Samsung Electronics has launched a new Samsung Automotive Innovation Fund, which will see $300m invested in self-driving technology.
Of the 13,176 car accidents recorded in Switzerland in 2016, it’s thought around 90 percent were caused by the driver.
The majority of cars in the UK are smart cars now, with features such as GPS tracking and wifi.
Welsh startup, The Academy of Robotics (AOR), will be bringing its autonomous delivery vehicle, Kar-Go, to UK roads after securing new funding.
The UK government wants the country to be a leader in autonomous vehicle technology.
Taxi startup Uber has lost another member of staff this week as it fired its head of self-driving technologies, Anthony Levandowski.
Jim Hackett, 62, was named as the new chief executive of Ford, replacing Mark Fields, who held the position for less than three years.
The battle between Uber and Alphabet’s Waymo subsidiary has been recommended for investigation by federal prosecutors.
French carmaker Peugeot has announced it is partnering with startup NuTonomy to test self-driving cars in Singapore.
The UK government is investing £38m in driverless car technology to drive the UK’s reputation as a world leader in the growing sector.
Whilst Alphabet’s Waymo and Uber battle it out in the US courts over self-driving car tech, Baidu wants to make the development process more open.
Google’s parent company Alphabet has accused Uber of stealing its self-driving car technology.
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