The hyperloop went into overdrive this past week. Virgin took the train to the maglev track and tests look good so far, two human beings survived unthinkable speeds. Elon Musk was pranked recently and he's now turned a meme into a business. An Amazon van driver took the meaning of the word handicap on a golf course to a new level. An Aston Martin driver in Canada crashed into a rock... and that's just the beginning of this costly bumper bash! Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week on South Africa’s no. 1 motoring podcast, hosts George Mienie and Wandile Sishi evaluate the merits of buying a used car instead of a new one. They are joined by Sean Nurse, who relays his experience behind the wheel of the stunningly potent new Porsche 911 Turbo S... plus the team answers your motoring related questions in the Ask AutoTrader segment. Powered by AutoTrader.

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Which manufacturer is the most trusted around the world? George Mienie gives us the rules of how to navigate a traffic circle, which is a real bugbear for him. What is the state of road markings on South African roads, and why does it take so long to fix potholes? There is a new scam doing the rounds... watch out for it! What are the different legal ages for driving globally? Powered by AutoTrader.

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On this week’s #AutoCentral - SA’s number 1 motoring podcast - George Mienie and Wandile Sishi welcome the CEO of Generation.e, Ben Pullen and Absolute F1 on Supersport host, Kriya Gangiah to the show to discuss the state of South Africa's future mobility. The team goes in-depth on the reasons behind South Africa’s slow adoption rate of EVs, and the likely long-term implications of not adapting to EVs in the near future. Powered by AutoTrader.

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South Africans are ready for electric vehicles - check out AutoTrader's 2020 EV Car Buyer Survey. The ghost of Uniondale is a legendary South African horror story... but is it true? We might be one step closer to a flying car, and a man was spotted flying at LAX without a plane. And Scottish scientists don't let any whisky go to waste! Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s No. 1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi unpack why the bakkie is so popular in South Africa, including a quick history lesson on this unique body-type. Martin Pretorius joins the conversation to highlight the latest round of upgrades to Toyota’s best-selling car in SA - the Toyota Hilux. Finally, the team answers some of your bakkie-related questions, including the best options for buyers on a budget. Powered by AutoTrader.

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If you are a driver in South Africa, the age of not following rules is over... from 1 July 2021 the demerit system becomes real. Can South Africans conform? How fast is your car? Because whatever your answer, there is a person in LA whose car is faster! Which car accessories were just never going to survive the test of time? What is the most ridiculous traffic law on Earth? Powered by AutoTrader.

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On this week’s #AutoCentral - SA’s number one motoring podcast - George Mienie and Wandile Sishi invite the Managing and Marketing Directors of Jaguar Land Rover to unpack what it's like living with the 2020 AutoTrader Car of the Year. Richard and Lisa discuss how the company is driving the future of mobility in South Africa, whilst the team discuss what is still needed in South Africa for EVs to become mainstream. Powered by AutoTrader.

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If you desperately need a lift into town, what's the most outlandish thing you would do to make it happen? If a customer wants to test drive a car without the salesman, perhaps that should raise a red flag. How much sweat equity are people willing to put into their shopping for a new car? What are the craziest things people do while driving? Some countries have outlandish traffic laws... in some places, a filthy car costs you a pretty penny. Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s number 1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi investigate whether it’s still worth buying a car in a post-Covid South Africa. Lawrence Minnie joins the show to review the new Land Rover Defender. Plus the team answers your car-buying questions regarding insurance claims and whether or not all fuels in SA are the same. Powered by AutoTrader.

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