Authorities have announced their approval of EasyPark Group’s acquisition of the global provider of digital parking services, PARK NOW Group. Thereby, EasyPark Group today announced the closing of the transaction and PARK NOW Group is a part of EasyPark Group from June 1, 2021. On March 9, EasyPark Group announced the intended acquisition of the...Read more
No more parking stress for Zürich with PARK NOW.
1 April '19
PARK NOW available for mobile parking payment in Zürich since April 1st , 2019.
- PARK NOW, a brand of the BMW Group and Daimler AG, is an intuitive application that offers residents or visitors a connected and more serene parking experience.
- The application won the Grand Prize for Intertraffic Innovation 2018 and winner of the Smart Mobility category.
- The PARK NOW service is available in 11 countries, or 1,000 cities around the world, including 120 in Germany, 25+ in France, and 10 in Switzerland.
Zürich, April 1st, 2019 – As of April 1st, 2019, PARK NOW, the award-winning cashless parking apps for on-street parking, introduces a new era in digital parking services in Zürich, enabling resident and visitor to enjoy a comfortable and stress-free parking experience.
How ParkNow’s cutting-edge technology will simplify Zürcher daily lives
Since PARK NOW Switzerland launch in September 2016, the fastest growing cashless parking service app, can attribute its remarkable growth to its intuitive mobile experience. When visiting a city, parking should be as convenient as possible. ParkNow’s intuitive mobile app provides a simple solution to shift motorists’ attention from the stress of paying for parking, to getting on with enjoying the rest of their day thanks to a simple cashless experience. “We have therefore decided to eliminate the stress associated with paying parking fees by offering a completely dematerialized service” explains Olivier Koch, Director of PARK NOW Switzerland. With design based on the latest innovations, the app was created to offer a simple and intuitive user experience. The backup of payment methods and pre-registration of license plates, instant geolocation, bookmark management and various customizable reminders are all advantages contributing to PARK NOW success worldwide.
Simple to download, to register and to use, PARK NOW intends at saving Zürichers’ time and reducing local and visitor parking time. Its customer-focused attention wins hearts by taking the pain out of parking. Cashless. Ticketless. Stress-free.
PARK NOW to write the future of parking in Switzerland
With the emergence of Smart and Intelligent Cities, more and more cities have recognized the benefits of cashless parking. Zürich is thus linking up with a large number of other cities in Europe, such as Amsterdam, London and Berlin, that have introduced mobile parking.
PARK NOW Switzerland, alongside of the PARK NOW Group that is owned by both BMW Group and Daimler AG, is the leading provider for on-demand and prepaid mobile payments for on- and off-street parking. Millions of registered users use their combined services in thousands of locations around the world. Marc de Vries, CEO of the PARK NOW Group, says, “We are always pushing the parking agenda forward with innovative new developments for consumers, companies and cities.”
By providing excellent added value to both cities and end users, the app enables municipalities to enter the digitization era offering new ways of parking. Zürich resident, local businesses and visitor all need to be catered for the efficient and fair management of traffic flows across the metropolis. PARK NOW offers them the tranquility of stress-free parking.
PARK NOW has one goal: to revolutionize the parking industry by making it enjoyable, easy and hassle-free.
Since its founding in 2000 the PARK NOW Group has been the leading provider in the world for on-demand mobile payments for on- and off-street parking. We make parking smarter, simpler and effortless for drivers and operators, so that everyone can enjoy a delightful mobility experience whilst making our cities cleaner, healthier and more liveable. Parking is not the end of a journey but the start of one. Our integrated parking solutions, also available in car, are used in more than 1.000 cities around the world and by more than 30 million users. Since February 2019 PARK NOW is part of the NOW Group (https://www.your-now.com/), a joint venture between BMW Group and Daimler, which is aiming to become the number 1 in innovative mobility solutions across the world.
Our Group represent the parking brands PARK NOW, Parkmobile, Park-line and RingGo.
The BMW Group at a Glance
With its four brands BMW, MINI, Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, the BMW Group is the world’s leading premium manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides premium financial and mobility services. The BMW Group production network comprises 30 production and assembly facilities in 14 countries; the company has a global sales network in more than 140 countries. In 2018, the BMW Group sold over 2,490,000 passenger vehicles and more than 165,000 motorcycles worldwide. The profit before tax in the financial year 2017 was € 10.655 billion on revenues amounting to € 98.678 billion. As of 31 December 2017, the BMW Group had a workforce of 129,932 employees. The success of the BMW Group has always been based on long-term thinking and responsible action. The company has therefore established ecological and social sustainability throughout the value chain, comprehensive product responsibility and a clear commitment to conserving resources as an integral part of its strategy.
Daimler at a Glance
Daimler AG is one of the world’s most successful automotive companies. With its divisions Mercedes-Benz Cars, Daimler Trucks, Mercedes-Benz Vans, Daimler Buses and Daimler Financial Services, the Daimler Group is one of the biggest producers of premium cars and the world’s largest producer of trucks above 6 tons. Daimler Financial Services provides financing, leasing, fleet management, investment products and brokerage of credit cards and insurance, as well as innovative mobility services. Its current brand portfolio includes, in addition to the world’s most valuable premium automotive brand, Mercedes-Benz (Source: InterbrandStudy, 10/4/2018), as well as Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach and Mercedes me, the brands smart, EQ, Freightliner, Western Star, BharatBenz, FUSO, Setra and Thomas Built Buses, and Daimler Financial Services’ brands: Mercedes-Benz Bank, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Daimler Truck Financial, moovel, car2go and mytaxi. The company is listed on the stock exchanges of Frankfurt and Stuttgart (stock exchange symbol DAI). In 2018, the Group sold 3.4 million vehicles and employed a workforce of around 298,700 people.
The proposed acquisition of PARK NOW Group enables EasyPark Group to take the next strategic step in becoming a cutting-edge global digital mobility player through combining state-of-the art technology and coverage. Both shareholders, BMW Group and Daimler Mobility AG, have evolved PARK NOW Group into a global provider of digital parking services. The intended sale...Read more
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