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Foresight Automotive's clear vision for autonomous technology

25 Jan 2018 | Calum MacRae

Foresight Automotive is an Israeli automotive technology startup that develops ADAS and autonomous vehicle technology. At the 2018 CES in Las Vegas just-auto's Calum MacRae caught up with Doron Cohadier, VP Business Development at the company.

BRIEFING: Small countries lead the way on EV infrastructure

30 Nov 2010 | editorial team

Small and densely populated countries offer fertile ground for the usage of electric vehicles and the setting up of battery charging infrastructures. In this third instalment of November's just-auto management briefing looking at EV infrastructure, we take a closer look at developments in Israel and Denmark.

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Daimler invests in Israeli start-up Anagog

27 Feb 2018 | Simon Warburton

Daimler is intensifying cooperation with start-up, Anagog by participating in a financing round together with MizMaa Ventures, a venture capital company located in California.

Daimler opens new digital hub in Tel Aviv

20 Nov 2017 | Simon Warburton

Daimler has set up a Mercedes-Benz Research and Development Centre in Tel Aviv focusing on digital vehicle and mobility services.

Continental acquires Israeli start-up Argus Cyber Security

6 Nov 2017 | Simon Warburton

Continental is acquiring Israeli start-up, Argus Cyber Security to become part of its Elektrobit (EB) subsidiary.

Škoda Auto DigiLab and Champion Motors ink Israel JV

25 Aug 2017 | Simon Warburton

Škoda Auto DigiLab and Champion Motors, the Israeli importer of the Czech brand, have inked an MoU for Tel Aviv’s digital start-up environment.

BYD wins first pure electric bus order in Israel

14 Aug 2017 | Simon Warburton

BYD has secured its first major pure electric bus order in Israel for a a fleet of 17 single-deck 12m vehicles to serve the northern port city of Haifa, the country's third largest city.

Intel US$15bn Mobileye purchase clears regulatory hurdle

11 Jul 2017 | Simon Warburton

Mobileye has secured approval from German and Austrian Federal Cartel Offices for its US$15bn intended takeover by Intel.

Toyota invests in 'social robotics' start-up

11 Jul 2017 | Dave Leggett

Intuition Robotics, an Israel-based developer of 'social companion technologies for positive social impact', has announced a $14m investment round led by the Toyota Research Institute (TRI).

Porsche to start Israeli innovation office

6 Jun 2017 | Simon Warburton

Porsche is establishing an innovation office in Israel and has invested an unspecified eight-figure sum in the Magma and Grove venture capital funds with further finance for start-ups and funds planned. 

Mobileye inks new map data deal with Nissan

25 Apr 2017 | Graeme Roberts

Mobileye announced it had entered into an agreement with Nissan Motor to generate 'anonymised', crowd-sourced data to create next generation precision maps using the Israel based company's Road Experience Management (REM) data generation technology.

Delphi partners Valens over in-vehicle connectivity

7 Apr 2017 | Dave Leggett

Delphi has announced it has made a strategic investment in Valens, an Israel-based leader in signal processing capability – a key enabler for the expanding connectivity and computing needs in vehicles.

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