The mode is one of several preferencesUber introduced yesterday for its luxury Uber Black and UberSUV services, which use premium cars and professional drivers who must maintain a rating of 4.85 or higher. It can be requested for any Uber Black or Uber Black SUV and is advertised as ideal for those who "need to respond to emails or are in the mood for a nap". "If you're in the mood to chat, that's an option too", Uber revealed on its website, detailing the new option.
Uber's Uber Black and Uber Black SUV brands are getting some new features that focus on improving the rider experience.
Premium units of United States ride-hailing company Uber are now offering a new service that allows their high-end clientele to ask for minimal conversation during the journey.
Time to time, we have seen a lot of e-taxi riders complain about chatty drivers, which makes this feature necessary considering some people are not comfortable talking to strangers. These include temperature settings, help with luggage, and a new Quiet Mode.
Additionally, Uber has increased the wait limit from five minutes to 15 minutes before a driver can cancel a ride.
'With these new features and more to come, we're excited to ensure that our riders can arrive relaxed and refreshed, wherever they're headed'.
"But really, why do we not have Lyft/Uber quiet mode yet".
"We're looking to create more differentiation between the premium products and the regular products to encourage more trips", Uber product manager Aydin Ghajar told USA online publisher TechCrunch, stressing that Quiet Mode is "something that people have been asking for a long time". Some drivers may give riders a lower score if they aren't polite or don't talk enough.
The features come online in the U.S. on May 15.
Uber said it was rolling out new safety features to help riders avoid fake drivers, two weeks after the murder of a college student who got into her killer's vehicle mistakenly believing it was her ride. They are part of Uber's effort to draw users back to its pricier Uber Black service.
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