About Lou Ann Hammond

Lou Ann Hammond is the CEO of Carlist and Driving the Nation. She is the co-host of Real Wheels Washington Post carchat every Friday morning and is the Automotive, energy correspondent for The John Batchelor Show and a Contributor to Automotive Electronics magazine headquartered in Korea. Hammond is a founding member of the Women's World Car of the Year #WWCOTY, and the Concept Car of the Year, and former member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year #NACTOY. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.

2021 Lexus LC 500 Convertible Global Debut at LA Auto Show

By |2019-11-27T13:56:14-08:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: #LAAutoShow #LAAS, Lexus, Los Angeles Auto Show (LAAS), Racing|Tags: |

Professional former race car driver Scott Pruett works with Lexus as a consultant at its Lexus Performance Driving School and helped tweak and tune the 2021 LC 500 Convertible. “It’s been fun for me to help with not just the coupe but also the convertible,” says Pruett of the 2021 Lexus LC 500 [...]

Petersen Museum holds World Premiere of ID. Space Vizzion and future cars

By |2019-11-25T17:43:59-08:00November 25th, 2019|Categories: Volkswagen|Tags: |

The Petersen Automotive Museum partnered with Volkswagen to present a brand-new exhibit that showcases the design and construction of the vehicles of tomorrow. Open to the public on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, “Building an Electric Future” explores the manufacturer’s plans to become the foremost producer of electric vehicles through three all-electric ID. series [...]

Mad Musk and the Tesla Cyborg’s Cybertruck

By |2019-11-22T16:06:52-08:00November 22nd, 2019|Categories: California, Tesla|Tags: |

It’s only fitting that on the same night as a meteor shower happens on earth that Musk brings out his first electric truck. Shown at Musk’s SpaceX plant in Hawthorne, CA Musk should have invited the SpaceX crowd instead of the automotive media. The event could have been staged with Tina Turner, aka Aunty Entity, [...]

Historic CARB absence at LA Auto Show

By |2019-11-22T16:07:03-08:00November 19th, 2019|Categories: #LAAutoShow #LAAS, California Air Resources Board (CARB)|Tags: , |

* first time in more than 50 years CARB has not been at LA Auto Show * CARB spurns LA Auto Show over car companies that support Trump and EPA agenda For the first time in more than 50 years, the California Air Resources Board will not be attending the LA Auto Show. Each year, [...]

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