This week on SA’s No.1 motoring podcast... have CO2 levels in cars increased, and what happens if an essential vehicle breaks down during lockdown? In Tech Talk, we look back to give you insight into the future of cars. We also review the Jaguar SVR, unpack the SA new and used motoring market, and look into how one person put a diesel engine into a Tesla. Powered by AutoTrader.

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A survey in England says 45% of car owners in England would want an electric vehicle. March 2020 saw 33,000 used car sales - which is 14% up from last year... that's R10 billion! Polos and Ford Rangers are still the most popular cars in South Africa. E-Racing has taken NASCAR by storm, but it's getting tetchy because it turns out mortality is an important reason to be nice to others. And Nuro's driverless cars can drop off your shopping, with no driver... zombie-proof retail. Powered by AutoTrader.

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How useful is the massive decrease in fuel prices to us if we can't go anywhere? Donald Trump has rolled back the emission regulations and laws which Barack Obama had put in place, this could get interesting. As we attempt to imagine a future beyond Covid-19, do we need to consider accelerating the advent of solar roads, driverless cars and delivery drones? And a man in Australia had a hilarious excuse when the cops stopped him for speeding. Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week on SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, we look into how Covid-19 has impacted the South African and global automotive industry. We unpack how the FIA is ensuring race fans get their racing fix during the worldwide lockdown. With everyone indoors, we also look into how car manufacturers are getting innovative with their car releases, and how to ensure your car is still fit post the 21-day lockdown. In Industry Talk, Bobby Petkov from Mitmak Motors gives advice on how dealers can keep business going during the national lockdown. Finally, what happens if you drop a car onto a giant trampoline? Powered by AutoTrader.

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The automotive industry is not Covid-19 proof, and will have to evolve just like every other industry post the pandemic. What are the digital and online options for selling, purchasing, and delivering cars in the future? Geely have taken the first step to innovate on how they will deliver a brand new set of car keys. VW and Audi have shown a human side... their logos have provisionally been changed, a nice touch. A Mitsubishi Diamante was taken back to the future and underwent a very cool transformation. Is there a timeline for all of our vehicles to be electric all around the world? And can the Tesla Model X filter viruses? Powered by AutoTrader.

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AutoTrader are doing their bit by self-quarantining as a company, and taking their business digital. Website activity is stable - which shows that customers are loyal to a well-run business, even in times of distress. Suzuki launched their S-Presso digitally, how did the industry and consumers respond? BMW are shutting one of their plants. How will businesses in the motor industry survive the Covid crunch? Uber and Lyft have suspended their ride sharing feature in most markets, but not South Africa. And a Russian man decided to take an unusual spin on a Mustang! Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week on SA's No.1 motoring podcast we discuss how the coronavirus has impacted global new car sales projections. We unpack what has happened in the 2020 F1 Winter testing, and determine if the new Mercedes-AMG GT53 4-Door is worthy of the GT name. Finally, Les McMaster from Right to Repair joins us to give us the scoop on what to expect in the drafted guidelines. Powered by AutoTrader.

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How does digital advertising actually work in the motor industry? AutoTrader is now making the K53 learner’s book available on their website - for free. Jeremy Clarkson has had a career change, he’s an agricultural guy now. Fuel taxes are rising, the Budget Speech gave us little hope about this. What could R5 get you back in the day? Geely are releasing an intelligent air filter. Don’t go to Dallas if you fear bed bugs… having said that, at least your rideshare vehicle will be sparkling clean. There’s an exterminator who’s doing God’s work. And Batman might live in Russia. Powered by AutoTrader.

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George Mienie reports back on what he considers to have been his best trip to America in 7 years. Why is the USA so great, are they doing anything in particular in the automotive industry that separates them from the rest of the planet? Cindy Alter answers the question, “Would you allow an autonomous car to drive you around?” Her answer is amusing. South Africa’s mimicary of America is not just in music and culture, the motor industry follows suit... is this a good or a bad thing? Is it a good idea to buy a Nissan NP300 after the recent crash test results? OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and the Competition Commission are on a collision course in South Africa - this one could be interesting. And Elon Musk is not happy with Bill Gates after his comments regarding electric vehicles. Powered by AutoTrader.

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