Massive fuel price drop predicted in January - but rand could be the jinx

2018-12-14 15:42

Substantial further fuel price reductions are on the cards for January, but the exchange rate could spoil the party, predicts the Automobile Association.

SA mulls Singapore as reference for basic fuel price

2018-11-29 11:15

South Africa’s Department of Energy proposed changes to the structure of the nation’s basic fuel price as it seeks to reduce the cost of gasoline and diesel.

WATCH: NP300 bakkie drops to bottom in latest SA crash tests - Nissan responds

2018-11-06 08:13

Nissan's NP300/Hardbody scored a zero-star rating in the latest Global NCAP crash tests, though it does not seem to hinder local sales - more than 800 bakkies were sold during October.

WATCH: Need a new city car? Here's how well the Kia Picanto performs in crash tests

2018-11-05 11:38

Global NCAP and the Automobile Association continues with its #SaferCarsforAfrica campaign. Take a look at how well the Kia Picanto fares in crash tests.

Fuel price outlook: 'Petrol price down, but diesel goes up for November' - AA

2018-10-31 12:52

'Fuel prices have moderated during October, with the prospect of some relief for petrol users, although users of diesel will have to cough up more,' says the AA.

'These fuel increases are catastrophic for road users - AA' - Another looming price hike for October

2018-09-27 10:45

Fuel users are facing unprecedented price increases in October. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF).

SEE: Global fuel prices - cheapest to most expensive petrol around the world

2018-09-20 19:00

As South African motorists brace for record fuel price increases, we take a look at the petrol prices around the world.

Bad news for motorists: Biggest petrol, diesel price hike 'in SA's history' - AA

2018-09-13 14:44

"Mid-month unaudited data from the Central Energy Fund is predicting the biggest fuel price hike in South Africa's history by some margin," according to the AA.

Bleak outlook for fuel prices - AA

2018-08-30 11:57

The Automobile Association warns that, due to the weak rand, a significant barrier in the inland price of fuel could be crossed in September.

Rand rout threatens fuel price stability, warns AA

2018-08-15 14:59

The substantial rand weakness could undo recent fuel price stability, warns the Automobile Association, commenting on unaudited fuel price data.


Festive season driving tips: 'Be safe and adjust your attitude on the road'

2018-12-06 15:00

'Road users must understand that major routes in the country will be busier, and they need to adjust their attitudes and driving styles to accommodate for the increased volumes,' warns the Automobile Association (AA).

'Huge fuel drop relief for motorists, but levy impacts are unknown' - AA

2018-11-28 13:08

'Massive fuel price reductions are expected for December, but these could be tempered by adjustments in the retail and wholesale margin, and the possible continued use of the Slate Levy', according to the Automobile Association.

WATCH: Toyota Yaris scores best in 2018 SA crash safety tests - #SaferCarsforAfrica

2018-11-05 12:16

The Toyota Yaris is one of the most popular small cars available in South Africa. Take a look at how it fares in the 2018 Global NCAP crash tests.

WATCH: Need a new hatchback? Here's how well the Hyundai i20 fares in crash tests

2018-11-05 10:20

Global NCAP and the Automobile Association continues with its #SaferCarsforAfrica campaign. Take a look at how well the Hyundai i20 fares in the crash test.

Petrol price outlook: More fuel pain at the pumps for South African motorists - AA

2018-10-16 08:32

"Further substantial fuel price hikes are lined up for the end of October", according to the Automobile Association.

187 motorcyclist killed in one year – top tips for SA riders and motorists to buck the trend and save lives

2018-09-21 08:28

'Between August 1 2017 and August 31 2018, there have been 726 motorcycle crashes in which 187 motorcyclists were killed,' reports the Motorcycle Safety Institute of SA.

Monster fuel hikes may hit SA motorists in October, warns AA

2018-09-13 15:00

The biggest fuel price hike in SA's history could take place in October, the Automobile Association has warned, based on mid-month unaudited data from the Central Energy Fund.

Energy Department intervenes to keep petrol price increase down

2018-09-03 15:32

Fuel prices will increase by 4.9c per litre in September, the Department of Energy announced, well below the 23c to 25c increase expected by the AA.

Why a transport expert believes the fuel levy's days are numbered

2018-08-28 21:03

A logistics expert, who is researching the ways road users are taxed, says the fuel levy is becoming increasingly unproductive as vehicles' fuel efficiency increases.

Fuel price protests in SA: More than 16 000 motorists say they support protest action in a bid to reduce record-high petrol price

2018-07-31 18:00

More than 16 000 readers say they would support ongoing fuel protests in South Africa in a bid to reduce the country's record-high petrol price.

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