Buying A Hummer Is A Lot Harder Than You Might Think

As many of you know, I recently purchased a Hummer. For those of you who don't know much about the Hummer, allow me to explain: this is a hardcore, serious, off-road-ready military vehicle designed to do battle in camel-infested nations, except mine has a CD player. » 3/10/15 3:02pm 3/10/15 3:02pm

The Custom Hearses Of The Polish President’s Funeral

Polish President Lech Kaczynski and 95 others were killed in a plane crash on April 10th. Yesterday, over 100,000 mourners turned out for his funeral in Krakow where a Maserati Quattroporte and Hummer H1 served as hearses. » 4/19/10 2:30pm 4/19/10 2:30pm

Hummer H1 Ugly Edition: Slant Nose, Ostrich Skin Interior

The car that will tell everyone you haven't moved on from your days as a semi-successful TV action star in the early ‘90s, this horribly ugly slant-nosed Hummer H1 is one of only two ever made. » 7/01/09 9:30am 7/01/09 9:30am

Man Hand-Building Hummer H1 From Ford Scraps

A madman Ford nut is hand-building an incredible Hummer H1 replica on the bones of a junker Ford F-150. The full scope of this fabrication fest can only be appreciated in the huge gallery below. » 5/28/09 12:00pm 5/28/09 12:00pm

GM: Sale Of Hummer Is "Urgent"

Automotive News » 9/03/08 10:00am 9/03/08 10:00am reports that GM President and Chief Operating Officer Fritz Henderson told reporters at a recent press conference in India that the is on an "urgent basis." That's no surprise, since is predicting a US vehicle market of around 14 million units for 2008, down from 16 million units last year. Why the…

Gigantic Burning Man Hummer Is A Bummer

No, this isn't a ploy by Hummer to finally break through into the hippie subconscious. Artists at this year's Burning Man festival have built a gigantic Hummer, named the Bummer, meant to get us thinking about consumerism or something. [ SFGate » 9/02/08 2:40pm 9/02/08 2:40pm, Photo: Frederic Larson/The Chronicle ]

Changfeng Gives Up On Getting Hummer From GM

China Car Times » 8/22/08 10:40am 8/22/08 10:40am offers more details on our earlier report that no company seems to want a Hummer from GM, giving us the low-down on insider reasons why Changfeng's in denial. The Chinese automaker was apparently interested enough — and GM open enough — to visit the Hummer production facilities, but subsequently…

Report: GM Caught Not Soliciting Hummer Offers

A new report in the Detroit News » 8/21/08 10:20am 8/21/08 10:20am states that, while the automaker has received a number of inquiries about the brand, General Motors has neither solicited offers for Hummer nor engaged in discussions with potential buyers. GM is trying to downplay of interest in Hummer by Russian businessman (now by Deripaska), and…

GM In Talks To Buy Out Hummer Dealerships

Automotive News reports that General Motors is bribing incentivizing moribund Hummer dealers by prepaying them second- and third-quarter bonuses based upon 2007 sales. The company is also reportedly talking to many dealer principals behind-the-scenes about buyout options, attempting to smooth the transition to a brand… » 7/28/08 10:20am 7/28/08 10:20am

More Evidence Points To Hummer Sale; Russians, Chinese Interested?

More evidence is emerging that GM is moving quickly to solve its Hummer problem. The Detroit Free Press reports today on John Voss, a Dayton-area dealer who purchased a Hummer franchise in April, who says that GM offered to refund his money. "They have three choices and they said they want to make this decision very… » 6/19/08 12:15pm 6/19/08 12:15pm

Hummer To Join Fred, Be Not-Yet-Dead?

Mark Phelan, columnist for the Detroit Free Press, today argues both sides of the "should Hummer stay or should it go?" coin. On one hand, Hummer's gas-sucking asshole image isn't doing GM any favors, and poor sales numbers make the abuse harder to absorb. On the other hand, Hummers are truly capable vehicles with a… » 6/17/08 11:20am 6/17/08 11:20am

Humvee-Based Coggiola T-REX Makes Escalades Tremble

Tired of all those Escalade, Cayenne, and H2 drivers looking down on you from their suburban luxo-ute towers? Well, we've just the vehicle for you to one-up them with. This Hummer H1-based monstrosity is called the Coggiola T-REX. Standing over 7-feet tall and nearly 18-feet long, it is absolutely massive. And what's… » 4/24/08 11:20am 4/24/08 11:20am

All Eyes on Tupac Shakur's 1996 Hummer, Now for Sale on eBay

Apparently the '96 Hummer H1 owned at one time by rapper Tupac Shakur is now up for auction on eBay for the bargain basement price of just $200,000. No, seriously — two hundred large. And why wouldn't you want to spend 200 Grover Clevelands (or more!) on a used black Hummer that wasn't even the vehicle 2Pac was… » 12/26/07 9:45am 12/26/07 9:45am