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Audi All Wheel Drive – New Technology

When you want all-wheel drive but only when you need it drive system link to the power of a turbo charged engine. They developed a rally car that used this great grip and power. But a permanent four wheel drive system uses more energy and wears out more parts. Dieter Weidemann the head of Audi

BMW and electric vehicles

Why Australia is so far behind with encouraging electric vehicles No matter what you think about global environmental issues, the very clear fact is that local pollution in our cities is harming and killing people.  We need to act now. Electric cars will reduce local effects not only in terms of harmful gases but also

2017 Subaru XV – Distinctive small SUV

Managing Director of Subaru Australia comment on their latest launch and the small SUV market. In 2012Subaru launched the XV onto the Australian market, their smallest car in their current fleet. The latest XV is over 90% changed from the previous model with a few extra off road features but a host of comfort improvements.

Vale a motoring and photo journalist

Sad news that one time motoring journalists and photographer, Nick Munting, has passed away at the age of 66. Dean Oliver, Overdrive’s resident artist, and I knew Nick from many years ago when we travelled to New Caledonia to go into the rugged rural areas, stand by dusty roads and watch rally cars. Seemed like

Mercedes Benz and electric vehicles

Mercedes Benz, electric vehicles and what the government should do to help   Fully electric cars have not taken off in Australia yet. We recently reported on the Federal Government giving a small amount for further research on electric vehicles while Transport for London is giving millions to actually build some more charging stations. The