Overdrive: News of recalls & Corvettes; Road test Jaguar XF; Forza Horizon 3 goes Aussie

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Hello and welcome to Overdrive a program that looks at all forms of transport from the humble bike through to rocket powered space travel.

And in this program we look at news stories including:  1 in 6 Cars on the Road is Recalled but Not Fixed; High-speed rail in south-east Queensland could be legacy of potential 2028 Olympics; Ford, MIT project uses lidar, cameras, to measure pedestrian traffic and predict demand for new, on-demand electric shuttles/How Ford and MIT’s Electric Shuttle Experiment Could Improve Ride-Hailing; Rural rail subsidised by up to $4,000 a trip, prompting overhaul call; Electric Corvette sets new land speed record; Koalas tunnels and bridges prove effective on busy roads.

Partnership whose head office is situated in Geneva.  Some very interesting opinions on the psychology of road safety.

We road test the Jaguar XF saloon.

And in our panel discussion with Brian Smith and Errol Smith we take a light-hearted look at stories including: Forza Horizon 3: Iconic Holdens join other Aussie classics in latest car announcements

Originally aired on 6 August 2016. For past programs and individual segments visit

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