New App Will Deliver Gasoline To Your Car With The Touch Of A Button
Silicon Valley residents will soon be able to get gasoline delivered straight to their cars.
According to The Daily Dot, a new app called Filld sends a truck equipped with a gas pump to a user's vehicle and fills up his or her tank for the average price of whatever gas costs in the area, in addition to a $7 delivery fee.
The user simply tells the app where the car is, makes sure the fuel door is unlocked and pays for the gas on the app.
CEO Scott Hempy told The Daily Dot,
We believe that the impact of reducing the brick and mortar need of the refueling industry can change the way consumers think about refueling and positively impact all parties involved.
The Daily Dot notes Filld only needs to accumulate just a fraction of what people pay for gas to make it big.
But it might not be the case if users don't think the convenience of not having to drive to a gas station is worth $7.
Hempy, however, feels the investment would be worth it, stating,
[We] believe that expansion of a model that can radically change the gasoline industry is one that people nationwide will find interesting and be excited to use as we scale.
Hempy also plans to supply alternative types of fuel once the rise of clean energy is in full swing.
Whether it's how to recharge your electric car in a public parking lot not yet equipped with a charging station, or hydrogen-powered vehicles like the new Toyota Mirai; we hope to be a part of that infrastructure.
The location of the Filld company is not specified, so it isn't clear how long it usually takes a truck to reach a user.
Delivery time may have to be guaranteed in the future because if there's one thing people hate more than gas prices, it's waiting when they could be on the road.