20 stories about Transportation
NoTraffic team

NoTraffic nabs $50 million Series B for autonomous traffic management platform

27.06.23|Meir Orbach
The Israeli startup aims to digitize the backbone of transportation by reconfiguring signalized city intersections into one fully automated, cloud-connected hub
ועידת Tech TLV מימין מנחה עומר כביר, כלכליסט גלעד ברזילי מנכל מרכז החדשנות של פורד מיכל פרנקל סמנכ"לית מוצר ואסטרטגיה, Argus גיא שר מנכ"ל Via ישראל

"A car is a computer on the road moving in a complex web"

29.11.22|Tomer Hadar
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
מגזין עצמאות 4.5.22 עובדי אופטיבס Optibus

Optibus becomes the first public transportation unicorn with $100 million Series D at $1.3 billion valuation

16.05.22|Sophie Shulman
“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 team

BookAway raises $35 million to digitize ground transportation industry

10.05.22|Meir Orbach
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
דייב וייסר מייסד ו מנכל גט היוצא על רקע מונית GETT

Gett valuation plummets to $265 million as company faces uncertain future

08.05.22|Meir Orbach
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
דייב וייסר שחר וייסר מייסד ו מנכ"ל גט gett

Co-founder Dave Waiser to leave Gett after a decade as CEO

04.05.22|Meir Orbach
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
דרור בין מנכל רשות החדשנות

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
מכוניות בכביש

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
Amos Haggiag Optibus 20

“If you look at the long term, the vision and mission are what counts. That's always optimistic.”

The journey hasn’t always been easy - and Amos Haggiag, CEO and co-founder of Optibus, says he tries to focus on the long term and the mission of the company
ועידת פריז 2018 עמוס חגג אופטיפוס

Optibus raises $107 million in series C round to help modernize public transportation

10.03.21|Meir Orbach
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
מונית שירות של חברת מטרו קו

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
מרכז שירות חדש טסלה פתח תקווה 1

How much will a new Tesla cost you in Israel?

25.01.21|Tomer Hadar
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
רכב טסלה 2 סין יצוא אירופה מכונית חשמלית

Tesla charging stations coming to Haifa, Eilat, Be'er Sheva, and Tel Aviv

05.01.21|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
ניר ארז מנכ"ל moovit מוביט

Moovit’s CEO explains why there’s more to its new public transport payment scheme than meets the eye

17.12.20|Sophie Shulman
After two exits in one year, Nir Erez talks about what keeps him motivated and his vision for the future of transportation
תום ליבנה מנכ"ל וורבין כרתים יוון

Verbit raises $60 million to expand automated transcription software

19.11.20|Hagar Ravet
The company’s software combines artificial intelligence and human intelligence in order to provide a smart and quick professional level transcription solution
הייפרלופ רכבת ואקום תחבורה

Hyperloop is not only radical in its technology, but also in its intellectual property strategy

13.11.20|Dov Greenbaum
Ultimately, the goal is to merge the hyperloop system with an autonomous uber system, seamlessly connecting a human-free transportation system
דן אוטובוס חשמלי תוצרת הייגר

Israeli transportation company Dan issues tender for more electric buses

09.11.20|Udi Etsion
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
יאנדקס רכב אוטונומי

Self-driving vehicles coming to Israeli roads sooner than expected

22.10.20|Tomer Hadar
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
רכב באבל דן

“Customers expect on-demand services and mobility companies need to keep up”

11.10.20|James Spiro
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’