Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby chagen666 » Sun Nov 18, 2012 9:00 am

How close does the nearest gas station have to be before it appears on the Navigate search? When I try to search for a station to navigate to I receive no results but if I chose to navigate to somewhere else and search for a station to add as a stop on the way I get heaps of results.

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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby CBenson » Thu Feb 26, 2015 4:00 pm

It is hard to tell what the rule is. At one point waze said that cash was to be used and that would add a statement to that effect in the app, but that never happened. But as you can see later in that thread, the wiki was changed to say use the credit price and it has never been changed back.
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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby CBenson » Wed Aug 06, 2014 12:41 am

They're back for me on 3.8.1 as well.
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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby CBenson » Wed Oct 09, 2013 12:13 am

Sure.
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Re: Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby CBenson » Wed Jan 30, 2013 3:11 pm

Twister_UK wrote:Given that this station is still showing up as a valid location for price updates, either it hasn't been removed from the map, or the flakey back-end implementation has kept a ghost copy of this station in the database after it's been deleted in WME.

This is a US station. The US stations can't be deleted in WME.
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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby CBenson » Tue Aug 28, 2012 5:18 pm

Mike-1323 wrote:Oddly they sometimes have different prices.

Wow. So how accurately does waze route to them? I've found that the waze routing to the station addresses isn't very precise. In other words, once waze routes to the intersection, which way waze tells you to turn seems fairly random. For instance, the destination flag occurs in the middle of split roads for a few stations that waze has routed me to. Until we can actually correct the station locations so that waze can route precisely to the station with the lowest price among stations with the same brand at the same intersection, I'm not sure that being able to distinguish them when entering the price is going to make much difference.
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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby carlosvasco » Sun Mar 03, 2013 5:42 pm

We have an issue here in Colombia. The gas prices are in thousands. For example regular gas price on average in $8400 COP.

In the US the prices are arround 4 or 3 USD.

When Im in a gas station I can't report prices because of format, it just says that there is an error. The app expects prices in units of dollars. Not in thousands of pesos, our currency

Please fix it.

Congratulations. This app helps me a lot to avoid traffic

Greetings from Medellin - Colombia.

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Re: Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby CABB13 » Thu Aug 16, 2012 5:28 am

dmcconachie wrote:
Billderwent wrote:Sorry if this has been covered, but I couldn't find it from a search. Are there any guesses when this feature will becomje available in the UK?

It's already live in the UK!

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None of the stations in my area show prices, nor will they allow me to enter prices :/
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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby CABB13 » Tue Aug 14, 2012 6:39 am

Sorry if this has been covered, but I couldn't find it from a search. Are there any guesses when this feature will becomje available in the UK?
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Re: Gas prices feature: everything you need to know

Postby BWSEZ » Mon Aug 04, 2014 11:21 am

Gas price function is not finding any stations for me today or yesterday.
Even while I am at station putting gas in my car.
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