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Unfortunately, GM doesn't release monthly sales data to the public. I suppose we'll have to wait until early July for Hummer EV sales data for Q2 and first half of 2022.

In Q1 2022, GM sold 99 Hummer EV.
My dealer just had three delivered, I assume that is a sign of increased production (how increased, no clue). I stopped by to see them, two had already been delivered to the customer. Impressive vehicle - it certainly has, in spades, the "presence" I expected from its size. When I win the lotto, I'll be buying one of these!
 

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I only see this on economy cars. The only reason it happened with the Bolt is because the name became terribly damaged and no one would pay the current sticker.
But that isn't what you said in your quoted post. You also talk about Americans barely getting by so this is the exact kind of car those Americans would be looking for.

GM has the Equinox EV starting at around 30k and they needed to lower the price of the Bolt as it is a smaller vehicle. Bolt's have a high satisfaction number.
 

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Biden likes this - it forces people out of their ICE vehicles.... oh, oops.
How does rising EV prices force people out of their ICE vehicles?
 

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Maybe we'll have to import Ladas from now on.... :rolleyes: :D
Or Wuling Hongguang Mini EV. This city car is the most successful plug-in vehicle in General Motors history.

In the China domestic market, it retails for under $6,000 (USD) - less than the price increase GM announced for Hummer EV in the U.S. market!

 

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What I'd like some insight on is where is the limit before most of these vehicles are too costly?
We'll find out soon because a $50K average new car price is unsustainable.
 

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I only see this on economy cars. The only reason it happened with the Bolt is because the name became terribly damaged and no one would pay the current sticker.
Only the "First Handful" will pay Sticker for the Hummer EV also, then they will be severely Reduced. Chase a Market that isn't there, Over Inflate the Price, then toss the whole line aside because it didn't work. Kind of Hummer's Motto isn't it?
 

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Only the "First Handful" will pay Sticker for the Hummer EV also, then they will be severely Reduced. Chase a Market that isn't there, Over Inflate the Price, then toss the whole line aside because it didn't work. Kind of Hummer's Motto isn't it?
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Well said InCogKneeToe. And for the new era of Hummer, G. Gordon Liddy sadly is no longer alive to promote the brand.

 

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Only the "First Handful" will pay Sticker for the Hummer EV also, then they will be severely Reduced. Chase a Market that isn't there, Over Inflate the Price, then toss the whole line aside because it didn't work. Kind of Hummer's Motto isn't it?
Um-m-m-m-m, no. It is not. Hummer experienced sales growth every year from 2003 until the brand was killed in 2009. Hummer did not die for lack of sales. Hummer was probably the most politically incorrect mainstream brand ever sold in the US. Parent GM was bankrupt. The vehicle was a conspicuous fossil fuel consumer at a time when the World was suffering under the Global Financial Crisis. The pump price of gasoline was higher in constant dollars than it is as of this writing--late June 2022. The general consensus was the GM had too many brands. Another general consensus was that GM would not receive the Federal bailout that it needed if it retained Hummer as one of its brands.

Hummer gave its life to save the team, but the brand had and retained a lot of equity. Otherwise, GM would not have revived it as a GMC sub-brand to lead the company's conversion to EV.
 

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Um-m-m-m-m, no. It is not. Hummer experienced sales growth every year from 2003 until the brand was killed in 2009. Hummer did not die for lack of sales. Hummer was probably the most politically incorrect mainstream brand ever sold in the US. Parent GM was bankrupt. The vehicle was a conspicuous fossil fuel consumer at a time when the World was suffering under the Global Financial Crisis. The pump price of gasoline was higher in constant dollars than it is as of this writing--late June 2022. The general consensus was the GM had too many brands. Another general consensus was that GM would not receive the Federal bailout that it needed if it retained Hummer as one of its brands.

Hummer gave its life to save the team, but the brand had and retained a lot of equity. Otherwise, GM would not have revived it as a GMC sub-brand to lead the company's conversion to EV.
Believe what you must. I recall, calling every Hummer Dealer in Canada in 2003 asking for a Hummer H2 for a Customer. I only found 1 that would sell @ MSRP, every other Dealer was $10-15K over MSRP.


YearU.S.
Hummer H2 Sales
Canadian
Hummer H2 Sales
200218,861n/a
200334,529n/a
200428,898498
200523,213504
200617,107321
200712,431277
20086095167
2009151341
20101512


Shows thing a little differently.

Hummer H3 #s

Year
U.S.
Hummer H3 Sales
Canadian
Hummer H3 Sales
2005

33,140
1250
2006
54,052
1681
2007
43,430
992
2008
21,373
645
2009
7533
453
2010
3661
166
2011

2

Hummer H1

Year
U.S. Hummer H1 Sales
2002

720
2003
730
2004
447
2005
374
2006
365
2007
125
2008
17


See a Pattern?
 

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Sadly, the same pattern that GM enthusiasts have seen too often:
  1. New model or brand is launched with promising results with a small but unrepresentative sample of "early adopter" customers who are willing to pay inflated prices for the products.
  2. GM formulates unrealistic sales and production goals for aforementioned model or brand.
  3. GM marketing dweebs fail to establish strategies that position the new model or brand for long term success.
  4. New model or brand falters.
  5. GM makes a hasty exit by prematurely cancelling the new model or brand.
 

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I still see Hummers all the time around here.
And they still look good despite all the road salt they throw around.
They are some well built, long lasting vehicles.
 

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Believe what you must. I recall, calling every Hummer Dealer in Canada in 2003 asking for a Hummer H2 for a Customer. I only found 1 that would sell @ MSRP, every other Dealer was $10-15K over MSRP.


YearU.S.
Hummer H2 Sales
Canadian
Hummer H2 Sales
200218,861n/a
200334,529n/a
200428,898498
200523,213504
200617,107321
200712,431277
20086095167
2009151341
20101512


Shows thing a little differently.

Hummer H3 #s

Year
U.S.
Hummer H3 Sales
Canadian
Hummer H3 Sales
2005

33,140
1250
2006
54,052
1681
2007
43,430
992
2008
21,373
645
2009
7533
453
2010
3661
166
2011

2

Hummer H1

Year
U.S. Hummer H1 Sales
2002

720
2003
730
2004
447
2005
374
2006
365
2007
125
2008
17


See a Pattern?
I do not deny anyone's lived experiences. That said, Canada is a market about the same size as a large US state. The US market more than made up for the Hummer's more tepid greeting in the Great White North.
 

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Or Wuling Hongguang Mini EV. This city car is the most successful plug-in vehicle in General Motors history.

In the China domestic market, it retails for under $6,000 (USD) - less than the price increase GM announced for Hummer EV in the U.S. market!

Just don't go tangling with an 18 wheeler or Suburban/full size crew cab pickup. 🤪
 
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