Overdrive: Car sales; Concept Tyres; Toyota Prius; Quirky news

Overdrive. News: Cars sales in February 2016, Trucks And SUVs Fare Better; Goodyear reveals concept tires for autonomous vehicles at Geneva Motor Show; Sad or Mad? Stay Out of the Car!/Crash risk increases tenfold when drivers are emotional, say researchers; New study explores male and female views on road safety; Peugeot Citroen reveals ‘real-world’ fuel consumption; UberMOTO: Uber launches new motorcycle service in Bangkok, Thailand; Safety first for Australia’s Best Cars winners/Bugatti Chiron, to be priced at $2.6 million, is ‘ready for a new world speed record’
We talk transport planning with the pre-eminent Alan Davies.
We road test the Toyota Prius.
Plus quirky news including: Does Your Ride Predict Your Vote; Pastafarian could lose his driving licence if cops find him in car WITHOUT colander on his head;
Originally aired 12 March 2016. For past programs and individual segments visit

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