Latest press releases
Gautrain subsidy could fund entire GFIP - AA26 June 2015
Automobile Association says it is concerned that subsidy has reached R1.5 billion South Africa's Automobile Association has reacted with concern to an announcement by Gauteng Transport MEC, Ismail Vadi, that the annual subsidy for the Gautrain has reached R1.5bn. Mr Vadi was reported to have made the announcement at a business breakfast on 24 June.
More bad news at the pumps – AA25 June 2015
Automobile Association says weakening Rand biggest driver of increases. Fuel price increases are set to continue in July. This is according to the Automobile Association which was commenting on unaudited daily fuel price data released by the Central Energy Fund (CEF).
AA launches new service to combat drink driving23 June 2015
Automobile Association says new service is aimed at promoting responsibility. The Automobile Association (AA) has announced the launch of its latest service, AA Designated Driver. The AA said the service aims to ensure drivers will not have to drive after drinking during a night out.
Safe and snug with new seat laws01 July 2015
Many innovations in road safety in South Africa have been recommended by the Automobile Association, sometimes decades before they were implemented. Did you know, for instance, that the AA called for a points demerit system for South African roads as early as the 1960s? One of the things we have focused heavily on over the years is improved safety for children in cars, and with the new child seat legislation having taken effect two months ago, we'd like to re-inforce why we think it is such a good idea, and outline what still needs to be done.
AA cautions on negative fuel price data17 February 2015
The months-long downward trend in fuel prices has reversed sharply in February. This is according to the Automobile Association, which was commenting on unaudited mid-month fuel price data issued by the Central Energy Fund.
More fuel price relief30 January 2015
Fuel prices will be substantially lower in February. This is according to the Automobile Association's analysis of the Central Energy Fund's unaudited fuel price data at the end of January.