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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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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05.03.21 Pt 2 - As the team talks about diversity and Love Island they genuinely wonder, “Where did all the white people go?” Siya touches his nose quite a lot, could that mean he’s lying about something? Star of South Africa’s very first 'The Bachelorette SA', Qiniso Van Damme joins the show to share her dating experience.

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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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In this week’s #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, hosts George Mienie and Wandile Sishi walk us through the largest change in automotive since the internal combustion engine. Lawrence Minnie joins the team to review Suzuki’s latest compact SUV, the new Vitara Brezza. Finally, the team answers your most pressing motoring questions in our Ask AutoTrader segment - including the possibility of getting out of an active car finance contract after getting cold feet... and so much more! Powered by AutoTrader.

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Apple is planning on building a self-driving car, and they are debating whether to use their software or not. George shares some tips on how to reduce COVID-19 transmission in your car… the answer is so simple! Tesla plans to accept Bitcoin as a form of payment, and Leigh-Ann and Siya have a bit of a giggle. Powered by AutoTrader.

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On this week’s #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi unpack the latest round of automotive industry investments by Ford, Toyota and other car brands, and discuss the various advantages for you. Chad Lückhoff enters the chat to review the new Subaru Forester Sport, and explains why this car is worth your attention. Finally, the team answers your motoring questions... including how to safeguard yourself when co-signing on the finance for a third party’s car and so much more! Powered by AutoTrader.

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An airport for flying cars will thrust the English city of Coventry into the future later this year. Subaru blames a single factory worker for a recall, and an impromptu Covid-19 'vaccine clinic' in Oregon. Plus... unbundling service plans when purchasing vehicles, and drone flying restrictions.

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This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi reveal the top 10 most searched cars of 2020 and unpack what actually makes a car great. Lawrence Minnie joins the conversation this week to highlight some of the AutoTrader team’s favourite cars of 2020, before they answer your most pressing motoring questions posted on AutoTrader. This week’s questions include returning a car after the sales transaction, the wisdom of buying a stolen and recovered vehicle, and so much more! Powered by AutoTrader.

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In this week’s #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi unpack the future and direction of the traditional sedan in South Africa, and investigate ways in which manufacturers are trying to generate demand for this traditional body-type. Chad Lückhoff enters the chat to compare the Mercedes-AMG A35 Sedan with the BMW M235i Gran Coupé – two cars aimed at the same market segment, but achieving varying degrees of success. Finally, the team answers your motoring questions posted on Ask AutoTrader... such as whether you should buy a repaired used car. Powered by AutoTrader.

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