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New solutions for sanitising autonomous vehicles

When autonomous vehicles began to look more promising, many companies started to consider how this could revolutionise taxi and ride sharing industries. But COVID-19 has totally disrupted this concept because of a fear of getting into a vehicle that others might have contaminated. Gentex engineers are now tackling this public-health issue of vehicle-cabin cleanliness. Dr

Toyota Mirai in Aust (sort of); Is North Connex worth it? Fair contracts for truckies; Mini Urbanaut

Hello and welcome to Overdrive a program that considers all aspects of cars and transport. I’m David Brown News Next-generation Toyota Mirai confirmed for Australia (1:40) NSW looks to tax electric cars (2:45) Mini creates the Urbanaut (3:41) New contract rules to reduce stress on truck drivers (4:41) e-scooters to include pedestrian detection and satellite

Overdrive: Tax on Electric Vehicles; An oldie–Landcruiser 70; A newie–MG Electric; Sport sponsors

Hello and welcome to Overdrive a program that plays with cars and transport. I’m David Brown News SA government to tax electric vehicles (1:25) Hyundai’s ‘Connected Car’ Infotainment And Ai Platform (2:19) TV campaign on the value of safety features (3:14) A decade of evolution of electric vehicles (4:14) Intelligent systems (5:19) Interview Rob Fraser drives a