How useful is the massive decrease in fuel prices to us if we can’t go anywhere? Donald Trump has rolled back the emission regulations and laws which Barack Obama had put in place, this could get interesting. As we attempt to imagine a future beyond Covid-19, do we need to consider accelerating the advent of solar roads, driverless cars and delivery drones? And a man in Australia had a hilarious excuse when the cops stopped him for speeding. Powered by AutoTrader.

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True entrepreneurship is the ability to resist the temptation to give up when the going gets tough. Covid-19 as a ‘market force’ was not taught in any MBA programme anywhere in history. Our Epson entrepreneurs – Linda Moeketsi, Sibu Mabena and Roxy Ferreira – answer the questions which you may want to know about the trials and tribulations of a small business owner, and they answer them as their businesses are having to pivot and adjust to global circumstances not seen since the second World War. As in life, the core business rules are simple… build relationships and keep them.

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This week on SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, we look into how Covid-19 has impacted the South African and global automotive industry. We unpack how the FIA is ensuring race fans get their racing fix during the worldwide lockdown. With everyone indoors, we also look into how car manufacturers are getting innovative with their car releases, and how to ensure your car is still fit post the 21-day lockdown. In Industry Talk, Bobby Petkov from Mitmak Motors gives advice on how dealers can keep business going during the national lockdown. Finally, what happens if you drop a car onto a giant trampoline? Powered by AutoTrader.

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The automotive industry is not Covid-19 proof, and will have to evolve just like every other industry post the pandemic. What are the digital and online options for selling, purchasing, and delivering cars in the future? Geely have taken the first step to innovate on how they will deliver a brand new set of car keys. VW and Audi have shown a human side… their logos have provisionally been changed, a nice touch. A Mitsubishi Diamante was taken back to the future and underwent a very cool transformation. Is there a timeline for all of our vehicles to be electric all around the world? And can the Tesla Model X filter viruses? Powered by AutoTrader.

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03.03.20 Pt 1 – The black market… is it a bunch of humans who sell kidneys, or black people who buy things? How well do you know Soweto? Phumi takes it upon herself to educate. If you are willing to pay for Siya’s trip to Paris, he’ll take you on a tour. And the serum for your face might come from a shark’s liver.

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This week on SA’s No.1 motoring podcast we discuss how the coronavirus has impacted global new car sales projections. We unpack what has happened in the 2020 F1 Winter testing, and determine if the new Mercedes-AMG GT53 4-Door is worthy of the GT name. Finally, Les McMaster from Right to Repair joins us to give us the scoop on what to expect in the drafted guidelines. Powered by AutoTrader.

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By now, you probably know that cryptocurrencies are not controlled by banks or financial institutions – or governments. Regulation, though, is almost inevitable… and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. Luno Africa’s GM, Marius Reitz, explains the potential regulation of cryptocurrency. Decrypto is powered by Luno.

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How does digital advertising actually work in the motor industry? AutoTrader is now making the K53 learner’s book available on their website – for free. Jeremy Clarkson has had a career change, he’s an agricultural guy now. Fuel taxes are rising, the Budget Speech gave us little hope about this. What could R5 get you back in the day? Geely are releasing an intelligent air filter. Don’t go to Dallas if you fear bed bugs… having said that, at least your rideshare vehicle will be sparkling clean. There’s an exterminator who’s doing God’s work. And Batman might live in Russia. Powered by AutoTrader.

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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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