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 board member of the Women in Automotive. She is a guest contributor for Via Corsa magazine and Vicarious magazine.

Is Trump biting the hand that fed him? Michigan

Fool me once, Shame on you “In times of crisis, we have to transcend the personal and come together for the greater good. Whether it is beverage companies producing hand sanitizer or fashion companies creating hospital gowns, there’s nothing more entrepreneurial than seeing an urgent need and meeting it. That’s why we are using our [...]

Stayhome video from females around the world

Flatten the curve Everyone is trying to figure out how they can help from the confines of their kitchen table. From Spain to Italy to the United States of America, 25 voices representing the Women's World Car Of The Year speaking twelve languages are asking you to stay home, stay safe, Stay Home Save Lives. [...]

By |2020-03-30T12:32:34-07:00March 30th, 2020|Categories: Italy, Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY)|0 Comments

General Motors doesn’t need a bailout

GM using credit instead of a bailout This is what I'm talking about, a company that has capital, or the ability to get capital instead of begging to the Government for a bailout. General Motors knows the hit it took in 2008 when it went through a bailout. There are still people that won't buy [...]

Democrats reject Covid-19 stimulus bill

We, the people This morning I opened my Facebook page and saw a post that said Democrats were rejecting the Corona Virus stimulus bill that would give each taxpayer some money to help them get through this lockdown. The post then explained why the bill was rejected by Democrats; because it wasn’t about helping the [...]

Oil and emissions decline because of coronavirus

Travel, emissions, and manufacturing are down The International Energy Agency (IEA) just released their latest oil market forecast this morning, and it expects global oil demand to decline this year as the impact of the new coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, constricting travel and broader economic activity. The situation remains fluid, creating an extraordinary [...]

2020 Lexus RX450hL AWD SUV

2020 Lexus RX - Luxury Crossover  New Car test drive, pricing, specs The sweetest ride I've had in quite some time caught me by surprise. When I think of all the cars I will buy none of them are SUVs. All my friends have SUVs, but I enjoy a sedan. But, boy, did I love [...]

By |2020-03-28T14:22:29-07:00March 6th, 2020|Categories: Lexus|0 Comments

Fiduciary Duty trumps Coronavirus Covid-19

2020 Geneva Auto Show canceled The Coronavirus Covid-19 has shut down the Geneva Auto Show. The 90th edition of the Geneva International Motor Show (GIMS), was canceled three days before the exhibition was set to open to the media. The decision, according to the press release, was mandated by the Federal Council that stated that [...]

By |2020-03-28T14:33:12-07:00March 2nd, 2020|Categories: Geneva International Motor Show (GimsSwiss) (GIMS)|0 Comments