The French have always done things their own way, and 2021's New Year's celebrations were sensational to say the least - cars were set alight as part of a game, we kid you not. A hapless Canadian bought the same model of car twice, only to have it stolen twice. 'Scrap Car Comparisons' is a company offering unconventional therapy to car owners who don't know how to dispose of their old motor vehicles. Finally, you might be surprised at the results of a study into where most car accidents take place. Powered by AutoTrader.

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Considering the ever-moving consumer landscape, how has the notion of going for a test drive changed? Are we seeing the end of car dealerships? DigiCars may be a future solution for buying cars. What causes the most accidents on the road? George gives us a list of the fastest cars. By the way... don't let a moose lick your car. There's a Black Friday special at AutoTrader, don't delay!

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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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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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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? Powered by AutoTrader.

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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! Powered by AutoTrader.

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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! Powered by AutoTrader.

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It seems like Tesla isn't the only producer of a futuristic cybertruck, Serbia has their own version of Elon Musk. Is it smart to modify your car? In true French spirit, Citroen is revolutionising the driving age limit. And a dealership in Mexico City has made a mistake which could cost them billions in sales. Powered by AutoTrader.

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#AutoCentral Power Pod: “I'm not a petrolhead” - If you thought Apple's cellphone was a lifesaver, wait until you see the Apple Car, and how it might literally save your life. What is the difference between a petrolhead and an automotive enthusiast? Is it always cheaper to buy a car outright, what other options are there? SkyDrive Inc. is taking transportation to new heights. And Amazon is going to deliver your goods even faster. Powered by AutoTrader.

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