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GM's rumoured Hummer pickup truck teased
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27th Jan 2020
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GM's rumoured Hummer pickup truck teased

Sadly, the simple silhouette outline doesn't tell us terribly much about the GM's first-ever electric pickup truck, which is rumoured to revive the Hummer brand. Whatever it will be branded, the new full-size electric pickup will look more like traditional petrol- and diesel-powered utes, as well as the upcoming electric Rivian R1T, than the divisively angular and groundbreaking Tesla Cybertruck.
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Derek Fung
Humvee maker heading for sale - report
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4th Oct 2018
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Humvee maker heading for sale - report

AM General, the company which makes the iconic Humvee military vehicle, is reportedly up for sale. Sources have told Reuters the owners of AM General have engaged the services of Australia's own Macquarie Group to seek out bidders for a potential auction-style sale. The private equity firms in control of the military vehicle maker are reportedly looking to sell for around US$2 billion ($2.8 billion).
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Derek Fung
2007-2009 Hummer H3 recalled in Australia
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20th Jul 2011
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2007-2009 Hummer H3 recalled in Australia

The Hummer H3 has been recalled in Australia over a potential wiring defect affecting the indicators. In total, 1951 Hummer H3 vehicles produced between 2007 and 2009 have been recalled to correct the safety defect, including 1837 vehicles in Australia and 114 in New Zealand. The official recall notice published on the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission website explains:
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Tim Beissmann
Hummer going Chinese before October
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15th Jun 2009
2 min read

Hummer going Chinese before October

Get used to this name: "Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery" (STHIM), the new owner of GM's once popular Hummer brand has announced that it aims to finalise the deal before October. STHIM General Manager Yang Yi said in an interview with the Us industry publication Autonews that his company has no intentions of transferring Hummer equipment or technology to China. Interestingly the Chinese company will also not take on any debt accrued by the current business.
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Alborz Fallah
GM to sell Hummer - now it's serious
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19th Oct 2008
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GM to sell Hummer - now it's serious

With the world financial crisis going from bad to worse, General Motors is under immense pressure to raise cash. One of the ways it which the company believes it can achieve this is by off loading struggling brand Hummer. GM has today sent a prospectus to potential buyers of the iconic brand. "Today we began the process of getting offering materials to interested parties,'' GM spokeswoman Joanne Krell said in an e-mail message.
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Alborz Fallah