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Uber Adds Fuel Surcharge to Help Drivers With High Gas Prices

  • The new fee will apply to rideshare trips and Uber Eats orders
  • Drivers’ earnings have been whittled down amid high fuel costs
Uber signage on a vehicle in Oakland, California, on Feb. 8.

Uber signage on a vehicle in Oakland, California, on Feb. 8.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg
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Uber Technologies Inc. is tacking on a fuel surcharge to rides and food-delivery orders in a bid to ease drivers’ gas bills amid record-high prices. 

Uber will apply a fee of 45 cents or 55 cents per trip for rides and 35 cents or 45 cents for Uber Eats delivery orders for the next 60 days, the San Francisco-based company said on Friday.