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9 Trends Reshaping the Industry

General Trends in the Parking Industry

As urban landscapes evolve and technology continues its relentless march forward, the parking industry finds itself at the intersection of innovation and convenience. From in-car payments to the rise of electric vehicles, the parking sector is undergoing a transformative journey. In this article, we explore nine key trends shaping the future of parking, with a special focus on payment solutions. Join us as we navigate the landscape of smart parking, sustainability, and cutting-edge payment methods, providing insights into the trends that are reshaping the way we park and pay.

General Trends in the Parking Industry

Smart Parking Solutions

IoT (Internet of Things) technology is being integrated into parking management systems. This includes sensors and cameras to monitor parking space availability, helping drivers find and reserve parking spaces more efficiently.

EV Charging Integration

With the growing popularity of electric vehicles (EVs), parking facilities are increasingly incorporating EV charging stations. This reflects the industry's commitment to sustainability and aligns with the global shift towards greener transportation options.

Data Analytics for Optimization

Parking operators are leveraging data analytics to improve operational efficiency. Insights gained from analysing parking patterns, peak hours, and user behavior contribute to better resource allocation and enhanced customer experiences.

Sustainability in Parking

Embracing eco-friendly practices, the industry is integrating sustainability into its core. From EV charging stations to solar-powered facilities, parking is driving towards a greener future, aligning with global environmental goals, and meeting the demands of an eco-conscious user base. Also, ticketless parking is on the roadmap to balance environmental friendliness and user convenience.

Payment Trends in the Parking Industry

Mobile Payment Apps

Mobile apps for parking payments are becoming more prevalent, allowing users to pay for parking, extend sessions, and manage payments seamlessly through their smartphones.

Integration with Digital Wallets

Parking payment systems are integrating with popular digital wallets like Apple Pay, Google Pay, and others. This simplifies the payment process for users who prefer using digital wallet services.

In-Car Payments

Transforming the parking landscape, in-car payments allow drivers to settle parking fees effortlessly without leaving the comfort of their vehicles. This trend leverages connected car technology, providing a seamless and hands-free solution that enhances the overall parking experience.

Subscription Models

Some parking facilities are introducing subscription-based models, offering users the option to pay a recurring fee for a set number of parking hours or a reserved spot.

Dynamic Pricing

Dynamic pricing models are gaining traction, allowing parking operators to adjust rates based on factors such as demand, time of day, or special events. This flexibility benefits both users and operators by optimizing pricing and utilization.

How CCV can help Parking businesses to keep up with these trends

With more than 60 years of payment experience we offer every organization the right payment solution. We are at home in many industries with 650,000 terminals in the European market and enrich the customer journey.

 CCV Edge IM15 CCV Edge IM15

A compact terminal, initially designed for EV Charging, also perfectly tailored for the Parking sector.

Our CCV Edge IM15 payment terminal:

  • has a compact design
  • comes with a contactless reader
  • & virtual PIN-Pad
  • accepts open loop (like girocard)
  • & closed loop payment systems
  • is secure based on the highest industry standards
  • supports QR-code payments


Do you want to know more about our end-to-end payment solutions in parking? Please contact us via salesleads(at)ccv.eu or visit our page dedicated for Parking businesses.

About CCV

CCV LogoCCV is an international payment solutions provider that services over 600,000 businesses with end-to-end payment solutions in Europe. Our extensive portfolio includes a processing and settlement platform, online and closed-loop payments, acquiring services, and a wide range of in-store and unattended payment terminals. CCV’s focused partnership strategy, as well as direct SME offerings, enabled us to take leading positions in all home markets: the Netherlands (HQ), Germany, Belgium, and Switzerland. Our success is based on innovation and a long-term customer-focused commitment via partnerships and SME businesses.


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