#AutoCentral

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Industry leader AutoTrader has joined forces with pioneering digital content hub CliffCentral to bring you #AutoCentral – an expert motoring infotainment show. Get behind the wheel with the team for all things motoring, from the more affordable to the most desirable cars, bikes, 4x4s and more.

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26
OCT

Why South Africa's a bakkie-mad nation & SA's top selling car

This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s No. 1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi unpack why the bakkie is so popular in South Africa, including a quick history lesson on this unique body-type. Martin Pretorius joins the conversation to highlight the latest round of upgrades to Toyota’s best-selling car in SA - the Toyota Hilux. Finally, the team answers some of your bakkie-related questions, including the best options for buyers on a budget.
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22
OCT

#AutoCentral Power Pod: Underwear on the bonnet

If you are a driver in South Africa, the age of not following rules is over... from 1 July 2021 the demerit system becomes real. Can South Africans conform? How fast is your car? Because whatever your answer, there is a person in LA whose car is faster! Which car accessories were just never going to survive the test of time? What is the most ridiculous traffic law on Earth?
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19
OCT

Special Guest episode (Richard & Lisa from Jaguar Land Rover SA & Sub-Sahara Africa)

On this week’s #AutoCentral - SA’s number one motoring podcast - George Mienie and Wandile Sishi invite the Managing and Marketing Directors of Jaguar Land Rover to unpack what it's like living with the 2020 AutoTrader Car of the Year. Richard and Lisa discuss how the company is driving the future of mobility in South Africa, whilst the team discuss what is still needed in South Africa for EVs to become mainstream.
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15
OCT

#AutoCentral Power Pod: Stolen parts and Donkey carts

If you desperately need a lift into town, what's the most outlandish thing you would do to make it happen? If a customer wants to test drive a car without the salesman, perhaps that should raise a red flag. How much sweat equity are people willing to put into their shopping for a new car? What are the craziest things people do while driving? Some countries have outlandish traffic laws... in some places, a filthy car costs you a pretty penny.
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12
OCT

Is it really worth your while to buy a car in 2020?

This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s number 1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi investigate whether it’s still worth buying a car in a post-Covid South Africa. Lawrence Minnie joins the show to review the new Land Rover Defender. Plus the team answers your car-buying questions regarding insurance claims and whether or not all fuels in SA are the same.
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08
OCT

#AutoCentral Power Pod: Drop my suspension and add a rocket launcher

Car modification is all good and well, but do some go too far? In the '90s, you could add a safety element to your car which would keep even the bravest of criminals away. You will not believe the size of the largest speeding fine of all time... a regrettable 300km/h rush of blood to the head. Do people still drive manual cars? The car you drive creates an impression, but what kind of impression exactly?
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05
OCT

Does petrol differ from station to station?

This week on #AutoCentral, SA’s number 1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi explain in-depth what hybrid vehicles are, and why this propulsion technology never really gained popularity in South Africa. Chad Lückhoff joins the conversation to review another kind of fuel-saving vehicle – the Ford EcoSport, and he details why it is often one of the top 10 most searched for cars on AutoTrader. Lastly, the team answers your car-buying questions... such as whether apparently identical fuels on offer from various suppliers are in fact of the same quality.
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01
OCT

#AutoCentral Power Pod: Hijacks and Funny Names

When purchasing a motor vehicle, what factors should you consider? Which cars are the most commonly hijacked and stolen in South Africa? If you want to lower your anxiety about your car being stolen, perhaps George Mienie has the car for you. When brands name their cars, should they consider international audiences... because MR2 in English is unsavoury in French!
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25
SEP

Millennials buying Covid-19 cars, Porsche 911 Carrera T & your motoring questions answered

In this week’s #AutoCentral, SA’s number 1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi give you the lowdown on how to buy a car during lockdown, elaborate on how the pandemic is affecting buyers’ purchasing decisions, tell you what ‘Covid-Cars’ are, and tell you what to consider when buying a used car. Sean Nurse joins the conversation to review the Porsche 911 Carrera T, and explains why the Carrera T is as Porsche as Porsche gets. Lastly, the team answers your car-buying questions... such as which cars offer the most bang for your buck, and why many modern cars don’t have temperature gauges!
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21
SEP

Why the Ranger is SA’s most sold used car & Ford’s future plans

This week on SA’s number 1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi chat to Neale Hill, Managing Director of Ford SA, to discuss the story behind the Ford Ranger becoming SA’s most sold used car. The team investigates the impact of COVID-19’s disruption, and how the automotive industry is innovating to help people affected and adapting operations for a post-pandemic world. Lastly, the discussion turns to Ford’s renewed focus on the brand’s heritage and much more! Powered by AutoTrader.
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17
SEP

#AutoCentral Power Pod: It's Plane sailing!

Which country has the highest bumper bash incident rate? The answer might shock you! As summer rolls around in the southern hemisphere, it might be good to know which car increases your likelihood of getting a date online. What does the colour of your car say about you? We all make mistakes... but which excuses work on the cops?
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13
SEP

SA’s cheapest electric vehicle & what exactly is a balloon payment!?

This week on South Africa’s no.1 motoring podcast, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi attempt to confirm or debunk whether the price of cars has increased. Chad Lückhoff also joins the conversation to talk about South Africa’s 'cheapest' all-electric car – the Mini SE. Lastly, the team answers some of your questions in the ‘Ask AutoTrader’ segment, such as the difference between balloon and residual payments, and the issues that could impact your insurance claim settlements.
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