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Old 26th February 2010, 14:34   #16
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This was already in their revival strategies, to close those down those big guns like Saturn, Saab, Hummer, Shrink Pontiac et al., that were just consuming their operational costs in maintaining all those money consuming factories of which some of them were not even operational and had stopped production due to financial issues. Huge monies were spent on the GM employees disproportionally and illogically.

Now GM depends on brands like Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC
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Old 26th February 2010, 23:15   #17
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Its sad to see Hummer being shutdown, wonder why no one is ready to take such a good brand.

Lets hope the Hummer get an Indian buyer.
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General Motors Co.'s is extending the franchise agreement by 60 days for the remaining 153 U.S. Hummer dealers while the automaker continues to look for a buyer.

Read more: http://www.autonews.com/section/global#ixzz0gtqIscUx
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Wow, i am surprised so many people in India have loyalty towards Hummer - a brand that even GM and americans dont want.

China is not dumb to buy Hummer. (india is?)
There is no serious technological advantage anyone is going to gain by buying a lump of metal on 4 large wheels.
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All set and done, HUMMER is in deed a huge brand by itself and is a huge truck which makes sure of its presence felt where ever it is on any part of the world. I really admire this piece of art on wheels for its abilities. It is indeed very sad to know of its state now. Wish this is bought by someone to be continued and does not go extint soon.
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This was already in their revival strategies, to close those down those big guns like Saturn, Saab, Hummer, Shrink Pontiac et al., that were just consuming their operational costs in maintaining all those money consuming factories of which some of them were not even operational and had stopped production due to financial issues. Huge monies were spent on the GM employees disproportionally and illogically.

Now GM depends on brands like Buick, Chevrolet, Cadillac and GMC
for their revival.

Buick is next on the chopping block......mark my words
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Hummer... There never was a point to it.
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I believe US army heavily depend on Hummer H1. What will be their next choice if Hummer is dead??
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I believe US army heavily depend on Hummer H1. What will be their next choice if Hummer is dead??
That's true, But i am wondering why is the US government not coming forward to bail it out. Almost 3000 employees are also going to loose out their job.

Wish some Indian company takes it over and bring Hummer to India.
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