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.

Petrol price to increase by 11c a litre

2019-09-02 16:02

As from Wednesday, petrol will be increasing by 11c per litre for both 93 and 95, while diesel will be increasing by 26c per litre, Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy Gwede Mantashe has said.

Reserve Bank will likely hold off on rate cut, despite easing inflation - economists

2019-08-21 16:57

Inflation for July eased to 4%. However, the SA Reserve Bank is likely to maintain a cautious stance before deciding to implement a rate cut, given the risk of a rating downgrade which still looms large.

Fuel price hikes - no end in sight for weary consumers

2019-08-17 08:30

High oil prices have seen rising petrol prices globally, and for already cash-strapped South African motorists, there appears to be no end in sight.

SA fuel prices: 'Petrol up, diesel down, as oil, Rand do battle' – AA

2019-07-15 12:49

While the Rand has won ground against the US dollar in July, international oil prices have increased, offsetting the Rand's gains.

Fuel in Zimbabwe will now cost over R20 a litre

2019-05-21 11:53

Zimbabwe has announced a massive fuel price hike after the country's central bank said it would no longer provide fuel dealers with funding for petrol and diesel.

Fuel price not expected to change much in June - AA

2019-05-15 15:14

'The overall picture is of little change,' the AA said on Wednesday, after reviewing unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.

Petrol price to go up for May

2019-04-28 10:34

The Department of Energy has announced an increase of 54 cents a litre for 93 and 95 octane unleaded petrol for the month of May.

Fuel price cap still being investigated, energy department says

2019-04-17 15:11

The possibility of a hard fuel price ceiling was mooted by Energy Minister Jeff Radebe in mid-October 2018, as a cushion against escalating prices.


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.

More painful petrol, diesel price hikes ahead

2019-09-26 13:51

Petrol prices have increased by 15% so far this year.

Weak rand behind likely fuel price hikes in September - AA

2019-08-28 16:19

Weakness in the rand is expected to drive a fuel price spike in September, the Automobile Association has said.

Cosatu hails demerit system: Road deaths a 'massive drain' on economy, workers' pockets

2019-08-20 20:05

The Congress of South African Trade Unions has hit back at critics of the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Amendment Act, saying it is both a "progressive" and "draconian" move to curb the economic and human cost of traffic accidents.

Petrol price set to rise in September and things could get worse - AA

2019-08-15 11:33

Based on the current data, the price of petrol could increase by up to ten cents a litre in September, says the Automobile Association. And there may be worse to come.

Carbon tax expected to cancel out petrol price drop in June - AA

2019-05-28 15:05

While the petrol price may be headed for a 10c a litre drop in in June, the new carbon tax on fuel of nine cents per litre is expected to cancel out the decrease, according to a projection by the AA.

Top 10 tips to spend less and go on more road trips

2019-05-17 15:00

With fluctuating fuel prices, every car owner is looking for smarter ways to cut down on the fuel costs when traveling.

SEE: Petrol price hikes - world's most expensive fuel

2019-05-14 07:45

As South African motorists reel from ongoing petrol price hikes we look at fuel prices around the world.

Fuel prices a sore thumb for businesses, consumers

2019-04-17 20:40

Higher fuel prices have driven up March inflation, and economists expect inflation to tick up even more in coming months.

New fuel taxes take petrol price to all-time high

2019-03-31 09:09

All grades of petrol and diesel will climb by up to R1.34c/l come Wednesday April, 3.

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