WATCH | Thinners, vodka, nail polish remover - Can they work as a substitute for petrol?

2020-01-08 11:00

Running out of petrol is probably the worst thing that can happen to you as a motorist, but the guys from Master Milo used something else as petrol.

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.

Petrol price increase on cards for December says AA

2019-11-29 14:29

The price of petrol will increase by 11 cents a litre while the price of diesel is set for a substantial decrease of 23 cents a litre, the Automobile Association of South Africa said.

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.

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.

Despite Saudi turmoil, new oil shock unlikely

2019-09-22 17:15

The past week's sudden surge in oil prices brought to mind the nightmare of shortages, but it's not too likely motorists will be queueing to fill up around the world, analysts say.

Pick n Pay Smart Shoppers can now use their points for petrol at some BP garages

2019-09-05 13:08

Cash-strapped South Africans looking to get some more mileage out of their Smart Shopper points can spend them on petrol.

Treasury wants to deregulate the petrol price - but an analyst believes this will not bring cheaper fuel, only more price volatility

2019-08-28 13:59

South Africa’s fuel price is currently calculated monthly, based on overseas oil prices.

The hunt for ‘realistic car fuel consumption figures’ – financial powerhouses to conduct fuel economy tour in SA

2019-08-07 11:38

Financial powerhouses WesBank and First National Bank (FNB) are joining forces to to conduct a Fuel Economy Tour of South Africa that they say "will provide motorists with definitive fuel consumption figures."


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.

WATCH | Here's how a car will perform with the wrong fuel in it

2019-11-01 09:40

Putting petrol in a diesel powered car or vice versa is probably unthinkable but the guy in this video does it on purpose to see what will happen.

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.

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.

Petrol price of 95 goes up, while 93 dips

2019-09-29 11:13

The price of 95 octane petrol will go up by 18 cents a litre, while 93 will cost 4 cent less a litre.

Motorists to brace for fuel price hikes in September - AA

2019-08-29 06:56

"Weakness in the Rand is expected to drive fuel prices higher in September," reports the Automobile Association.

Zim fuel prices soar (again), minister says more hikes on the cards

2019-08-26 19:13

Cash-strapped Zimbabwe received news of another fuel price hike on Monday, but Finance and Economic Development Minister Mthuli Ncube says he would like to see the fuel price increase further.

Petrol price to jump by 9 cents per litre at midnight

2019-06-04 18:20

Petrol will be increasing by 9 cents per litre from midnight, with further increases to the price of diiesel and paraffin.

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