New car sharing service launched in Newham

A new free-floating car sharing service has been launched in Newham

The service, called car2go, is designed to give Londoners a new way of getting around that’s easy to use, easy on the pocket and easy on the environment.

It was launched by Daimler and Europcar, in three London boroughs including Newahm. To use it, commuters can either go online at or at the car2go shop in the world’s first pop-up mall, BOXPARK Shoreditch, or at car rental company Europcar’s stores across London.

Once registered, car2go members can find any available car through the car2go London website, by using a free app or just by walking up to an available car, touching the card reader on the windscreen, getting in and driving off.

Stefan Mueller, CEO car2go Europe gmbh, said: “A lot of Londoners don’t need or want a car all the time but enjoy the freedom that driving brings. car2go gives the best of both worlds – the ability to go where you want, when you want – and in comfort – but without all the costs associated with owning, running and insuring a car full-t