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.
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
Hasso Plattner, chief executive and co-founder of SAP, announced Thursday that he will step down in May. ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber gets reaction from SAP executive board member Shai Agassi.
Shai Agassi, president of SAP's product and technology group, talks with ZDNet editor in chief Dan Farber about competing with Oracle and how SAP will reach the next level of innovation.
Shai Agassi, president of SAP's product and technology group, speaks with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber about the next level of innovation for the company and why he thinks it's ahead of the game.\r\n
Shai Agassi, president of SAP's product and technology group, speaks with ZDNet Editor in Chief Dan Farber about SAP's competition with Oracle and what separates the two companies.
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.