HUMMER to return as GMC EV; 1K hp, 15,600 N·m, 0-60 in 3 seconds

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General Motors is resurrecting the HUMMER as an electric truck in the GMC family. The GMC HUMMER EV truck will showcase the GMC brand’s design and engineering and will feature 1,000 horsepower; 11,500 lb-ft (15,592 N·m) of torque; and acceleration from 0 to 60 mph in 3 seconds.

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GMC Hummer EV electric truck: First details emerge before Super Bowl ad

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Three days before a Super Bowl ad that will introduce its first all-electric truck to the world, General Motors on Thursday released a few early details of the upcoming GMC Hummer EV.

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Climate change: GM mulls an electric Hummer revival

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The idea of bringing back the Hummer brand is on the table at General Motors.

Should Hummer return, all-electric? Twitter poll results

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For those of us who remember what General Motors’ Hummer brand symbolized—especially around 2006, when sales peaked—it’s a little hard to fathom the idea that it might have any future as way for GM to green its reputation.

Hum-dinger: General Motors reportedly to revive Hummer name as GMC electric truck

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A Wall Street Journal report Friday indicated that General Motors would revive the Hummer name as soon as 2022, but instead use the name for an all-electric pickup in the GMC family.

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Should GM bring back Hummer, all-electric? Take our Twitter poll

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General Motors’ Hummer brand was officially retired in 2010, at a time when a new GM was emerging from bankruptcy, the recession pulled ostentatious guzzlers out of vogue, and there was more awareness about fuel efficiency. The Hummer brand.

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Tesla Model Y advances, Hummer returns, Lincoln and Rivian team up: Today’s Car News

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Hummer is back, as an electric GMC. GM has confirmed that its rebooted electric Hummer will indeed be a GMC—and it’s teased a few data points plus a tease. The Tesla Model Y is coming very soon, and the Model S and Model X got another range boost.

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Hummer to return to market as an EV

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General Motors has announced the return of the Hummer – not as a brand, but as an electric pickup truck model

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Hummer goes green with mini electric car

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It has been a couple of years since the demise of the much-derided Hummer. But for those of you who loved its excessive, chunky styling, then you might be pleased to know that the spirit of the Hummer lives on, albeit in a smaller, greener form, to appease our inner eco-warriors.

Schwarzenegger's hydrogen Hummer gives way to electric G-Wagen

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The movie star and former California governor previously drove a hydrogen-fueled Hummer H2, symbolizing both his love for militaristic vehicles and a general concern for the environment. Arnold Schwarzenegger has always had rather unusual taste in vehicles.

Byton big screen, Model X patrol car, Hummer electric redux: Today’s Car News

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GM is considering reviving its Hummer brand, with a twist. General Motors, which has ruled out any revival of its once-maligned Hummer brand in the past, is considering. Byton gives us a look around the interior of its upcoming electric SUV.

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Tesla Model X SUV Qualifies For $25K 'HUMMER Tax Break'

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Remember the gas-guzzler tax allowance, nicknamed the "HUMMER deduction" because it allowed small-business owners to buy massive, heavy, fuel-sucking SUVs and deduct a large piece of the cost from their taxes? The HUMMER brand went away as a result of the 2009 GM bankruptcy and government-backed restructuring.

GM confirms delay for Chevy Bolt EV refresh; GMC Hummer and Cadillac EVs on schedule

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GM earlier this month revealed details regarding a dozen future electric vehicles that it either might build or will build. The company opened up about the Ultium propulsion foundation under most of those vehicles—some of which will offer 400 miles of range or more, and up to 1,000 horsepower.

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Electric Hummer, VW electric money-making, green pavement for LA: Today’s Car News

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Hummer could be back, fully electric. Volkswagen is expecting to make money on its electric cars—as much as its internal combustion vehicles, actually. Los Angeles thinks about using recycled bottles in its roads. And which classic British car would you like to see converted to electric?

GMC Hummer EV timing, Lordstown in-wheel motors, SparkCharge test: Today’s Car News

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Lordstown plans to use the same brand of in-wheel motors as hyper-efficiency startup Aptera. SparkCharge’s mobile fast-charging systems are getting put to the test. And GM says development continues at full speed on its EVs. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.

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Hummer returns in mini electric guise

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The Hummer-a relic of our carefree, gas guzzling past is back-as an electric car. The Hummer brand, famous for its sub-10mpg vehicles, was resigned to the scrapheap by its parent firm GM back in 2010, as the car giant battled to restore itself to profitability. But as GM abandoned Hummer, so a new firm acquired [.]. Electric cars electric vehicle GM Hummer HX

Leaf batteries, Hummer poll, how Porsche sees electric: Today's Car News

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And we ask you if Hummer should come back electric. Nissan Leaf batteries are lasting a long time. Porsche lays out its vision for going electric. All this and more on Green Car Reports Porsche’s U.S. CEO used an Op-Ed in Monday’s USA Today to lay out a pragmatic position—that the future of performance cars is electrified but. Today in Car News

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Hummer achieves 100mpg

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An American green technology company has developed a hybrid Hummer capable of over 100mpg. Raser Technologies, the company behind the hybrid hummer, claims to have achieved the impossible by greening up one of the cars with the worse environmental record.

