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.
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.
The venture is backed by a large Israeli holding company that has pledged $100 million.
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.
Automotive News reports on why automakers are not buying into Better Place's business model.
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.
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
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.
Renault-Nissan, Project Better Place, and the government of Israel announce plan to bring electric cars to the country.