Tag archive for ‘Better Place’
Lily Bethlehem On Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Chutzpah Destroyed Agassi’s Better Place

Shai Agassi thought he was going to transform the world by 2020 with electric vehicles. In fact, his company went belly up way before then. Daniel Wesley of Entrepreneur takes a look at what was the cause More...

Vered Weiss On Thursday, November 6th, 2014

Lack of Profits Won’t Drive Israel Corporation Out of Chinese Electric Car Company

Contrary to rumors in the Chinese media, Idan Ofer of the Israel Corporation said he has no plans to pull out of the joint venture with automaker Chery in Chinese electric car maker Qoros, according to the More...

Dubi Ben-Gedalyahu On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Electric Car Innovator Shai Agassi in London Pursuing Global Ambitions

  In July, “Globes” revealed that Better Place founder and former CEO Shai Agassi is planning a comeback and is founding a new start-up. At the time, the story included only the name of the company, More...

Aviv Levy On Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Israeli Qoros Invests $600 million in Chinese Car Venture

Israeli corporation Qoros (TASE: ILCO) Chinese auto venture, continues to require major investments that have already reached double the amount of money Israel Corporation lost on the Better Place electric More...

Dubi Ben-Gedalyahu On Sunday, July 6th, 2014

Shai Agassi set for comeback with Newrgy

– The electric public transport company will aim its efforts at government and municipal customers. – – A year after the liquidation of his Better Place electric car venture, entrepreneur More...

Ela Levy Weinrib On Monday, April 28th, 2014

Israel Corp sued over last Better Place investment of $293 million

– Shareholder claims the company could have saved $33.5 million by not making its last investment in the electric car venture. – – A lawsuit filed today with the Tel Aviv District Court against Israel More...

Clive Minchom On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013

Israel Corp Seeks Buyer For its Interest In Peruvian Power Company Edegel for $500 Million

– Idan Ofer / Getty – Reports in the Israeli newspaper, Globes, yesterday indicated that Israel Corp may be having discussions to sell its 21.1% stake in Peru’s largest private power producer More...

Ela Levy Weinrib On Thursday, October 17th, 2013

Israeli Electric Car Venture Better Place Back Up For Sale

– The Supreme Court has rejected a petition by the electric vehicle’s buyer Tsahi Merkur against the cancellation of the sale. – – Better Place is back up for sale after the Supreme More...

Yuval Azulai On Thursday, October 3rd, 2013

Better Place buyer fails to pay deposit

– Better Place liquidators to court: The buyer Success Assets is in fundamental breach of the sale agreement. – Success Assets owner Tsahi Merkur gave the liquidators of Better Place Israel a down More...

Contributor On Monday, June 10th, 2013

Foreign interest in Better Place

– The electric car venture may be sold in pieces to several buyers. – – / By Ela Levy-Weinrib/ There are already offers to acquire Better Place Inc., the companies’ liquidators,  More...

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