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September 1, 2020Blog Posts

Alexa can now pay for gas at over 11,500 Exxon and Mobil stations in the U.S.

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In January, Amazon  announced a new feature that would allow Alexa users to pay for their gas at the pump using voice commands via Echo Auto and other Alexa-enabled mobility devices. Today, the company says the feature is now live at moer than 11,500 Exxon and Mobil gas stations across the U.S., allowing customers to say “Alexa, pay for gas,” to begin the payment process.

Amazon teamed up with Fiserv to help power the transactions by activating the pump and facilitating the token generation to ensure a secure payment experience. However, the transactions themselves will be processed through Amazon Pay, which uses the same payment information stored in the customer’s Amazon account.

At launch, Amazon says the feature will work across Alexa-enabled devices, like Echo Auto, as well as in Alexa-enabled vehicles, and even through the Alexa app for iOS and Android.

To get started, customers can say, “Alexa, pay for gas,” and Alexa will then confirm the  station location, pump number and activate the pump.

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