TodayApril 16, 2022

Benoit Jacob, Chief designer, BMWi on Driving the Nation

Los Angeles, CA – Benoit Jacob, Chief designer, BMWi, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, at the 2012 Los Angeles auto show about the world debut of the i3 coupe.

What does i stand for?

Jacob talks about the BMWi, the design, the powertrain, the lightness of the vehicle.

Will BMW use recycled or reused parts in this car?

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.