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How to Fuel a Peg City Vehicle

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How to fuel a Peg City vehicle with one of our Shell fuel cards

When you open the glove box in any Peg City vehicle, you’ll find a Shell fuel card installed inside. These cards can be activated in the app and used to pay at the pump at any gas station in Canada, providing our members with convenience and flexibility while keeping the cards secure.

Read on for a step-by-step guide on fueling a Peg City vehicle, or watch our video below!

How to Fuel a Peg City Vehicle

The fuel card is in the key-card holder inside the glove box. It should work at any fuel retailer in Canada, so long as they have a pay-at-the-pump option. We ask that you have another form of payment along with you, just in case there’s an issue with the card and you need to pay out of pocket (more on how to get reimbursed later). Note that the Shell cards won’t work for in-store purchases.

Activate the Card and Find the PIN

To use the card, scroll up on your reservation banner and tap “Fuel Card.” From there, you’ll be instructed to activate the card before the PIN is displayed. Simply follow the terminal instructions to pay at the pump just as you would with any other credit card. The card will be active for 15 minutes after activation. Cards can be reactivated as many times as needed in a booking.

Please only fuel up using regular fuel, and note that the cards have a $100 limit.

Members who use the desktop site instead of the app will need to call Peg City to activate a fuel card before fuelling.

So long as they have a pay-at-the-pump option, you can fuel up at any gas station in Canada, not just Shell.

And we’re off! Fill that tank!

Once the tank is full, you’re done. No need to save the receipt and no log book entry to complete. Just slide the card back into its slot in the key-card holder and get on your way!

If you need to pay out of pocket and submit a receipt, you can load the receipt through the app. First, click on the trip where you purchased the fuel.
Then click Upload receipt.
Next you can take a photo of the receipt or upload a photo you've taken previously.

Other Ways To Pay

If, for whatever reason, you can’t pay with the Shell fuel card, please pay out of pocket, take a photo of your receipt and submit it through the app (Trips>Past>Click on the trip>Upload receipt). Items like wiper fluid must be purchased out of pocket and reimbursed later. You can also email us a photo of the receipt if the app is not an option for you.

For proper reimbursement, the receipt must be clear, itemized, and show the date and time of the transaction. Our Member Services team will add the credit to your account from there.

That’s everything! For a bit more detail and a silly instructional video, head to our Instagram page and follow along!

P.S. We’re on TikTok too!

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Join Us On The Peg City Fleet Team!

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Peg City Car Co-op is looking for a Fleet Assistant to join our team. Our fleet of vehicles has grown, and we need more staff to manage and maintain them! We invite you to become part of a co-op that delivers unparalleled member focus, where access to urban mobility, connection to people, and passion for innovation come first. Read on for details!

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Peg City Car Co-op’s mission is to provide a reliable, affordable, and inclusive carsharing program. We are Winnipeg’s first and only carsharing company operating nearly 90 vehicles in the central neighbourhoods. Driven by our passion for creating more livable communities, we aim to reduce the need for private car ownership.

Our team is growing yearly, and we’re looking for someone with a technical mind and a passion for shared mobility to join us!

We are hiring a Fleet Assistant (Full Time/Permanent) to keep our fleet running smoothly. Fleet Assistants routinely visit the roughly ninety vehicles in our fleet and are responsible for transporting, cleaning, and replenishing supplies for each. The successful applicant must be comfortable troubleshooting and performing minor car maintenance, and completing on-call duties.

For the full job description and posting, click here.

Email your cover letter and resume to [email protected] and write Fleet Assistant Hire in the subject line. In your cover letter, please explain what you know about Peg City Car Co-op and carsharing, why you feel you would be an excellent fit with the organization, and how your experience aligns with the job requirements. Only those selected for interviews will be contacted. The deadline to apply is December 31, 2022, at 11:59 pm.

Thank you for showing your interest in Peg City Car Co-op!

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Update from our Operations Manager

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It has been a pleasure to see Manitobans coming together to flatten the curve, and flatten the curve we did! It’s exciting to see days go by without a single case. Flattening the curve means everyone doing their part, and that includes our Members.

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With people staying in, we saw a significant decline in usage. In April our bookings fell by 50% compared to February. We anticipated and accepted that we would see a reduction in demand, which is why we made the difficult decision to remove cars from our fleet temporarily. Reducing our fleet size meant that our dedicated fleet team could do a better job washing and sanitizing our vehicles. As part of our efforts to clean more, we have added staff capacity to make sure everyone is as safe as possible. We are continuing with these efforts even as cases in Manitoba drop. To make sure our members are as comfortable as possible, we also introduced pre-sanitization for those who are at risk or making a booking for at least 24 hrs.