Plug-In Hybrid HUMMERs Headed For The South Pole On Biodiesel

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There's a team gearing up right now to undertake that very adventure--using a pair of plug-in hybrid Hummers. If you were going to drive to the South Pole, what vehicle would you choose? The mission is called Zero South, signifying the group's goal of being the first to reach the South Pole without using any fossil fuels. DON'T MISS: Five Vehicles. Green Off-road Plug-In Hybrids biodiesel plug-in cars

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Tesla Model Y arriving early, GMC electric Hummer teased, “self-charging” debated: The Week In Reverse

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Which other automaker is co-developing Lincoln’s first EV? Will the next Toyota Prius look like anything like the new Mirai? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending January 31, 2020.

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Tesla Beyond Compare, 2016 Volvo XC90 Pricing, Plug-In Hybrid Hummers: Today's Car News

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Today, find out why nothing compares with the Tesla Model S electric car, peruse pricing information on the 2016 Volvo XC90 T8 plug-in hybrid SUV, and check out the plug-in hybrid Hummers that will attempt to reach the South Pole on biodiesel. All this and more on Green Car Reports. What's the best way to get more electric cars on U.S. roads. Today in Car News

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HUMMER sale to put focus on fuel efficient vehicles

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Unless you’ve been living under the motoring world’s equivalent of a giant rock over the last few days, you will have heard the news about GM’s sale of the HUMMER brand to a Chinese company. Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Company Ltd entered into a definitive agreement that will allow it to acquire the HUMMER brand at the end of last week. It will also assume the existing dealer agreements with HUMMER’s dealership network.

Sichuan Tengzhong To Purchase HUMMER From GM

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confirmed that the China-based industrial machinery group will acquire the rights to the premium off-road HUMMER brand, along with the existing senior management and operational team. Tengzhong will also assume existing dealer agreements relating to HUMMER’s dealership network. We will be investing in the HUMMER brand and its research and development capabilities, which will allow HUMMER to better meet demand for new products such as more fuel-efficient vehicles in the US.

Hummer achieves 50 all-electric miles

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Once a symbol of gas guzzling Americana, perceptions of the Hummer may soon change for the good after a preliminary road test of the Raser Hummer H3E achieved more than 50 miles of all-electric range. According to Spellman, the achievement ranks the vehicle in a similar category to the Chevy Volt though he points out that the main difference is that the powertrain used in the Hummer H3E can be used in larger vehicles such as SUVs and trucks.

EPA drama, Ford Explorer Hybrid, Hummer reboot, hydrogen in China: The Week in Reverse

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What company is gradually losing its share of the solar market? What automaker designed its hybrid system specifically for towing and hauling? Which gas-guzzling SUV brand might be revived?

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Hybrid Hummer H3 | Truth or Myth?

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What is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of a Hummer sport utility? You can imagine my disbelief then when I started hearing rumors last month about a Hummer that was capable of getting 100 miles per gallon. Quick!

Is this Hybrid Hummer the Real Thing?

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Ca I hook up a gas or diesel generator directly to the a ac or dc motor, insted of the usual batter/charged system? I am a photog and I know that

HUMMER H3 and H3T Updated With New Flex-Fuel V8

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HUMMER has updated the 2010 HUMMER H3 and H3T midsize all-terrain vehicles with an available E85 Flex Fuel capable 5.3L HUMMER has committed to offer a biofuel powertrain in all body styles by 2010. Ltd (Tengzhong) entered into a definitive agreement that will allow Tengzhong to acquire GM’s HUMMER brand. V8 engine. The new 5.3L V8 Flex Fuel engine is standard in all 2010 Alpha series models and is a member of GM’s small-block V-8 family. Other variants of the 5.3L

Sale of Saab to Spyker Finalized; Sale of HUMMER Fails, Wind-Down to Begin

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Tengzhong) was unable to complete the acquisition of HUMMER. As a result, GM will begin the orderly wind-down of the HUMMER operations. GM will continue to honor HUMMER warranties, while providing service support and spare parts to current HUMMER owners around the world. General Motors and Spyker Cars NV finalized the deal for Spyker to purchase Saab Automobile AB.

