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Team HUMMER Sets Championship Sights at 2008 Baja 1000

In just a few weeks Team HUMMER will compete in the most famous off-road race in the world, the Baja 1000. As the final race in this year’s SCORE International racing season, it will also set the scene for Team HUMMER’s attempt to win the overall season’s points championship in …

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Gas Prices Fall, HUMMER Sales Unaffected

Contrary to the inverse relationship that fuel costs and HUMMER sales had earlier in the year, the sudden dramatic drop in gas prices has not produced a dramatic rise in HUMMER sales. This past weekend, we were down in San Antonio and were able to fill up an H2 at …

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First HUMMER H3T Buyer Tracked to Oklahoma

Our friends at PickupTrucks.com recently tracked down the first person in the country to take delivery of the new HUMMER H3T pickup. As it turns out, that person was Kevin Hern who purchased the H3T for his business from a dealership in Oklahoma. The truck is the 8th HUMMER Hern …

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The HUMMER Club Featured on Comedy Central’s Colbert Report

When the Colbert Report contacts the national HUMMER Club about attending an event, you know that every stereotype will be exploited for comedic relief. That’s what happened on last night’s show when Colbert described the HUMMER club as, “a group of HUMMER conservationists out to preserve this great symbol,” in …

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Wild Wild West HUMMER H3 Gets Real Wagon Wheels

Art can mean a lot of things to a lot of people, but in London, artist Matthew Harrison wanted his work to be ‘Like Nothing Else.’ The HUMMER H3 has been equipped with real wooden wagon wheels to “create a sculpture that is a mixture of art, engineering and motoring.” …

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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 …

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General Motors (HUMMER) and Chrysler (Jeep) Talk Merger

Last week it was brought to light that General Motors and Chrysler have been in high-level talks about a possible merger. With General Motors being the parent company of HUMMER, and Chrysler the parent company of arch-rival Jeep, we were wondering what would happen if the two brands were forced …

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Extended Test Drive and Review: 2009 HUMMER H3T

This past weekend we got a chance to tool around town in HUMMER’s newest vehicle and first true pickup: The 2009 HUMMER H3T. The one we were driving was nicely equipped with after-market 20-inch wheels with Nitto tires, a diamond-plate bed cover from Diamondback, plus factory roof rails, steps, and …

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