The petrol price will rise to officially the highest it has ever been at midnight tonight.
Both grades of petrol – 95 and 93 octane – will increase by 82 cents a litre. Diesel will increase by 85 cents a litre, while the price of illuminating paraffin will rise by 82 cents a litre.
The price of petrol in Gauteng will now stand at R15.79 per litre.
The Automobile Association of SA has predicted another increase in July.