The Role of Big Tech in AV Development: What Amazon, Apple, Google & the Like are Doing to Advance the Industry

Earlier this summer, Amazon made headlines after buying AV company, Zoox, for $1.2 billion. Upon first thought, one might think companies like Amazon have nothing to do with the automotive industry, let alone self-driving technology. In reality, driverless technology (and the greater business of mobility services) is simply too important to ignore for these big tech companies.