This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi discuss the local growth of double-cabs in South Africa, and predict which body-type will steal the sales in 2021. Lawrence Minnie enters the conversation to compare three new special edition double-cabs - Toyota Hilux Legend, Volkswagen Amarok Dark Label and Ford Ranger Thunder. Lastly, the team answers your motoring questions... including buying a car in another province, and whether it’s a good idea to buy a high mileage used double-cab bakkie. Powered by AutoTrader.

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18.01.21 Pt 2 - If you watch reality shows about people with the worst ailments possible, are you the sick one... or is seeing suffering a humbling experience which makes you grateful to not be 400kgs? Tarryn Gabler, the doctor who stitches baby's bums and calls it pediatric surgery, gives us a wrap about what Covid-19 has been like for a medical professional who is a new mother - plus she shares her interesting lockdown story involving the whole family.

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18.01.21 Pt 1 - What on Earth do we do when an icon is accused of something salacious and morally reprehensible? Does our opinion matter, or should we save our moral sanctimony for home? If you were a twin and separated at birth, would you want to know the other half of the egg that you were in the womb?

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Timothy interviews penis researcher and author of "Phallacy, Life Lessons from the Animal Penis”. Together, they explore how our understanding of genitalia has influenced gender inequality. They also discuss what we can learn from the ongoing studies of both the vagina and the penis about just how similar we are, and what we should be focused on if we hope to achieve gender equality.

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The French have always done things their own way, and 2021's New Year's celebrations were sensational to say the least - cars were set alight as part of a game, we kid you not. A hapless Canadian bought the same model of car twice, only to have it stolen twice. 'Scrap Car Comparisons' is a company offering unconventional therapy to car owners who don't know how to dispose of their old motor vehicles. Finally, you might be surprised at the results of a study into where most car accidents take place. Powered by AutoTrader.

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15.01.21 Pt 2 - First, it was a sword-wielding boet, but now the Fourways area has something even more dangerous to contend with: a hippo. No, we’re not referring to your ex, but an actual semiaquatic mammal that’s found its way into the security complex capital of South Africa. If you want to be a billionaire, take a hint from Jeff Bezos’ ex-wife and marry your way into the position. Dave Scott from The Kiffness joins us to discuss how he deals with public backlash, and takes us through the process of creating his viral satirical songs.

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15.01.21 Pt 1 - Picky people, beware. The team mulls the idea of restaurants putting up your picture at the entrance so waitrons know who to look out for if they want to avoid trouble. If you think your life is horrible, current events at the Beitbridge border crossing are chilling, and a reminder of a need to be a little humane when we can.

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Grave concern in Mozambique, where the impotence of the African Union is compounded by crushing poverty and the actions of Muslim fundamentalists, who are converting vulnerable civilians at the end of a barrel. The team discusses the potential for corruption around the Covid vaccine process in South Africa, and how citizens might end up overpaying, while many may not even get vaccinated. And finally, what will the Biden regime mean for Africa?

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14.01.21 Pt 2 - With Donald Trump having effectively been kicked off social media, there are a lot of people asking a lot of questions about free speech on digital platforms, and who decides which voices get heard. The team discusses how citizens need to become more involved in their communities in order to effect change in South Africa. And finally, it turns out that Africa is the youngest continent geologically, but we continue to have the oldest leaders… Go figure.

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14.01.21 Pt 1 - The team is tackling the big adult issues, like what should be done with old, blunt knives. In Italy, the biggest mafia trial in over forty years is being set up; hopefully all the witnesses will be around to make an appearance. If you own an air fryer, please stop strutting around the place - it’s a home appliance, not a cure for cancer.

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