17 Mar 2017Local Transport Today Features
Google Maps parking location reminder feature upgraded

Google Maps parking location reminder feature upgraded

Patrick McDonnell

Google has upgraded its a feature that enables people... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News

Looking4Transfers expands Ryanair partnership to provide airport transfers in Italy

Mark Moran

Purple Parking subsidiary Looking4Transfers has expanded its relationship with Ryanair to provide customers with transfers to and from some of the busiest airports in Italy. Yorkshire-based Looking4Transfers is an international airport transfers booking agent. It is quickly becoming the market... continue

24 Mar 2017Parking Review News
DriveNow’s new car-sharing app streamlines reservation process

DriveNow’s new car-sharing app streamlines reservation process

Mark Moran

Car-sharing service DriveNow is introducing a new rental... continue

22 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News

Uber president leaves role after just 6 months

Mark Moran

Jeff Jones, president of the taxi booking app Uber, is leaving the company after less than six months. Uber said in a statement on Sunday: “We want to thank Jeff for his six months at the company and wish him all the best.” According to technology news site Recode, Jones left because of... continue

20 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News

OnStar extends cooperation with Parkopedia

Subscribers to the driver information service Onstar in the USA, Canada and Europe with a premium parking service through the OnStar AtYourService offering.  The parking service includes dynamic parking space availability for equipped vehicles and other features supplied by Parkopedia. OnStar... continue

20 Mar 2017Parking Review Products & Services

Parkopedia integrated into Garmin Drive product line

The entry-level Garmin Drive 51/61 satellite navigaton system now features free real-time services when wirelessly paired with a Bluetooth-enabled smartphone. After pairing to a smartphone, drivers can access live parking information from Parkopedia, which provides pricing and availability... continue

20 Mar 2017Parking Review Products & Services

Parkopedia appoints Antal as European account manager

Parkopedia has appointed Csaba Antal as key account manager for Europe. This new role, which will be based in Parkopedia’s Budapest office, will see Antal become manage existing European clients including BMW, Garmin and Volvo. He will also promote Parkopedia’s portfolio of... continue

20 Mar 2017Parking Review News
TomTom expands HD mapping of road networks for automated cars

TomTom expands HD mapping of road networks for automated cars

TomTom has completed the expansion of its High Definition (HD) Map product to the mainland US interstate network, and it now covers over 185,000km of interstate highways and other roads across the country. TomTom is building up this data for... continue

20 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
Putting steel in the frame

Putting steel in the frame

Creating a car park in a factory and assembling it on site is a process that has been around for many... continue

16 Mar 2017Parking Review Features
European Parking Congress 2017 launched

European Parking Congress 2017 launched

Parking in the City will be the theme of the 18th European Parking Congress. The congress is the biennial gathering of the European Parking Association... continue

16 Mar 2017Parking Review Features
Brightening up Barcelona's car parks

Brightening up Barcelona's car parks

Car parks across Barcelona are having their lighting systems upgraded. Saba, a public-private operator running the car parks on behalf of... continue

16 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Parking & Property: Building a better future for towns and cities

Parking & Property: Building a better future for towns and cities

Parking & Property 2017 8 June: 15 Hatfields, London Parking & Property is the only annual event dedicated to off-street parking. Over the past 7 years the conference has provided a forum for debate and sharing best practice among public and... continue

15 Mar 2017Parking Review Features

Ministers and auto companies discuss future of car industry

The UK government and the automotive industry came have met to discuss plans to position Britain as a world leader in electric, connected and autonomous vehicle technology. The meeting on 14 March was attended by representatives of the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT), vehicle... continue

14 Mar 2017Local Transport Today News
13 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Honda reveals automated car that will seek out passengers

Honda reveals automated car that will seek out passengers

Japanese car-maker Honda has unveiled a concept for an automated car that will seek out passengers when its primary driver is not using it. The NeuV, which made its European show debut at the Geneva Motor Show, also features an... continue

8 Mar 2017Parking Review News
Who’s who in the British Parking Awards

Who’s who in the British Parking Awards

Mark Moran

The winners of the British Parking Awards 2017 will be revealed at an awards ceremony in London on 10 March. The... continue

7 Mar 2017Parking Review Features

Renault-Nissan Alliance and Transdev to develop driverless vehicle fleet system

Mark Moran

The companies will collaborate to develop a transportation system that will enable clients to book rides, and mobility operators to monitor and operate self-driving electric car fleets. “As the mobility services landscape keeps evolving, we have a great opportunity to offer innovative,... continue

28 Feb 2017Local Transport Today News
Emerging transport technology guide published

Emerging transport technology guide published

Mark Moran

A guide designed to help local authorities understand the opportunities and challenges presented by rapidly accelerating advances in... continue

27 Feb 2017Parking Review News
Ford to test real-time pothole detection

Ford to test real-time pothole detection

Mark Moran

Costly car repairs could be prevented with the help of a crow-sourced virtual pothole map to be tested by Ford later... continue

24 Feb 2017Local Transport Today News
The car is a smartphone on wheels

The car is a smartphone on wheels

Fabian Simmer

SEAT’s chief digital officer Fabian Simmer discussed the Spanish car-makers’ the... continue

24 Feb 2017Parking Review Opinion

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