Peugeot, Citroen Manufacturer Tests Israeli Generator in Quest for Electric Car Breakthrough

Aquarius Engines, an Israeli startup, said a major European carmaker had agreed to fund further development and road tests of its single-piston generator design. Paris-based PSA, the maker of Peugeot, Citroen and DS cars, confirmed its involvement. “We are evaluating the technology,” said PSA Research and Development Director Gilles Le Borgne. “Nothing has been decided […]

Italy’s Enel Sets Up Tel Aviv Hub to Tap New Tech

The hub, the first and the largest to be launched by an Italian company in Israel, will foster up to 20 local startup candidates each year that have the potential to develop products and services with business and social impact, the company said. By fostering collaborations between public partners, private corporations and funds, Enel aims […]

Israel Joins the World Choir Olympics

Known as “the Olympics of choral music”, the games saw 283 choirs signing up to take part with a total of 12,00 participants from 36 countries. The games, founded in 2000, is staged in the spirit of inter-ethnic solidarity and friendship, according to organisers, and is the largest international choir competition in the world. The […]

Israeli-Born Canadian Tennis Player Wins Boys’ Singles Wimbledon Cup

Denis Shapovalov was born in Tel Aviv, Israel, but his family moved to Canada when he was only 9 months old. He started playing tennis when he was 5 with his mother, Tessa, as his coach. When Shapovalov was 12, his mother opened the TessaTennis Program in Vaughan, Ont., a two-court facility that includes a […]

Israeli Athlete Wins Silver Medal at the European Athletics Championships

Hanna Knyazyeva-Minenko showed on Sunday why she is regarded as one of Israel’s best medal hopes at the Rio Olympics when she became just the second Israeli to scale the podium at the European Athletics Championships, claiming a silver in the women’s triple jump final in Amsterdam. Knyazyeva-Minenko fouled in five of her six attempts, […]

Israeli Study: Plants Can Think?

A new study found that plants can assess risk and reward. A new study conducted by scientists from the U.K.’s Oxford University and Israel’s Tel-Hai College found that pea plants may be good for more than pea soup. In fact, they can make sophisticated judgments about where to lay their roots, even when unpredictability and […]