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Overdrive: Australian market struggles; Lee Iacocca dead; Reviewing a 1962 Holden ute while sitting in a new Mitsubishi Triton

Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program about trains, planes and automobiles I’m David Brown In this program we have: Vfacts: Australian vehicle sales figures – The total market is down 8.4% (1:28) Iacocca, the last of the supreme auto bosses, defined his generation (2:23) Hyundai Motor Group Unveils World First CVVD Engine Technology (3:43)

Overdrive: Genesis reborn; ULEV emission zone; Snow trips; Lies, damned lies and autonomous vehicles

Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program about cars and culture I’m David Brown In this program we have: News stories London EV demand ‘rising’ since ULEZ intro, says Carwow (1:27) Genesis Opens Doors On First Australian Flagship Studio in Sydney (2:39) Names of automated-driving systems mislead motorists Prof Currie (3:37) Competition will explore new

How we describe autonomous vehicles and ride-sharing services is a “gigantic lot of nonsense”

An international transport expert believes that the language and expressions now commonly used to describe new transport technologies and services are grossly distorting our view of future. This week at a major transport conference in Adelaide, keynote speaker Professor Graham Currie from Monash University, will discuss the gross misconceptions he believes we have about the