Oh How the Mighty Have Fallen: Hummer's Gas-Induced Collapse

LAT hummer bummer

Remember how GM's Hummer used to be the toast of the town among Hollywood glitterati and certain high placed politicians? It turns out the past few years (and ever-rising gas prices) haven't been kind to its fortunes -- as the LAT's Dan Neil chronicles in a piece appropriately entitled "Requiem for a heavyweight?" Mike also reported on Hummer's imminent downfall a few months ago; GM has said it will terminate production in 2014.

Via ::Infectious Greed: Hummer Bummer (blog)

See also: ::GM Kills the Hummer H1, ::RIP Hummer H2?