TodayApril 16, 2022

R. L. Polk on the auto industry & hybrid sales

New York International Auto Show (NYIAS)

Tom Libby, Senior forecasting analyst for R. L. Polk talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, about the auto industry.

California usually garners 12% of auto sales. How is California doing?

How are hybrid sales? Are people switching back to internal combustion engines from hybrids or electric vehicles? When will hybrids and EVs make up 10% of the market?

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.