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Mobileye co-founder: "I'm ashamed that I didn't know how serious the climate problem is"
One Missourian’s historic recognition of Israel carries long-reaching business opportunities
Soldiering on: Restart gets wounded veterans back on track
MSI Modern 14: A powerful laptop in an old-fashioned package
Palo Alto Networks in negotiations to acquire Talon Cyber Security in $600 million deal
“Cisco and SentinelOne never engaged in due diligence concerning a potential acquisition”
Palo Alto Networks Founder: "Only a few dominant players will survive the cyber consolidation"
Number of Israeli Gen AI startups more than doubles in six months
CrowdStrike acquiring cyber startup Bionic for $350 million
20 stories about Transportation
NoTraffic nabs $50 million Series B for autonomous traffic management platform
The Israeli startup aims to digitize the backbone of transportation by reconfiguring signalized city intersections into one fully automated, cloud-connected hub
"A car is a computer on the road moving in a complex web"
Michal Frenkel, VP of Product and Strategy at Argus was talking in a panel at Tech TLV together with Guy Sher, CEO of Via Israel
Optibus CEO: "The next unicorns could be in areas such as electricity, water and urban planning"
Amos Haggiag, co-founder and CEO of unicorn Optibus, added at the Unicorns Forum sponsored by Calcalist and Discount Bank: “In 2022 public transport is still planned through the movement of blocks on boards and Excel charts. So we have developed a new algorithm that works in more than 1,000 cities"
Optibus becomes the first public transportation unicorn with $100 million Series D at $1.3 billion valuation
“This round will provide us with a significant runway and will also allow us to make acquisitions,” said CEO Amos Haggiag after the Israeli startup took its total funding to date to $260 million
BookAway raises $35 million to digitize ground transportation industry
The Israeli company has acquired four consumer-facing digital brands over the past year that allow travelers to book buses, private transfers, ferries, and trains in advance and online
Gett valuation plummets to $265 million as company faces uncertain future
Investor VNV Global revealed that it is currently valuing its 24% ownership in the corporate ground transportation management company at just $63.6 million, based on a forward-looking revenue adjusted for the recent announcement of Gett that it would exit the Russian market
Co-founder Dave Waiser to leave Gett after a decade as CEO
In March of this year, Gett announced that it is canceling its SPAC merger with Rosecliff Acquisition Corp I, saying that "recent market volatility" is what led it to its decision
Israel investing $6.25 million in autonomous transportation pilot
The Ministry of Transport, National Public Transport Authority, Innovation Authority, and Ayalon Highways are combining forces to examine the feasibility of integrating autonomous vehicles in the public transportation system in Israel
Electreon entering U.S. market with wireless EV-charging in Michigan
The Israeli alternative energy startup will deploy its system in the heart of the automotive industry: Detroit
Optibus raises $107 million in series C round to help modernize public transportation
The company’s system helps coordinate and operate public transportation using artificial intelligence. Funds to be used for expanding global presence and improving mass transit
Metro Kav to apply disinfection technology on its taxi fleets
Israeli taxi company will begin using a unique air filter system to disinfect shared public taxis as part of safer efforts to combat the coronavirus pandemic
How much will a new Tesla cost you in Israel?
The company is considering reducing the NIS 295,000 price tag for the basic Model 3 to encourage competition with existing brands; service center to be unveiled soon
Tesla charging stations coming to Haifa, Eilat, Be'er Sheva, and Tel Aviv
Tomer Hadar and Udi Etsion
The U.S. electric car manufacturer will be building charging stations for Tesla vehicles in Tel Aviv and Haifa, with ones coming to Eilat and Be'er Sheva during the second quarter of 2021, although delays are expected
Moovit’s CEO explains why there’s more to its new public transport payment scheme than meets the eye
After two exits in one year, Nir Erez talks about what keeps him motivated and his vision for the future of transportation
Verbit raises $60 million to expand automated transcription software
The company’s software combines artificial intelligence and human intelligence in order to provide a smart and quick professional level transcription solution
Hyperloop is not only radical in its technology, but also in its intellectual property strategy
Ultimately, the goal is to merge the hyperloop system with an autonomous uber system, seamlessly connecting a human-free transportation system
Israeli transportation company Dan issues tender for more electric buses
The company plans to buy 86 electric buses, and another 40 articulated buses worth NIS 150 million with an option to purchase an additional 200 buses and 200 articulated versions
Self-driving vehicles coming to Israeli roads sooner than expected
According to a legal memorandum which is set to be published towards the end of November, the Ministry of Transportation is pushing for quick adoption of a new law that would regulate autonomous vehicles on the country’s roads
“Customers expect on-demand services and mobility companies need to keep up”
Speaking with CTech after Via’s acquisition of Fleetonomy, the two companies describe how they came together based on their shared understanding of coping with ‘the new normal’
If you regulate them they will come: "Israel can be a leader in setting the stage for autonomous vehicles"
Former Deputy Attorney General Avi Licht warns Israel not to fall behind in the race to be an early adopter of the technologies of the future
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