Overdrive Program – Toyota Mirai, Honda FCV, Fuel from sunlight

Hello and welcome to Overdrive a program that samples as much as it can of the experiences of 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 our website at

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

  1. Parts industry could suffer, cars may not be much cheaper, in trade deal with China
  2. 2016 Toyota Mirai priced up for 2015 US fuel-cell debut
  3. Honda to bring hydrogen-powered FCV to market in 2016
  4. Creating fuel from sunlight
  5. Dust particles may be more harmful to asthmatics than M5 soot
  6. Speed control devices may be used to stop leadfoots


In our feature interview we talk to an Orthoptist to talk about what can be done to get someone whose had eye trouble back to driving a car.

We road test the Jeep Cherokee – the new model is a major step forward for Jeep

And in our panel discussion with Brian Smith and Errol Smith

  1. Full size 1965 VW Kombi Tent/VW Bus Kid´s Tent (a mini one for the kids!)
  2. Feathers in flight inspire anti-turbulence technology
  3. Mum, 46, breaks bike speed record


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