ARTICLES RELATING TO PETROL

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.

'A rollercoaster year for motorists' - an SA fuel price retrospective

2017-01-05 11:35

At its peak, petrol spiked to R13.34 a litre and diesel reached R11.70 in July 2016. We look back at the fuel-price volatility in 2016 and what trends could affect this year's supply.

Expect big fuel price hike for New Year, warns economist

2016-12-28 14:43

If one goes by the latest information from the Department of Energy, fuel prices could increase in January, says an independent agricultural economist.

Brace for New Year petrol hike, motorists warned

2016-12-14 13:43

South Africans will in all likelihood be hit hard at the pumps at the beginning of 2017, cautions the Automobile Association.

Petrol reprieve on the cards for December

2016-11-29 12:45

South Africans can look forward to lower fuel prices for December, according to the Automobile Association.

Big hike in petrol price

2016-10-28 14:55

The dollar exchange rate and a global increase in the prices of petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin means motorists will pay a lot more for petrol next week.

Weak Rand, Gordhan controversy affect SA fuel prices

2016-09-15 12:30

South Africa's recent period of fuel-price reductions is set for a reversal as the weakening Rand and the controversy surrounding finance minister Pravin Gordhan negatively affect the cost of fuel.

 

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.

Massive petrol price hike for New Year

2016-12-29 20:17

South Africans will be hit hard at the pumps with petrol and diesel going up by up to 50 cents a litre, the department of energy has announced.

INFOGRAPHIC: Tracking the petrol price in 2016

2016-12-14 17:46

Did the price of petrol and diesel wreak havoc on your pocket this year? Take a look at this infographic tracking the price movements during the year that was.

Petrol bonus for motorists

2016-12-04 10:57

Motorists are in for an early Christmas gift with a slightly cheaper price for a litre of petrol and diesel, says the department of energy.

Under-fire CEF to pay staff over R41m in bonuses

2016-11-11 10:54

The Central Energy Fund, which is responsible for overseeing PetroSA and the Strategic Fuel Fund, will pay more than R41m in bonuses to its staff this financial year.

Fuel price set for month-end hike - AA

2016-09-29 17:50

Stronger international petroleum prices contributed to an SA fuel price increase expected at the end of September, reports the Automobile Association.

Petrol party turns sour with expected 51c price hike

2016-09-15 12:19

The recent period of fuel price drops is set for a reversal as the weakening rand and stronger global petroleum prices combine to cause pain at the pumps, says the AA.

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