George Mienie reports back on what he considers to have been his best trip to America in 7 years. Why is the USA so great, are they doing anything in particular in the automotive industry that separates them from the rest of the planet? Cindy Alter answers the question, “Would you allow an autonomous car to drive you around?” Her answer is amusing. South Africa’s mimicary of America is not just in music and culture, the motor industry follows suit… is this a good or a bad thing? Is it a good idea to buy a Nissan NP300 after the recent crash test results? OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and the Competition Commission are on a collision course in South Africa – this one could be interesting. And Elon Musk is not happy with Bill Gates after his comments regarding electric vehicles. Powered by AutoTrader.

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21.02.20 Pt 2 – The MGM group has had their database hacked, now you can find out where Selena Gomez has stayed. When celebrities stay in hotels what names do they use? Micheal Bloomberg gets absolutely ripped apart in Nevada by the rest of the Democrat nominees. Jane Dutton and the pronunciation of the names of black people are like oil and water, it’s hilarious! The great Cindy Alter joins us and it’s a treat, she really has no substitute. George Mienie tells about his big trip to Las Vegas, and what the motor industry is like in America right now. 

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George Mienie is in Las Vegas and he’s living the dream. He busts the myth that January is a bad month for consumers in the motor industry – second hand car sales touched on R10.2 billion, and that’s not a typo! Polestar are now officially thinking about the planet, they are going to aim to reduce 80% of plastic in the cars which they produce moving forward. Ford has created an emoji jacket for cyclists, safety first people. And Ferrari have revealed their 2020 vehicles, the SF1000. Powered by AutoTrader.

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14.02.20 Pt 2 – Jane Fonda looks like she could be 35 and she’s in her 80s… so if you want to look good, “Let’s get physical!” There is fascinating evidence coming out of the helicopter disaster which killed Kobe Bryant. Trigonometry is possibly older than we first thought, what will the Greeks say about this? Rebecca Black is having a cry about being a millionaire at 13 years old. And our beloved motoring guru George Mienie joins us from Vegas. Christo Lineveldt from Coronation joins us to tell us why looking after your money is the best Valentine’s Day gift you can get or give.

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Boris Johnson is hoping to ban diesel and hybrid cars in the UK by 2031. The X-Class is being discontinued in South Africa. There are a few patents which sound like genius ideas, but haven’t made it to the real world. Toyota South Africa is investing billions into South Africa’s economy, George reveals the full amount. Exciting times… South Africa will now produce a hybrid Toyota for the first time – the future is here! Powered by AutoTrader.

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07.02.20 Pt 2 – Leigh-Ann and Bob Marley are kindred spirits. Siya has always said, “love is all you need.” If you have dreadlocks, mould is in there. Julio Iglesias set the bar too high for Enrique. The rule in life is that you shouldn’t panic, unless you have coronavirus. You’re not dying, you’re “on a sundowner.” Strippers didn’t get their cut of Super Bowl earnings, and it’s wrong! The devil is alive – if you kiss people only once you are Judas.

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This week on SA’s No.1 motoring podcast we discuss Gauteng’s notorious 308km/h speedster and the latest motoring news. We unpack the rise of the e-Car dealership and look into how Tesla became the second biggest automotive company in the world. Finally, things get wild in Crazy Talk as we look at 10 insane car inventions that never took off! Powered by AutoTrader.

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If you want part ownership of a Mini, your time may be now. We’re going ‘Back to The Future’ with the DeLorean being reproduced as a limited range coming out soon. The legal blood limit in South Africa is now absolutely zero, stay away from those hot cross buns. Skijoring… have you heard of it? If not, George Mienie tells all. He also tells a touching story about how Devi Sankaree Govender’s investigative journalism helped his business. Powered by AutoTrader.

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31.01.20 Pt 2 – Annie Lennox is the heart of stone who held back the Eurythmics apparently. Siya sure likes the bone. It turns out, Siya is also the fifth Golden Girl. Big cats like Calvin Klein, but domestic cats like Mont Blanc as a scent. Is East London just a big zoo? 33 is the age where you lose all your vigour, oh dear. Tinder for dead people, could it work? Mbulelo is boring and he’s single, he’s got no chance… what a loser! Devi Sankaree Govender joins the show to unpack her career at Carte Blanche and more.

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George tells us that cars should always be utilitarian and that’s how you should calculate their value. The most versatile vehicle to buy is revealed. Tesla is now worth $100 billion, which means it’s more valuable than General Motors and Ford, combined! Laffite’s X-Road is a sight to behold. South African women are blazing a new path at Dakar, how cool is that! Powered by AutoTrader.

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