The effect of increase in petrol and diesel, Uber ride in this city became expensive from today, fare increased by 15 percent
The rates were changed on March 22 after a long gap of four and a half months, but since then this is the 10th hike in prices. Overall, the price of petrol has been increased by Rs 7.20 per liter during this period.
Traditional black and yellow cabs are also advocating for a hike in fares.
petrol and diesel ,Petrol Diesel PriceThe effect of the continuous increase in prices is now starting to affect the cabs and taxi rides. App-based cab aggregator Uber(Uber) has increased the fare. The company has increased the fare in Mumbai by 15 percent from Saturday i.e. April 2. The company said that this decision has been taken to reduce the impact of the hike in oil prices on the drivers. Let us tell you that on March 30, the price of petrol in Mumbai had crossed the level of Rs 100. Currently, diesel is being sold at Rs 101.79 per liter while petrol is priced at Rs 117.57 per litre.
This is the second fare hike by Uber in the last one year. Earlier in July 2021, both Ola and Uber had increased their fares by 15 percent. Meanwhile, the traditional black and yellow cabs are also advocating for a hike in fares.
According to Uber’s fare calculation formula, they add per kilometer and travel time with the fixed base fare. The revised fare will be 15 percent as compared to earlier.
Price increased by Rs 7.20 in 12 days
Petrol and diesel prices in the country were increased by 80 paise on Saturday. Their price per liter has been increased by Rs 7.2 during the last 12 days so far. According to the price notification of Delhi’s fuel retailers, the price of petrol in the capital is now Rs 102.61 per liter, while the price of diesel has gone up to Rs 93.87.
Fuel rates have been increased across the country. But this rate is different in different states according to the local tax provisions. The rates were changed on March 22 after a long gap of four and a half months, but since then this is the 10th hike in prices. Overall, the price of petrol has been increased by Rs 7.20 per liter during this period.
Nitish Bhushan, Central Operations Head, Uber India and South Asia, said in a statement, “We listen to the feedback of drivers and understand that the current hike in fuel prices is a cause for concern.” To help drivers cope with the impact of the hike in oil prices, Uber is increasing travel fares in Mumbai by 15 per cent.
Rent may increase even further
“We will continue to track oil price movements in the coming weeks and will take further action if necessary,” he said.
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