- Rapido has launched a premium auto rickshaw service called Auto Plus in Bengaluru.
- Auto Plus offers guaranteed cancellation-free rides to users.
- The minimum fare for Auto Plus is INR 71, which is higher than the INR 46 minimum charge for regular customers.
- These pricing slabs for Auto Plus are in violation of auto fares fixed by the Karnataka High Court for aggregators.
- As per the court’s rules, the first two kilometers should cost INR 30, and subsequent kilometers should be INR 15, with a maximum cap of 10% above this rate, excluding 5% GST.