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HUMMER in 2012 – The Brand, The Vehicles, and The Customers

Saturday, February 25, 2012

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Even though I haven’t been updating the site as regularly as I had in the past, I still continue to see a lot of traffic and get a lot of questions via the contact page and the facebook page. So, I thought it may be time for a quick update on the status of HUMMER […]

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HUMMER Brand Sale On Track & Stage 10 Dakar Update

Tuesday, January 12, 2010

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While we’ve been spending most of our time covering Team HUMMER and Robby Gordon’s trek at the Dakar race, we haven’t brought you much in regards to General Motor’s plans to unload the HUMMER brand to China’s Sichuan Tengzhong – mainly because there haven’t been any updates other than GM’s CEO Ed Whitacre making a […]

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GM to Shut Down SAAB, HUMMER Becomes Last Brand Liquidation Hopeful

Friday, December 18, 2009

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GM to Shut Down SAAB, HUMMER Becomes Last Brand Liquidation Hopeful

Reducing the number of total brands offered was one of the key components in General Motors’ restructuring plan announced earlier this year. Pontiac was to be shut down, and Saturn, Saab, and HUMMER were to be sold or shut down. GM announced today that Saab would be shut down, leaving HUMMER as the only brand […]

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Ask Jim Part 4: HUMMER Dealers

Thursday, December 17, 2009

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Ask Jim Part 4: HUMMER Dealers

In 2002, General Motors awarded the HUMMER franchise to a handful of top-tier dealers that had strong reputations for customer service and sales success. As HUMMER becomes independent and grows its international presence, several have questions about their local dealerships, and HUMMER CEO Jim Taylor answered their questions. Check back for our final installment tomorrow, […]

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Ask Jim Part 3: New HUMMER Brand Ownership

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

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When the HUMMER brand becomes independent from GM, it will also be getting a new parent company in China’s Sichuan Tengzhong . While the new ownership will essentially allow HUMMER to operate as an independent U.S. company making its own decisions, some may still be uneasy about having the parent company overseas. In part three […]

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Live Video: Bob Lutz’s Speech at the LA Auto Show

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

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Bob Lutz stepped in to deliver GM’s keynote speech Wednesday from the LA Auto Show after the automaker ousted its CEO Fritz Henderson on Tuesday. After a lengthy intro, Lutz announced that he would not be taking any questions about the “real story” behind Henderson’s departure, and joked that everyone would have to wait for […]

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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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