Live from his studio, George Mienie chats to the team about the latest news in the motoring industry. The China military bans Tesla EVs over security fears. To avoid being arrested over the Easter holiday, George suggests that you pay your fines early. And a young Joburg entrepreneur aims to build SA's first electric bakkie. Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, our anchor George Mienie and co-host Wandile Sishi predict the motoring trends expected to gain momentum in 2021, before Lawrence Minnie joins them to review the latest Volkswagen Caravelle. Finally, your pressing motoring questions are answered in our Ask AutoTrader section. Powered by AutoTrader.

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George Mienie reports live from his hangar, just before heading out to fly a plane. South African roads are officially the most dangerous in the world. An old school robbery with a rented car... and Tesla CEO, Elon Musk’s title will change to Technoking of Tesla and Chief Financial Officer, Zach Kirkhorn’s title will be Master of Coin. Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi unpack the ever-growing popularity of the crossover body type. Sean Nurse then enters the chat to review the Mercedes-Benz GLA200, and finally the team tackles your pressing motoring questions in our Ask AutoTrader segment. Powered by AutoTrader.

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A listener asks for advice from George about road rage and having personalised number plates. Is there a way of sitting correctly in your car? George tells us how. Powered by AutoTrader.

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On this week’s #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and co-host Wandile Sishi discuss what happens when you turn your normal internal combustion engine into an electric vehicle by swapping out the engine. Lawrence Minnie joins the team to review the Volkswagen e-Golf, and compares notes with George, who also had his turn driving the all-electric e-Golf. Lastly, the team tackles your pressing motoring questions in our Ask AutoTrader section... including an explanation of how EVs work, which electrified vehicles are available in South Africa, and whether it’s a good idea to buy a used Honda hybrid. Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week George Mienie talks about the California doctor who performed surgery during a Zoom court appearance, the top car brands that made it onto the list of being the most dependable, and some good news as the Gauteng government reiterates its rejection of e-Tolls. Powered by AutoTrader.

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On this week’s #AutoCentral, SA’s no.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and co-host Wandile Sishi welcome Les McMaster from RightToRepair to discuss the South African Competition Commission’s proposed new guidelines regarding the automotive aftermarket. The team explores how these regulations will impact the manufacturing, repair, insurance and financing of cars, and how these guidelines should be advantageous to the consumer and aftermarket service industry. Powered by AutoTrader.

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George Mienie joins us from a special location this week! Can you guess which country has the most expensive toll road? According to the Budget speech, the fuel levy is going up. And do you know how many cars the Fast & Furious movies have ruined? Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi look at diesel cars’ rise and predict what the future holds for diesel power. Martin Pretorius joins the chat to review the new BMW 420d coupé. Finally, the team answers your most pressing motoring questions in our 'Ask AutoTrader' segment - such as what would happen if you were to pour diesel into a petrol car’s fuel tank and so much more! Powered by AutoTrader.

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