Overdrive: Electric vehicles, Line Marking; ULEZ; Cycling history; V2V; Nissan on autonomous cars

Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program that dabbles in the mystical world of cars and transport.

I’m David Brown

And in this program, we take a look at the latest news stories including:

  1. Electric vehicle schemes
  2. Autonomous vehicle’s impact on line marking
  3. London mayor Sadiq Khan wants to introduce an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) in April 2019.
  4. Cycling – The Great Leveler
  5. V2V capabilities to feature in over 50% of cars sold by 2022, as autonomous vehicles set to take off


Dr Alexa Delbosc from Monash University talks about one of the most critical issues we have in transport planning. The biases we bring to our discussions about the best transport solutions.

And we talk to Nissan Australia’s CEO Richard Amery about his view of what having autonomous cars will really mean.

And in our panel discussion with Errol Smith we take jovial look at stories including:

  1. Roger Moore Dead – Remembering his on-screen cars
  2. Bear locks itself in car, sounds horn to wake up homeowners
  3. Adelaide ‘Wetern’ suburbs spelling error spotted on new road sign
  4. LAX rich persons lounge lets you watch misery of other customers


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Originally aired on 27 May 2017. For past programs and individual segments visit

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