Eyal Rosner of the Prime Minister's Office stated, "we expect that Israel replace about 60% of oil-based transportation by the year 2025." He made the comments following a agreement signed by Israel and Germany this week. The two countries promised to work together on developing alternative energy sources. They agreed to expand and deepen their cooperation by sharing knowledge and creating joint projects. Representatives of both countries met to discuss alternative fuels, electric cars, and other transportation issues.