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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Hummers = Daring

GM spends about $3.2 billion a year in branding and advertising, and is now starting a new branding technique (Which is good, since even GM said their biggest problem was all their vehicle lines were starting to look alike). Part of their new strategy is to come out with words …

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Phony Hummer Clone

The latest scam, according to USA Today, is to cover up the fact that a vehicle is stolen by changing its Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) to a legitimate one that is registered someplace else. The article describes a couple in Warsaw, Indiana (just an hour away from Mishawaka, home of …

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Hummer Quality Soars

Hummer fans may have questioned last year’s J.D. Power and Associates survey which ranked Hummer dead last for quality, but they might like this year’s survey better. According to Autoweek, Hummer was the most improved brand in the 2005 quality rankings. Hummer defects dropped from 173 to 110 per 100 …

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