TodayApril 16, 2022

Small cars & autonomous vehicles on the John Batchelor radio show

John Batchelor, host of the John Batchelor radio show, talked to Lou Ann Hammond, CEO,, talk about the smaller cars coming to America. Will smaller cars play a bigger picture as gasoline price increases?

Is this the death of the big SUV?

Ford is selling the Focus electric vehicle online. Is that a good idea?

Batchelor doesn’t drive, doesn’t like to drive. Larry Burns, former head of research & development for General Motors, is Director, Sustainable Mobility, The Earth Institute, Columbia University. Burns is working on autonomous vehicles. How close are they?

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.