor as HUMMER CEO

Wednesday, October 15, 2008

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General Motors names James Taylor as HUMMER CEO

Late Wednesday, General Motors announced that James Taylor (the now former Cadillac general manager, not the music giant) will join the HUMMER leadership team as CEO. Taylor will move into the newly created position under premium division VP Mark McNabb, and will now be responsible for “the future strategy and current business of HUMMER worldwide,” […]

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