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2010 News Archive

Ford and Azure Dynamics Mark Production and Delivery of First Transit Connect Electrics

Dec. 20, 2010
Electric vehicles rolling out of AM General Livonia, Michigan facility... read more

Michigan Gov. Granholm Hails Collaboration by Ford, Azure Dynamics, Johnson Controls-Saft and AM General To Deliver New Ford Transit Connect Electric

Sep. 24, 2010
AM General will produce Ford Transit Connect Electric van in Livonia, Michigan... read more

U.S. to Supply 2,526 Humvees to Afghanistan Forces

Aug. 23, 2010
Humvees to go to Afghan police and national guard... read more

AM General Awarded Two Contracts for 153 Humvees

Jun. 7, 2010
TACOM has awarded two more contracts for 153 additional Humvees...

Azure Dynamics Selects AM General for Ford Transit Connect Electric Upfitting

May. 18, 2010
AM General was selected to upfit the base Ford Transit Connect with the Azure Force Drive(TM) electric drive train components.... read more

AM General Awarded Contract for 500 Humvees

May. 8, 2010
AM General has received a contract from TACOM for 500 additional Humvees....

December Blizzard Helped National Guard to Prepare for, Handle February Storms

Mar. 12, 2010
The back-to-back February snowstorms caused nothing but headaches for most Marylanders, but the Maryland Army National Guard tried to learn from them.... read more

Guardsmen in Humvees Provide Assistance to Police, Ambulance Crews

Feb. 12, 2010
Taking snow in their stride, Army National Guard soldiers are helping police and ambulance companies assist local residents despite ice-covered secondary roads... read more

DC National Guard to the Rescue After Snowstorm

Feb. 12, 2010
The D.C. National Guard has been assisting the D.C. Police and the fire department for the last week following the two storms and record snowfall. About 60 personnel have been picking up officers in the suburbs and bringing them to work, and helping param... watch video

PA National Guard Helps Pittsburgh Residents

Feb. 12, 2010
On any given day, Pittsburgh residents wouldn't be used to seeing a humvee roaming their streets but that's exactly what's happening right now as 40 National Guardsman from Hermitage and New Castle are there assisting with emergency services.... read story and watch video

D.C. Guard Completes 500 Blizzard Missions

Feb. 12, 2010
"We have completed more than 500 missions over the course of these two storms," said Army Maj. Gen. Errol R. Schwartz, commanding general of the D.C. National Guard. "We've been operating 12 Humvees stationed at all seven Metro Police precincts throughout... read more

Guard Brushes Off From 'Blizzard' of Callouts

Feb. 12, 2010
More than 3,000 National Guard members in eight states continue to assist in the massive recovery efforts after back-to-back, history-making winter storms crippled the mid-Atlantic region this week.... read more

National Guard Summoned to Help

Feb. 11, 2010
Guard gets patient to hospital in Humvee... read more

Officers Check on Residents Without Power: National Guard Provides Humvee Escort Through Snow

Feb. 11, 2010
Pennsylvania National Guard unit with their Humvees assist officials checking on residents... read more

Above and Beyond the Siren Call

Feb. 11, 2010
Allegheny County Emergency Operations Center works with Pennsylvania National Guard and their Humvees to assist in medical situations.... read more

Troops Patrol Streets in Pittsburgh, Violate Posse Comitatus

Feb. 11, 2010
Pennsylvania National Guard troops are ready to assist in Pittsburgh... watch video

Humvees Help in Pittsburgh

Feb. 10, 2010
Humvees took to the streets of Pittsburgh during the last major snow storm.... watch video

Virginia Guard Uses Humvee to Help Citizen Meet Dialysis Appointment

Feb. 10, 2010
Virginia Guard Humvee assists local citizen in need... read more and view photos

National Guard Ready for Second Storm

Feb. 10, 2010
Delaware Guard readies their Humvees for next onslaught.... watch video

A Town Only a Humvee Could Love

Feb. 10, 2010
Humvees find plenty of action in Pittsburgh... watch video

HMMWVs Helping in DC's Blizzard

Feb. 9, 2010
The Maryland National Guard is using HMMWVs in rescue operations... watch video

DC Guard Supports Emergency Response During Historic Blizzard

Feb. 9, 2010
Humvees assist authorities in DC area during heavy snows.... read more

116th Brigade Special Troops Battalion Soldiers assist local authorities in Stafford

Feb. 9, 2010
Soldiers help in the snow.... read more and view photos

Guardsmen Prepare For Second Major East Coast Storm

Feb. 9, 2010
Humvees will help in major snow event... read more

260 Members Of Army National Guard Help Recovery Efforts After Storm

Feb. 9, 2010
Hundreds of soldiers from the Army National Guard arrived in Pittsburgh on Sunday and immediately put to work.... watch video

Army National Guard Helps Recovery Efforts After Storm

Feb. 9, 2010
Hundreds of soldiers from the Army National Guard arrived in Pittsburgh on Sunday and were immediately put to work.... watch video

Virginia National Guard Helps Transport Residents Stuck in Homes

Feb. 9, 2010
With another storm on the way, there are more concerns about people who need to get out of their homes but can't.... watch video