Trends Report

The State Of Autonomous Vehicle Technologies

New Technologies Drive Autonomous Transportation Options For Businesses And Consumers

September 1st, 2023
With contributors:
Laura Koetzle , Brian Hopkins , George Lawrie , Charlie Dai , Julie Ask , Merve Kandemir , Kara Hartig


Autonomous trucks, trains, ships, and drones are advancing commercial logistics and public transportation at great speed. But more innovation is needed to make autonomous vehicles a mainstream option for operation in more unpredictable environments such as public roads. This report provides an overview of the state of autonomous vehicle technologies that drive opportunities for autonomous transportation and will discuss where to place short-, medium-, and long-term investments. It also outlines how autonomous vehicle technology use cases are developing across six key Forrester industries.

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