Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Ecosystem

Proof Point

Big car manufacturers, tech companies, and auto startups increasingly collaborate to develop fully-autonomous vehicles, leading to new in-vehicle experience and business models

Autonomous and Connected Vehicle Ecosystem

Proof Point Findings

  • Hardware and Peripherals – Manufacturing hardware and other peripherals, such as silicon processors, LiDAR and radar systems
    • Bosch, Quanergy, Velodyne, Continental, LeddarTech, Intel, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Delphi, Valeo
  • Software – Providing car manufacturers with automation software, including artificial intelligence, self-parking, anti-collision, and steering and braking systems
    • Mobileye, Waymo, Nvidia, Baidu, Tesla, CMU Navlab
  • Connected Car Features – Offering IoT solutions, user interface and other in-vehicle user experience systems to autonomous vehicle manufacturers
    • Apple, QNX, Google, Harman, Automotive Grade Linux Work Group
  • Big Data and Analytics – Working on data storage infrastructure and analytics platform for large volume of data expected to be generated as autonomous and connected vehicles gain market traction

    • IBM, Microsoft, Airbiquity, Hortonworks, SAS, Cisco, Qualcomm
  • Security – Providing sophisticated protection systems for autonomous vehicles to prevent new forms of threat that compromise safety and privacy of car owners
    • Argus, Arilou Technologies, Karamba Security, Symantec, CyMotive Technologies
  • Cars – Developing new autonomous vehicle models or providing existing models to other companies for self-driving capability customizations
    • Ford, Chrysler, Volvo, Toyota, Tesla, General Motors, Audi, BMW, Hyundai, Honda, Jaguar Land Rover, Daimler, Nissan
  • Public Transportation – Building driverless shuttles for public transport in select urban areas
    • Auro Robotics, Navya, Varden Labs, Transdev, Easymile
  • Commercial – Developing commercial driverless trucks and ships for moving goods and cargo
    • Otto, Volvo, Embark, Uber, Daimler, Waymo, Yara International, Rolls Royce
  • Air Taxis – Working on future air-borne autonomous taxis to transport people within and across cities
    • Airbus, Volocopter, Lilium, EHang, Uber
  • Services – Creating new business models by leveraging autonomous vehicle technology
    • Uber, Lyft, Zipcar, Tesloop, Ridecell



Transportation and Logistics


Date Last Updated

September 24, 2017

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