Hummer

5 Best Vehicles to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

5 Best Vehicles to Survive the Zombie Apocalypse

What a wonderful evening for you and your date, now strolling along after seeing the latest romantic comedy. ┬áIt’s a picture perfect moment of true love about to be suddenly interrupted by a crazed maniac leaping from the alley! He snarls and takes a hefty bite right out of your date! You run him off […]

Do You Own America's Most Embarrassing Car?

Do You Own America’s Most Embarrassing Car?

There are more than a few cars that I cringe at when I see them rolling down the road, always wondering “WTF were they thinking when they made that monstrosity?” But the fact that people still buy the damn things proves how terrible our tastes are. To be fair, each car is made for a […]

How to Heart a GM Performance Parts V-8 Crate Engine

How to Heart a GM Performance Parts V-8 Crate Engine

The Barrett-Jackson Auction has risen from modesty in Scottsdale, Arizona to become the ideal setting to purchase the best classic and sought-after automobiles on the planet. A showcase of wealth, it’s interesting to note the beginnings of the Barrett-Jackson Auction’s foundation is credited to a charity car show Tom Barrett and Russ Jackson pieced together […]

GM Joins Recall Bandwagon with 1.5 Million Cars

GM Joins Recall Bandwagon with 1.5 Million Cars

This is turning into a rough week for American automobile manufacturers as two of three major companies placed vehicles on the recall list. While the Chrysler Group started this work week with three separate recalls affecting just under 600,000 vehicles collectively, General Motors has most recently eclipsed Chrysler’s vehicle total. Announcing a recall of 1.5 […]

Chinese Company Doesn't Want Hummer After All

Chinese Company Doesn’t Want Hummer After All

GM just announced that the deal to sell the failing Hummer brand to Chinese company Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machines Co., Ltd. fell through. No specifics were given, only that they were “unable to complete the acquisition of HUMMER.” Way to be specific there, boys. As a result, GM is shutting down Hummer completely, Pontiac-style. […]

GM Finds Buyer For Hummer

GM Finds Buyer For Hummer

Hot on the heals of GM filing for bankruptcy (gulp!!) comes some the welcome good news that The General has finally found a buyer for Hummer. Hummer sales have been in a free fall for months and month, and the last time I looked, they were down over SIXTY percent. So the sale of Hummer […]

New For Earth Day 2009, It's The Hummer Hybrid!!

New For Earth Day 2009, It’s The Hummer Hybrid!!

No, it’s no joke, and no, I’m not kidding, someone is really making a Hummer Hybrid. And seriously, my first thought was, “I bet Schwarzenegger just LOVES this.” See, the Governator has a penchant for big SUVs, but he’s also more than a little bit green. For example, he has FOUR Mercedes G-wagens, but he’s […]

GM Shrinking to 4 Brands, Pontiac to 4 Models

GM Shrinking to 4 Brands, Pontiac to 4 Models

According to an interview with Automotive News, Troy Clarke, GM’s North American president, General Motors will keep its promise to Congress to drastically cut costs AND brands. Clarke said that GM will now focus its “product and marketing resources” on Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC. That means Pontiac, Saturn, Saab and HUMMER face an uncertain […]