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.

The U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit Flyover at the Rosebowl Parade

By | 2019-01-04T09:20:18+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Tournament of Roses Rosebowl Parade|Tags: |

The U.S. Air Force B-2 Spirit as it flies over the skies of the 2019 Rose Parade. This stealth bomber has a wingspan of 172 feet, more than half the distance of a football field, and tips the scales at 175 tons. The B-2 carries a crew of two pilots and can perform its duties [...]

Toyota Research is driving forward autonomously at CES

By | 2019-01-03T13:01:55+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Autonomous vehicles, Consumer Electronics Show (CES), Technology, Toyota|Tags: , , , |

The next-generation workhorse derived from all-new Lexus LS 500h joins the automated test fleet in the spring of 2019. It will be showcased at this year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the first auto show of the year. This technology accelerates the Toyota Guardian and Chauffeur Automated System Development. LOS ALTOS, California, Jan. 3, 2019 – [...]

Hyundai remotely changes parking places when EV is finished charging

By | 2019-01-03T11:14:57+00:00 January 3rd, 2019|Categories: Autonomous vehicles, electric vehicles (EV), electricity, Zero Emission Vehicles (ZEV)|Tags: , |

It's the ultimate in EV charging to relocate to another parking space so that the charging unit is available to another EV user that needs to charge their vehicle. But sometimes work gets in the way of gentility. Hyundai is bringing civility back to the world of charging. The System won't be available until 2025 [...]