THE RACE TO AUTONOMY

FORD

The 113-year-old car manufacturer ranks first largely due to being well equippped to bring the tech to the masses. Will invest US$1bn over the next five years.

GM

Last month announced it has already built 130 self-driving Chevrolet Bolt test vehicles, and invests US$600 million a year into autonomous efforts.

RENAULT-NISSAN

Is working to launch a range of autonomous capable cars in US, Europe, Japan, and China through 2020, and will sell cars with “multiple-lane control” by 2018

DAIMLER

Working with Bosch, and targeting a 2021 autonomous capable launch. New S-Class flagship will usher in latest and greatest tech for the brand.

VOLKSWAGEN

@wheelsaustralia 15 Revealed fully autonomous concept ‘Sedric’ earlier this year. Restructuring core automotive business to focus more on autonomous and electric tech by 2025