General Motors Corp. has bought what it has struggled to build — a powerful brand name that can compete with Jeep and Ford trucks. GM last week signed a memorandum of understanding with AM General Corp. to acquire exclusive worldwide rights to the Hummer brand name — and scuttlebutt says a GM Hummer concept vehicle will be unveiled at the Detroit auto show in January. A final agreement should be completed in two to three months. The companies currently are working on how to leverage the ...

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