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.

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.


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.

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.

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