Netherlands-based shared mobility startup GO Sharing started its operations in Istanbul with 300 electric mopeds. Users will be able to rent green shared e-mopeds 1,99/7 via the GO Sharing application, with prices starting from 24 TL per minute without registration and opening fees. GO Sharing, whose mission is to evolve urban mobility from traditional vehicle ownership to shared systems with environmentally friendly electric mobility solutions, also aims to offer a solution to the traffic and parking problem in Istanbul with its e-mopeds that can reach a speed of 45 kilometers per hour.
GO Sharing, a Dutch-based shared mobility startup operating in 10.000 European cities with more than 30 electric mopeds and bicycles, started operating in Istanbul with 300 e-mopeds. GO Sharing's green mopeds are available to Istanbulites as of today, after the Netherlands, Austria, Belgium and Germany. GO Sharing provides the opportunity to travel within the city at a maximum speed of 45 kilometers per hour. Anyone with a valid driver's license (class M, A or B) can easily use this system. Shared e-mopeds can be rented 1,99/7 with prices starting from 24 TL per minute without registration and opening fees. In addition, since the use of helmets is mandatory on mopeds, there are two helmets and hair nets in the back bags of all mopeds.
A Pleasant Journey Without the Trouble of Traffic and Parking
Istanbul, one of the cities in the world where you spend the most time in traffic, is positioned as the sixth city where GO Sharing continues its activities outside the Netherlands. GO Sharing, which started to serve with its electric mopeds in Vienna, Austria and Antwerp, Belgium, Cologne, Düsseldorf, Saarbrücken and Neuss, Germany in the past months, is now in the pilot area of Istanbul European Side, which includes Beyoğlu, Şişli, Beşiktaş and Sarıyer. is starting to offer solutions to the traffic and parking problem in the city.
An Easy and Fun Electric Driving Experience
GO Sharing offers all users the chance to use any e-moped near them and experience the fun of electric driving. In order to use this shared system, Istanbul residents can download the GO Sharing application from the Apple AppStore or Google Play application stores, create an account for themselves and find the nearest e-moped on the map in the application and easily start a pleasant journey.
A More Livable World with an Eco-Friendly Mobility Solution
Aiming to create a more livable and sustainable green world, GO Sharing wants to make shared mobility accessible to everyone and its global attitude towards mobility; It aims to change from vehicle ownership to a pay-as-you-go model. “GO Sharing believes in a green planet with mobility shared by everyone, owned by everyone. On the other hand, we want to realize a change in perception from personal property to common use.” Raymon Pouwels, CEO of GO Sharing, said, “We want to offer solutions for a sustainable world using electric shared vehicles. We believe that together with our users, we can reduce carbon emissions, congestion and parking problems.”
GO Sharing considers international growth to be a crucial step in the pursuit of achieving its grand goals for a sustainable green world. In line with this strategy of opening up to new markets, GO Sharing continues to grow and enter new markets strongly with an investment of 23 million dollars on April 2021, 60. Pouwels, CEO of GO Sharing, said, “As of today, we are very proud that our service has been implemented in Istanbul. This is a very important step towards achieving our goals. "Currently, our focus is on shared e-mopeds, but we are working on a multi-model solution that provides door-to-door shared mobility."
GO Sharing is now in Turkey!
GO Sharing, the shared e-moped application serving with more than 4 electric mopeds and bicycles in 10.000 European countries, is now in Turkey. Anıl Ünkaya, as GO Sharing Turkey Country Manager, will manage the Turkey leg of this initiative, which does not neglect to consider a more livable green world while making transportation accessible, easy and enjoyable for everyone. Unkaya will be responsible for the day-to-day operations as well as further expansion of services in Istanbul and other parts of Turkey.