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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Winning the lotto is a miracle in itself, but what are the chances of you winning a car valued at R3.7 million, but when it's time to claim your prize, you’re told you have to wait as the car isn't available yet. Find out why it's important to name your car, and a famous 80’s TV star car is up for auction. Powered by AutoTrader.

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22.01.21 Pt 2 - A man got so drunk that he changed his name to Celine Dion... but the real question is, will he keep it? Is Siya being rude for making his roommate pour her champagne out into a cheaper glass after they made a toast with crystal?

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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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The French have always done things their own way, and 2021's New Year's celebrations were sensational to say the least - cars were set alight as part of a game, we kid you not. A hapless Canadian bought the same model of car twice, only to have it stolen twice. 'Scrap Car Comparisons' is a company offering unconventional therapy to car owners who don't know how to dispose of their old motor vehicles. Finally, you might be surprised at the results of a study into where most car accidents take place. 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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11.12.20 Pt 2 - We know pets can look like their owners, but can they mirror their owners’ personalities? If you’re old - like, properly old - you know what a pen pal is. The team wonders what that was about... There’s a discussion around the COVID-19 vaccine, and a dissection of just how lazy humans have become - let’s be honest, if money was no object, you’d outsource a few of life’s menial tasks...

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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.

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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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