The global automotive industry experienced a 3% drop in company filings mentions of autonomous vehicles in Q2 2023 compared with the previous quarter, with the highest share accounted for by Li Auto with 2% year-on-year increase, according to GlobalData’s analysis of over 120 automotive company filings. Driven by environmental benefits and its effect on fuel economy, the autonomous light vehicle sector has an emerging role to play in various sectors. The market size analysis, major suppliers, top 14 markets, technology trends and detailed related-componeGlobalData’s Automotive Autonomous Vehicles Market Trend Analysis and Forecast, 2021-2036 report. Buy the report here.

Notably, autonomous vehicles was one of the most frequently referenced themes in Q2 2023, ranking highest in terms of mentions, ahead of esports and social, according to GlobalData.

Of the top leading companies in the automotive industry, Li Auto had the greatest increase in references for autonomous vehicles in Q2 2023, compared with the previous quarter. GlobalData identified 66 autonomous vehicles-related sentences in the company's filings - 2% of all sentences - and an increase of 2% in Q2 2023 compared with Q2 2022. Tata Motors’s mentions of autonomous vehicles rose by 200% to 48 and General Motors’s by 10% to 43 and Aptiv’s by 13% to 17.

GlobalData’s Company Filings Analytics also applies sentiment weight to reference sentences, based on whether the sentences are positive, negative, or neutral. Starting at 100 in 2020, an index over 100 is more positive. The overall index for autonomous vehicles in Q2 2023 was 104.

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This content was updated on 5 August 2023

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