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More Hot Server Action: Your Ten Most Popular Vehicles
More Hot Server Action: Your Ten Most Popular Vehicles

With last month’s Detroit auto show and its hordes of concept cars, production cars, and high-resolution photography, it’s understandable why all the top vehicle searches in January at TheCarConnection.com were vehicles shown in Detroit. Maybe TCC readers are looking for a Jeep alternative, but...Read More»

HUMMER Web Site Nabs New H3T Truck

It's embargo time again for Chicago's auto show - and the new HUMMER H3T is the latest victim to fall. HUMMERguy.net's Web site says this photo was taken in anticipation of a Detroit show debut, but of course HUMMER had an HX concept for the ongoing Cobo affair earlier this month. The new HUMMER...Read More»

What Do HUMMER and Saab Have in Common?

GM Chairman, Rick Wagoner, made it very clear that in GM's opinion, ethanol is the bridge fuel that crosses the imposing canyon separating today's petroleum needs with tomorrow's hydrogen-powered electric hybrid promises. To make his point, GM introduced two E85-powered "concepts." One was the...Read More»

2008 HUMMER HX Concept - Jabonski
2008 HUMMER HX Concept

General Motors is known to have had its eye on the niche occupied by the Jeep Wrangler. And at the Detroit auto show next week, it will reveal more of its intentions to field a Wrangler competitor in the shape of the HUMMER HX concept. HUMMER's general manager, Martin Walsh said, "We've made our...Read More»

2010 HUMMER H2 SUT
2010 HUMMER H2 SUT Spied!

Judging by this prototype caught under test, it looks like the HUMMER H2 SUT is on the verge of a growth spurt. This H2 SUT tester — parading around in what appears to be a faux army paint scheme (complete with star) — has clearly been lengthened behind the rear doors. It appears that a good...Read More»

2008 HUMMER H3 Alpha
Power: Younger Buyers Avoiding Domestics

A new study from J.D. Power & Associates offers some new insight into the steep cost American carmakers are paying for what is seen a sluggish response to rising fuel prices. The new Power study also underscored the importance of perception in consumer attitudes toward various vehicles and...Read More»

HUMMER Wedding Unites Couple, Marketing

The trend of underwritten weddings—think Star Jones’ shameless sponsor-shopping—is taking on a distinct odor of gasoline this weekend, when a Nevada couple is united in holy matrimony in the beds of HUMMER trucks, hopefully with hundreds of press in attendance. A skimpy press...Read More»

2009 HUMMER H3T Spied! - The Car Connection

Codenamed GMT745, the long-anticipated HUMMER H3T was spotted over the weekend, sporting a crew-cab configuration. Our spies are talking about an August 2008 model launch. We recall two HUMMER chief executives ago, being polled on which truck we'd first put a HUMMER badge on. Should this one be...Read More»

Prius Versus HUMMER: Exploding the Myth

Over the past year, there has been an explosion of stories raising questions about the real environmental cost of hybrids. One of the most misleading ones, which has been spread by countless blogs over the past several weeks, and cited without verification by several sources that appear reputable...Read More»

Caddy Donates Big Eight to H2

Cadillac’s awfully generous these days. It’s slapped its name on a Saab 9-3, it’s lending its marvy multivalve V-6 to Buick and Saturn, and now it’s giving the HUMMER H2 the courtesy of its whomping 6.2-liter, 393-horsepower V-8. In the H2 the excess displacement does a few...Read More»

Eight Cylinders, and the H3 Makes More Sense

Pardon us for not getting too excited about the HUMMER H3. We tried five-cylinders back in the Audi days and in terms of power and sex appeal, “flat” became a keyword. Now HUMMER’s fixed the primary failing of the H3 and stuffed its 5.3-liter V-8 under the hood. And where V-8s make...Read More»

2010 GMC Yukon XL 2WD 4-door 1500 SLT Grille
GM Gets In Bed with Transformers

You’ve been reading about it on the other blogs forever, bless their childhood-toy obsession. Now GM is getting all talky about their role in the live-action movie based on the Transformers cartoons, which goes into wide release in July. GM says four of the main characters in the movie...Read More»

What Time Is It? Merger Time!

It's only been hours since the news broke that GM and Chrysler may be exploring a merger - and mere minutes since XM and Sirius announced they're going to pair up to fight off the likes of HD radio and Apple's iPod. But both mergers have been on the radar of business pubs and insiders for much...Read More»

2007 HUMMER H3 Open Top
2007 HUMMER H3 Open Top

HUMMER is giving the H3 a little more safari chic at the 2007 Detroit auto show with the Open Top. By fitting the H3 with ASC’s sliding-fabric, InfiniVu roof system, the H3 has a ‘nostalgic’ feel, according to GM, apparently reminiscent of cloth-top convertible utes of the past, but with good...Read More»

Cher and Share Alike—Including HUMMERs

Celebrity generosity knows few bounds. Mel Gibson gave the LAPD a piece of his twisted mind this weekend, and now Cher is giving away HUMMERs to anyone who will pay. Well, it’s not quite what it sounds like—the sexagenarian superstar and future Vegas lounge act is auctioning off 700 of...Read More»

2006 HUMMER H1 4-Passenger Wagon Alpha Open Doors
Driver's News: May 22, 2006

 Memorial Day Car Travel Rising, But Not By MuchThe roads will still be jammed on Memorial Day weekend, but AAA says that the increase in travel on the holiday will be the smallest in four years. The travel association puts the blame squarely on gas prices, which have risen by more than a third...Read More»

2003 HUMMER H2 4-door Wagon Open Doors
2003 NADA Convention Coverage

Related Articles: NADA: Bill Ford Takes the Stage by TCC Team (1/31/2003) The NADA convention is on in San Francisco, bringing dealers to the forefront of an auto industry in transition. Stay with TCC for more from NADA, and to get continuous coverage from the convention, click over...Read More»

2004 HUMMER H2 Victory Edition
Hummer H2

It takes a modern-day Moses to part traffic in Times Square, but that’s what happened when Arnold Schwarzenegger hit the Big Apple to kick off the annual New York Auto Show. The Terminator lent some muscle for the preview of the new Hummer H2 Sport-Utility Truck, an orange behemoth loaded with an...Read More»

2003 HUMMER H2 4-door Wagon Instrument Panel
Weekly News: March 12, 2001

DC WILL LAYOFF 2700 SALARIED EMPLOYEES DaimlerChrysler announced that it plans to permanently lay off about 2700 salaried workers by the end of March. Company officials call the layoffs a step toward achieving the turnaround-plan goal of cutting 5000 white-collar workers. Nearly 2300 Chrysler Group...Read More»