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AA urges motorists to use money sparingly despite projected fuel drop

Petrol is expected to go down by as much as 83 cents a litre, while diesel could drop by 45 cents a litre.

Petrol. Picture: Katharyn Williams-Jaftha/EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - The Automobile Association says motorists should continue using money sparingly, despite a projected fuel price drop next month.

The price of petrol is expected to go down by as much as 83 cents a litre, while diesel could drop by 45 cents a litre.

This comes on the back of sustained monthly petrol hikes since April this year due to the weakening rand and an increase in crude oil prices.

Spokesperson Layton Beard says, "Despite this positive picture, predicting the likely position at the end of July remains complex and accordingly we advise motorists to maintain a conservative approach and not to take on additional expenses in their expectation of sustained fuel drops."

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