Investing in Self-Driving Cars

Rob Toews has a post up on TechCrunch outlining investment opportunities in the autonomous vehicle space.

It serves as a good overview of the OEMs and suppliers involved in the race to launch self-driving cars.

Toews covers several different sensor manufacturers, including those involved in Lidar, cameras, and computer chips. He also reviews software vendors in areas like mapping, machine learning, and security.

There are lots of nits to pick about parts of the ecosystem that he doesn’t cover — Tier 1 suppliers come to mind — but that might have just been due to editorial space constraints. And overall it’s a good overview of the industry.

I’ve been consistently impressed by the ability of the financial press to cover the autonomous vehicle space, and this is another example of their success.

Read the whole thing.