A human being in Bloemfontein has combined engineering excellence and science fiction to create a different kind of motoring monster. The VW Amarok will be built alongside the Ford Ranger from now on in South Africa, which raises a few interesting questions about where value lies in vehicles. It's design vs software in the future... maybe we aren't ready for hovercrafts yet. Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week on SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, new car sales have been released. How much will you be paying for your next litre of fuel? The team reviews the new BMW X3M Competition, and in motorsport they unpack the revised 2020 Formula 1 Grand Prix calendar. Finally in Tech Talk, the future of car recharging and much more. Powered by AutoTrader.

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The price of pre-owned cars is on the rise so if you want to buy one, now is the time - the search numbers on AutoTrader for May 2020 are remarkable. There's a reprieve in the renewal of expired vehicle licenses in South Africa, happy days. George Mienie gives us a step-by-step guide on how to unlock your vehicle post lockdown. Tesla stock is doing better than ever, and the new Batmobile gets some muscle! Powered by AutoTrader.

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Twelve weeks after AutoTader locked down, the realisation is that locking down a country or business is easier than unlocking it. How will licensing IT systems deal with the motor industry and clients' needs as it reopens? The Tesla Model X has trialled a novel charging method. If you have a loud car, you don't want to hear this story about what your neighbours could do to it. Petrol is going up. And if you have a spare $17k, would you like a toy car? Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week on SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, auto crime activity increases, the team reviews the new Honda Jazz 1.5 Sport CVT, and in motorsport we unpack the new team driver changes. In Crazy Talk, more electric cars are igniting the streets... and George Mienie walks us through how dealerships are doing under the level 4 lockdown rules. Powered by AutoTrader.

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How has lockdown affected the search behaviour of car buyers? The possible digitisation of more businesses after lockdown means different types of vehicles are becoming more popular... two cars are streaks ahead on AutoTrader's website. What's the best value for money vehicle on the market? Volvo has always been about safety, a new policy they're implementing echoes this message even further. If you need a reason not to give your child a supercar, there's a young man in Canada who is the poster child for this. Powered by AutoTrader.

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AutoTrader is looking to open up and has set events in motion to get the industry going again. What is the difference between e-commerce and a market place? The number of enquiries on AutoTrader and dealership websites in lockdown may raise eyebrows. A man in Chicago showed his boss just how much he hates greed. And Teslas are a honey trap for hijackers. Powered by AutoTrader.

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This week on SA’s no.1 motoring podcast, the team unpacks what the new level 4 driving rules are. In Auto Talk, the all new 7-seater Renault Triber is reviewed in all its glory. In Crazy Talk, what creature might be lurking inside your bonnet!? Lastly, we are joined by Paul Vermaak from Hatfield VW Northcliff, who tells us how he has managed to provide a bespoke user experience for his customers. Powered by AutoTrader.

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AutoTrader's web numbers are up year on year for April, which shows people are still buying cars. What percentage of people need to sell their cars because of Covid-19? An underage driver in Utah was caught on his way to buy a supercar. North Carolina has had a teen crime outbreak. How is India using technology to police coronavirus red zones? Elon Musk wants to make the Tesla more fun, but how? Powered by AutoTrader.

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George Mienie reports on some of the search stats on the AutoTrader website, which tells us a few things about the state of the country's economy. People are also searching for cars at very odd times of the night - why are we all suddenly insomniacs? Are hybrid vehicles still in demand? Tesla cars can now see stop signs and red lights... which is handy! And the Lucky Devil Lounge - a strip club in the USA - has created a special drive-through show for its customers. Powered by AutoTrader.

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