Rand firms on consumer inflation surprise

2018-09-19 10:18

At 4.9%, the rate was marginally lower than what analysts had expected, with recent increases in the fuel price having been expected to push it up.

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.

SEE: Fuel prices in Africa - Southern African neighbours pay far less for petrol per litre

2018-09-12 13:00

As SA motorists continue to reel from a record high petrol price, we look at how much neighbouring Southern African countries are paying for their fuel.

Petrol price bombshell to add to R-word shock

2018-09-09 06:18

The news that the local economy is officially in recession places South Africa on the back foot, with the prospect of the country receiving a “junk” status credit rating from all three major credit ratings agencies.

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.

Jeff Radebe presents fuel price options - and why most of them won't work

2018-08-21 14:55

Radebe conceded that fuel prices in South Africa were at an all-time high and government, labour, business and civil society were in unison on the negative impact.

VAT and fuel price hikes: the unneccessary burden on South African pockets

2018-08-15 12:00

Instead of further burdening a financially strapped nation with exorbitent fuel prices and a VAT increase, government should have explored other methods to garner the defecit.

Ponzi car scheme exposed, best panel beaters in Mzansi... these are the Top 5 motoring stories for July

2018-07-31 19:30

From a luxury car cash-back deal that proved too good to be true to South Africa's top panel beaters, we reflect on the the top stories that made headlines in the automotive world.

Slight uptick in petrol price for August

2018-07-30 14:58

Lower crude oil and import prices for petroleum products have slammed the brakes on significant increases in fuel prices for August.

Fuel price breather as prices stay stable - AA

2018-07-27 09:50

Better exchange rate performance and retreats in international oil prices will mean virtually unchanged fuel prices in August. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data.

 

What fuel's vicious cycle means for South Africa

2018-09-17 07:57

For a net importer of fuel, South Africa is facing immense pressure. Massive petrol hikes affect every consumer, business and broader trade linkage across the country's economy.

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.

Radebe: State had to subsidise September fuel price

2018-09-09 06:21

Government had little choice but to subsidise this month’s petrol price increase, a decision that preceded the announcement of South Africa slipping into a recession, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe said this week.

Agriculture likely to get assistance from stimulus package - Mabuza

2018-09-06 21:52

Deputy President David Mabuza said the stimulus package announced by government was likely to offer a boost to the agriculture sector.

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.

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.

New VW Jetta will attempt to break the land speed record, Motorcycle powered by an aircraft engine - Here are your top motoring stories of the week

2018-08-12 18:00

Top stories, new models and the commemoration of Women's day... Here are all your top motoring stories of the week.

DA, OUTA gear up for mass protests against rising fuel prices

2018-07-31 06:49

DA leader Mmusi Maimane and Ben Theron of the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse are preparing for a mass fuel protest in Pretoria

Stronger rand, cheaper oil to slam brakes on petrol price hikes

2018-07-27 11:25

A stronger rand and cheaper international oil prices will mean fuel prices in SA are likely to remain virtually unchanged in August, says the AA.

'Keep your revs below 3000rpm and avoid speeding' - Masterdrive

2018-07-26 11:34

In the spirit of helping South African consumers cope with petrol price increases, MasterDrive will not be increasing their travel costs despite the increases in fuel costs.

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