Bloomberg ranks current leaders in self-driving vehicles and shows growing partnerships being forged. Hidden in here are the future leaders which financial services and insurance must factor into strategies.
As ownership changes from private consumers to leasing, car-share companies and the self-driving taxi companies of the future spending patterns will change in tandem. Pity not just the auto manufacturers but also the service companies that do not anticipate these changes
In the next three years, almost all of these contenders will be able show off cars capable of navigating city streets at casual speeds along firmly fixed routes. Most of the companies now building autonomous vehicles can already handle basic driving at low speeds. This can give an impression of parity and sameness. Yet despite being in its infancy, autonomous driving has leaders starting to emerge.