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Hummer Discontinued

Ten Good Things (and More) to Celebrate in a Bad Year

Medea Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Medea Benjamin

As we go into what will be a very difficult new year, as long as people keep organizing and mobilizing, there will be victories to celebrate. Here is a list of victories to be thankful for, starting with three inspirational women.

After the Hummer: 10 More Vehicles We Can Do Without

Catherine Lutz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Catherine Lutz

With the reviled Hummer gone, what stands to replace it as the vehicle that earns its owners the booby prize as the car Americans love to hate?

Planet 100's Worst Gas Guzzling Cars (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

On this week's Planet 100, in honor of news that the hummer is being discontinued, host Sarah Backhouse counts down the worst gas guzzling dinosaur ca...

Hummer: A 21-gun salute for America's most cynical brand: The Q: GQ

gq.com | Jamie Lincoln Kitman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

One regrets the lost jobs and the lost opportunity, but before you get to feeling too sorry for the brand's demise, remember that when they went after...

Will the Hummer Be Remembered As the Ford Edsel of the Twenty-First Century?

Lapham's Quarterly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Lapham's Quarterly

The Hummer died this week because of a failed deal with China, who determined the monster truck was simply not a good investment. This failure resembles the 1957 Ford Edsel, called a monstrosity of poor design and poor planning.

Hummer Discontinued, Joins Other Now-Defunct Famous Car Brands (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Craig Kanalley | Posted 07.23.2011 | Business

GM announced today it has discontinued its Hummer brand, hardly the first such announcement in recent years. The end of brands isn't exactly surpri...

GM Ending Hummer: Controversial Brand To Be Discontinued (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The AP is reporting that the Hummer brand is no more, after a deal with a Chinese manufacturer fell through. It's not GM's first failed deal to se...

Decision to Stop Making Hummers Saddens Assholes

Andy Borowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Andy Borowitz

Across the nation, leading assholes spoke of a sense of loss and sadness caused by the decision, and suggested that they would now be searching for new ways to compensate for their small penises.