GM rides to Hummer's rescue

Couretas, John
July 1999
Automotive News;7/5/1999, Vol. 73 Issue 5827, p6
Trade Publication
Reports on AM General Corp.'s sale of its Hummer truck brand to General Motors. Details of the sale agreement; Hummer brand's market image.


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