A shape-shifting automobile may seem like science fiction, but that’s exactly what Israeli startup City Transformer is dedicated to bringing to market – and it’s coming to a motorcycle-sized parking spot near you. Read more at Car and Driver, as reported by IsraelAutoTech editor Noah Joseph.
Israel is packed with mobility-tech startups. But none of them would ever get off the ground if they didn’t have the funding they needed. Fortunately the country is also full of venture-capital firms, eager to invest in the next big thing in the realm of transportation. And high on the […]
IsraelAutoTech editor Noah Joseph regularly contributes to a variety of publications, including this latest article for Car and Driver on IVObility – a Be’er Sheva-based startup developing a robot designed to operate just about any vehicle autonomously, even if that vehicle doesn’t have autonomous capabilities built-in. Read more at CarandDriver.com.
Ford wasn’t the only major global automaker to open a new facility in Israel this month during EcoMotion week. So too did the Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi Alliance, one of the largest (and least conventional) of auto-industry groups.
If it seems like every major global automaker is clamoring to set up an R&D center in Israel, you’re right. General Motors, Honda, Daimler, BMW, and several Volkswagen subsidiaries (to name just a few) have all set up offices in the Silicon Wadi. And this week Ford became the latest.
IsraelAutoTech editor Noah Joseph recently spoke with Turin’s deputy mayor at the OurCrowd Summit in Jerusalem about a new initiative aimed at attracting autonomous-vehicle developers to the Italian city. Read more at CarandDriver.com.
Death and taxes, they say, are the only certainties in life. But urban planners might add a few more items to that list. Cities keeping getting more crowded, for example; their streets can only accommodate so much of the increased traffic that invariably follows; and public transit typically proves either […]
Imagine a future where electric vehicles could draw power right out of the road, instead of having to plug in and charge overnight. Now what if we told you that future was coming soon to the streets of Tel Aviv?
Automakers from around the world have been following one after another to set up R&D centers in Israel. German carmakers especially. In fact this writer has met top-ranking executives from both Daimler and the Volkswagen Group right here in-country. The one notable exception has been BMW, which has invested more […]
Intel made headlines two years ago when it acquired Mobileye for over $15 billion, turning the Jerusalem-based company into the hub of its global driver-assistance and autonomous-vehicle operations. But as substantial as that acquisition was, it wasn’t the computer-chip giant’s first foray into the Israeli tech scene, and it won’t […]