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    Isn't it Ironic? Ex-Hummer builder AM General handling final assembly of Transit Connect Electric
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    Ford Transit Connect Electric – Click above for high-res image gallery
    When Ford and Azure Dynamics unveiled the Transit Connect Electric van earlier this year, Azure announced that the electric drive systems would be installed at a facility in Michigan. Today, Azure let it be known that ...

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    U.S. Army to give long-serving Humvee honorable discharge?
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    United States Army HMMWV (Humvee) - Click above for high-res image gallery
    The military-spec High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (HMMWV, or Humvee) has had a long and honorable lifespan, for sure. But there's no arguing that American troops in Iraq, Afghanistan or anywhere else the U.S. ...

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    Greenwashing? Governator looks to have gotten himself a new Dodge Challenger SRT8
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    It is well known that California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has had a very public change of heart when it comes to seeking out a greener lifestyle. Heck, he's gone from owning the very first civilian AM General HMMWV to talking up green environmental initiatives and start-ups like Tesla. He's ...

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    Spy Shots: AM General-built taxi cab gets restyled before production
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    In an oddly compelling little piece of timing, two new American companies are working on taxi designs just after Checker Motors, the most famous of all bespoke taxicab companies, has filed for bankruptcy. We've seen the Standard Taxi before, but it has apparently been restyled a bit after cab ...

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    Changfeng, AM General bidding on Hummer
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    Rejoice GM, somebody wants HUMMER! In fact, AM General, the company that created the original mil-spec HMMWV for American troops back in 1983 is rumored to be in the mix of bidders, joining forces with China's Hunan Changfeng Motor Co. Despite earlier reports, Changfeng has remained interested in ...

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    AM General to produce wheelchair-accessible transit vehicle
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    While General Motors looks over a stack of offers for its HUMMER brand, the fate of AM General hangs in the balance. The military contractor developed and built the original Humvee until the rights to the HUMMER name were bought by GM, who then contracted AM General to continue building the H1 ...

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    AM General to produce Standard Taxi cabs?
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    It sure ain't pretty, though beauty, in this case, is likely in the eye of the beholder. A few years back, a new take on the taxi was provided by Standard Taxi, a company based in Troy, Michigan. The design for the purpose-built people hauler uses GM running gear and is able to haul four passengers ...

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    Military makes stronger Humvee from balsa wood and foam
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    TPI Composites has built a Hummer for the Army that is made of composite materials. The Hummer loses 900 pounds of metal body panels and parts, which are then replaced with parts fabricated of fiberglass, balsa wood, foam, and carbon, with resin as a bonding agent. That 900 pounds is then put ...

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    Just the facts: AM General responds to Humvee spy shots
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    It turns out that the spy shots of what we thought was an AM General prototype for the next-gen Humvee was anything but. After seeing the pics appear on the web, AM General contacted World Car Fans with an explanation of what we were looking at. The vehicle shot by Brenda Priddy & Co. was in ...

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    Spy Shots: AM General Humvee prototype caught!
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    click above image for more views of the AM General Humvee Prototype var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/design/AM_General_s_new_military_HUMMER_spied'; Though normally hiding in bushes and waiting for the next-gen Mustang or Corvette Blue Devil to pass by, Brenda Priddy and pals sometimes spy things ...

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    Soldiers need a better HUMMER
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    It's been called HMMWV, the High-Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle, Humvee for short, or HUMMER for civilian use, but it's been twenty years since DoD chassis M998 was put into service, and the Pentagon wants something new. The Humvee slowly found its way into the civilian market when ...

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    Hummer H1 retires from duty next month
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    General Motors announced yesterday that the Hummer H1 will be discontinued sometime next month. About 12,000 have been sold to the public since the civilian version first went on sale in 1992.Back then the Hummer was sold by AM General, the original developer and producer of the military version ...

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