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.

2019 BMW X5 with integral active steering

By | 2019-02-12T16:12:00+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, BMW|Tags: |

The 2019 BMW X5 is the fourth generation of the Bayerische Motoren Werke, or, translated into English, Bavarian Motor Works luxury brand's popular crossover. The most significant changes are the technology under the skin and in the interior. Matte wood trim, piano black trim and Merino leather are included in the interior upgrades. [...]

Safe driving tips for young women drivers

By | 2019-03-07T14:57:04+00:00 February 7th, 2019|Categories: Driving tips|Tags: |

Safe driving tips for young women drivers As a young woman when you got your driver's license, you might think you’ve got everything sorted once you pass your driving test and get your license, but this is only the start of your automotive journey. The real learning experience starts when you get behind the wheel [...]

2020 Chevy Silverado Heavy-Duty HD first look

By | 2019-02-07T05:29:24+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Categories: Chevy, Chicago Auto Show|Tags: , |

Ram and Ford tried to rain on Chevy's parade putting out press releases about their trucks. Mark Reuss might as well have tweeted a #holdmybeer to them as he unveiled the 2020 Chevrolet Silverado HD with 35,500-pound towing capacity. The Flint manufacturing plant will have 4,000 jobs in that plant next year. Reuss [...]

Are you driving yourself crazy?

By | 2019-03-06T17:02:58+00:00 February 6th, 2019|Categories: Automobiles and Energy|

Are you driving yourself crazy? If you feel as though you have been neglecting your mental health recently, then you will know how much of a toll this can take. You may feel as though you have zero energy in the day and that you are not able to concentrate for long periods of time [...]