Self-driving cars – facts and figures
The global ADAS and autonomous driving components market generated $2.76 billion in the year 2016, as demand rose for driver assistance features such as adaptive cruise control, parking assistance, lane departure warning, and automated emergency braking.
Source: BIS Research, Global ADAS and Autonomous Driving Components Market, Analysis & Forecast – 2017-2026
The proportion of people who would feel safest travelling in a human-controlled vehicle, rather than a driverless one, in a recent survey of UK consumers' attitudes to self-driving vehicles.
Source: Intelligent Car Leasing, New Study Reveals Public’s Lack of Trust in Driverless Vehicles
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%
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