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Overdrive: Bush Mechanics; Why buy a RAM 1500 Pickup or a Tesla X P100D; Car culture

Hello this is Overdrive a program about the facts, the fun and the fiction of motoring and transport

 

I’m David Brown

 

And in this program, we look at news stories with including:

  1. Rise in SUV sales defies market dip
  2. Motor Museum to receive $200,000 for the Chamberlain 8 from the Federal Government
  3. National Motor Museum wins national award with Bush Mechanics exhibition
  4. Nissan makes 100 per cent electric mobility a mass market reality
  5. Honda Partners on General Motors’ Next-Generation Battery Development

 

We have been to the announcement of an American Pick up – the RAM 1500

 

We road test the Tesla P100D, a 2.4 tonne SUV which will out perform most super cars in a straight line, just don’t look at the build quality.

 

And Brian Smith, Errol Smith, and I take a playful look at some unusual stories of the day including

  1. What Happened to Teen Car Culture?
  2. Zero-emissions luxury brand Lagonda set to hit Australian showrooms soon

 

 

 

Have a question or comment? Send it to overdrive@drivenmedia.com.au

 

You can listen to longer segments by going to our web site at drivenmedia.com.au or podcast the whole program on iTunes or your favourite podcast service.

 

Originally broadcast 16 June 2018 .

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