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Top ten Winter driving tips for snow and ice

By | 2016-12-15T18:02:50+00:00 December 15th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, Driving tips|Tags: , , , , |

The first snow storms of the year always feel like we're in for a Maunder Minimum, a small ice age. The body is not ready for it, and you need to switch from Summer driving to Winter driving. I've made a list of winter driving safety tips that I've learned over the years talking to [...]

St. Patricks day just got greener, thanks to Japan

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:40+00:00 March 16th, 2016|Categories: Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips, Driving tips|Tags: , , , , , , , |

For some it is March Madness, for others it is St. Patricks day, for the Japanese car makers it is the end of the fiscal year, and that means for all life just got a little greener. According to Truecar.com, green deals include lease specials and savings of up to 17% off MSRP on a [...]

2015 Toyota Avalon Hybrid Washington Post

By | 2016-10-22T20:33:47+00:00 June 1st, 2015|Categories: #carchat, Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips, Driving tips, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , |

Good Morning Warren and friends I'm back!!! I had a great time with Bosch at their 62nd International Automotive press briefing. I got to drive the (as far as I know) first ever electric AND autonomous Tesla Model S! https://www.drivingthenation.com/first-drive-electric-and-autonomous-tesla-s-by-bosch-on-driving-the-nation/ I haven't put up the video yet, but I got to ride in the blood-curdling [...]

2015 Jaguar XJL on Real Wheels car chat Washington Post

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:58+00:00 April 21st, 2015|Categories: #drivingthenation, #louannhammond, Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips, Driving tips, Featured, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

Good Morning Warren and friends This week I had the pleasure of driving a 2015 Jaguar XJL Portfolio edition. What a beautiful car. The base cost is $84,700. The car I drove totaled out at $96,663. Beautiful British racing green paint ($1,500) and the premium rear seat package for $7,750 that includes massage and heated [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com April 10, 2015

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:58+00:00 April 10th, 2015|Categories: #carchat, #drivingthenation, #louannhammond, Automobiles and Energy, car buying tips, Driving tips, Featured, New York Auto Show (NYAS), Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

Good Morning Warren and friends As most of you know Warren lives in Virginia, and I live in California, so we rarely get to see each other. The highlight of the New York auto show was getting to spend some time with my good buddy WarBro. New York is fashion and money, the cat walk [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com March 27, 2015

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:59+00:00 March 27th, 2015|Categories: #carchat, #drivingthenation, #louannhammond, car buying tips, Driving tips, Food and Wine, Top Ten, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

Good Morning Warren and friends, This week I wrote about the Top Ten most dangerous foods to eat in the car. Strategic Vision came out with the most loved vehicles in the Nation. They quizzed over 500,000 people and found that if you didn't love your car you might as well hate it. If you [...]

Top Ten dangerous foods to eat while driving

By | 2016-11-13T17:39:49+00:00 March 23rd, 2015|Categories: #carchat, #drivingthenation, Driving tips, Food and Wine, Health & Fitness, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|Tags: , , , , |

The last couple of Real Wheels car chats on the Washington Post website have talked about snacks to eat in the car. How does food make it on the dangerous list? Back in 2002 Hagerty Insurance put together a list of top ten dangerous foods to eat while driving and many of them are still [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com March 20, 2015

By | 2016-09-25T19:44:49+00:00 March 20th, 2015|Categories: #carchat, #drivingthenation, #louannhammond, car buying tips, Driving tips, Food and Wine, Health & Fitness, Warren Brown, Washingtonpost.com|

Good Morning Warren and friends Last week's chat was so much fun with all of chiming in about your favorite snack in the car that I wrote an article; Top ten healthy snack foods to eat in the car on a road trip on Driving the Nation. So, today the question is what is the [...]

Top ten healthy snack foods to eat in the car on a road trip on Driving the Nation

By | 2017-03-22T07:59:59+00:00 March 16th, 2015|Categories: #drivingthenation, #louannhammond, Driving tips, Featured, Food and Wine, Health & Fitness, Newsletter, Top Ten, Travel & Leisure|

What is your favorite food to eat while driving? What about things to pack on a road-trip? It was the question on the last Washington Post chat line and there were plenty of answers. Many of you will remember driving around in a station wagon. The whole fam damily packed into a station wagon. I [...]