“While earnings on our platform remain elevated compared to historical trends, we’ve heard from driver-partner feedback that the recent sudden spike in petrol prices is having an impact,” she said.
“To help, we’re rolling out a temporary (60 day) fuel surcharge on all trips in Australia.”
have skyrocketed to record-breaking amounts over the past week, with U91 seen as high as $2.29 a litre in Victoria.
The petrol price pinch comes as oil prices surge in the wake of Russia’s invasion on Ukraine.
Ms Foley said the surcharge would help ease the burden of fuel cost on its drivers.