Overdrive: News; Car buyers rate technology; Road Safety; Hyundai Elantra; Roborace cars

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Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program about cars and culture.

And in this program we look at news stories including: the technology features consumers like and those ones they are having trouble with and an English test for taxi drivers in London.

News: Safety Features Score Big, Boosting New-Vehicle Appeal, German towns to test self-driving cars/France gives the go ahead for autonomous vehicle testing/Singapore launches new autonomous vehicle testing center, Real-time traffic updates to be displayed on buses, Self-Driving Cars Rip Up an Industry’s Supply Chain, New ‘superfast’ charger opens Qld highways to electric cars, TfL to introduce £200 written English test for taxi drivers,

We road test the Hyundai Elantra.

And in our panel discussion with Brian Smith we take a light-hearted look at stories including:

New details revealed about self-driving racing cars for Roborace series; Buy This 1,000-Hp Minivan and Dominate the Soccer Practice Parking Lot

Originally aired on 20 August 2016. For past programs and individual segments visit

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