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.

SA fuel price breakdown: Here's all you need to know

2017-04-05 15:59

'Taxes make up a big part of the price you pay at the pump', says the Automobile Association as it highlights the true cost of the price of fuel in SA.

AA warns of hefty fuel price jump

2016-12-29 10:41

January 2017 will see the first of what the Automobile Association expects to be a series of fuel price hikes in the New Year.

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.

Expect more pain at the pumps in November - AA

2016-10-28 14:26

Motorists can expect the price of petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin to go up again next month, warns the Automobile Association.

Stronger rand, oil spoil petrol price party

2016-09-29 20:10

The prices of petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin are expected to increase in part due to the firmer rand, but mostly because of a stronger oil price, warns the AA.

Gordhan jitters, oil strength slam brakes on fuel price drop

2016-08-30 11:07

Renewed oil price strength and a turnaround in the rand/US dollar exchange rate have put the brakes on the substantial fuel price drops suggested by mid-August data.

How SA's fuel price is calculated

2016-07-05 08:59

To some the price of fuel is not important, while for others it is of utmost importance. Either way, this cool infographic highlights what affects the fuel price in SA.

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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INFOGRAPHIC: SA's petrol price rollercoaster

2016-05-30 16:00

The petrol price has gone up by up to 152c a litre since March as the rand continues to weaken alongside an increasing oil price.


Perfect storm brewing for petrol price, repo rate shock

2017-04-11 13:26

South Africans could see the petrol price rising by about 70c a litre next month, while SARB might have to move from a repo rate cut to a hike, says economist Kevin Lings.

Rand strength to ease petrol price hike in March – AA

2017-02-15 11:29

The AA says rising international petroleum prices are being offset by a stronger rand, which has been trading 1% firmer at R13.02 to the dollar.

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.

Petrol price relief on cards

2016-11-15 11:45

The Automobile Association expects the petrol price to decrease by 45 cents a litre in December as international petroleum prices have started declining in November.

Petrol price hike announced

2016-09-30 15:47

The Department of Energy has announced that the latest fuel price hikes will come into effect next week.

Further drop in petrol price

2016-09-02 14:15

The pump price for a litre of petrol will be 18c cheaper for all grades from next Wednesday, much lower than the expected 25c touted still earlier this week.

More petrol price relief on cards for motorists

2016-08-15 13:26

The price of fuel could be significantly cheaper in September, owing to the strengthening of the rand, says the Automobile Association.

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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More petrol price pain for motorists

2016-05-02 12:12

Motorists will have to fork out more for a litre for all grades of petrol come Wednesday, says the Department of Energy.

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