'Keep your eyes on your fuel gauges' – warns N3 Toll Concession after petrol stations close

2018-08-07 22:35

Travellers along the N3 toll route between Heidelberg in Gauteng and Cedara in KwaZulu-Natal have been urged to plan alternative fuel stops in advance.

Petrol price hikes a symptom of weak economy - AA

2018-07-26 19:56

The four consecutive fuel price increases since April this year is a symptom of a weak economy, and deregulation of the petrol price is not necessarily a solution, says the Automobile Association.

Fuel prices set to again increase in August - AA

2018-07-16 13:02

Current data from the Central Energy Fund suggests a price rise for petrol, diesel, and illuminating paraffin at the beginning of August, the Automobile Association has warned.

Petrol hike: Carpool and avoid unnecessary long journeys, says minister

2018-07-06 05:45

Carpooling, avoiding unnecessary journeys and using 'economical driving techniques' can help South Africans cut down on the cost of petrol, Energy Minister Jeff Radebe has said.

Fuel price hike: Consumers brace for higher food, transport costs

2018-07-03 22:14

The fuel price hike - which came into effect early on Wednesday morning - will hit consumers hard, economists have warned.

This is how SA’s petrol prices doubled in 10 years – including a 165% increase in fuel tax

2018-07-03 11:11

The price of a litre of petrol in South Africa grew from R6.92 in July 2008 to R15.53 in July 2018.

Russia backs OPEC oil output hike

2018-06-23 16:11

Russia on Saturday joined partner countries in backing an OPEC-led pledge to boost oil production in response to growing global demand, Angolan Oil Minister Diamantino Azevedo said.

Generators are in hot demand as blackout fears grow – here's how to get one

2018-06-14 13:54

Diesel generators are seeing a spike in demand as unions protest in the streets outside Eskom's Johannesburg headquarters Megawatt Park.

Fuel price could jump to record high in June - AA

2018-05-31 13:36

The Automobile Association explains why it expects fuel prices to jump to record highs in June.

How the rising petrol price will affect your pocket

2018-05-17 07:18

A projected massive hike in the fuel price follows successive spikes in April and May, amid further tax increases, a weaker rand and a strengthening Brent crude oil price.


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

South Africans now spend more on fuel than on new cars – for the first time since 2014

2018-07-25 16:43

For 2018 so far, South Africans spent on average R14.76 billion monthly on fuel, and just over R14 billion on buying new vehicles.

August petrol price hike on the cards - AA

2018-07-16 12:33

Fuel prices are likely to rise again at the end of July going into August. This is according to the Automobile Association.

You are now paying 12% of every litre of petrol to the insolvent Road Accident Fund - its share has almost doubled in a decade

2018-07-04 09:21

The fund posted a R34,7 billion loss in 2017, compared to the R33,3 billion it received mainly from tax on fuel.

Where to from here for record petrol prices?

2018-07-03 14:35

Based on early indications in July, there may be yet another fuel price increase in August, but it is too soon to say for sure.

How to save on the fuel price hike? Try not driving.

2018-07-03 06:45

Economists share what the record petrol price means for consumers and how they could save on travel costs as fuel prices rise.

Rand pummels fuel price outlook for July - AA

2018-06-15 11:40

Fuel prices look set for another jump going into July, warns the Automobile Association.

After this week's increase, a litre of petrol will cost twice as much as Coke. Here's how it stacks up to other household items

2018-06-05 13:46

South Africans are paying almost R16 for a litre of petrol. That makes it the same as – or more expensive than – these household items.

Diesel cars to die out in Tesla-like future - EU regulator

2018-05-28 19:10

The European Union’s industrial policy chief explains why "diesel cars are finished".

AA revises fuel price hike prediction

2018-04-26 15:30

The AA says an error in its prediction for May occurred due to the Department of Energy closing off the reporting period for fuel increases earlier than usual.

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