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So firstly as I've said plenty of times, luxury cars do not belong on UberX. Maybe fully depreciated 8-10 year old models but even so, have some respect a vehicle that's 20k MSRP over what most people are driving around.
So last night this genius illegally parks in front of me...
Source: Uber Pittsburgh Email
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Uber can tell when your phone is running out of juice - and it has figured out that a low battery is a strong indicator as to whether you're likely to accept surge pricing.
Last night and on a few other nights I will be in areas that are surging and no trips and if I am lucky I will get a crappy pool trip. Usually I am in the area for at least 20 minutes pricing is 2-2.5 surge.