Fritz Henderson Stepping Down as GM CEO

Details are just now coming that General Motors CEO Fritz Henderson will step down from his post, and Ed Whitacre will act as interim President and CEO. Whitacre held a live press conference Tuesday afternoon and read a prepared statement with the news. According to officials at the Treasury Department …

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HUMMER HX Video Game Debut in DiRT2

HUMMER’s are known for their strong performances in off-road races in real life, and now they’re becoming more and more common in off-road video games. We’ve seen H1s, H2s, and H3s in video games before – but the HUMMER HX makes its video game debut in DiRT 2, the newest …

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Five HUMMER Things to be Thankful For

Whether you’re a HUMMER owner, enthusiast, or future owner, there’s plenty to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. A year ago, HUMMER fans were smack in the middle of GM’s “Strategic Review” of the brand, which actually provided more questions than answers about HUMMERs future. Just in the last 60 days, …

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Team HUMMER’s Baja 1000 Wins Made Official

You know it’s a pretty grueling race when out of a total field of 328 vehicles, only 185 even cross the finish line. Team HUMMER and Rod Hall Racing’s two H3s were not only in the group that made it through all 672 miles of the Baja 1000, their first …

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Team HUMMER and Rod Hall Racing Unofficial Winners of Two Baja 1000 Classes

Rod Hall Racing and Team HUMMER fielded two HUMMERs in the 2009 Baja 1000, and the unofficial results indicate that both clinched the #1 spot in their respective classes. Chad Hall, driving a near flawless run in the HUMMER H3 Alpha, crossed the finish line at 10:52 AM Saturday remains …

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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 …

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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 …

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HUMMER Jump Starts Season of Giving

“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 …

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World’s First Crowdsourced Car to Compete with HUMMER?

If I were to describe a vehicle (especially around here) as offering a “premium, authentic off -road experience,” HUMMER may be the first vehicle to mind. However, that’s how Local Motors describes their “Rally Fighter,” which is the world’s first automobile to be designed using crowdsourcing. If you’re new to …

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