Yes, Uber hikes taxi fares up to 15 per cent in Delhi-NCR. Transportation app Uber has hiked fares of its entry-level offering ‘UberGO’ by up to 15 per cent in Delhi-NCR.
The US-based firm has increased ride time charge to Rs 1.5 per minute from Rs 1 earlier. Uber charges Rs 6 per km for up to 20 km and Rs 12 per km thereafter at a base fare of Rs 40 for UberGO. The ride time charges — calculated on the basis of total time of the ride — for ‘UberPOOL’ and ‘UberX’ have also been hiked to Rs 1.5 per minute.
When contacted, an Uber spokesperson said: “Starting January 5, 2017, we have made some changes to our pricing structure in Delhi-NCR in order to serve the city better.”
The prices are expected to go up by 10-15 per cent, the spokesperson added.
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