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- Motorists are optimising their parking decisions based on cost and distance, and even high earners are looking out for discounts
- More than half of people surveyed want their car navigation system to guide them to parking locations or make personalised parking recommendations
- Motorists in the UK more likely to plan where they will park at least 24 hours in advance
- Motorists in Germany still prefer to pay for parking with cash rather than card
- Men are 52% more likely than women to want their car to park itself
5 June 2019, London - Wiesbaden - Detroit
Ground Truth Testing (GTT) is an extremely important tool that can be used to help the auto industry and mapping providers evaluate quality amongst parking data providers. Simply put, GTT involves going to multiple locations and comparing the information available from a data provider with the information available at the location, to expose the level of correctness and accuracy across both static and dynamic data attributes.
Steve Hernandez, VP of Parking N America, recently spoke with Isaiah Mouw of The Parking Podcast, about parking and connected vehicles. Warning: Steve is a passionate Cubs fan!
Research from the British Parking Association (2017) shows that 48% of drivers are annoyed by a lack of spaces, and 39% say finding somewhere to park is a stressful experience. Car manufacturers and navigation services who are able to provide information to drivers to improve this parking experience will be at an advantage when it comes to meeting their customer’s needs.
Hear from Parkopedia CEO Eugene Tsyrklevich on the topic of "Will autonomous vehicles ever be able to park?", recorded at Move 2019 in London on 13 February 2019.
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