How South Africans could be paying R330 less for a tank of petrol

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I am busy working on my own chemical. If eventually successful, it will cost me less than R50 to fill a 65l tank.
 

WalkWithMe

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By this logic we could save 15% on everything we buy well there a few things which don’t have 15%.

Taxes and death are a guarantee
 

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Journo could've just called this: 'Interesting facts about the petrol price' or something like that and shed light on all the factors that contribute to the current price. Interesting article without the silly headline agitation.
 

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there's A LOT of stuff we can pay less for and also get done right if we can close the gravy taps of the pigs' trough

alas that is simply never going to happen, why even suggest such a crazy idea?!? how the hell are cadres meant to drive BMWs if you stop the gravy?!? ffs be reasonable!!!
 

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How South Africans could be paying R330 less for a tank of petrol

The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy recently increased South Africa’s fuel prices, hiking petrol by 75c per litre.

This has driven the price of unleaded 93-octane petrol to R20.07 per litre, while unleaded 95-octane petrol sells for R20.29.

While the increase was primarily driven by a weakened rand and climbing crude oil prices, South Africans also pay a substantial amount of tax on every litre of petrol.
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If it weren’t for the taxes levied on petrol, a litre of 95-octane would be R12.85 — 37% less.
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Transport specialist and Stellenbosch University professor Stephan Krygsman has argued that the Road Accident Fund levy should be completely abolished.
Abolishing the taxes levied means that it will need to come from somewhere else.
“Instead of reaching out to extract higher taxes from the citizens every year, government should look for savings and improved productivity and other efficiencies within the state’s spending and processes,” says Duvenage.
And this is like wishful thinking.
 

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I am busy working on my own chemical. If eventually successful, it will cost me less than R50 to fill a 65l tank.
Now if everyone did exactly that in a city, would you still breath the air and live to tell the tale? Your own chemical? What will it be composed of? Hydrocarbons I presume for easy of detonation. Now instead if donning a scba to fill up with something akin to nitromethane, what other high density clean burning hydrocarb you got in mind?

Or you could simply fit a lpg conversion and be done with it. Won't have the same oomph moet likely but will get you from point a to b cheaper and more importantly, with way less tax me think.
 

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If all the members from the ANC in parliament acknowledge that they are doing a very bad job of running the country and resign, we will have a better country.
 
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