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  • Six weeks after Better Place bust, some Israelis still bullish on electric cars

    July 22, 2013 | 1:30 pm

    It was perhaps the biggest startup failure in Israel’s history.

    Five years of bombastic hype. $850 million of funding burned. Networks planned in at least seven countries. A founder who spoke of changing the world.

    When the electric car company Better Place declared bankruptcy...

  • Yosef Abramowitz consortium will buy Better Place

    July 10, 2013 | 9:45 am

    A consortium of drivers led by solar energy entrepreneur Yosef Abramowitz will buy Better Place, the bankrupt Israeli electric car company.

    The consortium, made up of owners of Better Place cars, will purchase the company’s Israeli assets for less than $5 million and its...

  • Why did Israel’s promising electric car maker fail?

    June 4, 2013 | 11:05 am

    It was supposed to be the car of the future, a near-silent, battery-powered vehicle that would wean the West off its dependence on Middle Eastern oil and save the environment in the process.

    And an Israeli company seemed destined to build it.

    Better Place, founded in 2007 by...

  • Israel’s Better Place

    By David Suissa

    May 29, 2013 | 11:15 am

    As we witness the latest attempts to restart the comatose peace process between Israel and the Palestinians, we heard last week about the shutting down of Better Place, the much-ballyhooed Israeli venture that aimed to revolutionize the world of electric cars.

    It’s hard not to...

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  • November 11, 2012

    By Shmuel Rosner

    November 11, 2012 | 2:48 am

    In-depth

    Steel sanctions cut deep into Iran's economy

    The ever-tightening sanctions on the Islamic Republic are taking a heavy toll on the country's industries. write Silvia Antonioli and Jonathan Saul for Reuters.

    Short of major currencies, some Iranian steel buyers have...

  • Shai Agassi, founder of Better Place, is replaced as CEO

    October 3, 2012 | 9:49 am

    Shai Agassi, the Israeli-American founder of Better Place, which is bringing electric car charging stations to Israel, was ousted as the company's CEO.

    Agassi will remain a member of the Better Place board, the company said Tuesday. He is being replaced by Evan Thornley, who now...

  • Electric car venture raises another $200 million

    November 14, 2011 | 10:38 am

    An electric car venture set to launch a nationwide network in Israel raised another $200 million from U.S. investors.

    Better Place, based in California and Israel, now has raised more than $750 million since it was founded in 2007. The new investors include General Electric and USB....

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