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How to charge electric cars


Earn credit by charging SHARE NOW electric cars

Give it some spark! When you charge a car that’s running low on juice – you earn driving credit. Each time you fully charge a car that has less than 35% battery level, you'll earn 5,00 € of credit. This can be used to pay for your trips and trip-related costs. Just make sure you end your trip after you charge the car!


How to charge an electric car in Germany

Charging an electric car is fun and – dare we say – addictive! We don't expect you to charge our electric cars after every trip. However, if you do, the cost of charging is covered by us and we'll even give you SHARE NOW credit as a thank you. Here's how to do it:

Once you've found a charging station, the next thing to locate is the charging card. You'll find it either in the the glove compartment or the armrest. Use the card to activate the charging station.

This unlocks the port so you can plug the charging cable in.

Connect the cable to the car first. You'll find the plug where you'd usually find the fuel cap on a regular car. Don't worry, it's completely safe.

You can also return the charging card to where you found it at this stage. End your trip in the app and you are done!


How to unplug an electric car in Germany

One of the perks of free-floating car-sharing is that you can locate electric cars anywhere throughout the Home Area. If you are looking for maximum range, though, we recommend starting your trip in a car that is waiting at a charging station, full and ready to hit the road. Here's how to unplug electric cars:

Remember to start the rental before unplugging the car.

Use the card you've just fetched from the car to end the charging process at the charging station. You can then unplug the cable from the charging station.

Remember, the charging cable is connected at both ends, so you'll need to unplug it from the charging point on the car too.

And return it the boot of the car. Put the card back in the holder too. You're now good to go - enjoy the drive!


SHARE NOW electric cars in your city

With more than 2,900 electric car-sharing vehicles in Europe's most popular cities, we've placed the future directly in your hands. Astonishing acceleration and instant torque give you that heart-stopping thrill that usually comes with a race car. Our electric cars free-float on the streets of your city and are ready to be unlocked with just the SHARE NOW app. Here are some of our favourite electric rides.

BMW i3 ⚡️

0,19 €**/minute**¹
11,99 €**/hour**²
See more  →

Fiat 500e ⚡️

Next Level City Car.
0,14 €/minute¹
6,99 €/hour²
30,00 €/day²
See more  →

smart EQ fortwo ⚡

Sparks joy.
See more →


Looking for more information? We cover your most frequently asked questions in the FAQ.



The minute rate includes 200 km of mileage. A long distance rate of 0,39 € per kilometer will apply for each additional kilometer after the included mileage. Hourly rates do not include mileage. Daily rate includes 60 km of mileage. A variable fee will be charged per each additional kilometre driven (depending on car model category). Final price is available in the app. The daily price displayed is for a 30-day rental.


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