Hummer Going the Way of the Dodo

Feb 26, 2010
The days appear to be numbered for General Motors' brand of oversize musclemobiles that we know as Hummer. The Detroit automaker has failed to seal the deal with a Chinese buyer in time to save the SUV line, which is looking more and more like the relic of pre-recessionary excess (not to mention gas-guzzling impudence) that it is.

End of a Supersized Era

Dec 24, 2008
Gas prices and fiscal concerns are causing the demise of the American-made sport utility vehicle, a welcome development in the eyes of many fellow drivers but one that also spells the end for thousands of American jobs.
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Have Your Hummer and Hug It Too

Apr 13, 2007
Arnold Schwarzenegger wants to make the environmental movement sexy Why get rid of Hummers, California's governor argued Wednesday, when you can make them run on biofuel and hydrogen, like his? Schwarzenegger has a warning for politicians who stand in the way of environmental progress: "Your political base will melt away as surely as the polar ice caps  ".

Kicking the SUV Habit — Finally

Aug 19, 2006
Ford announced its largest production cuts in 20 years, blaming high gas prices for customers shifting away from its pickups and SUVs and toward higher-mileage models We were wondering how long it would take Americans to wean themselves from their SUV addiction Now, if we could just get a few more of these next-generation electric cars on the road.