Industrials / Automotive

Autonomous Driving Systems (Passenger)

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What is Autonomous Driving Systems (Passenger)?

Companies in this market develop the “brains” for autonomous passenger vehicles, including the necessary software and hardware that allow vehicles to perceive their surroundings, localize themselves, and plan accordingly. This market also includes companies developing advanced driver assistance systems as well as “platform agnostic” autonomy solutions — i.e., self-driving stacks that can be used for a variety of vehicle types.

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Leaders

Leaders are the most established service providers in the market and possess the breadth to address various customer needs.

See why these companies made it as leaders for Autonomous Driving Systems (Passenger). These companies include Pony.ai and Argo AI.

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Pony.ai

United States / Founded Year: 2016

Pony.ai aims to build reliable autonomous driving solutions. Pony.ai's fully self-developed software algorithms and infrastructure enable vehicles to perceive their surroundings, predict what others will do, and maneuver themselves accordingly.

Known Partners

NVIDIA, Sinotrans, OnTime, and 1 more

Known Customers

Hyundai Motor Company

Key People

James Peng, Lawrence Steyn, Tiancheng Lou

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Argo AI

United States

Argo AI is an artificial intelligence company that is developing machine-learning software for autonomous vehicles.

Known Customers

Walmart, Ford Motor Company

Key People

Bryan Salesky, Peter Rander, Brett Browning

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WeRide

China / Founded Year: 2017

WeRide is a mobility company powered by AI technology focused on autonomous vehicles. The company is creating a mobility ecosystem to transform every single trip to be safe, efficient, cost-effective and entertaining.

Key People

Han Xu, Qing Lu, Li Zhang, and 2 more

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UISEE Technology

China / Founded Year: 2016

UISEE independently developed an intelligent driving system for multi-scenario and high-level autonomous driving, and relying on the top autonomous technology,continue to explore the intelligent travel, autonomous logistics as the core of the business territory. UISEE has commercialized in a number of scenes, such as autonomous logistics, autonomous valet parking, autonomous micro-bus and so on.

Known Partners

SGMW, Hozon Auto, Sinovent

Key People

Yan Jiang, Gansha Wu

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ZongMu Technology

China / Founded Year: 2013

ZongMu Technology develops an advanced driver assistance system, including 2D and 3D panoramic vision systems, self-parking solutions, and driving recording systems.

Known Partners

Visteon

Key People

Rui Tang

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DiDi Autonomous Driving

China / Founded Year: 2019

DiDi Autonomous Driving, spun off from Didi's autonomous driving unit, focuses on advanced AD technology research and development, product application, and other expanding businesses.

Known Partners

Volvo Cars

Highfliers

Highfliers are the most innovative service providers in the market and possess the resources to address evolving customer needs.

See why these companies made it as highfliers for Autonomous Driving Systems (Passenger). These companies include Momenta and Deeproute.ai.

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Momenta

China / Founded Year: 2016

Momenta is building the “brain” for autonomous vehicles. The company's deep learning-based software in perception, HD Map, and data-driven path planning enables the realization of full autonomy. Momenta pursue a two-leg strategy of autonomous driving for mass-production passenger vehicles (Mpilot) and full autonomy (MSD) for mobility service vehicles. Momenta focuses on partnering with existing automakers to use their vehicles as platforms for its equipment and software and to tap into their stores of data.

Known Customers

Toyota

Key People

Shaoqing Ren, Xudong Cao, Hardy Zhang

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Deeproute.ai

China / Founded Year: 2019

Deeproute.ai provides L4 self-driving solutions and develops sensors, high-precision mapping, control, hardware, infrastructure, cloud computing and storage, and other self-driving technologies.

Known Partners

Zvision, Robosense

Key People

Shuai Han, Maxwell Zhou, Shuang Gao

Outperformers

Outperformers are the most specialized service providers in the market and possess the expertise to address unique customer needs.

See why these companies made it as outperformers for Autonomous Driving Systems (Passenger). These companies include Oxbotica and HoloMatic.

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Oxbotica

United Kingdom / Founded Year: 2014

Oxbotica is a spin-out from Oxford University's Mobile Robotics Group specializing in mobile autonomy, navigation and perception. The company's solutions allow robots, vehicles, machinery and people to map, navigate and actively interact with their surroundings, delivering new capability and precision to a wide range of applications. Its 3D imaging and localization solutions operate indoors and outdoors and are suitable for use in applications ranging from handheld survey devices to autonomous vehicles.

Known Partners

NEVS, Ocado, Wenco, and 2 more

Key People

Ozgur Tohumcu, Tony Lowe, Paul Newman, and 1 more

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HoloMatic

China / Founded Year: 2017

HoloMatic is a startup company dedicated to providing autonomous driving solutions based on artificial intelligence and automotive industry technologies.

Known Partners

NavInfo

Key People

Kai Ni

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Ghost

United States / Founded Year: 2017

Ghost uses initiation learning to create self-driving kits for cars. Ghost begins with human observation, recording what real-world drivers see and how they react to create a ground truth. The company’s AI uses this to model correct driving behaviors, creating a capable, dynamic autonomous control policy that can scale to almost any modern car.

Key People

Volkmar Uhlig, John Hayes, Par Botes

Challengers

Challengers are the most promising service providers in the market and possess the agility to address emerging customer needs.

See why these companies made it as challengers for Autonomous Driving Systems (Passenger). These companies include AutoX and Apex.AI.

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AutoX

United States / Founded Year: 2016

AutoX develops artificial intelligence solutions for autonomous vehicles. The company has invented a camera-first self-driving solution that amounts to only a tiny fraction of the cost of traditional LiDar-based approaches.

Known Customers

Arbe, Honda, Honda Motor Co.

Key People

Jianxiong Xiao, Jewel Li, Hugo Fozzati

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Apex.AI

United States / Founded Year: 2017

Apex.AI develops operating systems for various types of autonomous mobility platforms. Apex's software stack is designed to easily integrate into existing systems and serve as the enterprise version of the Robot Operating System, an open-source software middleware for robotics. It was founded in 2017 and is based in Palo Alto, California.

Known Customers

Toyota

Key People

Dejan Pangercic, Jan Becker, Paul Balciunas, and 1 more

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Wayve

United Kingdom / Founded Year: 2017

Wayve provides AI software for autonomous cars using computer vision. Wayve's approach is to use machine learning to teach a car how to drive itself. It uses less cameras per the company.

Known Partners

Ocado, ASDA Group

Key People

Simon Lewis, Alex Kendall

What is Autonomous Driving Systems (Passenger)?

Companies in this market develop the “brains” for autonomous passenger vehicles, including the necessary software and hardware that allow vehicles to perceive their surroundings, localize themselves, and plan accordingly. This market also includes companies developing advanced driver assistance systems as well as “platform agnostic” autonomy solutions — i.e., self-driving stacks that can be used for a variety of vehicle types.

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