How has lockdown affected the search behaviour of car buyers? The possible digitisation of more businesses after lockdown means different types of vehicles are becoming more popular… two cars are streaks ahead on AutoTrader’s website. What’s the best value for money vehicle on the market? Volvo has always been about safety, a new policy they’re implementing echoes this message even further. If you need a reason not to give your child a supercar, there’s a young man in Canada who is the poster child for this. Powered by AutoTrader.

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AutoTrader is looking to open up and has set events in motion to get the industry going again. What is the difference between e-commerce and a market place? The number of enquiries on AutoTrader and dealership websites in lockdown may raise eyebrows. A man in Chicago showed his boss just how much he hates greed. And Teslas are a honey trap for hijackers. Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week on SA’s no.1 motoring podcast, the team unpacks what the new level 4 driving rules are. In Auto Talk, the all new 7-seater Renault Triber is reviewed in all its glory. In Crazy Talk, what creature might be lurking inside your bonnet!? Lastly, we are joined by Paul Vermaak from Hatfield VW Northcliff, who tells us how he has managed to provide a bespoke user experience for his customers. Powered by AutoTrader.

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AutoTrader’s web numbers are up year on year for April, which shows people are still buying cars. What percentage of people need to sell their cars because of Covid-19? An underage driver in Utah was caught on his way to buy a supercar. North Carolina has had a teen crime outbreak. How is India using technology to police coronavirus red zones? Elon Musk wants to make the Tesla more fun, but how? Powered by AutoTrader.

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George Mienie reports on some of the search stats on the AutoTrader website, which tells us a few things about the state of the country’s economy. People are also searching for cars at very odd times of the night – why are we all suddenly insomniacs? Are hybrid vehicles still in demand? Tesla cars can now see stop signs and red lights… which is handy! And the Lucky Devil Lounge – a strip club in the USA – has created a special drive-through show for its customers. Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week on SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, we look into the traffic levels on the roads following the 2-week extension, and if the president’s latest update will impact current levels. The team also reviews the 2020 AutoTrader Car of the Year – the Jaguar I-Pace. In motorsport, we update you on the racing calendar, and Bobby Petkov from Mit Mak Motors tells us about the creative ways he’s sustained business under lockdown. Powered by AutoTrader.

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It’s been four weeks of lockdown – are consumers still buying cars? The AutoTrader Car of The Year was announced via a virtual awards ceremony, and it was fantastic… great viewership numbers. A barrel of oil for the first time in perhaps ever has hit a negative value. Is your car the best place to self-isolate from family? The Tesla Cybertuck is the future. What are the top 10 car-related movies and shows to watch? Powered by AutoTrader.

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DC Design is trying to make your vehicle Covid-19 safe. The Brubaker Box is getting a facelift, cult classic with a futuristic look. If you fancy wearing a $280K Bugatti engine infused Jacob the Jeweler watch, that’s an option now. You can use your treadmill for your car. The H2 deserves respect as a dude car, but this wheel modification – though hilarious – is downright dangerous. The petrol price in South Africa is going down… nice to know while we’re all stuck at home. Powered by AutoTrader.

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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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