Robotics, AI and autonomous vehicle companies continue to clean up from investments.
A commission in the German transport ministry has recommended ethics rules for self-driving cars that could provide a model for China and other nations.
European cities are moving forward with the development of autonomous public transport, bringing together real-time traffic and road data with the latest developments in electric and autonomous vehicle technology.
We can see clearly now that automation transactions in early 2018 will build on a familiar pattern of investment in AI, the mobility market, and industrial automation. The question remains as to which companies will lead and which will be absorbed or fall behind.