Nightly News   |  February 24, 2010

Hummer headed for scrap heap

GM said Wednesday it will shut down its Hummer line after Chinese regulators nixed plans for a $150 million acquisition. NBC's Brian Williams reports.

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>> kelly o'donnell in washington. thanks. one more word from the automotive world here tonight. the vehicle that came to fame after the fick iraq war the hummer is headed for the scrap heap of history tonight after gm's sale of the brand to a chinese company fell through. just a couple of years ago hummer was one of gm's most profitable lines, but chinese regulators nixed the plan for the $150 million acquisition.