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How to beat petrol price fluctuations

2017-07-07 05:00

Set aside between 5% and 10% of your monthly petrol spend as a buffer against future price increases, says a personal finance expert.

Petrol price relief expected in June – AA

2017-05-29 12:25

Following this month’s 30c petrol price increase, motorists can expect fuel price relief in June, the Automobile Association has said.

Sinking rand causes petrol price pain

2017-04-27 11:46

Petrol prices will go up next Wednesday as the average international prices of petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin increased and the rand lost ground against the dollar.

Credit downgrades to increase fuel price - AA

2017-04-18 10:44

'Fuel price rises will be the first major expense to hit South Africans in the wake of depreciation of the Rand against the US dollar,' says the Automobile Association.

Petrol price to come down 24 c/l

2017-04-01 13:42

Motorists will benefit from easing fuel prices in April.

Slight drop in petrol price

2017-02-24 14:08

The Department of Energy has announced that the pump price of both grades of petrol will decrease from next Wednesday.

Fuel levy hike might affect other prices too

2017-02-22 14:52

The hike in the general fuel levy and the RAF levy, effective 5 April 2017, will probably have an inflationary impact right through the South African economy.

'Modest fuel price increase' for SA

2017-02-15 11:41

'Current data suggests a very modest fuel price increase of between three and four cents a litre for vehicle fuels,' reports the Automobile Association as it looks at fuel-price trends for SA.

Robust rand reduces petrol price pressure

2017-01-27 12:26

Fuel prices will increase in February but not as much as expected, following the rand's comeback against the US dollar in late January.

Motorists warned to brace for more petrol pain

2017-01-16 13:07

The Automobile Association has warned motorists to ready for another steep hike in fuel prices at the end of January.

 

REMINDER: Petrol price breather for motorists

2017-06-03 19:08

Motorists have been given a breather at the petrol pumps in June, following the Department of Energy's latest announcement on the fuel price.

Petro SA mum on business rescue reports

2017-05-04 17:10

The Central Energy Fund is handling certain issues regarding its subsidiary Petro SA internally and will make its decisions known in time, says a spokesperson.

Rand rollercoaster 'complicates' fuel-price prediction - AA

2017-04-26 12:28

'We anticipated fuel would be volatile in 2017 but we believe the Rand's strength flatters to deceive,' says the AA as the strengthening Rand, complicates attempts to forecast a month-end fuel price.

Bullish oil bets gain on signs OPEC cuts to outdo US boom

2017-04-17 07:56

OPEC is finally making some headway in its race against the tide of surging US supplies, and speculators are giving the group greater credence.

Double tax whammy robs motorists at pumps

2017-03-15 12:30

Although fuel prices are set to drop in April, most of the benefit from this will be wiped out by the hike in the general fuel and Road Accident Fund levies, says the AA.

Fuel breather for motorists as oil sinks, rand firms - AA

2017-02-24 10:30

Rand strength, and a retreat of international petroleum prices, have combined to produce a surprise drop in fuel prices at the end of February, according to the AA.

Which is better petrol or diesel? 8 things you should know before you buy a car

2017-02-22 07:31

Fuel efficiency, costs, availability... Both petrol and diesel-powered vehicles have pros and cons but which is better? We list 8 things you should consider before you buy your next car.

Consumers hit by petrol price increase

2017-01-27 17:54

The Department of Energy announced that the fuel price will go up from 1 February 2017.

Petrol body gets more time off from Competition Act

2017-01-23 07:58

The Competition Commission has granted the South African Petroleum Industry Association another exemption from a section of the Competition Act.

Oh no! SA motorists to brace for yet another fuel hike

2017-01-16 13:00

It has been little more than two weeks into January 2017 an already SA motorists have experienced a fuel-price hike. Now, the Central Energy Fund has announced another hike at the end of January.

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