No doubt this confused a few locals up in Birmingham…

The machine gives instructions in English until the multi-storey Brunel Street car park becomes full - then it switches to German

and the hand written note on the back of some brown paper is great…

The german ticket machine

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/england/west_midlands/8487529.stm

a council spokesman said

Maybe the machine got confused.”

Rob