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Company nameHummer
Company typeDivision
HeadquartersDetroit, Michigan, United States
Products(H1) pickup truck, SUV (H2, H3), Sport utility vehicles
ParentGeneral Motors

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Hummer was a brand of trucks marketed since 1992 by AM General when it began selling the civilian version of the M998 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV or Hum-Vee).

In 1998 General Motors purchased the brand name and marketed three vehicles: the original Hummer H1, based on the military High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV, or Humvee), and the Hummer H2 and the Hummer H3 models that were based on other, smaller civilian-market GM platforms.

The business viability of the Hummer brand was under review by GM management since 2008. The brand was not transferred to Motors Liquidation Company as part of the GM bankruptcy in 2009; instead, it was retained by GM in order to investigate selling the brand.

Chinese automaker Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Company announced in 2009 that it would acquire the Hummer brand, pending government approvals. However, the Chinese industrial equipment maker withdrew its bid after failing to win approval from Chinese regulators. According to Reuters, the Ministry of Commerce of the People's Republic of China rejected the deal on February 24, 2010, but a spokesperson for ministry denies that it rejected the application that has been stalled for eight months.

At the end of February 2010, General Motors announced it would begin dismantling the Hummer brand. Two days later, the automaker announced it had been approached with new offers for the brand after the deal with Sichuan Tengzhong could not be completed.

By April 2010, any sale of the brand became unlikely as inventory was depleted and Hummer dealerships began shutting down. After filling a rental car fleet order, the last Hummer H3 rolled off line at Shreveport on May 24, 2010.

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Chilean president's brother gets fine, community service for crash between his ... - The Canadian Press Tweet this news
The Canadian Press---...- has to pay $11500 and perform 50 hours of community service in a deal to suspend drunk driving charges after his -Hummer- totalled an Austin Mini. ... - Date : Mon, 02 Aug 2010 20:55:18 GMT+00:00
Woman accused of sex with teen foster son goes on trial - Minneapolis Star Tribune Tweet this news
Minneapolis Star Tribune--On June 15, 2009, Scott County sheriff's deputies responded to a domestic disturbance after the youth damaged a -Hummer- parked in her driveway. ... - Date : Thu, 05 Aug 2010 04:10:45 GMT+00:00
When you can't get around traffic, drive over it - Dallas Morning News (blog) Tweet this news
Dallas Morning News (blog)--This might not be the solution for our traffic woes in North Texas, but I sure wouldn't mind watching this big boy take out a -Hummer- or two on the Central ... - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 23:48:07 GMT+00:00
The Most Dangerous Trucks - Forbes Tweet this news
Forbes--But some trucks and truck-based SUVs still posted declines in sales for the month, including the Chevrolet Colorado and -Hummer- H3. ... - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 23:55:28 GMT+00:00
Infamous fatal-crash SUV sold in auction - Winnipeg Sun Tweet this news
Winnipeg Sun--At a high bid of $9300, the white 2005 -Hummer- H2 was one of more than 300 vehicles sold at Manitoba Public Insurance's weekly salvage auction Wednesday. ... - Date : Thu, 05 Aug 2010 03:40:14 GMT+00:00
Nassif reveals more of shady past - News24 Tweet this news
News24--His -Hummer-, bought in the United States, was registered in Botswana, he told Hodes when questioned about how he got a permit for this vehicle. ... - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 13:37:23 GMT+00:00
Chart: July auto sales - Detroit Free Press Tweet this news
Detroit Free Press--GM includes Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet, GMC, -Hummer-, Pontiac, and Saturn. Ford includes Lincoln, Mercury and Volvo. Chrysler includes Chrysler, Dodge, ... - Date : Wed, 04 Aug 2010 07:06:53 GMT+00:00
Pacheco: From tailor's help to driving a Hummer - Times of India Tweet this news
Times of India--The bike has made way for a -Hummer-. Pacheco has come a long way since his father, a daily wage earner, took him to a tailor friend to help him earn a living ... - Date : Sat, 03 Jul 2010 22:05:54 GMT+00:00
We Checked it Out: Red Cross Hummer was from Greensboro, was donated - Burlington Times News Tweet this news
Burlington Times News--Several -Hummers- were donated to chapters of the American Red Cross in this region a few years ago, but the Red Cross chapter in Burlington did not receive ... - Date : Tue, 29 Jun 2010 21:02:25 GMT+00:00
Limo service can tailor any ride - Tweet this news - Whether you prefer a 42-foot pearl-white -Hummer- with two fireplaces and opaque disco ... - Date : Sun, 04 Jul 2010 04:13:38 GMT+00:00

US Hummer

Founded: 1992
Current vehicles: H2 * H3 * H3T ---- Discontinued vehicles: H1 ---- Concept vehicles: HX

Type 1990s 2000s 2010s
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Automotive brands of General Motors Company, and those of its affiliates and former affiliates

AffiliatesGM-AvtoVAZ * GM Daewoo (70.1%) * Shanghai GM (49%) * Wuling (34%)
Former affiliatesFiat (2000 �2005; up to 20%) * Isuzu (c.1971 �2006; up to 49%) * Lotus (c.1986 �1993; up to 100%) * Saab (c.1989 �2010; up to 100%) * Subaru (c.1999 �2006; 20%) * Suzuki (1985 �2008; up to 15%)
Defunct brandsAcadian (1962 �1971) * Asüna (1992 �1995) * Beaumont (1966 �1969) * Bedford Vehicles (1930 �1986) * Cartercar (1905 �1915) * Elmore (1893 �1912) * Geo (1989 �1997) * Hummer (1992 �2010) * LaSalle (1927 �1940) * Marquette (1929 �1930) * McLaughlin (1918 �1942) * Oakland (1907 �1931) * Oldsmobile (1897 �2004) * Passport (1988 �1991) * Pontiac (1926 �2010) * Ranger (1968 �1976) * Saturn (1985 �2010) * Scripps-Booth (1913 �1923) * Statesman (1971 �1984) * Viking (1929 �1931) * Yellow Coach (1925 �1943) |

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