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Overdrive: Towns & car names; Nissan Patrol – lounge music or rock and roll; Victorian COVID car sales

Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program that looks at the factors affecting our attitude and actions to motoring and transport. News Victoria’s poor car sales figures (1:46) Toyota invests in new performance brand with GR Yaris (2:49) Hyundai motor advances hydrogen strategy with export of fuel cell systems to Europe (3:54) GMC highlights new

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