Shai Agassi

Better Place bites the dust after 5-year run

12:01 am U.S. ET | June 3, 2013
Better Place, the Palo Alto, Calif., company that aimed to change the world with a global system of cars powered by switchable batteries, is going to -- well, a better place.... Read More »


Renault will end Better Place partnership after bankruptcy filing

May 27, 2013 10:34 CET
Renault is ending a five-year partnership with Better Place LLC after the operator of electric-vehicle charging stations announced plans to shut down. The two companies have worked together in Israel and Denmark since 2008.... Read More »


Electric car venture Better Place files to dissolve company

May 26, 2013 10:46 CET
Electric car venture Better Place filed a motion to dissolve the company. Better Place partnered with Renault to develop an electric car network but the company has failed to raise funds to cover operating costs despite restructuring that saw founder Shai Agassi removed as CEO.... Read More »


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