Interviews Archive

Interview – Trakka Recreational Vehicles

Overdrive’s artist in residence, Dean Oliver, has a 1976 Kombi camper van. It is typical of the time.  A bed, stove and fridge crammed into available space. But camper vans and the bigger vehicles called motor homes have come a long way and there has been an Australian  company that has just celebrated 40 years

Interview about Mike Devereux leaving Holden

Mike Devereux has been the Chairman and Managing Director for General Motors Holden in Australia since 2010.  He is now leaving that position to take a more senior role in the GM organisation. Devereux is a career executive with General Motors.  He has held positions in GM in marketing, aftersales, brand management and e-business. Prior to

Mini Moke makes a comeback

Our news service here on Overdrive reported recently that the Mini Moke is making a comeback. First launched in 1964 and originally conceived as a military run about, this stripped-out, open-air car, went on to become a icon car for the fun loving set. With the Beach Boys on the radio and the wind in

Birdwood National Motor Museum

Where is the largest Motor Museum in Australia?  It’s not in one of the big eastern states, nor in the heart of any capital city.  It’s at Birdwood, about a 44 kilometre drive to the north east of Adelaide. How big is it and why is it more than just about cars?  To tell us