What Happened To The Hummer?

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  • Published on Nov 12, 2019
  • The Hummer was an angular, militaristic, go-anywhere truck that became an emblem of 1990s pop culture. General Motors' Hummer was a coveted status symbol sought by celebrities and a sometimes mocked and vilified example of how far of America's newfound love for SUVs had gone. But in 2009, GM put several of its brands to the ax, including Pontiac, Saab, and Hummer. While the Hummer had a brief lifespan of just under two decades, it made a lasting impression on the auto industry.
    Clarification: General Motors ended Oldsmobile production in 2004, a few years before GM stopped producing the other brands mentioned at 8:05.
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    What Happened To The Hummer?

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  • Kj Mj
    Kj Mj 4 hours ago

    Popularity hasn’t faded for Prius yet..

  • Anthony Walker
    Anthony Walker 5 hours ago

    Gas prices killed the hummer and large SUVs.

  • D Stuart
    D Stuart 20 hours ago

    greedy climate change deniers drive them around my rich neighborhood to menace people. We're not fooled--we know they have tiny weenies. Obnoxious vehicles.

  • Jackamomo
    Jackamomo 22 hours ago

    It reminds me of the Canyonero.

  • Dion Santana
    Dion Santana Day ago

    It's CYBERTRUCK time !!!!

  • Dev n Malviya
    Dev n Malviya Day ago

    There's a really irritating background music

  • bluewolf JOHNSON'S
    bluewolf JOHNSON'S 2 days ago

    Come on hummer was the best that could of made the further

  • Bongo Cat
    Bongo Cat 2 days ago +1

    they ARE gas guzzlers
    but ya know what if those people wanted one, they bought one, and they shelled out their money for gas. so let them do what they want

  • Bongo Cat
    Bongo Cat 2 days ago +1

    jeep gladiators are basically armor plated halo warthogs lol

  • martin dvk
    martin dvk 2 days ago

    That ass on the thumbnail doe!

  • ThankTheLord
    ThankTheLord 2 days ago

    Was never attracted to the hummer. It was too doofy and ugly. Not to mention it looked like a tank.

  • Abbsthebear
    Abbsthebear 3 days ago

    Gm should bring back saab 😭that was my first car and it was the best with gas bc a full tank was 50 dollars that lasted 1 month and 2weeks

  • smile cute
    smile cute 4 days ago

    Why not make it a diesel at the time

  • jordache141
    jordache141 4 days ago

    1:04 Excuse me ma’am I drive a beetle so don’t even. She’s popular to me. This is a HUMMER video. So discuss that

  • RealOne4
    RealOne4 4 days ago

    Is the wrangler not enough. Lol

  • Morpheus22
    Morpheus22 4 days ago

    I just saw a Hummer while driving lol

  • Mubarak Singh
    Mubarak Singh 4 days ago

    Please bring back this monster with battery

  • Siraj Khan
    Siraj Khan 4 days ago +3

    Proof that Arnold is a legend.... He gets what he wants ... He is the ultimate alpha ....

    • D Stuart
      D Stuart 20 hours ago

      Ultimate alpha who slept around on his noble, fine pedigreed wife--he's slime ball.

  • Nosavez
    Nosavez 4 days ago

    Haters are gonna flip flop when they come back

  • whatever
    whatever 4 days ago +12

    So the tesla truck will be like the hammer of the 2020s

  • Nitin Rai
    Nitin Rai 4 days ago

    who is ED KIM

  • Arshad Nawaz
    Arshad Nawaz 4 days ago +1

    Build great n heavy truck with low fuel economy n when there is fuel recession just attack middle east for more. Typical Americans.

  • Herry Tong
    Herry Tong 5 days ago

    Oh so that's what happened to Hummer
    Damn! So sad, as a kid I always wanted one but look like I can't afford it anymore in the future

  • Jonas
    Jonas 5 days ago

    Now why would they use that for the thummy. I haven't watched the video, but common now.

  • AhappyTedy
    AhappyTedy 5 days ago

    0:06 pestered a us military defense contractor
    Shows chally 2's and British infantry

  • Anew-Wiseman
    Anew-Wiseman 5 days ago

    It's interesting that once Hummer Became Bankrupt. A lot of Africans were buying them at the Auction I go to. I saw a lot of them in Cameroon back in 09'.

  • Banna Om Rathore
    Banna Om Rathore 5 days ago +1

    At present Arnold have an electric Hummer

  • Dan Carlton
    Dan Carlton 5 days ago

    I liked the 4Runner, but never like the Hummer H2.

  • Yu1
    Yu1 5 days ago +5

    So basically why everyone wants the tesla truck.

    • Zach
      Zach 5 days ago

      Yu1 at least it doesn’t take gas and probably a lot more tougher than the hummer

  • Oh My
    Oh My 5 days ago

    5 miles to the gallon that's what happen

  • Turbocharged Dude
    Turbocharged Dude 5 days ago

    It’s called the Tesla Cyber Truck. That’s the new IT car.

