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Price of fuel set for steep increase

In a statement on Monday, 4 January 2021, the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) said the price of 93 (ULP and LRP) will go up by 43 cents, while that of 95 (ULP and LRP) will increase by 40 cents...

4 Jan 2021

Toyota announces a new electric SUV

The name of this forthcoming new battery-electric SUV from Toyota has yet to be made public but the Japanese automotive giant has divulged that it will be developed for Europe and that it will be built on the brand's new e-TNGA platform...

By Gero Lilleike 9 Dec 2020

City of Cape Town launches first free public electric vehicle charger

The charging station is situated in the parking area of the Bellville Civic Centre. This is the first of two solar-powered EV charging stations that will be offered free-of-charge for the first two years to members of the public...

7 Dec 2020

Petrol price decrease for December

There's some great news for motorists as we go into the final month of 2020. The price of petrol will be coming down...

By David Taylor 30 Nov 2020

Potential fuel price drop for December

According to the Automobile Association (AA), South African consumers can look forward to potential drops in petrol and diesel, while illuminating paraffin could rise...

By David Taylor 17 Nov 2020

Relief at pumps as fuel price drops for November

There's good news for SA motorists as the Automobile Association says that the fuel price is set for a solid decrease in November. Here's what you need to know...

3 Nov 2020

Why the batteries of electric vehicles should be repurposed

Electric vehicles are significantly better for the environment. However, the lithium-ion batteries it uses poses another threat to our surroundings...

By Lance Dickerson 28 Oct 2020

Bizcommunity and NSP Consultants congratulate BizListing winners!

Congratulations to the SME companies who have won full-page BizListing entries in Bizcommunity's business directory...

Issued by 26 Oct 2020

Electric vehicles can provide power for emergencies

In addition to being a mode of transportation, an electric vehicle is a large mobile battery pack...

12 Oct 2020

Relief at the petrol pumps

Consumers will breathe a sigh of relief at the pumps as the price of petrol is set to decrease by between 23 and 32 cents a litre...

6 Oct 2020

Consumer attitudes towards fuel loyalty programmes in SA

The average South African consumer sees loyalty programmes as valuable and as an economic benefit, and are generally committed to such programmes...

By Marius Wait 10 Sep 2020

Fuel price update

The Department of Energy has published the official fuel price adjustments for September 2020...

1 Sep 2020

#WomensMonth: Be strong, even when it's not easy

"Where there is resistance, I will always have persistence," is a mantra that drives Kwandokuhle Nkosi, the manager of Engen Honeydew Convenience Centre...

6 Aug 2020

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