November 29, 2017 | General Motors President Dan Ammann made a visit to Israel this month, which was not revealed to the public, according to a report in Globes. The visit centered on GM’s R&D center in Herziliya, with a look at the development the location’s advanced technologies. It comes after an acceleration in General Motors activity dealing with autonomous and electric vehicles, much of which takes place in Israel. Sources in the automotive industry tell Globes that the Herzliya center will likely help with GM R&D activity in artificial intelligence in the next few years. Amman came to Israel with a large group of senior executives. He has been GM president for the past three years and is responsible for GM business worldwide. General Motors has over $140 billion in annual revenue and almost 200 employees.