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Hummer officially shuttered as GM receive no viable bids for off-road brand
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8th Apr 2010
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Hummer officially shuttered as GM receive no viable bids for off-road brand

It's official: General Motors has today announced it will shutter its Hummer brand following the collapse of sales talks with China’s Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery. GM's Director of Network Support, Jim Bunnell made the announcement to the brand's 153 US dealers today, saying that although GM is still open to other offers for its premium off-road division, it has yet to receive any viable bids.
Matt Brogan
Pontiac Vibe included in Toyota sticking accelerator recall
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24th Jan 2010
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Pontiac Vibe included in Toyota sticking accelerator recall

The Pontiac Vibe has been included in Toyota’s sticking accelerator recall that has affected more than 2.3 million vehicles in the US. The Vibe crossover is the sister car to the Toyota Matrix and is engineered and built in California by Toyota. General Motors spokesman, Alan Adler, said his company had not received any complaints about the 2009-2010 Vibe’s accelerator pedals sticking, but said it was now arranging for the recall work to be performed at GMC and Buick dealerships.
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Tim Beissmann
Bob Lutz: Pontiac G8 "too good to waste"
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12th Jul 2009
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Bob Lutz: Pontiac G8 "too good to waste"

George Skentzos
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12th Jul 2009
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Bob Lutz: Pontiac G8 "too good to waste"

Bob Lutz: Pontiac G8 "too good to waste"
George Skentzos
GM CEO confirms G8 will die with Pontiac
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6th Jun 2009
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GM CEO confirms G8 will die with Pontiac

With its adoptive parent stricken from the General Motors portfolio, it seems the Pontiac G8 is likely to suffer the same fate with General Motors President and CEO Fritz Henderson announcing that the Australian sedan would not be migrated to a new brand. During a web chat earlier this week on GM's FastLane blog, Mr. Henderson made it quite clear that the company had no plans to keep the G8 following the company's restructuring.
George Skentzos
Pontiac G8 GXP sedan priced from US$39,995
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17th Dec 2008
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Pontiac G8 GXP sedan priced from US$39,995

Despite reports predicting its early demise, Pontiac is carrying on with its adopted Australian range having today announced official U.S. pricing for the flagship G8 GXP sedan. The HSV Clubsport R8-equivalent offers performance to rival the BMW M5 for less than half the cost, with prices starting from just US$39,995. This price includes a six-speed automatic transmission as standard, with an optional six-speed manual gearbox attracting a US$695 premium.
George Skentzos