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Inrix Park may soon make life for urban-dwellers easier

Parking Your Car Is About To Get A Whole Lot Easier

If you live, work or play in an urban environment, we’ll bet that “finding parking” is one of the more unpleasant tasks you face on a daily basis. While some larger lots are now providing real-time updates, searching for this info on a smartphone or tablet as you drive isn’t... read more

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Woman driving

Town Introduces ‘Easy’ Parking Spots For Women

The mayor of Triberg, in the south of Germany, has introduced a controversial new set of parking spots in one of his town’s publicly-owned car parks. Only female... read more July 12, 2012 by 


 
Bumper scuffs attest to the difficulty of parking a car with 15 cm to spare

MINI's Record Parking Job Wasn't As Easy As It Looked: Video

Earlier this month, we brought you video of Chinese driver Han Yue breaking the Guinness World Record for the tightest parallel parking job. After beginning with a successful... read more June 26, 2012 by 


 
Douche parking

Offensively Named New Parking App Thinks Globally, Exposes Locally

Inconsiderate parking? There’s always been a certain kind of driver for that. Now there’s an app to out the offender. Android users can download Douche Parking, a... read more June 6, 2012 by 


 
Han Yue makes parallel parking look easy

MINI Shows You The Fastest Way To Parallel Park: Video

Parallel parking is one of the driving skills needed to obtain a driver’s license in most states. Student drivers often spend weeks knocking over cones and garbage cans... read more June 1, 2012 by 


 
New York City skyline

New York Tops London With A Million Dollar Parking Space

In London, specifically the trendy and uber-expensive Knightsbridge neighborhood, $849,000 buys you a 350 square foot parking garage, complete with its own overhead door and... read more May 22, 2012 by 


 
The Rysbrack Street garage offered by WA Ellis. Image: WA Ellis

Would You Pay $849,000 To Park Your Car In A Garage?

The plight of the urban-dweller is generally this: parking in a big city, anywhere in the world, is expensive, risky or both. London, England is no exception to this rule... read more May 2, 2012 by 


 
Toyota Prius at parking meter

Beat The Pain Of Parking Tickets With Mobile Apps

Returning to your car to find its windscreen (dis)graced with a parking ticket ranks among modern life's most frustrating experiences. Whether you parked illegally or not... read more October 19, 2011 by 


 
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Streetline Inks Deal With IBM To Ease America's Parking Woes

Start-ups aren't just judged by the sums of cash they've collected; they're also judged by the names and reputations of those investors. In the case of Streetline, the... read more September 29, 2011 by 


 
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Technology And Apps Help Take The Pain Out Of Parking

Along with standing around at a gas station watching your last paycheck click away before your eyes, parking has to be one of motoring's less pleasurable pursuits. Just like... read more August 16, 2011 by 


 
Aretha Franklin, at Barack Obama's inaguration.

Aretha Franklin Charms Her Way Out Of NYC Parking Ticket

Winning 18 competitive and two honorary Grammys is no minor achievement, and Aretha Franklin is known as the “Queen of Soul” for a reason. She’s racked up... read more August 10, 2011 by 


 
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Watchdog Tech Will Catch Dastardly Parking Lot Dingers

If your car is your pride and joy you'll know the annoyance of returning to it after a shopping trip to find that some imbecile has opened their door onto yours or carelessly... read more August 4, 2011 by 


 
Toyota Prius at parking meter

Easier Parking In Hungary With GPS-Based Meter Service

The good old coin-operated parking meter is a bit of an enigma in the modern automotive world. When virtually everything can now be paid for by cards or even mobile phones... read more June 20, 2011 by 


 
Parking In Motion app

Parking In Motion Tries Its Hand At Building A Useful Parking App

If we were app developers, the next-to-last frontier we'd want to conquer -- right after organ donation -- would be parking. By their very nature, cars are constantly in... read more April 4, 2011 by 


 
Parking lot

Lost Your Car Again? Santa Monica Garage Tech Can Find It

Even if you're not of a 'certain age', the size of some multi-level parking lots with their dozens of indistinguishable levels and rows of cookie-cut SUVs can prove testing... read more January 25, 2011 by 


 
2010 Koenigsegg CCXR Trevita

Owning a Koenigsegg or Lambo Doesn't Mean You Can Park At Will

Ah, supercar owners. The very wealthy amongst us, the ones who drive the toys we crave. Especially through the cities we live in. Even owning a supercar, though, doesn't... read more July 30, 2010 by 


 
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