Domestic HUMMER Production to Increase Under New Ownership

About 30 percent of HUMMER sales occur outside of the United States, with GM’s South Africa plant building the overseas right-hand drive H3. According to PickupTrucks.com, the new HUMMER owner is expected to move world-wide H3 production to the U.S. plant in Shreveport, LA. A HUMMER spokesperson said that under …

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GM Reaches Preliminary Agreement on HUMMER Sale

As expected, General Motors announced Tuesday morning that it has reached a preliminary agreement with an unnamed buyer for the HUMMER brand and has entered into a memorandum of understanding with that investor. It’s estimated that a successful sale of HUMMER could save more than 3,000 U.S. Jobs in engineering, …

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GM To Announce Pending HUMMER Sale

On Sunday we learned that GM was closing in on a HUMMER sale with an undisclosed investor, and its expected General Motors will make that message official sometime Tuesday. According to initial reports, GM has settled on a buyer that could take over as early as the 3rd quarter this …

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What GM’s Bankruptcy Means for HUMMER

After GM declared bankruptcy this morning, many are wondering what this will mean for HUMMER’s future as well as its current operations. The short answer: Not much. In his remarks Monday afternoon, CEO Fritz Henderson emphasized that GM is still open for business, and that all warranty, service, and customer …

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Bankruptcy, Presidential Address, GM Press Conference Coming Midday LIVE on HUMMERGuy.net

General Motors officially filed for bankruptcy Monday morning giving the U.S. Government between a 60 and 70 percent share of the troubled automaker. President Obama will address the nation on the issue around 11:55 a.m. eastern time, immediately followed by GM’s press conference with President and CEO Fritz Henderson. New …

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GM Closing on HUMMER Sale

According to the Wall Street Journal, General Motors is “closing in on the sale of its HUMMER brand with an undisclosed investor.” Potential investors have included Chinese companies as well as other international investors, though GM could not release any more details due to pending negotiations. Sources familiar with the …

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HUMMER Announcement Expected in Near Future

Some reports indicated that we may have an announcement on HUMMER today, though nothing has come to light just yet. Speaking to WSBT News, HUMMER spokesperson Nick Richards said today that GM/HUMMER is, “still in discussions with a pair of serious bidders,” and that, “We are working through the final …

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New Colors Added to 2010 HUMMER Lineup

Amidst the acquisition of HUMMER playing out (it’s possible we may have some answers today, according to several news reports), we’ve received the first information about the 2010 HUMMER lineup. Since most the upgrades due out in 2010 were put on hold, (e.g. next generation H2, V6 for H3), we …

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HUMMER H2 Turned Rolling Memorial

This Memorial Day, we wanted to bring you the story of Army Ranger Kristofer Thomas and his proud mother Deborah Getz. Deborah experienced the worst nightmare any service-person’s parent could imagine: On February 17th, 2007, she was notified by two decorated Army officers that her son had been killed in …

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Head of HUMMER, Cadillac, Saab Stepping Down

After just a year on the job as the director of GM’s Premium Divisions (Cadillac, Saab, and HUMMER), Mark McNabb has resigned and will leave GM on June 1st. McNabb came from Nissan to work at General Motors in May of 2008, and according to GM, McNabb left on his …

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Utah’s Raser Technologies Involved in HUMMER Brand Bidding

Raser Technologies, the same Utah-based company that was instrumental in designing the 100 MPG Electric HUMMER H3, is reportedly one of the companies bidding to purchase HUMMER from General Motors according to KSL TV in Utah, who spoke with Raser CEO Brent Cook. The Raser Technologies team was in Washington …

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