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.

'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.


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.

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.

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