Overdrive: Suburban Hyperloop?; Not so fast train; Cyclist aid; NY Motor Show; Up-market Wagons

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

  1. Should the Hyperloop Be for Cities or Suburbia?
  2. Not so fast, fast train to Canberra
  3. Should walking and cycling trails be like freeways?
  4. This Magic Dutch Traffic Light Helps Bicyclists Avoid Stopping
  5. Provisional results from latest TISPOL 24-hour speed enforcement marathon

We take a tour of station wagon design with Holden’s Director of design Richard Ferlazzo

Alan Zurvasand and David talk about cars that were at the New York Motor Show

And in our panel discussion with Brian Smith and Errol Smith we take a light-hearted look at stories including:

  1. A Chinese car called Trumpchiwhich is eyeing the US market but considering changing its name
  2. US judge sentences Volkswagen to three years probation following emissions scandal
  3. Not so fast, fast train to Canberra
  4. Apple’s radical approach to self-driving cars (put a game controller in one)

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Originally aired 29th April 2017

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