Author Compares Vegan Hummer Driver to Meat Eating Prius Driver, Says Hummer Driver is Better for Environment

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His words, "A vegan in a Hummer has a lighter carbon footprint that a beef eater in a Prius." Last week author Michael Pollan made a statement that upset many. Obviously his claim drew immediate criticism, but is there any truth to his words? Well, it turns out that Pollan was indeed wrong across the board. Gidon Eschel and Pamela

GM battery chief: 600-mile EVs viable, million-mile battery in sight

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Beyond a no-cameras showing in early March to analysts, dealers, and invited press, General Motors still hasn’t provided a first look at its next-generation electric vehicles—including the GMC Hummer EV and Cadillac Lyriq that are both due to go on sale before the end of 2021.

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Nation-E Reveals All-Electric HUMMER H1 'Angel Car'

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The HUMMER H1 is often the vehicle people picture first when they think of the most environmentally unfriendly thing on four wheels. So what better vehicle to demonstrate the diversity and flexibility of the electric car revolution than one of its main antagonists? That’s exactly what the people at Nation-E have set out to accomplish

General Motors And Tengzhong Sign Definitive Agreement For Sale Of HUMMER

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Ltd (Tengzhong) have entered into a definitive agreement that will allow Tengzhong to acquire GM’s HUMMER brand. Tengzhong intends to purchase HUMMER through an investment entity, in which it will hold an 80% stake. Under the terms of the definitive agreement, the buyer will acquire the ownership of the HUMMER brand, trademark and tradenames, as well as specific IP license rights necessary for the manufacture of HUMMER vehicles.

GM plans to go all-renewable with Detroit-area facilities—including EV assembly

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General Motors and DTE have partnered for what is claimed to be the largest renewable energy investment yet in the automaker’s home state of Michigan—allowing GM to assemble its upcoming electric vehicles, like the GMC Hummer EV, with clean power.

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Range-Extended Electric Hummer H3E by Raser Drives 50+ All-Electric Miles in Test Drive

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A recent preliminary road test of the Raser Hummer H3E, an H3 converted with a range-extended electric powertrain ( earlier post ), demonstrated more than 50 miles of all-electric range. The electric Hummer H3E is a plug-in electric vehicle powered by Raser’s proprietary E-REV (extended range electric vehicle) powertrain. It’s important to note that Raser’s electric Hummer H3E can achieve similar results to the Chevy Volt.

HUMMER Drivers Say: I'm More Moral Than Effete Prius Wimps

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We often say that many Toyota Prius hybrid owners and HUMMER drivers choose their cars for the same reason: They want to make a statement to other people about who they are. Now our pals at Wired have uncovered a fascinating (if small) sociological study that parses how HUMMER owners view their vehicles. Even the soccer moms who

GM Restructuring: HUMMER Buyer, 300M Draw for Opel

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has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a buyer for HUMMER. As part of the proposed transaction, HUMMER will continue to contract vehicle manufacturing and business services from GM during a defined transitional time period. General Motors Corp. The sale is expected to close by the end of third quarter of this year and is subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of applicable regulatory approvals.

GM's CEO Waggoner Announces Saturn Plug-in Hybrid; Bio-fuel Hummer

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Wagoner said GM is using the Saturn Vue hybrid sport utility vehicle to develop a plug-in hybrid, which can be re-charged from a standard electrical outlet, and will offer biofuel-capable Hummer SUVs. LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- General Motors Corp. (GM) GM) Chief Executive Rick Wagoner said Wednesday that the U.S. needs to reduce dependence on foreign energy and insisted the No.

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My Hummer Isn't Electric? IRS Details False Tax Credit Claims

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During the first half of 2010, nearly 13,000 U.S. taxpayers wrongly claimed a staggering $33 million under the electric tax credit incentive scheme, a Treasury Department inspector general report has revealed. The credits, designed to encourage the uptake of plug-in hybrid and electric-only vehicles under the American Clean Energy and Security Act

Required Reading: Tesla Motors' Martin Eberhard Testifies

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And he suggests turning the perverse federal incentives that brought us the Hummer on their head. Tags: martin eberhard electric cars hummer tesla motors Martin Eberhard, Tesla Motors CEO, testified at the Senate Finance Committee yesterday. In a succinct presentation, he makes the case for electricity. Read his complete testimony here.

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GM battery tech, Nissan electric ambulance, pop-up chargers: Today’s Car News

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As work began on an Ohio joint-venture plant to build cells for General Motors’ upcoming electric vehicles, like the new Hummer, the company’s top. General Motors talks future battery tech. Nissan shows an electric ambulance.

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GM adds real-time charging-station smarts—via app—to Chevy Bolt EV

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GM plans the reveal of a Cadillac electric vehicle for April, the first full look at a GMC-branded Hummer EV in May, and more details about its electric-vehicle underpinnings in March.

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