Overdrive Program: Voice recognition, New Commodore, Joss supercar

Hello and welcome to Overdrive a program that plays with cars 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. J.D. Power Offers More Proof That Voice-Recognition Systems Are The Worst Things In Our Cars
  2. Holden Commodore Replacement To Be Built By Opel In Germany: Report
  3. ANCAP safety ratings now easier for consumers
  4. Tesla, Chinese firm plan 400 charging stations
  5. Corvette Museum to completely fill in sinkhole
  6. Australia’s Joss Supercar Not Dead Yet, Company Turns To Crowdfunding


Two road tests this week

We speak to Tim O’Brien about the Nissan Juke

And Brent Davison discusses the Kia Optima

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

  1. Ageing rockers headlining new MX-5 reveal
  2. Blind Man Sets Land Speed Record In 1,000-HP Nissan GTR: Video
  3. Uber Users Climb Into Random Cars, Thinking They’re Cabs (It’s A Trend)

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