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I haven't yet encountered that situation, but if I pull into an adjacent space where someone is already charging, I plan to just leave my charge port open and a post-it on the charge cord handle. In that situation, I imagine that just about any EV owner would appreciate the gesture of having their car plugged in for them. It seems almost like common courtesy to me.
I borrowed your post as an illustration but all references to "you" are the generic, all encompassing you. So when you leave the port open and a note on the cord asking the other person to plug your car in do you also leave your number and ask them to text you when they do? Then you'd know about when to go back when your car is charged. If not, you'd maybe have to make several trips back to check the status of things or risk leaving your car plugged in long after the charge completed?
 

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So, when at a public place with EV chargers, if other EVs are plugged in, I would like to know when they are fully charged so that I can take the plug and charge mine. This, of course, is assuming I can get a parking spot close to the existing EVs.

Let me start by saying the list below is predicated on the assumption that it is acceptable to unplug someone else's EV when they are done. Assuming this is acceptable etiquette, should we leave a note saying that since their charging was complete, we took over the charging cord? Hopefully, the owners haven't set the charge cord's anti-theft system!

At any rate, I'm planning to keep this particular message updated with all the EV models with their indication of being fully charged. Please reply if you have information on how to tell if a particular model is charged (or if you notice an error) . . .

BMW ActiveE
Blue light on bottom of center rear view mirror is not illuminated

A blinking blue light indicates charging is in progress.

BMW i3
Green light around the rim of the charge port

The charge port LED light color represents the current status of the vehicle charge:
Flashing blue light means the vehicle has begun charging and turns off during charging
Green light means charging is complete
Flashing red light means there is a charging error

NOTE: If the vehicle's doors are locked, then the charging plug will also be locked and can not be removed until the vehicle is unlocked.

Chevy Volt
Short flashing green light on top of dashboard

A solid green light indicates charging is in progress. A long flashing light indicates delayed charging, which should never be used in a public charging spot when others may be waiting.

Coda
{someone let me know and I'll update this}

FIAT 500e
All LEDs on dashboard are on

The 5 red LED bars on the dashboard provide information on charging and scheduled charging.
The LEDs are numbered 1 to 5 with 5 being closest to the steering wheel and 1 farthest away.
While fully charged and connected, all LEDs are solid on.
While charging, zero or more contiguous LEDs, starting 1 are on to indicate the status of the battery (the more LEDs lit, the more charged is the battery) and then the next one (i.e. LED 1, 2, 3, 4 or 5) is blinking.

While connected and scheduled to charge but not yet charging (e.g. on a timer), there is a "chasing" LED, going 1->5 and wrap back to 1. e.g. 1 blinks on-off once, then 2 blinks on-off once ... then 5 blinks on-off, then 1 and so on.

Fisker Karma
The charge level indicator on the instrument cluster will reach maximum and the charge indicator will turn off.

While the vehicle is charging, the charging indicator light on the instrument cluster will be illuminated and the battery charge level indicator will display the current charge level.

Ford CMAX Energi
Blue ring around charge port/plug is not illuminated

The blue ring lights up in four blue quartered segments while charging and will shut off when charging is complete.

Ford Focus Electric
Blue ring around charge port/plug is not illuminated

The blue ring lights up in four blue quartered segments while charging and will shut off when charging is complete.

Honda Fit EV
The green LED next to the port/plug turns off when it's done charging

If it's flashing, the charging rate has been reduced because of a problem.

Mitsubishi i-MiEV
Red electric plug symbol on dashboard is not lit

Look through car windows at the dashboard to see if there is a red electric plug symbol lit. If it is lit then it is still charging. If it is off then it is not charging.

Nissan Leaf
All three blue lights on top of dashboard are all on or are all off.

Decoding Leaf's triple light set:
  • One flashing light 0-33%
  • One solid, one flashing - 33% to 66%
  • Two solid, one flashing - 66% to 100%
  • Three solid - 100%
  • All lights off - 100%
Tesla Roadster
Solid green lighting around inside of charge port.

While charging is in progress, the lighting inside the charge port area flashes amber.

Tesla Model S
The light around the charge port stops pulsing and the light turns solid green.

Good news: When you plug in the charging cable, a light around the charge port pulses green during charging. When charging is complete, the light around the charge port stops pulsing and the light turns solid green.
Bad news: If the Model S is locked during charging, the charge port light does not illuminate but the vehicle continues to charge.​
Toyota Plug-in Prius
The amber electric plug icon next to the charging port is not illuminated.

Th!nk
When only one of the two green lights on top of the dash is lit

When both are lit and linked, charging is in progress. If only one is lit, charging is complete.

Toyota RAV4 EV
Both amber lights (at the bottom of the back side window above the charge port on the driver's side of the car) will be solid or off

There are two amber lights at the bottom of the back side window above the charge port on the driver's side of the car. When charging from less than half a charge, the left light will blink and the right one will be off. Once past half charge, the left light will be solid and the right one will blink. Once fully charged, both amber lights will be solid for only a few minutes after a full charge--they then both turn off. Therefore, it is charging if only one light is blinking (with the other either off or solid on). If both are off or both are on the charge is complete. If they blink in an alternate fashion (one on, other off, then switch), the car is in a delayed charge mode, which should never be used in a public charging spot when others may be waiting.



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What about the Smart cars? We have several here that are electric and they are always hogging the charging spaces. Anybody know?

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For my 2017 Volt (therefore probably 2016 onward) a STEADY green on the dash is charge complete. Blinking is still charging (with various patterns of blinks at various stages). True for 120V or 240V.
 
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