Self-driving cars – facts and figures
The estimated investment in autonomous vehicle technology over the past three years across more than 160 investments, partnerships and acquisitions, according to new research.
Source: The Brookings Institution, Gauging investment in self-driving cars
The number of people killed in crashes on U.S. roadways during 2016, a 5.6% increase on the number of fatalities recorded for 2015, according to newly published figures.
Source: U.S. Department of Transportation / National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety Facts
The proportion of US adults who say they would not want to ride in a driverless vehicle if given the opportunity, according to a new survey.
Source: Pew Research Center, Automation in Everyday Life
The amount that Waymo is reportedly seeking from Uber for the alleged theft of one of several trade secrets relating to self-driving cars in its ongoing lawsuit in San Francisco.
Source: Reuters, Waymo seeking $2.6 bln from Uber for one trade secret - lawyer
The percentage of consumers who would trust an autonomous car today if its safety record was proven to be better than a human-driven vehicle.
The weight of groceries that can fit into CargoPod, the first electric self-driving grocery delivery vehicle to be trialled in the UK as part of the GATEway Project.
The amount of insurance vehicle manufacturers would be required to carry for each self-driving car they operate in the state of Tennessee, under a bill approved by state senators this week.
Source: USA Today Network, Senate OKs measure to allow self-driving cars in Tennessee
The overall satisfaction rating of users of Dubai's Smart Autonomous Vehicle following two months of testing in the city's Business Bay district.
Source: Government of Dubai, Satisfaction rating of self-driving vehicle at Business Bay hits 91%
The proportion of journeys during which drivers used a mobile phone, in a three-month study of 570 million trips.
Source: Zendrive, Distracted Driving Behavior Study
The proportion of respondents to a forthcoming global study who believe they will be using a self-driving car by 2020
Source: Xerox Services, Global Transportation Study
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