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.

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

Car debuts from Chicago Auto Show

Chicago Auto Show debuts We hear so much about other auto shows, but the Chicago Auto Show is the nation’s largest and best-attended auto show. Chicago is finishing up its 112th edition of the nation’s longest-running auto show. The 2020 Media Preview showed updates of some fan favorites and supercars for the rich and famous. [...]