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U.S. 2010 HUMMER H3, H3T Production Expected Soon

Friday, October 16, 2009

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U.S. 2010 HUMMER H3, H3T Production Expected Soon

Now that GM and Tengzhong have signed definitive agreements to transfer the HUMMER brand to the Chinese company, production of 2010 HUMMER H3 and H3T models destined for the U.S. is expected to begin in November. The news comes as many dealers have been extremely low on inventory, and some have even temporarily closed their […]

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Development of Green HUMMER Models Underway

Monday, October 12, 2009

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Development of Green HUMMER Models Underway

Now that Tengzhong has reached a definitive agreement to purchase the HUMMER brand from General Motors, plans for the brand’s future are coming to light including more fuel-efficient technology and renewable fuel models. “Tengzhong has been aware of the importance of energy-efficient vehicles,” said Yang Yi, CEO of Tengzhong, in an interview with China Daily. […]

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Official: GM Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell HUMMER

Friday, October 9, 2009

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Official: GM Signs Definitive Agreement to Sell HUMMER

We now have official word that General Motors and China’s Tengzhong have signed definitive agreements to transfer ownership of the HUMMER brand (complete release below). “The investment from Tengzhong in Hummer will give the company the capital it needs to create new products and focus on the brand in a manner that it deserves,” HUMMER’s […]

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CEO Says HUMMER Deal is On Track

Wednesday, October 7, 2009

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HUMMER’s CEO Jim Taylor confirmed that the deal to sell the off-road brand to China’s Tengzhong is on track and that discussions are continuing. “The parties have been in frequent discussions working closely to finalize a definitive agreement,” Taylor told Bloomberg in an emailed statement. “Talks are on track. It would be inappropriate to comment […]

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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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