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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

Overdrive: BMW, Car Data, Driverless cars; Mercedes’ Electric cars; Ford Focus; Toyota’s torch

In this program, we take a look at the latest news stories including: BMW launches car data unit Car Sales New car purchases are more efficient on average but consumer preferences are changing according to a report released by the National Transport Commission. UK’s Venturer driverless car project publishes results of first ‘handover/takeover’ trials Toyota expands safety

Quirky: Dodge Demon – Street racer 2017

Fiat Chrysler produces a car that reflects the 1960’s muscle car period. Made for going very fast in a straight line.   Alan Zurvas and David Brown take a merry look at Fiat/Chrysler‘s latest super car – the Dodge Demon.  Less of a modern complete package and more of the old muscle car street dragster. Have a

Overdrive: Big business & autonomous cars; Apps show transport needs; Subaru Forester; Quirky news

Overdrive: FCA to build autonomous Chrysler Pacificas for Google/Google, Ford, Uber coalition formed for autonomous vehicles; Netflix-like city transport app could reduce cars; Multitasking e-scooter transforms into a seat, travels as a suitcase; Rise in van numbers part and parcel of economic growth; Tesla’s HEPA air filter “hundreds of times” more effective than standard units; With