Parkeon and Cale enter merger negotiations

Parkeon and Cale enter merger negotiations

Mark Moran

Parking system manufacturers Parkeon and Cale have entered into exclusive negotiations that could bring about their merger. Parkeon is based in France, while Cale is a Swedish company. Both companies produce parking payment terminals and management software. The enlarged group would have around... continue

17 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Let’s look to the future

Let’s look to the future

Caroline Sheppard

When I was interviewed in 1992 to be the very first parking adjudicator... continue

11 Dec 2017Parking Review Features
Bike-based mobile charging service for electric cars

Bike-based mobile charging service for electric cars

Berlin-based Chargery offers a green mobile charging service for electric cars in urban areas. Based on smart data analysis, Chargery proposes bringing the charging station to its customers by bicycle,... continue

8 Dec 2017Local Transport Today News

CBT reports ‘a difficult year’

The Campaign for Better Transport  has reported “another difficult year financially” in the year ending 31 March 2017. Income was £629,394 – up on £570,501 in 2015/16 – and expenditure was £671,235. “The Brexit vote created uncertainty across a... continue

8 Dec 2017Local Transport Today News
500 more EVs join car share scheme in Madrid

500 more EVs join car share scheme in Madrid

A fleet of 500 all-electric Renault ZOE's will be arriving in Madrid this month to join new car-sharing scheme ZITY, the result of a cooperation between Renault and urban... continue

8 Dec 2017Local Transport Today News

TfGM leads Polis European network

Transport for Greater Manchester has been elected president of the transport organisation Polis, a network of 70 European cities and regions. TfGM will chair the network for the next two years. The news comes after last month’s election of TfGM chief executive Jon Lamonte to be president of... continue

8 Dec 2017Local Transport Today News

Shell teams up with car-makers to offer EV charging

Mark Moran

Oil company Shell has signed an agreement with electric vehicle charging network operator Ionity to offer high-power points across ten European countries.  Ionity is a joint venture between BMW Group, Daimler AG, Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group with Audi and Porsche, which was... continue

5 Dec 2017Local Transport Today News
Renault produces 1,000-strong automated vehicle fleet for EU trials

Renault produces 1,000-strong automated vehicle fleet for EU trials

Mark Moran

Groupe Renault has produced a 1,000 cars enabled to participate in... continue

5 Dec 2017Local Transport Today News
Ford challenge rewards car-pooling, navigation and podcast apps

Ford challenge rewards car-pooling, navigation and podcast apps

Mark Moran

Ford has awarded some €30,000 (£27,000) to... continue

28 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News

Lamonte is president of EMTA

Transport for Greater Manchester’s chief executive, Jon Lamonte, has been appointed the new president of the European Metropolitan Transport Authorities.  ... continue

24 Nov 2017Local Transport Today People
20 Nov 2017Local Transport Today Comment

Nedap launches new generation of parking sensors

Mark Moran

Nedap has launched a range of a new smart parking sensor technologies. Nedap’s new SENSIT IR Flush Mount sensor combines both infrared and magnetic field detection technology to detects the occupancy of individual parking spaces in real-time. It is installed completely recessed into the road... continue

16 Nov 2017Parking Review Products & Services
ParkCloud signs deal with Eindhoven Airport

ParkCloud signs deal with Eindhoven Airport

Mark Moran

Online parking reservation provider ParkCloud has signed partnership with Eindhoven Airport in the... continue

16 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Renault launches car key that acts as contactless payment device

Renault launches car key that acts as contactless payment device

Mark Moran

Renault’s DS Automobiles brand has unveiled a car key... continue

16 Nov 2017Parking Review Products & Services
Government drops plan to build £250m lorry park in Kent

Government drops plan to build £250m lorry park in Kent

Mark Moran

A government plan to build a lorry park in Kent to... continue

15 Nov 2017Parking Review News

Italian airline teams up with ParkCloud

Mark Moran

Italian airline Blue Panorama has chosen is working with UK company ParkCloud, to provide its customers with online parking reservation services.   Using ParkCloud ‘touch points’ on its website and email marketing, Blue Panorama hopes to increase its ancillary revenue by... continue

10 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Car companies unveil Ionity as brand of EV charging network

Car companies unveil Ionity as brand of EV charging network

A network of electric vehicle charging stations to be created with backing from major car-makers will be branded Ionity. The founding partners, BMW Group, Daimler, Ford Motor Company and the Volkswagen Group, have equal shares in the... continue

5 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Shell moves into electric vehicle charging arena

Shell moves into electric vehicle charging arena

Mark Moran

Royal Dutch Shell is to buy Dutch-based the NewMotion electric vehicle charging networks, marking the oil company’s first deal in... continue

5 Nov 2017Parking Review News
HERE teams up with Mitsubishi Electric to develop location services for self-driving cars

HERE teams up with Mitsubishi Electric to develop location services for self-driving cars

A European digital mapping specialist owned by German car companies is to work with a Japanese electronics company to develop location services for connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs). HERE Technologies and Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (MELCO) aim to offer services to support cars with ADAS (advanced driver assistance systems) currently on the... continue

5 Nov 2017Parking Review News
Electric vehicles emit less greenhouse gasses than diesel, even when energy comes from coal-fired power stations

Electric vehicles emit less greenhouse gasses than diesel, even when energy comes from coal-fired power stations

Patrick McDonnell

Cars powered by electricity emit 50% less greenhouse gases than diesel-powered vehicles, according to a... continue

5 Nov 2017Local Transport Today News
Parkopedia appoints Holt as head of autonomous driving

Parkopedia appoints Holt as head of autonomous driving

Mark Moran

Parking information provider Parkopedia has appointed... continue

30 Oct 2017Parking Review News

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