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Ask Jim Part 2: Future HUMMER Models

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

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Ask Jim Part 2: Future HUMMER Models

HUMMER’s CEO Jim Taylor answered questions about 2010 production and the possibility of diesel models in the U.S. in part 1 of the latest Ask Jim series – and today we’re bringing you more questions and answers about future models such as the H4. Included is Jim’s comment about having 5 new HUMMER models within […]

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HUMMER Purchase Approval Unlikely This Week

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

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HUMMER Purchase Approval Unlikely This Week

HUMMER’s self imposed goal of wrapping up the brand’s sale to Chinese company Tengzhong this week is unlikely to be fulfilled. In November, HUMMER CEO Jim Taylor said that approval process was expected to take four to six weeks, and the week of December 1st would mark week six. According to Reuters, the Chinese Ministry […]

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GM To Produce HUMMERs Through 2011, Possibly 2012

Friday, November 20, 2009

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GM To Produce HUMMERs Through 2011, Possibly 2012

Earlier this week was the first time we’ve heard official talk about vehicles as far out as the H5, and how that vehicle along with the H4 based on the HX concept may eventually replace the H2 and H3. However, that doesn’t mean the latter vehicles will be going anywhere anytime soon. Under the terms […]

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Rod Hall and Team HUMMER Return to Baja 1000

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

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Rod Hall and Team HUMMER Return to Baja 1000

Following the close of the 2008 Baja racing season, HUMMER was forced to sever its ties to Rod Hall Racing (aka Team HUMMER) while General Motors undertook its “strategic review” of the brand. After GM came to a definitive agreement to sell HUMMER to Tengzhong, the brand announced its renewed commitment to Rod Hall Racing […]

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HUMMER Brand to Define Tagline, Increase Advertising, Build H4 and H5

Monday, November 16, 2009

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HUMMER Brand to Define Tagline, Increase Advertising, Build H4 and H5

HUMMER has some big changes in the near future, and that means it’s CEO Jim Taylor has a very large to-do list. On that list are kick-starting HUMMER sales, spending big on advertising, defining the “Like Nothing Else,” tagline, and increasing HUMMER’s product portfolio to include smaller vehicles like the H4 and H5. “All our […]

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HUMMER’s New Business Model to be Leaner, Faster

Monday, November 9, 2009

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HUMMER’s New Business Model to be Leaner, Faster

One good thing about buying a General Motors vehicle is that you know every single piece of the vehicle has undergone extensive tests for durability and performance. Unfortunately, the way GM conducts that process can take several years which significantly slows down the release of new features and new vehicles. HUMMER is looking to break […]

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HUMMER CEO Confirms $150 Million Price Tag

Sunday, November 1, 2009

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HUMMER CEO Confirms $150 Million Price Tag

HUMMER CEO Jim Taylor was in China recently where he did a TV interview with CCTV, and according to the report, Taylor said that the price of the purchase is around $150 million, making it the first time anyone official from GM or Tengzhong has mentioned dollar amounts. When asked why the brand wasn’t sold […]

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Ask Jim Round 2: HUMMER’s CEO Takes Your Questions

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

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Ask Jim Round 2: HUMMER’s CEO Takes Your Questions

If you missed our first Ask Jim feature where HUMMERGuy.net readers got to submit their questions to HUMMER’s CEO Jim Taylor, you now have a second chance. Jim answered a bunch of questions in the first round, so you may want to make sure your question isn’t a duplicate of what has already been asked. […]

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2010 H3 Spotted Sporting New Color

Sunday, October 25, 2009

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2010 H3 Spotted Sporting New Color

U.S. Production of 2010 HUMMER H3 and H3T models will begin Monday, but at least a few of each were produced earlier in the year for special events and testing. We saw the 2010 H3T debut during The HUMMER Club’s trip to Drummond Island, and this photo (taken at HUMMER’s off-road driving academy) is the […]

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Shreveport Mayor Petitions Washington Officials to Expedite HUMMER Deal

Friday, October 23, 2009

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Shreveport, LA Mayor Cedric Glover was in Washington D.C. this week and met with top government officials in the Whitehouse. Glover was there to stress the importance of keeping HUMMER manufacturing in his town and the importance of expediting the approval process of the HUMMER sale. Mayor Glover, fresh off a trip to China, met […]

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GM CEO Satisfied with HUMMER Terms of Sale

Monday, October 19, 2009

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GM CEO Satisfied with HUMMER Terms of Sale

General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson says that he’s “satisfied” with the definitive agreement they made with Sichuan Tengzhong to unload the HUMMER brand. China Daily asked Henderson what if he was pleased with the terms of the deal which had been rumored to be around $150 Million. This was his response: “We have not made […]

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