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EX-HUMMER CEO: Hybrid HUMMER Was Ready

Thursday, March 24, 2011

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EX-HUMMER CEO: Hybrid HUMMER Was Ready

Jim Taylor was the last in a line of top HUMMER execs, and piloted the brand through it’s last two years in existance with General Motors. He understood what the brand was about, and had engaged directly with enthusiasts – including HummerGuy.net. According to a new interview with Edmunds.com, Taylor says that the Hybrid HUMMER […]

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Deadline Extended for Completion of HUMMER Sale

Sunday, January 31, 2010

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General Motors had hoped it could unload its HUMMER brand to China’s Sichuan Tengzhong by the end of January, but as the month came to a close today the two decided to extend the deadline until the end of February. The definitive agreement between the two companies signed last year was set to expire on […]

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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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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 Jump Starts Season of Giving

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

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“I’ve been here 25 years and I’ve never seen anything quite like this,” said Kent Clark, Director of Grace Center for Hope when he saw a parade of 21 HUMMERs bringing toys, supplies, and thousands of dollars to the center in Pontiac, Michigan. The Grace Center of Hope helps the homeless and provides treatment for […]

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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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