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VW to launch vehicle-on-demand service

VW to launch vehicle-on-demand service

Volkswagen plans to offer car-sharing services via its new WE customer platform.  WE will begin rolling out vehicle-on-demand services in Germany during 2019. The German car giant said WE services will be extended to major cities in Europe, North America and Asia during 2020.  Jürgen... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Volvo launches M on-demand mobility brand

Volvo launches M on-demand mobility brand

Volvo Cars has launched M, a mobility operation that provides on-demand access to cars and services through an app.  The carmaker says that M will learn about... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

Cleverciti appoints Gorski as lead for the Americas

German parking technology company Cleverciti Systems is focusing on building up its presence in the American market. The company produces parking detection, monitoring and guidance systems for on-street and off-street parking. It has appointed Steve Gorski as general manager of the Americas. His... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Total Car Parks presents role model award

Total Car Parks presents role model award

Total Car Parks presented the Role Model of the Season Award at the New Era Boys Academy Awards in Leicester on 13 July. The NEBA Academy is a non-profit... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Dukes Bailiffs appoints new managing director

Dukes Bailiffs appoints new managing director

Rob Jackson has taken over as managing director of Dukes Bailiffs after the civil enforcement agent’s founders Colin and Elaine Naylor decided to take a step back after 25... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Hectronic acquires German parking meter servicing company

Hectronic acquires German parking meter servicing company

Hectronic has taken over the on-street parking system division of Kienzle Argo. Three staff of Kienzle Argo will continue to be employed in the Berlin branch of Hectronic Vertriebs -und Service (VSG).  Kienzle Argo, which... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Hectronic invests in software provider

Hectronic invests in software provider

Hectronic has invested 24% in the software development and IT consulting company Hypermedia, which is based in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.  Hypermedia... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Hectronic appoints new managing director

Hectronic appoints new managing director

German technology company Hectronic has made changes to the management of its parking business unit. Hectronic, which is based in Bonndorf in the Black Forest,... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
ParkCloud’s Moise joins Italian Parking Association board

ParkCloud’s Moise joins Italian Parking Association board

Valentina Moise, general manager of UK-based parking reservation provider ParkCloud, has been appointed to the board of the Italian Parking Association, AiPark. Moise joins 13 other representatives from Italian car park... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Barbour Logic founder takes the reigns as new tech chief joins

Barbour Logic founder takes the reigns as new tech chief joins

Jason Barbour is resuming his role as managing director of Barbour Logic, which provides automated back office and public engagement solutions for the parking sector.  The move comes as Barbour Logic’s current managing director leaves... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

Conduent completes sale of off-street parking business to Andera Partners

US company Conduent has completed the sale of its off-street parking business to investment firm Andera Partners. The off-street business includes the Conduent Multipark System in France and the UK, as well as a US airport parking business.  The sale, which was announced 25 April, is a part of... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

Capita sells ParkingEye for £235m

Capita is selling its parking management business, ParkingEye, for £235m. This represents a major cash gain for the business outsourcing group, which bought ParkingEye for £58m in 2013. ParkingEye is being acquired by a vehicle owned by Macquarie and funds advised by MML Capital... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Ford consolidates autonomous vehicle activities

Ford consolidates autonomous vehicle activities

Ford Motor Company has created Ford Autonomous Vehicles, a new organisation charged with accelerating its autonomous (AV) business.  Ford Autonomous Vehicles will include... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

Parking company withdraws PCN issued to ambulance

Video footage of an ambulance being issued with a parking charge notice for stopping on double-yellow lines at a supermarket has sparked a debate on social media. The North West Ambulance Service ambulance was issued at a Tesco supermarket in Northwich, Cheshire. A video, filmed by a member of the... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

Oxfordshire councils to look at taking over parking enforcement from police

Two district councils in Oxfordshire district councils have agreed to explore ways in which parking enforcement could be taken off the police.  South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are looking at ways of making enforcement more responsive and freeing up police... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

Oxfordshire councils to look at taking over parking enforcement from police

Two district councils in Oxfordshire district councils have agreed to explore ways in which parking enforcement could be taken off the police.  South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils are looking at ways of making enforcement more responsive and freeing up police... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

How a small fine turned into a massive legal bill
Patrick McDonnell

An Australian man’s insistence on taking a parking fine costing around £50 all the way to the country’s supreme court cost a local authority the equivalent of almost £25,000 in legal fees. Andrew Crowther received the A$93 parking from Whitehorse Council in the Nunawading... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

Halton will not be refunding Mersey Gateway toll charges

Halton Borough Council has said it will not refund toll fees paid by users of the new Mersey Gateway river crossing. A review hearing earlier this year upheld a Traffic Penalty Tribunal decision that five motorists were not liable to pay the toll or charge for using the road bridge, which opened in... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
55% of drivers oppose UK-wide ban on pavement parking, survey suggests

55% of drivers oppose UK-wide ban on pavement parking, survey suggests

A majority of people are against a UK-wide pavement parking ban, a survey undertaken by YourParkingSpace suggests. The online parking marketplace undertook the survey in the wake of the Scottish Government’s decision to proceed with a nationwide pavement parking ban. The... continue

5 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Online service goes live for parking and bus lane penalty appeals in Scotland

Online service goes live for parking and bus lane penalty appeals in Scotland

Motorists across Scotland can now appeal parking and bus lane penalties online using a new service introduced by the Parking and Bus Lane Tribunal. The body, which deals with appeals rejected by councils, launched its online platform this month.  The platform being used is a customised version of the... continue

5 Jul 2018Parking Review News
15 Aug 2018Parking Review News
People with 'hidden disabilities' will qualify for Blue Badges, says DfT

People with 'hidden disabilities' will qualify for Blue Badges, says DfT

People with hidden disabilities, including autism and mental health conditions will be given access to Blue Badges, the Department for Transport has confirmed. The Blue Badge scheme already means those with physical disabilities can park closer to their destination than other drivers,... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

Travel planning expert Macey launches consultancy

Travel planning expert Fiona Macey has launched her own consultancy after leaving the University of York. Macey was the university’s sustainable travel and transport manager for 11 years. In this role she was responsible for managing parking and encouraging staff and students to walk, cycle... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News
Francis takes Redbridge's civic pride brief

Francis takes Redbridge's civic pride brief

Barry Francis has been appointed as the London Borough of Redbridge’s operational director of civic pride, a role that encompasses parking. He joins Redbridge from... continue

30 Jul 2018Parking Review News

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