SA fuel price set for big increase - AA

2016-05-27 12:06

'It is possible that fuel prices will test new highs in the coming months, placing yet more stress on consumers,' says the Automobile Association as all grades of fuel in SA are set to increase in June.

Why cheap oil isn't good news

2016-04-13 11:04

Although brent crude prices have risen, the oil price is still low compared to historical levels. Experts share what the low oil prices say about the global economy and its slow growth.

WATCH: 8 reasons South Africans can expect tough financial times ahead

The petrol price is set to go up by 88 cents per litre - just another blow to already embattled South African consumers. This video explains why South Africans may need to tighten their belts in the months to come. Watch.

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WATCH: 'Fuel price increase major blow to battered consumers'

The expected 95 cents a litre increase in the price of diesel in April, along with a petrol price hike of around 85 cents is going to hit consumers like a "ton of bricks" says debt expert Neil Roets. We spoke to him over Skype to find out why. Watch.

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SA fuel price: Exchange rate woes continue

2016-01-28 13:47

The low oil price is protecting South African road users against the substantial fuel price increases despite the weak Rand, reports the Automobile Association.

Expect small or no change to fuel price - AA

2015-10-16 21:30

The AA is cautiously optimistic about what might happen to fuel prices in November, because international oil prices have begun to retreat in recent days.

Consumers have never had it so good - expert

2015-01-29 10:21

Lower inflation and a further expected petrol price drop do not mean consumers should stack up even more debt, warns an expert.

Cheap oil turning off battery-car buyers

2015-01-13 09:16

Cheap fuel prices are not deterring some automakers from building up their offerings of alternative fuel vehicles. But how to coax buyers.

Another petrol hike for SA

2013-08-06 11:17

When you head to the fuel station on Wednesday, you'll be paying an extra 32c/litre as the price of all grades of fuel will increase.

Top 10 fuel-saving tips

2013-07-29 09:00

Fuel prices making you stare obsessively at your fuel gauge? Are you driving as if there’s a sleeping kitten under your accelerator? Check out these top tips for saving fuel.


SA petrol price to climb in May - AA

2016-04-18 12:43

South African motorists will have to cough-up more at fuel stations as the petrol price is expected to increase yet again, reports the Automobile Association.

13 easy ways to save fuel

2016-04-06 11:33

These could save you hundreds, maybe even thousands of rands a year.

April Fools: 10 reasons why the joke is on you

2016-04-01 10:54

April 1 is usually a time for tomfoolery, but come Friday the economy will be playing the biggest joke of all - and South Africans won't be laughing.

INFOGRAPHIC: Where your petrol money goes

2016-03-15 13:08

For many, the fuel price is merely a number on a pump that they need to pay when filling their tank, but this infographic reveals where all that hard-earned money really goes.

SA fuel price rescued by oil weakness - AA

2015-12-31 08:45

Ongoing weakness in international petroleum prices has protected South Africans from rising exchange rates, reports the Automobile Association.

R13bn lower oil consumer boon not enough

2015-03-15 12:44

An amount of R13bn has to date been injected back into the pockets of South African households due to lower oil prices, says an economist.

Oil price drop could bring surprise U-turn for SA

2015-01-27 16:10

Drastic declines in the international oil price and sharp cuts in the local petrol price could herald a sharp turnaround in SA’s fortunes, says an expert.

Interest rate could peak near 11% next year

2014-07-29 14:15

The ever-increasing cost of living means that many South Africans could lose their middle class status or fall into poverty, warns an expert.

Fuel price up again in August

2013-08-02 19:16

The retail price of fuel will increase next week, the department of energy says.

Fuel shortages hit Gauteng, Cape Town

2011-12-08 13:41

The Fuel Retailers' Association says service stations are running out of some types of diesel and unleaded petrol.

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