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Overdrive Program – Autonomous Car, SUV Sales, London Congestion Charge


 

Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program that looks at the fantasises and fallacies of anything to do with motoring and transport.

I’m David Brown

This program and extended segments of the feature interview, road test and panel discussion are also available on the website.

In this program we look at news stories from around the world including:

  1. Nissan’s CEO offers auto-driving reality check
  2. SUV, crossover sales surpass sedans for first time in the US
  3. Infiniti enters the Vietnamese market
  4. Maserati to cap global sales at 75,000 vehicles a year
  5. Former Ford CEO Alan Mulally Joins Google
  6. London Congestion charge rises to £11.50 per day.
  7. Hardest Time Over, Says Michael Schumacher’s Wife

 

In our feature interview we talk to the Chief Operating Officer of Kia Australia about their current position and the future directions of the company.

We road test the “rebranded” Renault Megane.

And in our panel discussion with Errol Smith and Brian Smith we chat about a range of subjects including:

  1. ‘Superhuman’ bends car door to save driver (US – queue 6 million dollar man sound effect)
  2. ‘Steve, you’re dumped by BOTH your girlfriends’: UK women name and shame alleged cheater (over major motorway)/ Three’s not a crowd
  3. Body of man stored in car with air-con running after morgue refuses to take him

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