Fuel price increase, Merc's X-Class prices revealed... top stories of the week

2018-03-18 19:00

From fuel price increases to the much-anticipated price of the Mercedes X-Class bakkie, here is your weekly motoring wrap.

Good news for SA motorists: Fuel price to drop in March - AA

2018-02-26 13:52

'Fuel prices are set to drop in March as South Africans benefit from a stable exchange rate and lower international fuel prices,' reports the Automobile Association (AA).

Stronger Rand - why fuel gets cheaper but not cars in SA

2018-02-21 05:00

'The Rand is strengthening but that dream car remains elusively beyond your reach. Why is that?' asks Lance Branquinho.

Petrol price relief for motorists

2018-02-05 09:09

The per litre price of all grades of petrol will be cheaper from this Wednesday, the Department of Energy has announced.

German automakers under fire for diesel tests on humans, monkeys

2018-01-29 17:50

German automakers came under fire following revelations they helped finance experiments that saw humans and monkeys exposed to toxic diesel fumes.

'Not a good idea!' - Readers respond to pumping your own fuel in SA

2018-01-19 09:18

'Our economy is nowhere near ready', 'SA needs work', 'I would love to pump my own fuel'... Wheels24 readers respond to pumping their own fuel locally.

More fuel price relief for SA motorists - AA

2018-01-15 14:23

Fuel prices are set for month-end decreases, says the Automobile Association.

Fuel price, rand and Ramaphosa - what to expect

2017-12-18 12:24

Fuel prices could go down in January after the rand has appreciated on expectations of a Cyril Ramaphosa win, predicts an independent economist.

6 tips for fuelling before and during a race

2017-11-09 12:00

Individual preferences vary, but these eating and drinking guidelines apply to every runner.

WATCH: Which wastes more fuel - coasting or engine braking?

2017-10-17 07:10

What uses less petrol - coasting in neutral or engine braking?


Car-mad Germany anxious as court to rule on diesel bans

2018-02-27 08:08

A top German court will issue a hotly-awaited decision on whether cities can ban older diesel cars from some areas, potentially upending transport policy and a disrupting a keystone industry.

Tax increases to hit motorists: Here's how much more you'll pay for fuel

2018-02-21 20:04

The 52 cents a litre increase in the General Fuel and Road Accident Fund levies announced by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba is 'cause for great concern', says the AA.

Cheaper fuel provides relief for SA motorists

2018-02-08 18:08

For a second consecutive month, SA motorists will experience further relief at petrol stations. How much are you spending on fuel each month?

Cheaper petrol on cards for motorists

2018-01-29 19:19

Motorists can look forward to cheaper fuel prices in February thanks to a rampant rand, the Automobile Association predicts.

SA motorists can look forward to cheaper fuel in Feb – AA

2018-01-29 16:44

South African motorists can look forward to cheaper fuel in February, reports the Automobile Association.

Would you want to pump your own fuel in SA?

2018-01-16 10:01

‘One of the strangest things about driving overseas, is having to pump your own fuel. Would you want to?’ asks Lance Branquinho.

INFOGRAPHIC: Ran out of fuel? Here's what you should do

2018-01-10 07:49

Here's what you should and shouldn't do when running out of fuel.

Engen agrees share swap with Shell's Africa operator

2017-12-04 19:31

Engen and Shell's Africa operator are said to have agreed to a deal worth as much as R3.5bn to combine some of their African fuel-retail assets.

Weak rand to push up fuel prices - AA

2017-10-27 16:19

The rand has dropped considerably over the past month which will make fuel more expensive in November, the AA has warned.

'My decision was correct' - energy mnister defends fuel fund appointment

2017-10-10 13:37

Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi has told Parliament she did "nothing illegal" in making Thabane Zulu the Strategic Fuel Fund's acting CEO, after MPs questioned the appointment.

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