Daimler launches Tel Aviv hub for auto technologyNov. 16
Daimler has opened a research and development center in Tel Aviv, one of a growing number of multinational firms seeking to tap into Israel's auto technology expertise as the industry moves towards self-driving cars.
Germany's Continental buys Israeli auto cyber firm ArgusNov. 3
Intel's $14.7 billion Mobileye deal marks Israel as an autonomous tech hubMarch 14
Intel to buy autonomous-tech firm Mobileye in $14.7 billion dealMarch 13
Intel agreed to buy Israeli autonomous-driving technology company Mobileye in a deal valued at $14.7 billion. Mobileye accounts for 70 percent of the global market for advanced driver-assistance and anti-collision systems.
Mobileye exec predicts faster-than-expected uptake of driver assist technologyDec. 21, 2016
Mobileye executive Itay Gat believes developing self-driving cars is the automotive equivalent of putting a man on the moon. Despite the challenges, he expects fully autonomous vehicles to be a reality within five years, as he explained to Automotive News Europe.
VW sets up cybersecurity firm with ex-Israeli spy chiefSept. 14, 2016
Volkswagen is forming a company with the former head of Israel's Shin Bet intelligence agency to develop cybersecurity systems for Internet-connected cars and self-driving vehicles, the partners said in a statement today.