Overdrive

By David Brown

Overdrive: Cars, Transport and Culture. A weekly radio program featuring motoring & transport news from Australia & around the world, road tests, feature interviews & quirky stories. David Brown is a respected motoring broadcaster heard online and across Australia on commercial, public and community radio.

  1. 1.
    Overdrive: Building electric buses in Australia; A practical experience in buying a car; BMW e-bike
    30:05
  2. 2.
    Overdrive: Cash for Clunkers to buy a bike; Subaru XV; Nissan Leaf e+; Mazda MX 5; Hispano Suiza
    30:10
  3. 3.
    Overdrive: Volvo Ad Pulled after complaint; Cars with no spare tyres; Alfa Guilia;
    30:04
  4. 4.
    Overdrive: Mini Electric; Plug-In Hybrid – The overlooked option; Vehicle supply is near crisis
    30:04
  5. 5.
    Overdrive: Govt’s waffle words; Kia Stonic & Carnival; Space saver tyres; seats for wider drivers
    30:00
  6. 6.
    Overdrive: VW Cupra, Renault Captur & Hyundai Nexo for Aus; Tesla model 3; Sculpture near motorways
    30:06
  7. 7.
    Overdrive: Driving in the rain; Electric trucks; Peugeot’s newish 3008 & 5008; Hyundai Staria;
    30:02
  8. 8.
    Will Hagon: An hour long “short” chat about Minis, and motor racing heroes and villains
    1:14:40
  1. 9.
    Hyundai i30: Why the sedan makes a different statement to the hatchback
    12:45
  2. 10.
    Murray Walker: Reminisces from down under
    19:13
  3. 11.
    Overdrive: Kia EV6; Hyundai i30-sedan or hatch?; Murray Walker remembered; Will Hagon & rally Minis
    30:05
  4. 12.
    Woman’s World Car of the Year: Judge Nadine Armstrong talks about what it takes
    18:18
  5. 13.
    Overdrive: WWCOTY – a judge speaks; Porsche Taycan; Women in Car ads; Road design for garbage trucks
    30:04
  6. 14.
    Roads of the future: Building and maintaining the critical asset: Michael Caltabiano ARRB
    30:37
  7. 15.
    Overdrive: Feb 2021 Car Sales; Mitsubishi van zero crash test score; Nissan Navara; Toyota Yaris
    30:03
  8. 16.
    Overdrive: Hyundai Ioniq 5; The real EV Km ranges; Classic Chrysler V8; ARRB health checks the roads
    30:05
  9. 17.
    Overdrive: Roads that never die; Toyota EV mobility; Hyundai’s take on Hydrogen cars and trucks
    30:05
  10. 18.
    Overdrive: Wishy-washy govt fuel strategy; Car logos; Are car grilles too big?
    30:05
  11. 19.
    Overdrive: Fuel Cells stall; Is Mapping the transport future; More on Latin making a better driver
    30:01
  12. 20.
    Two new Kias; Is the Kona EV practical?: Rauno Aaltenon dodging rocks; Renault Mobilize; C-Type Jag
    30:02
  13. 21.
    Rauno Aaltonen - The full interview on life, rallying, racing, and driver training
    1:14:39
  14. 22.
    Rauno Aaltonen: He led briefly near the end but why he didn’t win the London to Sydney Marathon
    3:31
  15. 23.
    Rauno Aaltonen: The driving skills he used to deal with young people throwing rocks at the vehicle
    2:16
  16. 24.
    Rauno Aaltonen: Racing and rallying partnerships – got help from a professor of communications!
    3:57
  17. 25.
    Rauno Aaltonen: Facing adversity and driver training – it’s all about the right attitude
    3:36
  18. 26.
    Rauno Aaltonen: To win Bathurst Bob Holden was an equal partner - they thought alike
    2:08
  19. 27.
    Rauno Aaltonen: Invented left foot braking – What are the benefits and changing style on the track
    6:00
  20. 28.
    Rauno Aaltonen: Early experience in Boats & motorcycles helped touch bumper bars on Conrod straight
    5:23
  21. 29.
    Rauno Aaltonen: Learning a circuit and rally versus race driving
    5:02
  22. 30.
    Rauno Aaltonen: Using Bob Holden’s efforts and hard tyres to win Bathurst in a MIni
    5:17
  23. 31.
    Trends in Motoring: Launches, Teasers; Computer Games; Mobility; Supply chains: Plus farewell my MX5
    30:03
  24. 32.
    Second-hand car sales focus on adventure vehicles - David Lowe - GumTree
    5:48
  25. 33.
    Make Buses Sexy; Solar car for commuting; Second-hand car sales; Green number plates and Bentleys
    30:01
  26. 34.
    Latest Dashcam; Mitsubishi PHEV; Kia Sorento; Hino Hybrid; Cornering at 400km/hr 2 feet on the pedal
    30:03
  27. 35.
    Geoff Brabham's method on how to take the first corner at Indy flat out
    3:27
  28. 36.
    Speed Kings - Australian and New Zealanders at Indy 500 - John Smailes author
    1:14:45
  29. 37.
    Bosch Debuts First Motorcycle Split-Screen Display
    0:58
  30. 38.
    Volvo Cars Mixes Virtual With Real - World Testing
    1:02
  31. 39.
    Elon Musk Hints At A New Tesla
    0:58
  32. 40.
    NZ Poilice Get Skodas
    1:02
  33. 41.
    New solutions for sanitising autonomous vehicles
    1:01
  34. 42.
    Speed Kings at Indy 500; Rally driving precision; sanitizing vehicles; Bosch split motor bike screen
    29:50
  35. 43.
    Toyota Mirai in Aust (sort of); Is North Connex worth it? Fair contracts for truckies; Mini Urbanaut
    30:02
  36. 44.
    Overdrive: Tax on Electric Vehicles; An oldie–Landcruiser 70; A newie–MG Electric; Sport sponsors
    30:02
  37. 45.
    Overdrive: New Nissan Navara; MG ZST; MMGA (Make Monaros Great Again); James Bond’s favourite car
    30:03
  38. 46.
    Peugeot/Citroen Australia Managing Director talks about brand image and the new “beautiful” 2008 SUV
    25:21
  39. 47.
    Overdrive: Tactical Urbanism; Yaris Cross; Peugeot 2008; Monaros; Reused traffic lights; Nissan Duke
    30:01
  40. 48.
    Overdrive: Racing a 1969 Monaro; Connected vehicles; Nissan Duke - Cartoonish or revolutionary
    30:00
  41. 49.
    Overdrive: Racing a little Mini on a big track; Free Public Transport? Peter Brock’s driving advice
    30:01
  42. 50.
    Overdrive: Designing the Toyota Hilux; Volvo XC40; Audi A7; Peugeot 308; Federal Budget & transport
    30:00

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