Parkopedia to provide Tencent Auto Intelligence with off-street parking data.
Tencent will integrate Parkopedia’s services via the Tencent Auto Intelligence infotainment system to car manufacturer’s Android car OS platform to enhance the in-car experience for Chinese drivers.
June 5, 2020 Shanghai, China
Parkopedia, the world's leading parking services provider and Tencent Auto Intelligence (TAI), announced a partnership whereby Parkopedia will provide off-street dynamic and static data to TAI for automotive clients in China. In addition, TAI will integrate Parkopedia’s parking services via the Tencent Auto Intelligence infotainment system to car manufacturer’s Android car OS platform to enhance the in-car experience for Chinese drivers.
Parkopedia provides detailed information on parking garages including details on prices, opening hours, precise location, dynamic space availability, etc across 85 cities in China. Parkopedia is committed to ensuring the best possible data quality, while continuously improving its coverage. Through this partnership, Parkopedia will be the parking service provider for Tencent Auto Intelligence.
"Parking is one of the important driving use cases for connected cars. We are pleased to work with Parkopedia to solve this problem and to provide accurate parking services for our drivers,” said Zhong Xue Dan, Vice President of Tencent Smart Mobility Business Unit.
Hans Puvogel, Chief Operating Officer of Parkopedia Group, added "We are very pleased to work with Tencent to provide parking services for the Chinese market. I believe that Tencent's car OS platform will provide an excellent user experience for Chinese drivers looking for parking".
According to the agreement, the parking service will be launched in 2022 in millions of vehicles.
Ding Xian is responsible for operations, management and network development in China. Xian has more than 15 years experience in the automobile components and head unit industries, and has held various roles in leading companies like Continental Automotive and Mitsubishi Electric.
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