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Autonomous Vehicle Industry Association Releases First-Ever “State of AV” Report

AV industry data shows 70 million autonomous miles driven

The Autonomous Vehicle Industry Association (AVIA) is excited to announce its first-ever State of AV report, sharing new data and highlighting key insights from AV developers providing the widest variety of perspectives on autonomous advancements to date.

For the report, AVIA conducted a survey of its membership for an update on industry data and trends. Notably, the data reveals that AVs have driven nearly 70 million miles on public U.S. roads – equivalent to 293 round trips to the moon, or driving across Route 66 over 29,000 times. As the unified voice of the AV industry, this statistic applies exclusively to autonomous vehicles, which perform the entire driving task. 

“From trucks to robotaxis to zero-occupancy delivery vehicles, we’re seeing a 59% increase in autonomous miles driven since we last reported this figure nine months ago, which is proof of the industry’s growth and success. And this number is growing every day,” said CEO Jeff Farrah. “We’re at an exciting and awe-inspiring moment for the AV industry: autonomous vehicles are revolutionizing the way people and goods move, making our roads safer, and creating new accessibility and economic opportunities for Americans across the country.”

AVIA also asked CEOs of our member companies about their top priorities and potential obstacles for the future: 

Below are additional highlights from the survey findings:

The State of AV report sheds light on the work behind AVs and those working to deploy the technology’s benefits. It also profiles the exciting safety, accessibility, and economic opportunities that AVs are already delivering to Americans.

Read the full report here.


About the Autonomous Vehicle Industry Association (AVIA)

AVIA works with lawmakers, regulators, and the public to realize the safety and societal benefits of autonomous vehicles. As the unified voice of the AV industry, the association is comprised of companies with diverse technical expertise and experience in the technology, automobile, ridehail, trucking, and logistics sectors. Bringing together their varied backgrounds, the companies formed AVIA to advance AVs’ tremendous safety, mobility and economic benefits to consumers in the safest and swiftest manner possible.