Lou-Ann-Hammond

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.

Mini Cooper SE – Electric mpg, pricing, video and pictures

By |2019-09-17T09:15:26-07:00September 11th, 2019|Categories: Frankfurt Auto Show (IAA), MINI, Monterey Car Week, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance|Tags: |

As the Mini-e drove over the winner’s circle on the 18th green at the Lodge at Pebble Beach, I watched intently. MINI keeps its British humor but cleans up the tailpipe. I am in the market for an electric vehicle. I have solar panels, so I don’t pay for electricity. In fact, I [...]

California has fewer emissions, higher GDP, more people

By |2019-09-18T14:43:39-07:00September 6th, 2019|Categories: California Air Resources Board (CARB), Emissions, Environment|Tags: , |

Oh no, another reason to hate California! Manufacturing of electricity in California is changing, and it is showing up as fewer emissions and more in-state energy produced and used in California. The California Air Resources Board (CARB) came out with the executive summary of emissions from 2000 to 2017. For the first time since California [...]

Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance video and the 18th Green pictures

By |2019-09-04T14:01:20-07:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Monterey Car Week, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance|Tags: , |

The Pebble Beach Tour d'Elegance presented by Rolex rolled right in front of us. We watched as almost every vintage vehicle that parks on the 18th green on Sunday drove past us from the Lodge at Pebble Beach. The morning jog up 17th mile and around the Monterey Peninsula's quaint picturesque seaside mountains [...]

McCall’s Motorworks Revival at Monterey Jet Center – the life of luxury

By |2019-08-27T13:42:06-07:00August 27th, 2019|Categories: McCall’s Motorworks Revival, Monterey Car Week|Tags: , |

McCall’s Motorworks Revival McCall’s Motorworks Revival is the beginning of  the illustrious Monterey Car Week. Two words describe McCall’s Motorworks Revival, serious coin. Gordon McCall and his wife Molly have put together a shopping spree that rivals Rodeo Drive. McCall has put together an event of style and elegance, of classic and new, [...]

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