Motorists in for stiff petrol price hike

2016-06-17 10:07

Ongoing oil strength, with limited support from the exchange rate, has set the stage for further increases in the fuel price, warns the Automobile Association.

AA concerned weak rand could mean more fuel hikes

The spokesperson for the AA South Africa says the weak rand could mean bad news for fuel prices even if global oil demand diminishes.

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Shell built a radical car and it's capable of 2.6-litres/100km!

2016-04-22 11:52

Fuel specialist Shell has revealed a radical three-seater concept car. What's so special about the diminutive car? It has a claimed fuel consumption of 2.6-litres/100km!

Huge fuel price hike: Here's how much you'll pay in SA

2016-04-06 08:06

The fuel price has increased by almost R1 in South Africa. Check out this great infographic to find out how much filling-up your car will cost.

The rise of the hydrogen-powered car

2016-03-28 08:00

Not that long ago the electric vehicle was introduced to motorists. Now the next big thing in emission-free driving is the hydrogen-powered car.

Fuel-price breather as exchange rate recovers - AA

2016-02-16 12:14

'Ongoing oil price weakness has been bolstered by a strengthening in the Rand/US dollar exchange rate,' reports the Automobile Association. Petrol users are in for much-needed relief...

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.

Here's why the petrol price is about to spike

Motorists lined up at petrol stations in South Africa on Tuesday ahead of increased fuel prices, effective as of Wednesday. What's behind the increase?

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False fuel stickers: GM stops sale of SUVs

2016-05-14 11:32

General Motors is telling dealers not to sell about 60 000 SUVs in the US because the fuel consumption listed on the window stickers was inadvertently overstated.

Can good road manners save you fuel on SA roads?

2016-04-13 12:44

'It may seem petty, but being a considerate, patient driver is good for your fuel tank,' says the the Motor Industry Workshop Association. Here's 5 fuel-saving myths debunked.

Homes damaged in fuel station inferno

2016-03-28 13:00

A massive petrol and diesel fire at the Mvoti Ultra City on the N2 near Stanger gutted three trucks and caused damage to three homes on Sunday.

Expect a 70c a litre drop in petrol price – AA

2016-02-26 14:29

Lower global petrol prices and a stronger rand will be a boost for motorists in March, who will likely see a 70c a litre drop in the petrol price, the AA says.

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.

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