Parkopedia appoints Derek Rohloff VP Automotive, N. America and Tom Sexton Head of Business Development, N. America

Posted by Parkopedia News on 03 June 2019 11:19:06 BST
  • Derek Rohloff joins Parkopedia in the new position of Vice President of Automotive, North America

  • Tom Sexton joins as Head of Business Development, North America

Detroit, February 14th 2019

Parkopedia, the world’s leading parking services provider, today announced the appointment of Derek Rohloff as Vice President of Automotive, North America, whilst Tom Sexton joins to head up Business Development, North America.

In this new role based out of Detroit, Derek will be focusing on Parkopedia’s North American partnerships with automotive OEMs and Tier-1s. Prior to joining Parkopedia, Derek served as Vice President for Automotive & Wireless Business Development at NextRadio & TagStation, and has over 15 years experience in the automotive sector.

Tom joins to lead Business Development in North America, primarily focusing on developing Parkopedia’s business with related verticals including fleets and Electric Vehicle charging. Tom brings with him a multitude of experience across data-driven software solutions for the automotive, fleet, connected vehicle, location and mapping sectors.

Commenting on the announcement, Parkopedia’s COO Hans Puvogel said, “We are delighted to welcome Derek and Tom to Parkopedia, to take our business in North America to the next level. Both appointments bring with them a wealth of experience and strong professional networks, and will further cement our position as the global leader in digital parking services.”

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Topics: N America, New hires

Parkopedia services extended to include C-Class, E-Class, S-Class

Posted by Parkopedia News on 03 June 2019 11:18:53 BST
  • Parkopedia to provide Mercedes Benz cars with parking data for both off and on-street parking;

  • The parking service has been extended to complete range of passenger cars, including C-Class, E-Class & S-Class vehicles;

Detroit, MI, USA – January 15th, 2019

Parkopedia, the world’s leading parking services provider, announced today that its comprehensive suite of parking services has been extended to include the complete range of Mercedes-Benz passenger cars. The parking service is now available in all head units as part of the Mercedes COMAND Online Navigation system or can be can be purchased as an additional service to the Navigation system in Europe and North America.

Parkopedia is providing drivers with a premium parking service in both Europe and North America; which includes detailed information on parking garages and street parking with detailed restriction information; as well as dynamic space availability. Drivers will also be able to book and pay for parking using their Mercedes-Benz user accounts

In addition to providing the service to new Mercedes-Benz cars, Parkopedia’s parking service will be made available in legacy vehicles that have been on the road for up to 3 years. In addition to launching in passenger cars, the Parkopedia service will also be available via the Mercedes.me app.

Commenting on the announcement, Parkopedia’s COO Hans Puvogel said, “Parkopedia has been supplying both off-street and on-street data to certain Mercedes-Benz Car models, and this extension, which includes the complete range of Mercedes cars, reflects our superior quality and our continuous effort to develop the best possible parking solution for Mercedes drivers. To be the supplier to Mercedes-Benz Cars, whose claim is ‘The best or nothing’, is a real honour”.

The announcement was made at the Detroit Motor Show (NAIAS), January 2019.

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Topics: Parking, COMAND, Off-street, N America, Europe, On-street, Mercedes Benz, Mercedes.me

Parkopedia Selected to Provide Audi with Global In-car Parking Service

Posted by Parkopedia News on 03 June 2019 11:17:14 BST
  • Audi switches to Parkopedia’s service after comprehensive testing across major global cities;

  • The new service includes on-street and off-street information as well as dynamic space availability and other features, which will support future parking services delivered by Audi;

  • Markets covered include Europe, the Americas, Japan, Australasia, Middle East and Africa.

  • Audi China has been using Parkopedia since January 2017.

TU-Automotive Detroit, June 7th 2017

Parkopedia, the world’s largest parking service provider, announced today that it has been selected to be the new global provider of Audi’s premium in-car parking services as of June 2017.

The Parkopedia premium parking service will include off-street and on-street parking data as well as dynamic space availability for both legacy installed and new vehicles.

“We are honoured to have been selected by Audi to be their global parking services provider” commented Parkopedia’s CEO Eugene Tsyrklevich. He added that “Audi is a leader in innovation and renowned for providing high quality connected services. We look forward to working together to contribute to Audi’s initiatives in taking in-car parking services to the next level”.

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Topics: Parking, Off-street, China, N America, Europe, On-street, Audi