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Industry leader AutoTrader has joined forces with pioneering digital content hub CliffCentral to bring you The AutoTrader Podcast – 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.
Weekly English South Africa Automotive · Technology
586 Episodes
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The ‘Hot Take’ Episode

On the latest episode of The AutoTrader Podcast, South Africa’s No.1 motoring podcast, Wandile Sishi and Chad Lückhoff dive headfirst into the fast lane, as they bring you ‘Hot or Not’ - where they unpack SA Hybrid royalty, and tune in for our exclusive EV Test Songs. The boys break…
26 Feb 30 min

The ‘Motorsport’ Episode

On the latest episode of The AutoTrader Podcast, South Africa’s No.1 motoring podcast, we welcome back Chad Lückhoff and Lawrence Minnie as they discuss their latest test drives and share insights on circuit racing and Dakar 2024. Additionally, they explore the world of motorcycles and feature the 5-door Suzuki Jimny…
12 Feb 30 min

The ‘Future Classics’ Episode

This week on The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, two fresh hosts in the form of Taye and Ryno chat about two recent model launches - the Ford Puma as well as the Honda Fit Hybrid. The lads also predict a few future classics and what makes a car…
5 Feb 30 min

The ‘2024 Intro’ Episode

Rev up your engines and tune in to the latest episode of The AutoTrader Podcast, South Africa’s No.1 motoring show! Join our hosts, Wandile Sishi, Rob Diering, and Sean Nurse, as they dive under the hood of 2024's latest rides. They’re tearing into the fabric of car culture with their…
29 Jan 25 min

The ‘Final Countdown’ Episode

Get ready to rev your engines for this week’s episode of The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s no.1 motoring podcast. Join our dynamic duo, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi, as they gear up for the much-anticipated Final Countdown episode. This week, we’re shifting gears and taking a wild ride into the realm…
4 Dec 2023 22 min

The AutoTrader Pod: Apartment on Wheels

Ever wondered what’s the highest mileage a car has accumulated? George Mienie, CEO of AutoTrader, jumps right in and also tells Gareth and Simphiwe about a first of its kind apartment on wheels. Plus, a new spin on the weekly trivia!
1 Dec 2023 11 min

The AutoTrader Pod: Black Friday

George Mienie brings some attention to a new electric car on the block... and in his garage. He also tells us about the R25 million savings for Black Friday on AutoTrader. And Themba Robin joins Gareth for the AutoTrader Trivia this week.
24 Nov 2023 16 min

The ‘Repo’ Episode

Get ready to rev your engines with this week’s episode of The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 Motoring Podcast! Our dynamic duo, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi, are swapping their hats and putting on their banker’s tuxedos in a special ‘Repo’ episode. Ever had nightmares about car repossession? Wondered what it’s…
20 Nov 2023 22 min

The ‘Safety Month’ Episode

Get ready for a thrilling ride with this week’s episode of The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s number 1 motoring podcast. Our dynamic duo, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi, are strapping in for a special Safety Month episode. They’ll be diving deep into the crucial topic of Child Safety, shedding light on…
13 Nov 2023 27 min

The AutoTrader Pod: Deal or No Deal?

George Mienie has found out some interesting news about a Volvo shipping that went wrong. A notorious Lambo has gone on sale from an iconic film, but is the entire package worth the money? And Simphiwe gets some major assistance on the trivia this week.
10 Nov 2023 12 min

The ‘Budget Buying’ Episode

This week on The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, our anchor George Mienie and co-host Wandile Sishi are tightening their belts in this ‘budget buying’ episode. They chat about beating inflation, car costs you don’t expect, and popular cars in SA that are winning the wallets of South Africans…
6 Nov 2023 26 min

The AutoTrader Pod: What do the Boks drive?

With the Ballon d'Or making waves all over the world, George Mienie covers the beef between two iconic footballers and their sports cars. George also does a deep dive into the Springboks' car collection... and of course this week’s car trivia.
3 Nov 2023 14 min

The ‘Halloween’ Episode

Experience the thrill of the open road with The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s no.1 motoring podcast! This week, join our dynamic duo, the charismatic and insightful George Mienie and Wandile Sishi, as they delve into the spine-chilling world of haunted cars. Brace yourself for a journey into the unknown, where they…
30 Oct 2023 27 min

The AutoTrader Pod: R200k Dream Car

Ben Karpinski has put a challenge out to the GCS Team to find their dream car for a R200k on AutoTrader, but things take a twist when Simphiwe reveals her business venture, that comes with her dream car!
27 Oct 2023 12 min

The ‘Manufacturing’ Episode

Buckle up for this week’s episode of The AutoTrader Podcast, the ultimate pit stop for motoring enthusiasts in SA. Our dynamic duo, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi, are swapping their driving gloves for hard hats and diving into the nuts and bolts of car manufacturing. They’ll be revving up the…
23 Oct 2023 26 min

The AutoTrader Pod: Strangest Things

George Mienie shares a new AutoTrader advert that’s out, and also wants to know what’s the strangest thing you’ve seen people do while driving? Shamilla Miller gets roped into Simphiwe’s team for the car trivia… who will come out on top this week?
20 Oct 2023 14 min

The ‘Hydrogen’ Episode

Catch the latest episode of The AutoTrader Podcast, South Africa’s No.1 motoring podcast! Join our dynamic duo, George Mienie and Wandile Sishi, as they dive into the exciting world of Hydrogen - the new energy contender in the South African car market. They’ll be exploring if Hydrogen could be the…
16 Oct 2023 24 min

The AutoTrader Pod: South African Icons

George Mienie compiles a list of iconic South African cars through the ages. We discover what his first car was, as well as what car was used to pick up Nelson Mandela from prison. Gareth and Simphiwe then get into the trivia.
13 Oct 2023 14 min

The ‘True Cost’ Episode

In this week’s episode of The AutoTrader Podcast, the leading motoring podcast in South Africa, our hosts George Mienie and Wandile Sishi delve into a comparison between South Africa and the global scene in the context of petrol and electric cars. They explore whether South Africa is hastening the adoption…
9 Oct 2023 26 min

The AutoTrader Pod: Robo Taxis

Uber has updated a list of the most common items left in their cars - and no, it’s not children. Apple has unveiled they are indeed working on a car… but how does the team feel about it? Is there an underlying factor with the F1? And this week’s quiz…
6 Oct 2023 16 min
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