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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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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This week on South Africa’s no. 1 motoring podcast, hosts George Mienie and Wandile Sishi evaluate the merits of buying a used car instead of a new one. They are joined by Sean Nurse, who relays his experience behind the wheel of the stunningly potent new Porsche 911 Turbo S... plus the team answers your motoring related questions in the Ask AutoTrader segment. Powered by AutoTrader.

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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.

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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?

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06.11.20 Pt 2 - Do we need state rules or are people usually fine on their own? Is corruption always doom and gloom, or is there wiggle room? As you age, is there a threshold for how much medication you should be taking. A pandemic is not a reason not to live out your dreams... especially in business. Are farm raised kids just better drivers?

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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.

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