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 Eco-marathon Sonoma Raceway in 2018

By | 2017-10-18T14:32:27+00:00 October 18th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Environment|Tags: |

One of my favorite events of the year will be held in Sonoma, California this year. The Sonoma Raceway has is the location for the 2018 Shell Eco-marathon. I have been following the Shell Eco-marathon since 2007 the Los Altos' Infusion won first place in the fuel cell hydrogen category with 1,038 miles per gallon. [...]

2018 Rolls-Royce Phantom 8 Poetry in Motion

By | 2017-10-16T17:45:02+00:00 October 16th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Rolls Royce|Tags: , |

Poetry in motion See her gentle sway A wave out on the ocean Could never move that way I love every movement And there's nothing I would change She doesn't need improvement She's much too nice to rearrange Poetry in motion Dancing close to me A flower of devotion A swaying gracefully Johnny Tillotson couldn't [...]

2018 Kia Stinger: the journey or the destination

By | 2017-10-17T17:38:12+00:00 October 12th, 2017|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Kia|Tags: , |

It didn't take much to see that Kia was making a statement when the Stinger, known as the GT Concept Car, rolled out on the carwalk at the North American International Auto Show in January 2017. Peter Schreyer, chief designer for Kia, was there to talk about the design and what this car meant to [...]