This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, our anchor George Mienie and Wandile Sishi explore the realities of living with an electric vehicle in South Africa. Wandi steps into the driver’s seat and asks George all the EV questions you may have had. They also dispel some popular EV myths, and unpack the factors which may hold widespread local EV adoption back. The team then answers your pressing motoring questions in our Ask AutoTrader segment. Powered by AutoTrader.

More info

This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and co-host Wandile Sishi investigate the market share growth of electric vehicles (EVs). Is the rising popularity of EVs destined to always be high, or is it just a fad? Motoring journalist Sean Nurse then joins the crew to review the 2021 Porsche’s Taycan high-performance EV, and compare notes with George about living with one. Plus, your latest motoring questions answered in the Ask AutoTrader segment. Powered by AutoTrader.

More info

We find out why the colour of your car influences the amount of insurance you pay for it. George Mienie has been given an electric Porsche to test drive and he tells us all about his experience. He also explains to Siya what torque is. Powered by AutoTrader.

More info

30.04.21 Pt 2 - There’s a site that allows you to share your horrible dating experience, with the chance of ‘winning your emotional damage’ back. It’s no surprise that the team talks about an awfully stinking matter, and Gareth chats to Bjørn Heyerdahl, who is an author and real life viking.

More info

Live from his studio, George Mienie chats to the team about the latest news in the motoring industry. The China military bans Tesla EVs over security fears. To avoid being arrested over the Easter holiday, George suggests that you pay your fines early. And a young Joburg entrepreneur aims to build SA's first electric bakkie. Powered by AutoTrader.

More info

26.03.21 Pt 2 - The team just can’t seem to get enough of the phase “Don’t be suspicious, don’t be suspicious”. The internet allows the team to let loose and pull some ugly faces. Shot... Gareth shares some of his knowledge about shotguns and other guns.

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

Which manufacturer is the most trusted around the world? George Mienie gives us the rules of how to navigate a traffic circle, which is a real bugbear for him. What is the state of road markings on South African roads, and why does it take so long to fix potholes? There is a new scam doing the rounds... watch out for it! What are the different legal ages for driving globally? Powered by AutoTrader.

More info

Why does it matter when in the year you register your vehicle, and what are the financial benefits of knowing this little detail? With electronic interfaces being the norm now, can wily folks still turn back their odometer? What other services does De Wit Motors offer besides car sales? How does one go about updating the software on their vehicle? The new Mercedes-Benz GLA is launching soon, what's it packing under that hood? The new C-Class is being compared to its bigger brother... high praise indeed. When will all Mercs have an EV option?

More info

On this week’s #AutoCentral - SA’s number 1 motoring podcast - George Mienie and Wandile Sishi welcome the CEO of Generation.e, Ben Pullen and Absolute F1 on Supersport host, Kriya Gangiah to the show to discuss the state of South Africa's future mobility. The team goes in-depth on the reasons behind South Africa’s slow adoption rate of EVs, and the likely long-term implications of not adapting to EVs in the near future. Powered by AutoTrader.

More info