We compared fuel rewards programmes – and one saves you up to R7 per litre of petrol

2019-01-11 06:06

Discovery Insure offered the highest saving at a possible 50% back per litre of fuel. Here is how other loyalty schemes compare.

Oil set for first annual loss since 2015 after turbulent year

2018-12-31 13:23

Oil has been headed for its first annual loss since 2015, slumping more than 20% in a turbulent year that saw fears of supply scarcity turn to expectations of a surplus.

20 last-minute Christmas gifts you can buy at a petrol station – and nobody will ever know

2018-12-24 17:13

When everything else is closed, the faithful forecourt store is still there to save you, right up to the very last second. And, with these gifts, your shame can stay secret forever.

PICS: See how much more you're paying for fuel, veggies, clothes - and even tea

2018-12-12 13:59

Statistics South Africa on Wednesday released consumer inflation data, which ticked up to 5.2%. Here's how much you're paying for goods and services compared to a year ago.

Petrol pain: Govt needs to recoup about R2bn for fuel subsidy

2018-11-18 15:56

The state will likely recoup the R2bn that it subsidised the fuel price with in November over two months rather than taking it all back in December, says an economist.

Iran sells oil on exchange in bid to counter sanctions

2018-10-29 10:17

Iran sold oil to private buyers through its energy exchange for the first time on Sunday, as part of its efforts to counter the imminent return of US sanctions.

Petrol price relief: November price cut expected after eight long months

2018-10-25 16:01

But the same data that suggests a petrol price cut shows there could be trouble for diesel users.

This is how much less you can drive with R100 petrol today compared to 10 years ago

2018-10-05 09:59

South Africa’s petrol prices increased to a record-breaking R17.08 inland this week – up from R9.41 in October 2008.

Buy a new car - government’s top tip to beat the fuel hike

2018-10-03 13:33

South Africa's top selling fuel efficient vehicles can cost anything between R146,900 and R235,000.

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.


Relief for motorists as fuel price decrease kicks in

2019-01-02 15:02

Motorists have started 2019 with a lower price for fuel at the pumps after the latest round of monthly price adjustments came into effect on Wednesday.

New Year will ring in good news with 'substantial' drop in petrol price - AA

2018-12-28 09:04

The Automobile Association (AA) says that based on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund, the New Year will ring in a "substantial" drop in petrol prices across the board.

WATCH: Oil prices trumble

2018-12-19 07:44

Oil prices fell 4% on Tuesday after reports of swelling inventories and forecasts of record US and Russian output combined with a sharp sell-off in stock markets.

Pick n Pay will now give you 20 cents back for every litre petrol you buy at BP

2018-11-22 11:59

At a launch event for the initiative, Pick n Pay founder Raymond Ackerman called on expats to return to South Africa.

AA expects petrol price drop, diesel price rise for November

2018-10-31 13:39

The association was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.

Analysts on mini-budget: Watch those record fuel prices

2018-10-25 21:14

No reference is made in the mini budget about any steps that would address record high fuel prices, caution three experts at PwC.

Road Accident Fund fuel levy requires 'large increase'

2018-10-24 14:39

Treasury has warned that the 30c/l fuel levy increase for the Road Accident Fund earlier in the year is not enough, and further large increases may be needed.

The petrol price is at record levels - but electric cars are still too expensive to make sense in SA

2018-10-05 06:24

South Africa is probably 10 years off from seeing electric cars on the road, and our calculations show the price difference between electricity and petrol still doesn't make up for the capital outlay.

Knockout blow for motorists as petrol price scales all-time high

2018-10-01 09:37

Fuel prices will sky-rocket to its most expensive yet come Wednesday, according to the latest increase announced by the Department of Energy.

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.

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