Autonomous driving is changing the face of the automotive industry and the long-term impact will be profound. Self-driving technology is consuming a significant amount of investment from automakers, suppliers, technology companies and mobility service providers in anticipation of a shift in business models. The influence on current product can also be felt, as new in-vehicle user experiences and connected services support evolving use cases.
Autonomous driving is defined as SAE Level 4 and Level 5 functionality. This forecast includes a breakdown of these levels as well as a total volume of new autonomous vehicle sales from 2020-2040. Forecast metrics include penetration rate in new vehicle sales, vehicle unit volume, and percentage share of L4 and L5. Global as well as regional forecasts are included.