Should The Hummer Be Saved?

Just a few weeks ago, it seemed like a done deal that General Motors would be putting their Hummer brand out of its misery. But a group of Hummer fans (because who doesn’t love an occasional Hummer?) is going to make a final stand for their favorite vehicles at a summit in Chicago this weekend.

The group Capital & Labor International Coalition (we’ve never heard of them either), has reportedly set up the confab in Chicago for April 11 to discuss how they believe the Hummer brand can be pulled back from extinction. The group has sent out invites to everyone from shareholders to Hummer’s CEO to UAW leaders to Sen. Rolland Burris of Illinois.

Says the chairman of CLIC:

We have researched the GM/Hummer situation for the past month, and we believe that Hummer can be saved and continue to offer great jobs and products in America and globally.

What do you think? Can the Hummer be saved? More importantly, should it be saved?

Report: Chicago-area ‘Save Hummer’ rally planned for April 11 [autoblog]

‘Save Hummer Motors in America Summit’ to be Held in Chicago [Automobile Mag]