Full Service Fill-up: Japanese Style

 |  March 15, 2014

by Paul Strauss

Full-serve gas stations are but a distant memory for most of the U.S., but in Tokyo, the tradition is alive and well. In this video by Steve’s POV, he gets a chance to spend some time working the pumps, and shows us some of the services that are offered to drivers when they gas up. We’re not sure what we found stranger – the overhead fuel nozzles or the special ashtray cleaner they use.

And if you don’t believe this is a common occurrence, check this out:

Can you imagine how much more expensive gas would be here if they had to pay a crew of fuel pump attendants once again?

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