Sorry, Macho Men with Small…no more Hummers.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Feb 25, 2010
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Hummers may have been the love ’em (macho) or hate ’em (eco-responsibility) symbol of American excess, but…in the end, no one bought ’em.

Via NYT:

nytimes hummer rip dead closed

Mr. Richards said Hummer dealers in the United States had about 2,500 vehicles in their inventories. In January, the brand sold just 265 units in the country. Hummer sales plunged 67 percent in 2009, to a total of 9,046.

Perhaps people were afraid of looking like, or being treated like…or being, a**holes.

All that said, our condolences to those workers who are losing their jobs. Hopefully they can come work for Tesla, or some other more responsible, yet still cool and growing car manufacturer.




About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


One Response to “Sorry, Macho Men with Small…no more Hummers.”

  1. swati jr* says:

    this is what i call "good news."