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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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VW opens new tech campus in Israel

22 May 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Volkswagen Group has officially opened a campus in Tel Aviv named Konnect to provide local partners and start-ups direct access to the group and its many brands. It will support business collaborations within the highly innovative tech scene in Israel as well as support in mentoring and consulting.

Renault-Nissan-MMC venture fund makes six investments

22 May 2018 | Graeme Roberts

The new Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi alliance venture capital fund has agreed five investments in four months totalling US$50m and will present another to its supervisory board next week, the fund's head has said.

Mobileye secures 8m-car European contract - report

17 May 2018 | Graeme Roberts

Mobileye, Intel's Israel-based autonomous driving unit, has signed a contract to supply 8m cars at a European automaker with its self-driving technologies, Reuters reported exclusively.

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).

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