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Overdrive: Hybrid’s huge success; Mini’s birthday; A Modern Defender!; WHO Road Safety program fails

Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program that pushes the parameters in discussing motoring and transport. News Toyota success is clearly with hybrids (1:28) Details of the new Hilux announced (2:25) Mini Anniversary (3:24) Lunaz – Electrifying Rolls Royce Phantom V (4:26) Road Safety into the Next Decade: Greater commitment and actions in LMICs (5:30)

How cheap do you think petrol is in Australia?

According to research by Picodi, Malaysia has the cheapest petrol at 53 cents a litre in our currency. In Australia its $1.26 a litre while the dearest was Hong Kong at $3.10. But cheap petrol means little if you have poor wages. The ratio of average wage to petrol price sees Australia on top, in

Kia introduces all-new Carnival

One of our favourite, practical vehicles, especially if you have a large family is the Kia Carnival. It already dominates its segment in Australia with nearly 60% of all people mover sales. Now Kia has just shown the world its fourth-generation model. It’s better looking and has some bling features On the outside, it has