Sendai, Japan is about the same distance from Tokyo, Japan as New York City is from Washington DC. It’s a pleasant drive on highway 6 along the coast from Sendai to Tokyo. It was, until last night.
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.