A lot of brands to design vehicles All-Terrain have had so much fame as Hummer. The brand was originally a designer brand of military vehicles. After that, it became a company with clear success for some years, but did not have the appropriate outcome. Here are some facts about the history of this company.
Militarily great. The company, originally, was manufactured by AM General Corporation, which was the company that produced the engines for the government and the army of the United States of America.
Obviously, having an exclusive market limits it income, so in the late 80s, the company decided to sell their technologies and vehicles for civilians. In 1990, showed to the public, touring the center of the Soviet Union.
Despite being shown in Europe, the United States became the most profitable market for HMMV (the original name of the company). The first vehicle in series was the M998, which came out, now if, under the brand Hummer. During 1998, the Hummer brand was sold to the association General Motors, on manufacturing military vehicles for civilians.
In 2006 it had an increase in worldwide sales, although this did not prevent a sad outcome. On 24 May 2010, General Motors announced it will close the production of the Hummer brand.