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As the weather improves and we start to open up parts of the economy, we have seen an increase in demand. I want our members to know that we are aware of the rise in demand and have decided to hold off adding more cars until at least one full month from the end of lockdown. While we could see an increase in COVID-19 cases at any time, a month gives us enough assurance that there won’t be another spike in cases in the short-term. Based on the current demand level, we plan on re-introducing six of the eleven vehicles we put into storage. So long as we continue to see increased demand in June, we will continue to add more cars back.

The Peg City Car Co-op team is incredibly grateful to our members who have been understanding and patient as our social and economic landscape shifts. Rest assured we are doing our best to balance the Co-op’s fiscal health, with the needs of our membership. As the only carsharing company operating in Winnipeg, we want to assure our members that we are making decisions today to ensure that we can serve the community for many years to come. As a member-based co-op, our roots are in the community. Our purpose is to continue to strive to be a member-focused company that provides the best carsharing experience possible.

Thank you to our membership and community for making carsharing a reality in Winnipeg. We look forward to serving you now and into the future. Most of all, we can’t wait to add more cars back into service for our members to enjoy!

Take care and be well.

Philip Mikulec
Operations Manager

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Keeping it clean with our Fleet Manager, Will Belford

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Our Fleet Manager Will offers some insight on Peg City’s enhanced sanitizing efforts and tips on how to stay safe using Co-op cars for essential travel.

A message from our Fleet Manager

Hi I’m Will, Fleet Manager here at Peg City Car Co-op. If you’ve been watching our stories you know that we’ve doubled down on washing and sanitizing the vehicles. 

As information has become available we have responded. We mobilized all available staff and sanitized our entire fleet as fast as we could. Moving forward, we will continue to visit vehicles five times faster than usual. Any time a vehicle is washed, serviced, or inspected: it is sanitized.

We want you to have confidence in using the cars. When sanitizing surfaces we are focusing on touch points. We’re aiming to be as thorough as possible. Every handle, lever, buckle, and button will be cleaned. Including seat adjustment levers and seat-belts!

We are cleaning the cars using disinfectant products chosen for their proven virus killing efficacy. They include a commercial disinfectant used in hospital and food service industry, Spray Nine heavy duty cleaner, and good old alcohol. Some of these products may leave a film on surfaces. While it may be visible, it does not mean the vehicle is unclean.

“Everything that can be touched is being sanitized

A special thanks to our members who have contacted me to offer their help sanitizing cars, and suggesting places to sanitize in the car. We are all doing our part and your help is greatly appreciated!

There are many ways that our members can help reduce their own risk of spreading COVID-19. We ask that all members wash or sanitize their hands before entering and upon exiting Peg City vehicles, suggest bringing disinfecting wipes, in case you need to spot clean. We are also offering pre-booking sanitizing for at-risk folks, and any booking over 24 hrs in length. (details below)

Our top priority is the safety of our Members, staff, and community as a whole. Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions about our services.

Will Belford
Fleet Manager, PCCC

Peg City Car Co-op’s new cleaning services

To minimize the spread of COVID-19, we are taking extra steps to sanitize our vehicles. While PCCC’s vehicles are cleaned regularly, we have implemented new cleaning standards that focus on disinfecting high-touch places in each vehicle. While we are maintaining our regular full wash cycle, we have also started going to cars as frequently as possible to clean key touch points. This means our team is attempting to go to each car every couple of days, and sooner if possible.

Pre-booking Sanitization:

In addition to our recent fortification in sanitation efforts, Peg City Car Co-op is now offering pre-booking vehicle sanitization for bookings at least 24 hours in length, as well as any booking for those who are, or are living with, at risk or immune-suppressed individuals. This will be based on an honour system. No explanation required!

While we social distance, PCCC understands that people still need to get around safely to buy groceries, go to a doctors appointment, or just get outside for a little while. We hope this program will help those who are most at risk.

To request your pre-booking cleaning, Please provide us with a minimum of 24 hrs notice via email [email protected] or phone (204) 793-3912. Or, simply reply to your booking confirmation email.

For now we will only be offering the program Monday to Friday on bookings that start between 8 am and 6 pm.