GM builds 33 million dollar test center

One issue a lot of potential H3 buyers have is the availability of side-curtain air bags (or lack there of)…The good news is a new roll-over test center built by GM will help bring those technologies onto production lines sooner.

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GM Chairman excited about H3

Just a few days after GM announced they’re cutting 25,000 jobs, GM’s Chairman said that he’s ‘excited’ and ‘very enthused’ about the new H3. With the goal of 20-30,000 units sold by the end of the year, its pretty obvious that the people of Shreveport don’t have much to worry …

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H3 Wins Auto Interior Award

The Hummer H3 beat out competitors like the Jeep Grand Cherokee and the Nissan Pathfinder to grab “Interior of the Year” award for popular-priced trucks. Not bad for the very first year of production!

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Hummers at Macy*s???

Macy*s doesn’t seem like the most likely place to find hummer stuff, but thanks to GM, you can now get some new hummer products at your local department store. On the list is hummer deodorant, bodywash, and cologne. I can’t imagine this stuff ever taking off–but I have to admit, …

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Employee Discount on Hummer H2

GM announced that for the first time ever anyone can get an H2 at the same special pricing that GM employees get. This is pretty cool since normally Hummer isn’t part of GM’s big promotions, but this time around the 2005 H2s are included. When you’re getting eight grand off, …

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Hummer Sales up 62%

Most people think that soaring gas prices in the last year have hurt hummer sales. In fact, compared to this time last year, Hummer’s sales are up 68%. This is partly due to the newly released H3, but very few have actually been ‘sold’ or delivered. UPDATE: Hummer and Cadillac …

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Hummer Trademark Infringement

A Hong Kong toy company now has to pay Hummer 1.3 million US dollars for selling the trademarked Hummer in American Kmart and Toys-r-us stores. The Hong Kong company announced that “extensive legal action will be taken, using all possible means, in the case of encroachment on intellectual property rights.” …

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Avis adds Hummer H3 to rental lineup

Rent-a-car company Avis announced they’re going to ad the new Hummer H3 to some of their rent-a-car markets. The decision came after customers requested more ‘fun’ vehicles to drive.

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Hummer H1 Alpha

This isn’t new info, but the Washington Times just had an article about the upgrades for the 2006 Hummer H1 Alpha. I drove an H1 Alpha Wagon earlier today–The biggest difference I noticed was the sound of the engine. The new Duramax is slightly more subtle (if there is such …

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New Hummer Competitor?

A Romanian company which manufactures the Cross Lander 244x–dubbed the “Poor Man’s Hummer“–is trying to get their $20,000 product into the US market–without much success. They’ve failed to meet the US safety regulations, and production has just about stopped. This just may be the best vehicle out of eastern Europe …

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