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OP Shared Car Kotka

The main user of the Kotka city cars is the City of Kotka. During working hours, the cars are used by city employees. City residents can rent the cars in the evenings and weekends.

Location of the cars

Toriparkki, Kirkkokatu 5, 48100 Kotka

The home location for cars in Kotka is in Toriparkki below Pasaati Shopping Center. You can enter the parking hall from the Kirkkokatu-Laivurinkatu intersection. The shared cars are located on the top platform, right next to a sectional door. When the shopping center is not open, you can enter the parking hall via the stairway room located at the end of Kahvila Paussi. Locate a keypad on the right hand side of the door. To enter, type the code that is provided to all registered users.

Part of the sustainable mobility solution.

City cars utilize city resources effectively, produce economic benefits to the city and make the city car pool more environmentally-friendly.

There are two Renault Zoe electric cars available. Charging the car at its home location and other Virta charging points is free. If the user charges the car at other charging points, the user pays the possible charging fees.

Renault Zoe
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How to take cars in Kotka to your use

Get the OP Shared Car application to your phone.

Sign up as a user and add your payment details in the application.

Cars in Kotka will become available for you after you add the code Kotka1

Reserve the car with the OP Shared Car mobile application. The application shows when the cars are available. Reservations can be done well in advance, for example a week ahead.

Keys are not needed - when the reservation starts, you can open the car doors with the mobile application.

The application works with the most common smart phones and can be downloaded from App Store and Google Play.

Pricing

Rental fees are shown in the OP Shared Car application

Pricing is hourly-based. The price per hour is charged for every beginning hour (1.5h = 2h). The reservation can be canceled for free up until the reservation begins. Reservation is charged based on the original reservation even if the car was returned in advance.

Charging at a Virta charger

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Release the charging cable from the car

The cable is released by pressing the button located on the left of the steering wheel. The button has a picture of a plug. The charging cable port is located in the front of the car.

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Plug the Type 2 charging cable into the car and the charger

There are two cables with different charging plugs in the trunk of the car. Type 2 charging plug is used when charging with a dedicated charging point. The Schuko plug can be used when charging from a regular home socket.

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Touch the icon in the charging point with the card

You can find the yellow Virta charging card from the car. To use it, touch the icon in the charging point with the card. Remember to return the card to the car.

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Check that charging has started from the car dashboard

Once charging has started, you can see the battery level in the car dashboard and a charging animation in the battery icon. As the final step, lock the doors with the mobile application.

Unplugging the charging cable from the Virta charger

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Release the charging cable from the car

The cable is released by pressing the button located on the left of the steering wheel. The button has a picture of a plug.

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Release the charging cable from the charging point

You can find the yellow Virta charging card from the car. To use it, touch the icon in the charging point with the card.

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Unplug the charging cable from both the car and the charger

Place the cable in the trunk. Close the inner and outer charging port lids. Remember to return the charging card back to the car.

Customer service is always available

0100 0550

If there is a problem, contact our customer service by calling or sending a message directly from the mobile application.

Our customer service is available 24/7.