This week on The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi investigate the causes of the semiconductor shortage that is currently crippling the automotive sector. They explore the historical background to this microchip crisis, how it is affecting various component suppliers, and look into changes to the chip industry to prevent a recurrence in the future.

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This week on The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi look back on 2022’s first quarter. They look at the predictions they made in the beginning of the year, to gauge how accurately they gazed into the crystal ball. The team also considers the surprises that 2022 has had up its sleeve so far, before making some new predictions about future trends.

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On this week’s AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi investigate car recycling. They talk about the most-recycled components in a car, and explain how the process currently works. The recycling of EVs also comes under scrutiny, Lastly, the team unpacks a major new business opportunity emerging within the industry.

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This week’s episode of The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, is all about tyres. George Mienie and Wandile Sishi consider today’s tyre prices and elaborate on the ongoing investigation into price collusion between tyre manufacturers. They also list some of the world’s most exotic and costly tyres, discuss ways in which tyres can be damaged, and give pointers to identifying when you need new tyres.

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This week on The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi discuss George’s first year of electric vehicle ownership. They examine day-to-day life with an EV in SA, and whether the reality of owning an EV matches his expectations. They also track the improvements in performance and range on offer with the latest wave of EVs, before looking at other factors which impact EV adoption, such as fuel prices and improving affordability.

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On this week’s AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi explain the recent rise of insurance rejection, with more accident claim denials than ever before. The team also query some insurance companies about the value of dashcam footage for insurance claims, and the top 10 tips to reduce your insurance premiums are unpacked.

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This week on The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi take a closer look at new car sales figures for 2021 - globally and locally. The top-seller list in South Africa also comes under the spotlight, and changing customer preferences are scrutinised.

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On this week’s AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi are again joined by MD of Volvo Cars SA, Greg Maruszewski, to unpack the new, all-electric, Volvo XC40 P8 Recharge, and to discuss Volvo’s EV roll-out strategy and how it aims to support EV drivers in the country. The trio also discusses the impact of loadshedding, home-charging, and range anxiety in SA!

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This week on The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi are joined by motoring journalist Sean Nurse, to review the Audi e-tron Sportback 55 Quattro. This new premium EV is part of the next wave of EVs to hit SA , and the team investigates its merits and downsides. They also discuss new car tech they expect to appear in 2022 from EVs and ICE vehicles.

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This week on The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and co-host Wandile Sishi welcome Jason and Nicholas Goliath to the studio, to talk about their need for speed and love of cars. Nick and Jason also unpack their experiences during our recent Electric Car Test. The team also debunks myths about EVs, and discusses the remaining barriers to EV ownership in SA.

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