Driving the Nation’s Lou Ann Hammond is a member of “North American Car of the Year” and “ North American Truck/Utility of the Year,” also known as NACTOY.

December 13, 2013 car chat Washington Post

North American Car and Truck of the Year Good morning Warren and Friends The North American Car and Truck of the Year nominees are out. Which would you vote for? North American Car of the Year nominees are: Cadillac CTS Chevy Corvette Stingray Mazda Mazda3 North American Truck of the Year nominees are: Jeep Cherokee [...]

October 18, 2013 Realwheels Washington Post

2014 North American Car of the Year Good morning Warren and Friends The shortlist for NACTOY is out. Which of these vehicles would you vote for and why? Remember, you don't compare the vehicles against each other, but against the competition in its class. What makes the car you choose the best in its class [...]

The designers of the Cadillac ATS

Interior Design Manager for Cadillac Phil Kucera, Cadillac Interior designer, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com about designing the Cadillac ATS. What does it mean to Boniface and to win the North American Car of the Year for the Cadillac ATS? What one thing inside, and outside, according to the designers, made the ATS [...]

Cadillac and Tesla on the John Batchelor radio show

2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) LouAnn Hammond, the CEO, www.DrivingtheNation.com, talks to John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, about the Detroit Auto Show. Begrudgingly, Batchelor goes through the trophies that Cadillac won at the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS). Cadillac won two major design awards, one for a [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com January 18, 2013

Good Morning Warren and friends A belated Happy Birthday to Warren. Yesterday was his birthday. The Detroit auto show is over. Fuel efficiency and design were the name of the game. And trophies. Congratulations to Cadillac for winning the North American Car of the Year with the Cadillac ATS. And, congratulations to Ram for winning [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com December 14, 2012

Good Morning Warren and friends. For anyone that owns a dog as a member of a family, thank you United Airlines for getting me on the next flight out of Detroit when we found out my dog had fallen and fractured his leg. He is resting comfotably next to me now. I was supposed to [...]

A first for the industry and for Honda on the 2013 Honda Accord

Good on you Honda. Through an earthquake(s), a Tsunami, power shortages, floods in Thailand you have brought out your new generation Honda Accord. You have brought out the new 2013 Honda Accord with a first for the industry and a first for Honda. John Mendel, Executive Vice President, American Honda Motor Co., Inc., talked about [...]

Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com October 5, 2012

Lou Ann Hammond : AT the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) the car and truck of the year will be awarded to one of these vehicles in each category. Which car, and truck, do you think is most deserving? The short-list vehicles for the 2013 North American Car of the Year. BMW 3 [...]

2013 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) nominees

2013 North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY) nominees It's that time of the year again, time to whittle down the long list of new cars and trucks to decide which one is crowned car and truck/utility of the year award for 2013. The list below is referred to as the long list. [...]

John Krafcik: Hyundai Elantra is 2012 North AmericanCar of the Year on Driving the Nation

Hyundai Elantra, Land Rover Range Rover Evoque Win 2012 North American Car and Truck of the Year DETROIT, - The Hyundai Elantra is the 2012 North American Car of the Year and the Land Rover Range Rover Evoque is the 2012 North American Truck of the Year. The winners were revealed Monday morning at a [...]

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