Adopting a cautious approach, Honda will initially only sell 100 units of the 2021 Honda Legend.
Apple might make the announcement about it deal with Hyundai to build its autonomous vehicle as soon as this month.
The price at which Apple is acquiring Drive.ai is not known, but speculations hint at a figure under $200 mn.
Tesla's request was denied because it was deemed “strategically important” to the “Made in China 2025” program.
The sensor effort means Apple wants to develop an entire chain of hardware to guide autonomous vehicles.
The factories up for possible closure are part of General Mortors' effort "to right-size our capacity for the realities of the marketplace," as consumers shift away from cars to trucks and SUVs.
Grayling also said he was committed to ending the sale of new diesel and petrol cars by 2040
About 5,000 of Apple’s 135,000 employees were allowed access to information about its self-driving car project.
The reliability and low latency that 5G networks promise could lead to the safe execution of human-led remote control of autonomous vehicles
Alphabet Inc's driverless car division Waymo will not harvest data from its fleet of autonomous vehicles says CEO John Krafcik
According to John Krafcik, CEO of Waymo which is the driverless car division of Alphabet, the company will not harvest data from its fleet of autonomous vehicles
Nvidia has said that using simulation, some 300,000 miles (483,000 km) can be driven in five hours.
"Stress levels rose in all test persons as soon as the lane-keeping system was activated", Corinna Seidler, a psychologist involved in the experiments, said.
Waymo drove 352,545 miles (567,366 km) in the state during the period with only 63 disengagements. Cruise vehicles drove about a third less, at 127,516 miles (205,217 km), and had 105 disengagements.
Automotive and technology industry executives are pushing the US to pass legislation that would loosen restrictions on testing and deploy self-driving cars.
General Motors Co, Alphabet Inc, Toyota Motor Corp and many other companies are aggressively pursuing self-driving car technologies and want Congress and regulators to remove barriers to the vehicles.
BlackBerry is expected to demonstrate its vision for connected cars and autonomous vehicles at the Consumer Electronics Show from 9 January to 12 January.
Lyft already has partnerships in place with autonomous car companies to advance its self-driving strategy.
High-density Singapore, which has manpower shortages in many sectors, is at the forefront of such efforts for autonomous bus service.
This is significant because Apple is known for its secrecy around future products and it has been seen as a drawback among AI and machine learning researchers.
Should Uber buy all 24,000 cars, it would be Volvo’s largest order by far and the biggest sale in the autonomous vehicle industry.