Our Mission

To help our members to keep moving in the safest, most efficient, and planet-friendly way possible while delivering unparalleled customer service.


Company Background

We believe that the automotive industry will change more in the next five years than it has in the past 50. Yoshi was founded to lead that change.

We are reshaping the infrastructure required to fuel and service vehicles and working to usher in a new era self-servicing vehicles and proactive car owners.

Yoshi History

Yoshi was started in 2015 after a personal experience that highlighted the need for a better solution for vehicle refueling. We’ve come a long way since then and are excited for the milestones to come.

2015

  • March 2015
    A bad experience at the pump inspires the idea for Yoshi
  • June 2015
    The first Yoshi truck hits the road
  • August 2015
    Fuel Vault invented, which keeps the gas flap closed but still gives Yoshi access
  • Yoshi launches in San Francisco, Silicon Valley, and Nashville

2016

  • January 2016
    We introduce other car maintenance services in addition to fuel delivery
  • April 2016
    Yoshi starts Y Combinator
  • October 2016
    Seed round announcement with investors including Joe Montana, ZhenFund, Ali Rowghani, Thomas Frist Jr.
  • Yoshi launches in Atlanta, Austin, and Warren

2017

  • February 2017
    Yoshi v2.0 released
  • August 2017
    Yoshi presents at the JP Morgan Automotive conference
  • Yoshi launches in Los Angeles

2018

  • February 2018
    Series A announcement led by GM Ventures and ExxonMobil, with Kevin Durant
  • Yoshi launches in Boston, Chicago, Cleveland, Dallas/Fort Worth, Houston, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Raleigh-Durham, St. Louis, Tampa/St. Petersburg, Washington D.C.
Yoshi Location Map

Coast to Coast

Yoshi operates in 20 cities across the country with plans to expand our coverage in our current cities and to grow to new cities in the near future.

We also have many corporate customers who offer Yoshi as a benefit to their employees where it has been voted #1 perk — even better than free coffee!

Yoshi and ExxonMobil

We are proud to partner with ExxonMobil. As a part of this partnership we provide Synergy™ fuel and Mobil 1 to our customers. Synergy™ is specially formulated for efficiency and helps our customers get better gas mileage. It is available to Yoshi members in regular and premium.



Leadership

Nick Alexander

Nick Alexander

CEO


Harvard Business School
Duke University

Bryan Frist

Bryan Frist

President & COO


Harvard Business School
Princeton University

Dan Hunter

Dan Hunter

Chief Hardware Officer


Stanford Stem Cell Lab
Humboldt State University

Press

GM and ExxonMobil lead $13.7 million investment in on-demand car care startup Yoshi


The latest way busy people are saving time: Hiring someone else to fill up their car with gas

Yoshi: The Story Behind The Startup That Brings Car Maintenance To You


An ExxonMobil-backed startup that delivers gas to people's cars is growing across the US

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