This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, anchor George Mienie and co-host Wandile Sishi welcome Greg Maruszewski, Managing Director of Volvo Car South Africa, to the studio. Together, they unpack how this top motor manufacturer is preparing for the future by building on its long tradition of innovation. They also discuss Volvo’s plans to introduce new all-electric vehicles, their expanding suite of semi-autonomous driving aids, and the myriad of ways in which automotive retailing has changed in the post-pandemic world. Powered by AutoTrader.

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Ever wondered why Americans drive on the right and the British on the left? George Mienie answers that, and even explains which side is safer. He also reveals the top 10 most fuel-efficient cars... you’ll be surprised which ones make the list! Powered by AutoTrader.

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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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This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi discuss the local growth of double-cabs in South Africa, and predict which body-type will steal the sales in 2021. Lawrence Minnie enters the conversation to compare three new special edition double-cabs - Toyota Hilux Legend, Volkswagen Amarok Dark Label and Ford Ranger Thunder. Lastly, the team answers your motoring questions... including buying a car in another province, and whether it’s a good idea to buy a high mileage used double-cab bakkie. Powered by AutoTrader.

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On this week’s #AutoCentral, SA’s no. 1 motoring podcast, host George Mienie and his co-anchor Wandile Sishi look back on the madness and disruption in 2020 that was experienced by the automotive industry, and they unpack some of the trends that have come about as a result for future car shoppers. Martin Pretorius joins the discussion to reveal why BMW’s X6 M50i is a performance bargain, especially if you are considering the beefier BMW X6M... and the team answers your pressing motoring questions, such as if and how to buy a car in SA as a non-resident and much more. Powered by AutoTrader.

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It's that time of year when people will be driving to their holiday destinations, and George gives us tips on how to drive safely with a trailer. The Germans have thrown some prohibitive bureaucracy the way of Tesla, and it threatens to dent the earnings of Elon and his shareholders. Also in Germany, a delivery driver worked the system for 40 years - until the devil inevitably came for his pound of flesh… Plus: an app that will refuel your car at a location of your choice? Sign us up! Powered by AutoTrader.

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Living in South Africa, we have become accustomed to scams, but the latest vehicle hijack scam is on another level - even by our ridiculous standards! Cape Town has taken the first step in encouraging motorists to reduce their emission footprint while in transit. Is it viable for South Africa to stop manufacturing ICE vehicles in the near future? Ford thought they had settled the Kuga cat fight, well... they got an unexpected rebuff to their first settlement offer. Powered by AutoTrader.

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Considering the ever-moving consumer landscape, how has the notion of going for a test drive changed? Are we seeing the end of car dealerships? DigiCars may be a future solution for buying cars. What causes the most accidents on the road? George gives us a list of the fastest cars. By the way... don't let a moose lick your car. There's a Black Friday special at AutoTrader, don't delay!

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