Kirkland, WA – March 30, 2017 – INRIX, Inc., the world leader in connected car services and transportation analytics, today announced the expansion of its parking reservations capabilities in INRIX Parking. INRIX has brought together availability, reservations and payments for both on-street and off-street parking into a seamless in-car navigation experience.
The INRIX Reserve & Pay platform gives drivers even more options for reserving parking. INRIX Parking currently includes street parking information in over 40 cities worldwide, and a garage and lot parking database with more than 31 million spaces in nearly 100,000 locations spanning 4,500 cities in 65 countries. The platform now includes reservations from SpotHero, the leading off-street parking reservation service in the United States, and Parking Panda, the leading reservation service in Canada and event parking provider in the United States, expanding on existing capabilities from Parkmobile, ParkU and PayByPhone.
“INRIX is equipping drivers with the most comprehensive and dynamic connected car services, including the ability to find, reserve, pay and drive to a parking spot,” said Alex Israel, vice president and general manager of parking at INRIX. “Our collaboration with both SpotHero and Parking Panda will expand our end-to-end smart parking solution in the car and will allow us to further tap into the $20 billion off-street parking reservation market.”
“SpotHero’s collaboration with INRIX supports our efforts to more seamlessly and accurately provide drivers with a simple, integrated parking solution,” said Mark Lawrence, co-founder and CEO of SpotHero. “By combining SpotHero’s leading parking reservation service with INRIX’s global leadership position in connected car services, together we’ll be able to offer auto manufacturers an unmatched solution for in-car parking reservation capabilities.”
INRIX is the preferred provider of parking information and services to leading automakers and mobile apps, including Audi, BMW, Lexus, Mercedes-Benz, Porsche, Volkswagen, Microsoft Bing and Waze, as well as transportation agencies and drivers around the world.