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January 30, 2020, 9am PST
GM's first non-internal combustion engine vehicle assembly plant will be in the form of 35-year-old plant straddling the Detroit-Hamtramck border thanks in part to a $2.27 billion state tax credit. Electric pickups, SUVs, and AVs will be produced.
Detroit Free Press
June 5, 2015, 9am PDT
A Hummer weighs 2.6 times more than a Prius C, so it must contribute that much more to road wear, right? Actually, that's wrong, not even close. To understand the main cause of road wear, one must look at heavy, not light trucks.
OReGO Communications
July 25, 2011, 2pm PDT
2 architects from the firm HPlusF took on the challenge of taking a Hummer and redesigning it into a modular dwelling. Thus, the HummerHaus.
February 25, 2010, 2pm PST
After a last-ditch attempt to sell the Hummer brand to a Chinese company fell through, GM has declared it will shut it down.
The Huffington Post
September 28, 2009, 8am PDT
A new study interviewed Hummer owners, and found that owners feel that their choice of vehicle perfectly reflects their moral values.
May 25, 2009, 11am PDT
While driving an electric Hummer H3, Senator Hatch proclaimed that policy for the auto industry "must address our real need for larger vehicles."
December 5, 2008, 2pm PST
A victim of soaring gas prices, a slumping economy and a changing public consciousness, the Hummer appears headed for extinction.