Parkopedia, the world’s leading parking services provider, announced today that it has been selected to provide ŠKODA AUTO with parking services in Europe. ŠKODA drivers can now find parking using their navigation system in the vehicle and the ŠKODA Connect app. The app can be downloaded via the Apple App Store and Google Play.
Jan Havlas, Coordinator Connected Car Projects from ŠKODA AUTO added: “This collaboration with Parkopedia enables us to further our commitment to make remote access and direct communication with the vehicle even easier. Parkopedia provides the premium parking service for drivers to enjoy a consistent user experience across both the ŠKODA Connect app and the infotainment headunit in the vehicle."
Parkopedia’s full portfolio of services, covering car park and street parking information ensures drivers are able to find the closest, cheapest or available parking near their destination in 15,000 cities across 89 countries.
Commenting on the deal, Parkopedia’s COO Hans Puvogel said, "It’s a real honor to provide ŠKODA with our premium parking services in Europe across multiple platforms. This agreement is yet one more demonstration of how Parkopedia is enabling seamlessly integrated parking experiences.”
Founded in 2007, Parkopedia has helped millions of drivers eliminate the hassle of finding parking
by using real-time and prediction-based parking space information. We also help drivers instantly book and pay for parking in one seamless transaction, directly from the head-unit. Our innovative data collection technology includes proprietary software, computer vision, and AI. We build key partnerships to expand coverage and maintain data freshness.
In short, we are passionate about parking.