The story of one of the mark representing the U.S. in the global auto industry officially ended. General Motors has announced that its plant in Shreveport (Louisiana) produced the last Hummer H3, representing the termination of this landmark American brand.
Although GM gave a chance to the brand, trying to sell it, repeated negotiations with various interested parties have failed in the end, the only viable solution is seen by officials as the group company’s liquidation. During the time GM has been under bankruptcy protection, in the year 2009, Hummer production was discontinued, but company officials have resumed H3 model production after they received an order for 849 cars to fleets.
Hummer brand became known initially because the production contract that Americans had with the U.S. Army, the first product is the manufacturer of the overseas military High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle (Humvee). Subsequently, the Hummer was oriented for producing business models, best known – H1, H2 and H3.