Rand weighs heavily on fuel picture – AA

Sudden Rand weakness after a lengthy period of stability has put pressure on the fuel price and left South African fuel users at the mercy of international oil markets. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. Based on the […]

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Mixed picture again for fuel price – AA

Fuel prices for August are set for changes with petrol up and diesel down. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund.   “International oil prices have steadily trended upwards since the start of June, although there has been a […]

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Petrol price ominous, diesel flat – AA

Unexpectedly strong international fuel prices have raised the spectre of an unwelcome fuel price hike for petrol users at the end of April. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. The current data suggests that petrol may increase by […]

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Increases abound for embattled consumers

Toll fees across South Africa will increase again on 1 March, adding yet more financial pain to already embattled consumers. The Automobile Association (AA) says these increases will coincide with a likely increase to fuel prices in March, which, given the current data, look set to be significant. These increases will apply country-wide to all […]

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Another year of awful festive road death fatalities

The grim festive season road fatality statistics are a national disaster and a sad indictment of the total disregard road users have for their own and other peoples’ lives on our country’s roads. Preliminary statistics of the festive season road deaths released by Transport Minister Blade Nzimande yesterday show that 1612 people died on South […]

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Petrol down, diesel up for November

Fuel prices have moderated during October, with the prospect of some relief for petrol users, although users of diesel and illuminating paraffin will have to cough up more. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA), which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund. “The exchange rate started […]

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NAAMSA CHAIRMAN CONFIDENT SA MOTOR INDUSTRY CAN OVERCOME ITS MAJOR CHALLENGES

Andrew Kirby, chairman of the National Association of Automobile Manufacturers of South Africa (NAAMSA) and president and CEO of Toyota SA Motors, says he is confident that the local motor industry will overcome its major challenges and that the industry will grow substantially into the future. He was addressing delegates at the NAAMSA Automotive Conference […]

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Battered Rand pushes fuel higher

More fuel price hikes are on their way courtesy of a weaker Rand. This is according to the Automobile Association (AA) which was commenting on unaudited month-end fuel price data supplied by the Central Energy Fund (CEF). “International petroleum prices remained virtually unchanged on average during August,” the Association says.   “But,” it adds, “the […]

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