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.
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 […]
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