CarAdvice podcast 61: What’s it like to be a truck driver? Tony the truckie tells us

Armed with a can of Glen 20 and some tissues, join Mandy Turner, Dave Zalstein and James Wong this week. Recent TV star[1] Mike Stevens talks carbon tax on cars[2]. Also in car news, Victoria Police is set to test a world-first GPS tracking[3] to deter car theft, and fines are to be issued after Victorian road safety cameras are not compromised by virus[4].

The Audi A8 has been revealed,[5] Polestar details the ‘Optimised’ Volvo XC60 PHEV[6], HSV GTSR arrives in the UK[7] and Ferrari is to build an SUV[8]. Matt Campbell reviews the Renault Megane[9] sedan, and listener Johnpaul emailed us at with a gripe about indicators on European cars. Dave takes our long-term Mustang[10] to get a service at Chadstone Ford with workshop foreman, Nik Piplios,, and we compare the Audi TT RS[11] and Porsche 718 Cayman S[12].

Lastly, find out what it’s like to be a truck driver, when we talk to truckie, Tony. PLUS: Want to phone in and leave a question to be played on the show and answered by our team? Now you can! Dial 0434 690 099 (or +61 434 690 099 if you’re overseas) to leave us a voice message.

No texts, folks! Check out the links below to listen in on this episode and all previous episodes. Subscribe to the CarAdvice podcast:
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