No less than 263 startups are in the autonomous car race right no...

We are all aware of how popular autonomous cars are in the development circuit, but there wasn’t a definite note on the number of startups that are directly or indirectly involved in this field. Now, thanks to Comet Labs’ impressive effort behind inspecting the entire market, we have a figure in hand. Titled ‘The Future of Transportation Stack’, the list includes a massive array of 263 institutions – startups and incumbents put together, that have all dipped their toes amid hopes of presenting autonomy to mainstream production vehicles. While there is a large variety of services that are being provided, the companies have a single goal – give rise to hardware, software and any related component that will help establish the technology (and their own name) in the realm of autonomous vehicles.

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