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Sasol abandons $2bn rights issue on turnaround progress

Sasol said on Monday, 22 February, it has decided not to pursue a rights issue of up to $2bn after significant progress in its turnaround strategy...

3 days ago

Manufacturing output up 1,8% in December

Manufacturing production increased by 1,8% in December 2020 compared with December 2019, according to data from Stats SA...

12 Feb 2021

Petrol price increases for February

The AA has confirmed the petrol price changes for February 2021 and motorists are in for substantial hikes. Here's what you need to know...

By David Taylor 1 Feb 2021

Spending too much on fuel? Here's how you can save

Here's how someone with a 60-litre tank in their vehicle, who fills up four times a month, can save around R17,000 a year by driving right...

25 Jan 2021

Huge fuel price increase predicted for February 2021

The Automobile Association (AA) is predicting a steep increase in the prices of petrol, diesel and paraffin for February 2021...

By David Taylor 15 Jan 2021

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

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