HUMMER sale

Ford's Sale Of Volvo To Geely Is Expected To Close Next Week
Ford's Sale Of Volvo To Geely Is Expected To Close Next Week

We haven't heard much lately about Ford's sale of Volvo to Chinese automaker Geely. We've been hoping things were on-track, but given all the trouble GM had offloading HUMMER to Sichuan Tengzhong -- namely financing, approval from the Chinese government, and Ford's concerns about intellectual...Read More»

2008 HUMMER H3 4WD 4-door SUV Alpha Front Exterior View
It's Really Over: Last HUMMER H3 Rolls Off Louisiana Line

It's really, finally over. Yesterday, the very last HUMMER H3 rolled off the production line in Shreveport, Louisiana, part of a special order for rental-car company Avis. After a lengthy and ultimately failed effort to sell the quintessential maker of sport-utility vehicles to a Chinese company...Read More»

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A Chevy Volt-Like H3--And H5--If HUMMER Lives

Raser Technologies remains interested in acquiring GM's HUMMER brand--and plans a new model range including extended-range electric HUMMER H3 models as well as a new compact H5 off-roader if it convinces the automaker to sell it the brand and associated factories and contracts for manufacturing. GM...Read More»

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Today In Brand Sales: Volvo Deal Hits A Snag, HUMMER Probably Dead

Friday usually brings out TCC's optimistic streak, but two news items from Detroit and China have put a cloud over this otherwise sunny day. First, Geely says that its negotiations to buy Volvo from Ford have hit a roadblock, and second, GM has apparently failed to make any progress selling HUMMER...Read More»

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Zombie HUMMER H3, Saturn Outlook Rise From the Dead, Briefly

Sometimes the dead just won't stay dead. If you see some slightly ghoulish looking HUMMER H3s or Saturn Outlooks haunting your neighborhood, it's because each one has risen from the grave and re-entered production ... briefly. Though Saturn production ended last October, General Motors actually...Read More»

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HUMMER Sale Nixed By China; GM Gets New Offers?

UPDATE:  GM has just confirmed the sale to Tengzhong will not take place and that it will begin wind-down operations for the HUMMER brand. More to come -- the entire release follows at the end of this post. UPDATE 2: The Wall Street Journal says that General Motors is evaluating two late offers...Read More»

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HUMMER News: H3 Deemed Fuel-Efficient, H1-Spawning Humvee Dies

We haven't heard a lot about HUMMER lately. The closing of its sale to Chinese firm Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery has been delayed several times, vehicle sales have fallen, and U.S. production of its H3 is at a halt though it has announced 2010 updates. So we thought a couple of...Read More»

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HUMMER Granted Reprieve, Sale Deadline Extended To February 28

Just as plans were announced for Saab's bright, shiny future, one of General Motors' other orphans -- HUMMER -- has been granted a stay of execution. GM previously set a deadline of January 28 for completing the sale of HUMMER to Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Co., but both companies...Read More»

Artist Jeremy Dean with half a Hummer H2 for his work, "Back to the Futurama," January 2010
HUMMER-Hating Artist Hacks H2 Into Horse Cart, Cites Hoover

Ah, conceptual art. Clearly our country would be less colorful were it not for the efforts of, say, New York artist Jeremy Dean, who got inspired reading about horse-drawn "Hoover carts" made during the Depression from old car bodies. From there, it was just a short leap to buying a used HUMMER...Read More»

2008 HUMMER H3 4WD 4-door SUV Alpha Angular Front Exterior View
HUMMER On Hold Until GM Seals The Deal

It's official: at the end of this week, General Motors is sending HUMMER to the bench. Spokesman Nick Richards said that GM will stop producing new HUMMER vehicles until the brand's sale to Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Company is finalized. Once that milestone has been reached, GM's...Read More»

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HUMMER H3, H3T Production To Restart By November?

HUMMER's sale is all but complete--though there are some worrying details left to be handled with the Chinese government--and talk of production resuming in the Shreveport plant where the H3 and H3T are built is already starting to leak out from the company. Dealers will be glad to hear the news...Read More»

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