Stuck in Moscow and No Time to Refuel Your Car? Startups Will Do It for You

City dwellers in Russia can now add petrol to their online shopping, as two startups offer fuel delivery direct to a parked car.

Such services are already available in North America and Europe, but may have special appeal in Russia given the country’s particularly harsh winters.

Toplivo v Bak, which translates as “Fuel to the Tank”, and another company called Pump will come and fill up a car’s fuel tank at the kerbside on receipt of an order via a smartphone app – even if the owner is not there. (Read more…)