TodayApril 16, 2022

Derek Jenkins on Mazda’s new paint flop on Driving the Nation

Derek Jenkins, Chief designer for Mazda North America, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about a paint technique called flop.It’s not a paint color, but a technique that allows certain ingredients to have greater flop, a higher high and a darker dark.

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.