Parkopedia launches parking services in A-Class in China

Posted by Parkopedia News on 03 June 2019 11:19:20 BST
  • Parkopedia now provides off-street parking data in the MBUX navigation system, starting with the new Mercedes Benz A-class cars in China;

  • The parking service will be extended to more imported and locally manufactured Mercedes Benz models;

  • Parkopedia provides detailed information on 49,000 parking lots and garages across 87 cities in China, and has recently bolstered its presence in the Chinese market with the appointment of new China MD, Ding Xian.

Shanghai, China - 18 February 2019

Parkopedia, the parking services provider with the most automotive customers in China, announced today that its parking services are now launched in Mercedes-Benz passenger cars in China, starting with the A-class. The parking service is available in all locally produced and imported A-class cars as part of the Mercedes COMAND Online Navigation system.

The Parkopedia service provides detailed information on parking garages, including details on prices, opening hours, precise location, and many other relevant attributes for drivers, as well as dynamic space availability, helping take the pain out of parking.

Commenting on the announcement, Parkopedia’s new China MD Ding Xian said “We are delighted to work with Daimler to integrate directly with Mercedes Benz cars in China, providing drivers with a superior service and the best possible parking information. To be the supplier to Mercedes-Benz Cars, whose claim is ‘The best or nothing’, is a real honour”.

This service is now available within new A-class Mercedes Benz cars equipped with the COMAND Online Navigation system.

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Topics: Mercedes, Daimler, COMAND, Off-street, China

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 announces Global Partnership Deal with Flowbird (formerly Parkeon)

Posted by Parkopedia News on 03 June 2019 11:18:06 BST
  • Parkopedia to provide Flowbird with off-street parking data for its Path to Park app;

  • Flowbird to provide Parkopedia with on-street parking availability data to be used across Parkopedia’s B2B and B2C services;

  • Initial launch in Europe and North America;

Amsterdam, Netherlands, March 21st, 2018

Parkopedia, the world’s leading parking services provider, today announced a global partnership deal with Flowbird (formerly known as Parkeon), the world leading provider of parking infrastructure and services for municipal and commercial parking operators. Parkopedia will provide Flowbird with off-street parking data and booking capabilities for its Path to Park app. In addition, Flowbird will market Parkopedia’s data and services as part of its full suite of products and services for municipal and commercial parking operators.

In turn, Flowbird will provide Parkopedia with its unique on-street parking data exclusively, which Parkopedia will use to further improve its on-street parking data for consumers and B2B customers.

Commenting on the announcement, Parkopedia’s CEO Eugene Tsyrklevich said, “This partnership between two global leaders in parking is extremely exciting as it brings a huge amount of added value to automotive OEMs and parking operators globally”.

Flowbird’s’s CEO, Bertrand Barthélemy, added “We are very much looking forward to working with Parkopedia and integrating the services of the global leader in automotive parking services into our growing digital product portfolio for the parking industry”.

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Topics: Parking, Off-street, On-street, Flowbird, Global

Parkopedia to provide Volkswagen with parking services globally

Posted by Parkopedia News on 03 June 2019 11:17:55 BST
  • Parkopedia is the new global provider of both on-street and off-street parking services for VW Group;

  • New parking service to be integrated into the Volkswagen Car-Net "Guide & Inform“ services.

Amsterdam, Netherlands – 20th March 2018

Parkopedia, the world’s largest provider of parking data and on-demand payment & reservation services to the automotive industry, announced today that it has been selected to provide Volkswagen with parking services globally.

The Parkopedia premium parking service includes off-street parking data and services, including dynamic space availability. The new service launched in July 2017 as part of VW Car-Net for both legacy and new vehicles.

“To provide parking data and services to Volkswagen globally is a real honour,” commented Parkopedia’s CEO Eugene Tsyrklevich. He added that “the footprint Volkswagen has in the automotive space is immense and the opportunity to work together to bring new and innovative parking solutions to such a wide breadth of drivers is extremely exciting”.

The announcement was made at Intertraffic 2018 held in Amsterdam, Netherlands.

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Topics: Parking, Off-street, Volkswagen, On-demand payments, Global

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