Warren Brown and Lou Ann Hammond chat about cars on www.washingtonpost.com June 28, 2013

Hi Warren and friends I’m live at the What’s new for 2014 Chrysler Group presentation. We’ve got two Chrysler group bigwigs to answer questions for you today, Bob Hegbloom, Director of Ram Brand and Marketing Team will join us first, then the big guy, Head of U.S. Sales, Chrysler Group LLC Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer – Chrysler Canada Inc., President and Chief Executive Officer – Ram Truck Brand, Chrysler Group LLC will join us around 11:30.

Tidbit’s of great information coming your way, such as the light-duty Ram 1500 lineup will add a 3.0-liter V-6 eco-diesel mated with the TorqueFlite eight-speed automatic transmission that can put out 240-horsepower and 420-lb-ft of torque in early 2014 for just $2,850 more than 5.7L Hemi!

Pricing for the new 2014 Ram 2500 Heavy Duty starts at $29,600, plus $1,095 destination.

I was at the 2014 Ford event yesterday. If any of you are thinking of buying an electrified vehicle from Ford (I”m not sure if that includes a hybrid, so ask your car dealer) and solar panels Ford has a deal that if you buy a vehicle they will give you a discount (I think it is $2,000, but check) on solar panels if you buy them through Sunpower.

And big bonus! After the chat I am going for a hot lap with ALMS race car driver Tommy Kendall in a Dodge Viper SRT

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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 member of the North American Car and Truck of the Year (NACTOY), Women's World Car of the Year (WWCOTY), and the Concept Car of the Year.