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.

Maserati and Antinori ~ an Italian collaboration

By | 2019-05-23T10:10:32+00:00 May 22nd, 2019|Categories: Maserati|Tags: |

Modena, Italy – All of a sudden I love Maserati even more than I used to love them. Maserati is partnering with the historic Tuscan wine-maker Antinori, my favorite winery in Italy. Maserati says they chose Antinori to underline one of the Brand’s fundamental values: Italian excellence in the uncompromising pursuit of quality. I’ll drink [...]

WWCOTY awards Volvo and WOW at the London Motor show

By | 2019-05-21T08:06:48+00:00 May 20th, 2019|Categories: Jaguar, Volvo, Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY)|Tags: |

The Women’s World Car of the Year presented two awards at the London Motor Show; the car of the year to Volvo for the Volvo XC 40 and the Woman of Worth (WOW) award to Fiona Pargeter, Head of Global PR Communications, customer experience director, marketing communications, experiential marketing and customer insight at Jaguar Land [...]

Trends from the New York International Auto Show

By | 2019-05-21T08:06:35+00:00 April 29th, 2019|Categories: Lincoln, New York International Auto Show (NYIAS), Rivian, Subaru|Tags: |

Each year I attend the New York auto show as a group tour leader. I like to tell the people that are in my tour groups about the things they don't read on the internet; the designers of the cars, the type of leather used in different vehicles, the new technology that hasn't made it [...]