What percentage of autonomous cars are electric?

Autonomous car technology and electric cars seem to go hand in hand, but are all autonomous cars electric? If not, what percentage of autonomous cars are electric?

Allison Stone · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
You’re right in noticing that
autonomous vehicle technology
and electric vehicles seem to be being developed alongside each other, and it’s true that the majority of autonomous vehicles are also electric. Tesla is a great example of this.
According to a testimony from
Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE)
, 58% of autonomous, light-duty vehicle retrofits and models are electric, while a further 21% use a hybrid powertrain.
Because electric car technology and autonomous driving technology are two of the leading innovations in the industry right now, we’re likely to see more and more autonomous electric cars being developed.
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