Overdrive: Mazda CX-9 and MX-5; VW Polo; All Subarus on line: Making Peds adapt to autonomous vehs


Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program that dabbles in the world of cars and transport.

I’m David Brown

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

  1. SUV sales power ahead despite minor market decline
  2. Users now able to buy Subaru’s online with dealers still involved
  3. Apple developing headlights that highlight road hazards
  4. New cars on the market
  5. Toyota Invests $500 million in Uber
  6. Global trade war prompts Volvo to put brakes on its IPO


We have a brief chat about three new models on the market Mazda CX-9 Large SUV, the Mazda MX-5 and the VW Polo

We have some feedback and comments from listeners

And Brian Smith and Errol Smith  take a upbeat;  look at some quirky news stories about motoring and transport.

  1. Should pedestrians be made to adapt to autonomous vehicles?
  2. Train advertisements on young lady’s armpits


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So let’s start the program with the news


Originally broadcast 15 September 2018.


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