ARTICLES RELATING TO FUEL

Oil cushions motorists from bigger petrol price hike

2016-01-31 12:00

If the oil price turns the corner without some recovery from the rand, substantial fuel price increases are likely, the Automobile Association has warned.

UK December inflation edges up on fuel costs

2016-01-19 14:15

A surge in air fares has produced a modest pickup in UK inflation in December as lower food prices kept the rate well below the Bank of England’s target.

Happy New Year as petrol price stays the same

2015-12-31 13:26

It's a happy New Year for motorists who won't pay more for 93 octane and slightly less for 95 octane petrol, according to the Department of Energy.

Weak oil may save SA motorists pain at the pumps

2015-12-15 20:08

Despite the rand rout in the wake of President Jacob Zuma's finance minister blunder, SA motorists could be spared major pain at the pumps at the end of the month.

R650m fuel storage injection for Cape economy

2015-11-20 10:57

Empowerment firm Burgan Cape Terminals has officially commenced construction of a R650m fuel storage facility in Cape Town harbour.

6 things you can do with coffee after drinking it

2015-10-30 08:22

Many of us depend on coffee to fuel our early morning meetings, mid-afternoon slumps or all-night study sessions. But did you know that it could be used as fuel, to treat health problems, to make compost and to make super batteries?

VW CEO resigns: 'Stunned' by misconduct

2015-09-23 18:30

'Volkswagen needs a fresh start,' says VW CEO Martin Winterkorn who has resigned in the wake of the automaker's emissions scandal.

More relief for motorists

2015-08-28 14:15

The petrol price will go down by 69 cents a litre next week, after last month's 51c decrease, bringing much-needed relief to South African motorists.

Motorists can expect more petrol price relief

2015-08-17 15:40

Another significant fuel price drop could be on the cards in September, with the rand/dollar exchange rate limiting the decrease, says the AA.

Petrol price relief

2015-07-31 14:52

The price of all grades of petrol as well as other fuel sources will come down substantially from next Wednesday, says the Department of Energy.

 

Be sure to follow correct procedure when fueling

2016-01-26 10:26

When Zinhle Dladla fuelled up at a service station on the N3, she had no idea a mix-up at the bowser would result in her missing her brother’s wedding and a R104 000 car repair bill.

Petrol vs diesel price moves explained

2016-01-05 15:38

A Fin24 user wants to know why there is such a big difference between the price adjustments of petrol and diesel.

AA: SA petrol price hit by Nenegate rand meltdown

2015-12-30 12:44

Petrol prices would have dropped by up to 27c a litre in January 2016 had it not been for the steep fall in rand value after Zuma's firing of Nene, says the AA.

SA increases spare fuel storage capacity

2015-12-07 11:32

There are 72 petroleum storage facilities with spare capacity throughout SA that can be used by emerging companies, up from 27 last year, says energy regulator Nersa.

Diesel car boom about to bust

2015-11-19 15:25

Conventionally fuelled vehicles are under the spotlight for emissions cheating, but ‘clean’ fuel diesel has drawn the most criticism. Will green cars gain the upper hand?

Petrol price movement mixed

2015-10-02 18:42

The price of 93 grade petrol will come down, while that of 95 grade will go up from next Wednesday.

Petrol gamble: 10 000+ SA drivers run on fumes

2015-09-01 09:25

From stranded without fuel on our roads to being affected by petrol price fluctuations, SA drivers share their refuelling habits.

Huge petrol price drop ahead despite rand spoiler

2015-08-28 10:46

The petrol price could drop by between 71 and 77 cents a litre next week, but the decrease could have been 25c/litre more had the rand remained stable, says the AA.

Kevin Lings: Further fuel price cuts a possibility in September

2015-08-03 11:43

Economist Kevin Lings says that at this stage there is a strong case for another petrol price drop in September - a point sure to pique consumer interest.

New technology to create cheap hydrogen fuel

2015-07-02 11:54

A new solar panel design created in Switzerland will make it cheaper to produce hydrogen, which would reduce fossil fuel dependence.

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