The German carmaker said it would double the size of its autonomous vehicle testing fleet to around 80 this year.
A woman died of her injuries after being struck by a Uber self-driving vehicle in Arizona, police said, and the ride hailing company said it had suspended its autonomous vehicle programme across the US and Canada.
The drivers say the services are taking their business. They have also accused the Greek government of holding up legislation to regulate booking apps such as Uber and the locally-developed app Beat.
The EU's top court ruled on Wednesday that Uber is an ordinary transportation company instead of an app and should be regulated as such, in a decision that will be closely watched around the world.
Uber plans to buy up to 24,000 self-driving cars from Volvo, marking the transition of the US firm from an app used to summon a taxi to the owner and operator of a fleet of cars.
Snap Inc's Snapchat on Tuesday introduced ‘context cards’, a new feature that will allow users to book an Uber ride or reserve a seat at a restaurant without leaving the messaging app.
Czech taxi drivers on Monday blocked traffic at Prague's international airport to protest what they and many of their counterparts abroad call unfair competition from the controversial ride-sharing app Uber.
Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick on Friday unilaterally appointed two new members to the board of directors in a surprise move that increased tension within the leadership of the popular ride service.
London's transport regulator has said it was stripping Uber of its operating licence, which will end on September 30,
Ride-hailing service Uber will stop operating in the Canadian province of Quebec, CBC News reported on Tuesday, deciding to pull out rather than abide by tougher rules.