Overdrive Program – Car Sales, charging foreigners, fuel hike

Hello this is Overdrive a program that tries to spread the word about trains, planes and automobiles.
I’m David Brown
This program and extended segments of the feature interview, road test and panel discussion are also available on the website.
In this program we look at news stories from around the world including:
1. Car Sales figures
2. Subaru Caps it All
3. Bill Ford predicts ‘radical transformation’ of auto industry
4. German minister wants road-use toll for foreign drivers
5. Egypt raises fuel prices by up to 78pc
6. U.S. auto recalls break single-year record with 6 months to go
7. First Come Driverless Cars, Then Driverless Trucks
In our feature interview we look at a listeners plight of trying to get cars to slow down on a roundabout.
We road test the Jeep Wrangler
And in our panel discussion with Errol Smith and Brian Smith we chat about a range of subjects including:
1. French buy new trains, find they are too wide for some platforms
2. McLaren F1 written off in drive with Rowan Atkinson
3. Teenager blacks out, causes crash, when he holds his breath in tunnel
4. Flight attendants learn kung fu
5. Priest loves fast cars and sexy women

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