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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

2017 Ford Focus RS Review

  A pocket rocket with more power than most competitors. More power than the same engine in a Mustang – why?   So far this year 52% of Ford’s total sales in Australia are Ranger utes Their next best selling car is the Ford Mustang Those two cars account for over 63% of all their sales.

Holden Barina RS – More power for women and men

  The Holden Barina has had good success in selling to the female market. About 60% of their sales on current numbers. There is nothing wrong with that, although you do not want to stereotype the feminine market on superficial issues assuming for example that women are only interested in the colour of the car.