Victoria Archive

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

Privatised Victorian transport – inefficient and run by overseas governments – Fiona Patten MP

Privatisation is often promoted as a way to get better efficiencies from existing government organisations Transport is no exception and is indeed at the forefront of the strong push to court private industry involvement. But has it been successful?  Jeff Kennett privatised public transport in Victoria along with many other things when he was premier