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Jo’burgers fail to manage waste

New laws came into effect in August, but neither households nor Pikitup are compliant

Fuel price set to drop in July

After jumps in the price of petrol and diesel, the AA expects a big drop next month

Fiat Chrysler to pay $650-million over software misuse — report

The probe comes in the wake of the diesel emissions-cheating scandal that rocked Volkswagen and then spread to nearly all the major auto companies

Germans vent VW fury in mass ‘dieselgate’ suit

Consumers accuse the 12-brand group of deliberately harming clients by installing software to make cars appear less polluting than they really were

Audi to pay 800m euro fine in Germany over diesel cheating

Tuesday's fine comes on top of total costs in fines, buybacks and refits of more than 27 billion euros that Volkswagen has had to pay

Volkswagen drops Audi chief accused of diesel fraud

Rupert Stadler was arrested in June a week after Munich police raided his home over charges of fraud

VW’s first big court date over ‘dieselgate’

The court is examining whether the auto giant should have informed investors sooner about 'defeat devices' it built into 11 million cars worldwide

Six things to know about Volkswagen’s latest court case

​The first major court case against Volkswagen over its cheating of emissions tests on 11 million diesel vehicles worldwide begins on Monday

Bleak outlook for fuel prices — AA

The Automobile Association expects that petrol will increase by between 23c and 25c a litre

Is Africa becoming the world’s dumping ground for dirty diesel vehicles?

Cars that are no longer able to meet emission standards are being exported to Africa

Slight petrol price increase expected in August

The Department of Energy announced on Monday that the price of both grades of petrol would increase by 1c a litre from Wednesday

Audi names interim CEO after boss arrested over dieselgate

A day after prosecutors arrested Audi boss Rupert Stadler, the German carmaker announced that it had named a new interim chief

Audi boss arrested over dieselgate crisis

Rupert Stadler was arrested on Monday after prosecutors feared that he might attempt to destroy evidence

Berlin wants answers from Daimler over ‘pollution cheating’

If the suspicions are confirmed, Daimler will be the next giant German automaker dragged into the diesel emissions cheating scandal

Eskom burning through diesel again

The power utility's use of open cycle gas turbines has spiked in recent months, with fuel spend on these peaking power stations soaring almost 30 fold

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