Overdrive: Driving in the rain; Electric trucks; Peugeot’s newish 3008 & 5008; Hyundai Staria;

Hello and welcome to Overdrive, where we experiment with ideas and activities to do with cars and transport.

I’m David Brown


  1. FCAI’s first report on emission levels from vehicle brands in Australia (1:43),
  2. Hyundai Motor reveals additional design details of STARIA (2:43),
  3. Make Overs for Peugeot 3008 and 5008 SUVs (3:45),
  4. Volume production of local electric trucks. (4:52)


Alan Zurvas has been for a spin in 5 different Audi’s around the Phillip Island Race track including the top of the range sports car the R8. (6:01)

Alan and I also have a quick chat about some new Peugeots. (14:08)

Governments become the centre of Buzz words

We look at the wording of a NSW government ad for a critical traffic management position and ask “Have we lost all sense of technology in a sea of buzz words” (17:09)


Having had such a sustained period of rain on the east coast, Rob Fraser reports on his experience with a large pothole and a blown tyre. (19:42)

What the rain tells us about low profile tyres

The incongruity of a low profile tyre and a large pothole is discussed (28:05)

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Originally broadcast 27 March 2021

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