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.

2020 Toyota Corolla first look preview

By | 2018-11-15T19:54:51+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Categories: Toyota|Tags: |

Carmel, CA - Toyota unveiled the 2020 Toyota Corolla and told us that they would be unveiling the hybrid version at the Los Angeles Auto Show. Here is the press release for the 2020 Toyota Corolla • All-New Dynamic Design • TNGA Platform for Outstanding Agility and Comfort • New 169 Horsepower, 2.0-liter [...]

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric ~ fuel for life

By | 2018-11-01T09:38:27+00:00 October 31st, 2018|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV), Fuel cells, Harman Kardon, Hyundai, Radio|Tags: , , , |

Hyundai gets it - people don't want to sit in their bathroom and drive down the highway, they want to sit in their posh living room while driving down the road. Whether it is an alternative powertrain or not, people want luxury in their car. The price of the average vehicle is above [...]

Cars that are lighter, faster and more fuel-efficient

By | 2018-10-26T08:15:12+00:00 October 25th, 2018|Categories: Auto industry news|Tags: |

There are many reasons to make a car lighter including power-to-weight ratio that makes you go faster and have more fun. Another reason would be less costly if you are taking parts out of the vehicle. The number one reason to make cars lighter these days is for fuel-efficiency. Car companies are under siege to [...]