Overdrive Program – Hyundai hybrid, Fiat to sell Ferrari, car ban near schools


Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program where we take a diverse look at cars and transport..

I’m David Brown

This program and extended segments of the feature interview, road test and panel discussion are also available on the website at

And in this program we look at news stories from around the world including:

  1. Hyundai plans to take on Toyota’s Prius with new hybrid model
  2. Finding It an Odd Fit, Fiat Chrysler Will Spin Off Ferrari
  3. Range Rover Evoque Now Made in China
  4. Reward us to ride to work
  5. Tesla Tries To Hire Aussie Auto Engineers As Local Industry Wanes
  6. Cars banned from near Edinburgh schools in trial


In our feature interview we look at a campaign to promote the character and features of the Old Hume Highway to make it Australia’s equivalent of Route 66

And we road test the Renault Twizy – a very different kind of car.

And in our panel discussion with Brian Smith and Errol Smith

  1. Druid King’s new crusade – car parking!
  2. Land speed record stopped by fire extinguisher
  3. Bike-riding thief robs shop with banana
  4. That flying car you were waiting for may be coming


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