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    Official: Been dreaming of an electric Hummer? Here you go
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    Over the years, there have been attempts to green up one of the world's most iconic gas guzzlers, from the fanciful to the conceptual to the ER-EV. Now, a car customizer across the pond is epitomizing this ultimate dichotomy by building a battery-electric Hummer. Prindiville, which so far has ...

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    Report: Irony alert: Congressman Allen West complains about cost to gas up his Hummer
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    It's not in any way illegal to drive a Hummer H3. If you want to drive one, go right ahead. But if you do, you will look kind of clueless if you complain about how much it costs to fill up the tank. The H3 is one of the best-known gas guzzlers on the planet, and if you're in the public eye, maybe ...

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    Video: MEV rocks up with electric mini Hummer HX
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    The 2008 Hummer HX concept was supposed to be General Motors' answer to the Jeep Wrangler. To put it mildly, that failed to materialize. General Motors killed Hummer as part of its bankruptcy-induced limb severing in 2009, before the HX could be brought to fruition as the H4, as had been ...

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    Amp Electric Vehicles names former Cadillac, Hummer head as CEO
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    Amp Electric Vehicles continues its quest to stand on the shoulders of industry giants with proven track records. In this latest round of hirings, Amp has once again chosen to bolster its staff with top auto execs as it eyes increased production and sales of its vehicles. As Amp president Steve ...

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    SEMA 2010: Zero South Biodiesel Electric Hummer shows its guts
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    Zero South Biodiesel Electric Hummer – Click above for high-res image gallery
    Zero South, a company that popped up at SEMA in 2008, is back again with its Biodiesel Electric Hummer. The heavily modified H1 rides on tracks at all four corners – a necessary modification, since this ...

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    Nation-E reveals battery-powered Hummer H1; it's an angel in disguise
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    Nation-E has revealed its converted Hummer H1, a fully electric, mobile energy supply designed to bring power to areas crippled by extraordinary circumstances likes floods, tornadoes, blackouts and other unpredictable disasters. Appropriately called the Angel H1, Nation-E describes its converted ...

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    Former Hummer communications manager switches teams, now pitches for Volt
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    Now that the grave is being filled with dirt for Hummer, everyone previously associated with the former environmental bad boy brand is lining up new gigs. After learning yesterday that AM General, manufacturer of the original military-spec Humvee and civilian H1, will be doing final assembly ...

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    VIDEO: Raser Tech ER-EV Hummer H3 goes to Moab to demonstrate green off-roading
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    Raser Hummer PHEV – Click above to watch video after the jump
    Off-road driving is a controversial past-time. The drivers who do it love the challenge of getting across seemingly impassable terrain hopefully without destroying their vehicles. Environmentalists, on the other hand, point out ...

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    Report: Raser Technologies still interested in Hummer
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    Raser Hummer H3 ER-EV Prototype – Click above for high-res image gallery
    The Hummer brand seems to be going down kicking and streaming. Just days after it was reported that General Motors informed its dealers that it was closing out Hummer this month, a new name has popped up as a potential ...

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    Hummers are for Horses: Artist reimagines the monsterous SUV [w/video]
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    Horse-drawn Hummer H2 – Click above to watch the video after the break
    When the internal combustion engine finally helped the automobile officially pass the horse-drawn carriage as the chosen method of transportation for a majority of citizens in the United States, was that a step in the ...

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    RIP: Hummer, 1992-2010
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    For years, Hummers – each one somehow bigger and more polluting than the next – were the easiest target in the automotive world for environmentalists . Need examples? How about this and this and this and, oh, you get the picture. General Motors has been trying to sell the brand to ...

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    Artist transforming Hummer into horse cart, i.e. why we love modern art [w/video]
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    What is art? - Click above for high-res image gallery
    In 1948, American-born artist Man Ray wrote, "There is no progress in art, any more than there is progress in making love. There are simply different ways of doing it." This is nearly 30 years after he glued some spikes to the bottom of an ...

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    Rendered Speculation: Hummer HB compact off-roader
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    Hummer HB Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    With Hummer's future seemingly in the hands of China's Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery Co. Ltd, questions naturally turn to the automaker's barren product cupboard. How will Tengzhong replace Hummer's current crop of SUVs? ...

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    From Hummer to the Volt, one engineer's tale
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    What did it feel like inside GM's truck group when gas prices shot up over $4 a gallon last year? Automotive engineer Keith Seymore summed it up in this short quote: "In a six-month period, everything went upside down." While in the truck group, Seymore had been tasked with working on the Hummer ...

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    Not Done Yet: Hummer H3, H3T get biofuel capability, new colors for 2010
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    2010 Hummer H3 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Can a Hummer be green? The brand that most obviously represents American excess in the minds of environmentalists – though Hummer's vehicles aren't actually any worse than any other large SUV – has seemingly been fighting off its ...

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    Eating his words: Michael Pollan retracts Hummer-vegan/Prius-meat-eater comment
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    Want to give your public pronouncement a little zing? Try throwing in the words Hummer and Prius and imply that the SUV is better for the earth than the Prius. CNW sure knows the value of making the false claim. Last week, author Michael Pollan tried a similar trick when he said at the 2009 Poptech ...

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    AM General to build CNG-powered VPG MV-1 people-mover at Hummer H2 factory
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    Vehicle Production Group MV-1 - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Remember the Standard Taxi from the Vehicle Production Group? It's now called the MV-1, and production is slated to begin next year at the AM General plant in Mishawaka, Indiana. That's the same assembly location where the ...

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    GM sells HUMMER to Tengzhong for $150M, what happens to the vitriol?
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    Hummer HX Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Tengzhong's plan to make a green Hummer can now officially move forward. GM and the China's Sichuan Tengzhong Heavy Industrial Machinery company announced today that a deal to sell off the brand is complete. For $150 million, Tengzhong ...

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    STUDY: Hummer owners believe they've made "a highly moral consumption choice"
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    There probably isn't any one passenger vehicle on earth that earns more ire from environmentalists than the Hummer H2. While the reality of the matter is that most Hummers aren't really much worse when it comes to fuel mileage and overall emissions than any other giant SUV (most civilian Hummers ...

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    Confirmed: HUMMER buyer plans new green model
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    Hummer HX Concept - Click above for high-res image gallery
    Despite what could be construed as opposition by the Chinese government towards Tengzhong's bid to purchase the HUMMER division from General Motors, the company is still working towards finalizing the sale by October of this year and on ...

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