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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)

Overdrive: RIP Ron Tauranac (Brabham’s designer); Electric classics; Nissan Pathfinder; Kia Purple M

Welcome to Overdrive, a motoring and transport program where facts are important but so is passion and opinion. News VW – to make electric classics (1:32) 3-D printing makes manufacturing complex or limited number of parts possible (2:43) Nissan Pathfinder (3:45) Electric charging standard – Nissan goes for the common approach (4:44)  Establishes ‘purple m’

Overdrive: Batmobile documentary; Kia Rio; Dealers don’t mention safety features; Lexus milestone

Welcome to Overdrive, a program that digs up all sorts of information about the world of motoring and transport. News Dealers slow to mention some safety features (1:29) Lexus marks Australian milestone (2:21) A new Kia Rio model (3:20) Police adopt Electric Vehicles (4:04) Batmobile documentary (5:00) Interviews Kevin Hepworth Kia’s General Manager of Corporate

Overdrive: Nissan’s future; Holden sales old and new; Plug-in Hybrid; Feedspot top transport podcast

Hello and welcome to Overdrive a program that broods over the world of cars and transport A paradigm shift brought about by EVs (1:26) Holden Sales Crash (2:15) Are old Holdens worth more now that the brand is going? (3:02) Plug-in Electric Vehicles  (3:52) Feedspot’s top 10 transport podcasts (4:44) Extended interview with Stephen Lester from

Overdrive: Hyundai Kona EV crash (test); Fiat/Peugeot Merger; Brabham BT62; Cars “helping” badly

Welcome to Overdrive, a program that ponders the particulars of motoring and transport.   Hyundai Kona Electric earns ANCAP 5-star safety rating in first-ever EV crash tested in Australia and the results are good. (1:33) Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot working out a merger (2:16) Brabham automotive announces BT62 competition specification (3:06) Lightyear One: the car