GreenGo offers free registration during smog alert

Automotive

While the smog alert is in place for Budapest, local electric car-sharing startup GreenGo is offering free registration for its services, which normally cost HUF 4,900, according to a press statement sent to the Budapest Business Journal.

“As a responsible and conscious service provider, we feel it to be our responsibility to make the situation [of heavy smog] better with our own tools,” the press statement says. Therefore, for as long as the smog alert is in place, the company says it will offer free registration.

At the beginning of the week, Budapest Mayor István Tarlós triggered the smog alert for the capital, which means that cars falling into the 0, 1, 2, 3, or 4 environment level classification cannot be used in the capital between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. (The classification level is found on the registration papers of each vehicle; the higher the number, the more environmentally friendly the car.) Motorists who fail to keep to the rule can be fined up to HUF 150,000, according to reports.

GreenGo launched Hungary’s first electric car sharing service in the heart of Budapest at the end of November. For those who would like to be part of the service, a downloadable application for iOs and Android smartphones is available, as well as registration on the serviceʼs official website. 

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