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Overdrive: Tactical Urbanism; Yaris Cross; Peugeot 2008; Monaros; Reused traffic lights; Nissan Duke

Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program that practices what it preaches, most of the time, on the subject of cars and transport.

I’m David Brown

News

  • Announcement of the Yaris cross (1:32)
  • Peugeot launches a new 2008 light SUV (2:32)
  • All-new Ford escape achieves 5-star ANCAP rating (3:37)
  • Implications of Pavement Markings for Machine Vision (4:41)
  • Welcome to the world’s Smallest Dealership (5:48)

Interview

  • Brian Smith on Tactical Urbanism (6:56)

Feedback

  • Pamela has sent the video overseas to some friends and relatives some of whom are wondering what the hell a Monaro is – although some did see it when they were in Oz a few years ago. (15:55)
  • Maybe we should attach a slogan such as “Make the Monaro great again” – although it might bring out all the Ford loonies objecting to it. (16:21)
  • And a few other reflections on the Nissan Duke – including (16:30)
  • We were contacted by a bloke who restores broken traffic lights that Vic roads is throwing away and make them available to schools for instruction purposes (18:26)

Interview

  • Kate Gillis the Managing Director Peugeot Citroen Australia (21:07)

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Originally broadcast 31 October 2020

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