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 […]
With 2018 having wound to a close, the annual sales figures are coming in for global automakers and many of the countries in which they sell. And that includes Israel, where the top marque once again is… drumroll, please….
Since launching in New York half a decade ago, Via Transportation has spread to dozen of cities in eleven countries around the world. But now it’s preparing to tackle the source of its inspiration and what could be its trickiest market yet.
New York-based, Israeli-run Claroty gets key investment from BMW i Ventures
The Skoda Scala is an all-new model, but what makes its debut so unique is less about the car itself, and more about where Skoda chose to unveil it.