Overdrive: World car of Year; ANCAP; TrailBlazer; Kia Rondo; Quirky cloths for transit

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Hello and welcome to Overdrive, a program that luxuriates in the realm of cars and transport.

I’m David Brown

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

  1. World Car of the Year 2017: winners revealed
  2. ANCAP
  3. Australian debut: Mercedes-Benz trucks can automatically start braking for pedestrians
  4. Line Marking
  5. Bush Mechanics: The Exhibition opens


Errol takes a big SUV down to the farm and attracts a lot of cows among other things.

And Alan and I go for a drive in a small people mover.  It started life as a nerdy car nine years ago but it has come a long way since.

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

  1. Will clothing dictate transit patronage?
  2. The World’s Most Elegant Public Transit Campaign
  3. Audi and Porsche join forces for shared vehicle architecture
  4. New McLaren 720s supercar now a Lego build


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