Overdrive: Car sales could hit 1 mill; Hyundai Ioniq – purpose-built electric vehicle; Isuzu D-Max

Hello and welcome to Overdrive a program that bounces through the world of cars and transport

The times each story appears in the program are noted (mm:ss)

I’m David Brown


  • Car Sales May 2021 – We may reach 1 million for the year (1:17)
  • Ioniq 5 – Creating an electric vehicle from the ground up (2:13)
  • Mazda BT-50 single cab ute (3:21)
  • BMW i Brand – market testing new technologies (4:20)


  • Hyundai will soon be launching their next generation Ioniq electric vehicle in Australia. Why it is a major step and how will dealers need to approach the issue is well worth a discussion with Bill Thomas Hyundai’s GM of Communications (5:37)

Motoring Minute

  • Ford Ranger Raptor (17:03)


  • Alan Zurvas chats about two different sorts of small SUVs you can buy for about $44,000 (18:08)

Motoring Minute

  • Peugeot 2008 GT (23:25)


  • And we catch up with Rob Fraser while driving an Isuzu ute. (24:33)

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Originally broadcast 5 June 2021

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