By: Patrick Damp/KDKA-TV
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Should you’re ordering an Uber or ordering meals by way of Uber Eats, anticipate to pay extra and it’s all due to larger gasoline costs.
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The corporate is planning so as to add a gasoline surcharge of as much as 55 cents per experience for the subsequent two months in addition to 45 cents to every Uber Eats order.
Uber says the transfer is to assist drivers take care of hovering gasoline costs
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“We all know that costs have been going up throughout the economic system, so we’ve achieved our greatest to assist drivers and couriers with out inserting an excessive amount of further burden on shoppers. Over the approaching weeks, we plan to hear intently to suggestions from shoppers, couriers, and drivers,” stated Liza Winship, Uber’s Head of Driver Operations for the U.S. and Canada. “We’ll additionally proceed to trace gasoline value actions to find out if we have to make further modifications.”
The surcharge will go into place on March 16 and final for “no less than the subsequent 60 days.”
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Uber says 100% of the cash from the surcharge will go on to drivers.