Apple has bought autonomous vehicle startup Drive.ai for an undisclosed amount as part of the multinational tech company's plans for the self-driving vehicles market.
Mapillary has launched a traffic sign recognition dataset designed to help autonomous vehicles understand road signage.
Autonomous vehicle startup Argo AI is to establish a self-driving car research centre at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in a project backed by Ford.
Australia's state government of Victoria is set to start automated vehicle technology trials to make the state's roads safer for driverless cars.
Renault, Nissan and Alphabet's self-driving car business unit Waymo have signed an agreement to explore opportunities in driverless services for passengers and deliveries in France and Japan.
Volvo Group and chipmaker Nvidia have partnered to develop self-driving vehicles for industries that include public and transport, construction, mining, and forestry.
Intel's subsidiary Mobileye is reportedly planning to launch a driverless taxi trial in Israel by next year.
Energy firm Forces Elèctriques d'Andorra has partnered with Siemens Mobility subsidiaries HaCon and eos.uptrade to develop a multi-modal transportation planning application.
TomTom has introduced an iPhone navigation app that is compatible with Apple CarPlay.
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles' North American unit (FCA US) has partnered with autonomous vehicle technology start-up Aurora to develop autonomous platforms for commercial vans.