Parking services provider Parkopedia announced a new deal with Volkswagen of America (VWoA) to provide parking reservation services to Volkswagen drivers using the Car-Net service and the associated smartphone app in the US. The service is now live for drivers and will cover both legacy and new vehicles produced by Volkswagen that support Car-Net services.
This comes as an extension to Parkopedia’s premium parking services provided to the automaker, which include detailed parking information on available spaces delivered through Car-Net already.
The system will be available through the latest generation Car-Net app via a new reservation option, utilizing Parkopedia’s payment platform. The platform enables drivers to register their payment details once in a single secure account and then digitally pay for parking sessions within activated locations.
There are additional benefits for drivers of 2021 model year vehicles, equipped with the latest MIB3 infotainment system, such as Atlas and Arteon models. These vehicles will feature further benefits from the new service, by providing enhanced navigation directly to available spaces via the vehicle navigation system working in unison with the Car-Net system. These additional features will now act to complement the existing parking coverage that Parkopedia already provides to millions of Volkswagen drivers across the USA.