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Q&A: Agassi's Better Place idea--brilliant or nuts?

Shai Agassi has a bold business plan to build an electric car charging network. It's an intriguing concept, but nobody knows whether it can make money.

By April 23, 2009

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Shai Agassi--leading a new strategy for SAP

Shai Agassi, executive board member and chief technologist for SAP talks with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber about his new role and company strategy in this exclusive Face to Face interview.

November 1, 2007

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Ex-SAP exec Agassi gets into electric cars

The venture is backed by a large Israeli holding company that has pledged $100 million.

By August 29, 2007

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Electric car startup Better Place liquidating after $850 million investment

In 2008, Better Place partnered with Renault to build an electric car and create a system of battery swapping stations, but the concept never gained momentum.

By May 26, 2013

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Why carmakers say no to battery-swapping

Automotive News reports on why automakers are not buying into Better Place's business model.

By October 21, 2010

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Better Place raises $350 million, first projects on track

Start-up gets a giant round of funding to build its network of electric-car-charging and battery-swapping stations with Europe and Asia its preferred locations.

By January 25, 2010

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Israel launches electric-car program

This blog initially misidentified the prime minister of Israel. He is Ehud Olmert. It also misidentified the person whose speech can be found on the Project Better Place Web site--it is by Shai Agassi--and as such an earlier version of this post also inco

By January 21, 2008

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Electric cars of the future at the Web 2.0 Summit

Two of today's greatest innovators in transportation and electricity consumption chat at this year's Web 2.0 Summit. Find out what, or if, you'll be driving in 2014.

By November 7, 2008

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Israel launches electric-car program

Renault-Nissan, Project Better Place, and the government of Israel announce plan to bring electric cars to the country.

By January 21, 2008