  • Yumnam Tomba
    Yumnam Tomba 5 days ago

    It Should be because of what he did in Iraq.

  • Josh Reyes
    Josh Reyes 6 days ago

    The G wagon happened

  • Bryan Morra
    Bryan Morra 6 days ago

    Cyber truck vs hummer lol

  • eddie bowens
    eddie bowens 6 days ago

    GM...... Get Mechanic

  • Gift Mutotera
    Gift Mutotera 6 days ago

    Exit the hummer, Enter the Cybertruck.

  • Harris Avaan
    Harris Avaan 6 days ago +10

    And then, there came a CYBER-TRUCK.

  • Elle C
    Elle C 6 days ago

    I saw one yesterday.

  • The Oligarchist
    The Oligarchist 6 days ago

    HOW DARE YOU ?

  • Queen Consuela Hammermock

    Looked like a dwarf school bus!

  • MAKO23
    MAKO23 7 days ago

    Your kidding right??? Obama killed Hummer...

  • Swigitty Swooty
    Swigitty Swooty 7 days ago

    Mock hummer all you want, lets see who beg for passenger seat on zombie apocalypse.

  • Burned roses
    Burned roses 7 days ago +1

    Only clicked on video cause guy in thumbnail dummy thicc

  • Ten Minute Tokyo 2
    Ten Minute Tokyo 2 7 days ago

    Now GM just sells Hummer mtn. bikes overseas, since all its tech know-how was looted by it's new Indian COO who shipped all the trade secrets to India's Tata Motors.

  • d d
    d d 7 days ago

    Men who are pig's like those thing's

  • Tupac Shakur
    Tupac Shakur 7 days ago +5

    Gas happened make one that runs on vegetable oil

  • wonderglory
    wonderglory 7 days ago +1

    A wonderful lady suggested to some people in the Deep South the Hummer should be the official vehicle of a planned memorial museum. The museum is for an American author who, as a young boy with his pet pooch, contributed to the American home front during WWII. (Later on in life, that same person and his pet kitty, contributed to the same thing during peacetime.)

  • KirasNote
    KirasNote 7 days ago +3

    Cybertruck says "Hi, how are ya" *wand noise*

    • Khalil Cisse
      Khalil Cisse 3 days ago

      Dark seriously

    • Dark
      Dark 5 days ago +1

      What is wand noise Sounds like?

  • J̅o̅h̅n̅n̅y̅ F̅a̅v̅o̅r̅i̅t̅e̅

    There aren’t any other vehicles of this century more Iconic than the Hummer, Beetle, or Prius?! 0:57 She really didn’t come prepared for this, did she?

    • Bryan Morra
      Bryan Morra 6 days ago

      The cyber truck is a million times more powerful than the hummer

    • Michael Boyd
      Michael Boyd 7 days ago +1

      Of the past two decades. Don't forget that distinctiveness plays a role too. I don't think that my mom would be able to distinguish between a Camaro and Mustang, by I can guarantee you that she could sort a Hummer, Beetle, and Prius from every other car on the market, no problem.

  • Yannick Naert
    Yannick Naert 8 days ago +1

    I love the design of the hummer, too bad it’s gone. I remember testing MW2 inside a Hummer limo at a local gaming convention. Good times..

  • missugarpink_
    missugarpink_ 8 days ago

    my grandpa sold his hummer 🙂

  • Edward Reyez
    Edward Reyez 8 days ago

    Invite Greta stupid kid and let her argue with car manufacturer! Ask them why they are making v8-v12 cars? Almost all roads has speed limit! Why make a car that run 200kph? Simply stupid!

  • Shina Cloud
    Shina Cloud 8 days ago +1

    I still see a couple hummers driving around oregon though the hate when driving these in oregon its like asking to get a target on your back when riding it here

  • iep4029
    iep4029 8 days ago

    GET TO HAMMAH.... NOOW!!!!

  • ClumsyRoot
    ClumsyRoot 8 days ago

    They were crap?

  • AB Ba
    AB Ba 9 days ago

    Hummer is History...!!

  • Say10
    Say10 9 days ago

    I'll keep my deditated RAM.

  • pleuvonics
    pleuvonics 9 days ago +48

    I would be embarrassed to be seen in a Hummer.

    • Wainer Rinkler
      Wainer Rinkler 5 days ago

      Which Hummer? I hate the H2, but i frickin love Humvees.

    • Aj Cowan
      Aj Cowan 6 days ago

      Probably cause your fat body would actually fit in its huge cabin, lol 😂😂

    • Damens Travels
      Damens Travels 6 days ago

      😂😂😂😂

    • d d
      d d 7 days ago +1

      Hey it's a man's ego thing I guess that's why I hate it!

  • mugiwara pirates
    mugiwara pirates 9 days ago

    2200 what Happened to humans

  • mugiwara pirates
    mugiwara pirates 9 days ago

    In short Arnold made the hummer