Everybody had an opinion on the Hummer, and like it or not, there’s still a strong market for the brand, and that market demands a big, rugged vehicle. A hummer has to be able to drive down a mountainside, even if its owners never leave the city. With the weight required for a truck to be able to do what a Hummer does, it will never be able to be powered by electricity. Nonetheless, GM realizes that there’s a green revolution going on, and that the Hummer brand is a frequent target of environmentalists. The company is apparently considering redefining the brand as a line of green SUVs so they’re expected to have all models available to be run on bio-fuels by 2010.
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