On this week’s #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, our anchor George Mienie and co-host Wandile Sishi delve into the cost of car manufacturing, and determine whether cars are really too expensive these days. Lawrence Minnie joins the crew to reveal a new Chinese bakkie, and the team answers your pressing motoring questions in our Ask AutoTrader section... including how long a finance application should take at a dealership, and whether someone on maternity leave should be eligible for car finance. Powered by AutoTrader.

More info

Are we going to lose our culture of corruption as traffic cops will soon have to wear body cameras to decrease corruption and bribes? George Mienie shares his opinion about the recent petrol price increase, and a new study finds that the legalisation of cannabis has made the roads more dangerous. Powered by AutoTrader.

More info

Philip Coetzer, owner and dealer principal at De Wit Motors, has some advice for people who are thinking about getting a new car... whether they should upgrade or downgrade. He also answers some of your burning questions. And Gord explains some car jargon to Siya.

More info

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.

More info

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.

More info

This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s no.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi look back over the decades to understand and make sense of why SUVs quickly became one of the most sought after and popular body types. One of SA's top motoring journalists, Chad Lückhoff, joins the conversation to talk about the latest Toyota Fortuner and he unpacks whether this new face-lifted model has the stuff to ensure that the Fortuner remains SA's top selling new and used SUV. Lastly, George and Wandi answer your motoring questions, such as whether petrol or diesel is preferable for someone who wants an SUV, how to determine if a dealership is trustworthy, and which affordable used SUV should get your attention. Powered by AutoTrader.

More info

On this week’s #AutoCentral - SA’s number 1 motoring podcast - George Mienie and Wandile Sishi are joined by Gary Scott, CEO of Kia Motors South Africa, to unpack Kia’s local growth over the past two decades and elaborate on the manufacturer’s future plans for the local market. The trio also discuss the importance of the growing second-hand market, look into the advantages of buying a used car with Kia Konfidence, and how well the company’s local operations have recovered since lockdown. Kia’s international EV strategy also comes under the microscope... and we find out if electric Kias are on the horizon in SA soon. Powered by AutoTrader.

More info

This week on SA’s number 1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi are joined by Robert Mtshali, founder of MobiWash SA, to discuss the challenges facing entrepreneurs during a time of dramatic change. The topic of how to expand your business using personalised solutions could be the saving grace of developing businesses during a global pandemic. Powered by AutoTrader.

More info

South Africa's road accident death toll could be set to nosedive with an interesting new amendment on the horizon to the drunk driving laws in the country. Hyundai's EV recall is one step forward, three steps back for future thinking drivers. How much would you pay to keep your personalised number plate? And Volvo is dropping cars from 30m in the air, all to save lives. Powered by AutoTrader.

More info

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.

More info