Petrol price drop a relief to troubled consumers

2020-03-27 18:43

Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe said the main reason for the lower oil prices was due to the continuous spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus beyond China and Europe as well as the oil price war.

The petrol price is set to drop by close to R2 in April

2020-03-27 09:58

This will make the fuel price the cheapest it has been the past year.

Here's how the oil price crash should lower the price of your food and debt

2020-03-10 16:17

The oil price dropped by as much as 22% on Monday due to a fall out between oil-producing nations.

You’ll soon pay 25c more tax per litre of fuel – here’s how fuel tax has increased from 2008

2020-02-26 15:07

National Treasury said a new paper will be released on the possible restructure of the fuel levy, to include a local air pollution emissions component.

The petrol price doubled over the past decade - with fuel tax jumping 132%

2020-01-02 07:19

Taxes on fuel increased from R2.43 in 2010 to R5.63 in 2019.

SA likely to see fuel price decline in January - thanks to a stronger rand

2019-12-27 12:33

The price decline is predominantly attributed to a stronger Rand which offsets the rise in global Brent Crude oil prices.

Petrol, diesel should be slightly cheaper next week - AA

2019-10-29 10:25

Fuel prices are set for slight drops across the board in the wake of oil price retreats in October, according to the AA.

Petrol price cuts are now on the cards

2019-10-23 11:37

A combination of falling oil prices and a surprise rally in the rand should ease pressure at the pump.

As if load shedding isn’t bad enough, the petrol price may be going up too

2019-10-16 14:44

Fuel consumption increases during load shedding as consumers turn to petrol and diesel-powered generators.

Motorists, brace yourselves - Fuel price to increase in October

2019-09-27 11:48

Motorists should prepare themselves for another hike in fuel prices this coming October.


Little benefit for motorists in lockdown as record decrease in fuel prices loom at month-end

2020-03-27 12:21

South Africans will see the largest fuel price decreases on record at the end of March 2020.

Oil plunge springs relief for motorists at the pump with petrol price drop

2020-03-13 14:00

It's good news for South African motorists as the Automobile Association announced a decrease in petrol, in the midst of a massive oil price drop.

SA fuel prices to fall as coronavirus forces oil price slump

2020-02-28 09:44

The global spread of coronavirus has negatively affected demand and prices for crude oil.

Petrol price breather, for now: 'All fuel types are set for a decrease at month end' - AA

2020-01-28 10:39

While 'Januworry' heads into scary-February as the South African economy still battles to keep its head above water, there's a bit of relief for motorists at the end of this month.

Petrol price going down, diesel up in January

2019-12-28 13:24

The price of petrol will be going down, while that of diesel is set to increase in January, according to Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe.

Good news for motorists in the New Year: petrol price set for a decrease in January - AA

2019-12-17 12:19

After the festive season, motorists will be happy to hear that a fuel price drop is set for the New Year.

Sasol could sell cheaper fuel if the petrol price were deregulated – at current oil prices, anyway

2019-10-28 10:07

The apartheid government founded Sasol in the 1950s as a means to use the country’s large coal reserves as a source of fuel using technology developed by scientists in Nazi Germany.

SA's next fuel hike in November won't break the bank for motorists

2019-10-19 00:04

Fuel prices are showing a mixed picture for November, with some prices predicted to climb and others falling, according to the AA.

The petrol price is up 32% since 2012 – even though right now a barrel of oil costs almost exactly what it did then

2019-10-02 16:06

When margins, retail income and distribution cost are included, 55% of the fuel price is unrelated to the oil price itself.

Big jump in price expected for most grades of fuel in October - analysts

2019-09-27 10:45

Higher global oil prices caused by an attack on a major Saudi oil installation are filtering through to the pockets of SA motorists.

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