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 member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.

Shell Oil and Airflow create Starship hyper-truck

By | 2018-05-24T16:39:29+00:00 May 24th, 2018|Categories: Concept cars, Shell Eco-Marathon (SEM) Make the Future|Tags: |

A typical commercial truck gets about six miles per gallon. Technology and Innovation Manager, Shell Lubricants Bob Mainwairing is responsible for Starship, a concept truck that emulates the same concept used on the car that achieved 89 mpg by using lightweight materials, streamlining and lubrication that uses less energy. Almost everything you have in your [...]

Batchelor radio show ~ top ten reasons to buy an EV

By | 2018-05-15T16:02:57+00:00 May 14th, 2018|Categories: #johnbatchelorradioshow, Automobiles and Energy, electric vehicles (EV), Radio, The John Batchelor show|Tags: , |

What are the reasons to buy an electrified vehicle and what are the reasons not to buy electric vehicles? John Batchelor and Lou Ann Hammond go through the top ten reasons you would buy a plug-in hybrid or battery electric vehicle. There are so many incentives, including utility companies giving better electric rates at night. [...]