DETROIT, March 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
- Parkopedia will continue to be used by OnStar in the U.S., Canada and Europe until end of 2019;
- The Parkopedia service allows drivers to find the closest available parking to their destination;
- Parkopedia offers detailed information on more than 50 million parking spaces in 75 countries globally;
- OnStar handles nearly 4 million turn-by-turn requests every month and has more than 18 million mobile app interactions
Parkopedia, the world's leading parking services provider, announced today at the Geneva International Motor Show that it has been renewed as a parking services provider to OnStar.
With the support of Parkopedia, OnStar will provide active subscribers in the U.S., Canada and Europe with a premium parking service through the OnStar AtYourService offering. This service includes dynamic parking space availability for equipped vehicles and other features.
OnStar AtYourService is a service that helps customers get valuable offers for places to eat, shop and play. These offers are delivered directly through a vehicle's mobile app or through a simple press of the blue OnStar button. OnStar AtYourService is available to customers at no additional cost.
Mark Lloyd, Consumer Online Officer at OnStar, commented "Parkopedia is a key partner for providing parking data and services for OnStar. By extending our relationship with Parkopedia, we can continue to work together to expand the existing OnStar AtYourService offers and deals in a way that benefits our customers."
Commenting on the renewal, Parkopedia's CEO Eugene Tsyrklevich said "This renewal cements the successful relationship that Parkopedia and OnStar have built over the last 3 years. Parkopedia is the global leader in all matters relating to parking and managing parking will be a key component of smart urban mobility and a prerequisite for autonomous vehicles. We are extremely excited to be able to continue working with OnStar and harness their industry leading vehicle connectivity and data capabilities."
Notes to editors:
Parkopedia is the world's leading parking service provider used by millions of drivers and organizations such as Audi, Apple, BMW, Coyote, Ford, Garmin, GM, Jaguar, Land Rover, Peugeot, Sygic, TomTom, Toyota, Volvo and many others.
Parkopedia provides detailed static information on 50 million parking spaces in 6000 cities in 75 countries; including real-time parking space availability information in over 1000 cities in 30 countries.
The service allows drivers to find the closest parking to their destination, tells them how much it will cost, whether the space is available and navigates them to it. Parkopedia also allows drivers to book and pay for parking online, through a mobile app and in-car.