Overdrive: News on Apple, hyperloop, emissions; Prof David Hensher; Jaguar F-Type

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Overdrive: Apple invests $1 billion in Chinese Uber rival; Another study confirms electric cars have lower carbon emissions, in Minnesota this time; Most Americans support usage fees to pay for transportation infrastructure; Hyperloop or over-hyped?; Nissan Is Buying 34 Percent of Mitsubishi Motors; Obituary: Bill Tuckey (1936-2016); Street lighting reinforces inequality.

We talk with Professor David Hensher from Sydney University about how autonomous might affect bus operations.

We road test the Jaguar F-Type convertible – it is something more than just the numbers

Plus quirky news including:

Self-driving cars could lead to more in-car sex!/ ; Billboard for faux funeral home is text and drive warning/ Could humour hold key to better road safety campaigns? ; India tries out optical illusion speed humps; School parents to get parking training for drop offs.

Originally aired on 21 May 2016. For past programs and individual segments visit


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