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Overdrive: Will we still own a car?; Honda goes for the young; Knee airbags; false ads

Welcome to Overdrive, a program that digs up all sorts of information about the world of motoring and transport.

This week we are in Adelaide at the Australia Institute of Traffic Planning and Management National conference

I’m David Brown

In this program we have:

News stories

  1. Few Aussies will own cars in 2050, predicts new study (1:18)
  2. Honda’s new tactic for attracting first-time car buyers: esports (2:39)
  3. Hyundai Motorsport set to go electric (3:35)
  4. IIHS study shows knee airbags may not reduce injury in crashes (4:14)
  5. NHTSA told Tesla to stop claiming its Model 3 was the safest car ever tested (5:03)
  6. And Now, a Bicycle Built for None (5:44)
  7. Motoring Minute – Toyota HiAce Crew Van (6:19)
  8. Rob Fraser gives us a reason to drive to Western Australia (7:25)
  9. Motoring Minute – Haval H9 (12:48)
  10. And then he gives us a road test of a vehicle to do it in – VW Crafter Van (13:45)
  11. Motoring Minute – Subaru Impreza (20:15)
  12. And Brian Smith joins us again for some quirky news – Who gets the priority cars or pedestrians (20:15)

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So, let’s start with the news

 

Originally broadcast 10 August 2019

 

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