The fuel price in South Africa has increased by more than 80% in the past decade. Despite some recent gains at the pumps, it continues to take a sizeable chunk out of most South Africans’ monthly budgets.

Our dependence on cars and fuel means there’s no shortage of filling stations in South Africa — at last count, there were about 4,600 outlets spread mostly across seven major brands, all doing their best to entice you to enter their forecourts...

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