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Hyperdrive Daily: The Self-Driving Car Race Hardly Matters

Volkswagen And Ford Extend Collaboration To Electric, Self-Driving Cars
Photographer: Mark Kauzlarich/Bloomberg
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Welcome to the Hyperdrive daily briefing, decoding the revolution  reshaping the auto world, from EVs to self-driving cars and beyond.

When Guidehouse Insights sent me its annual study on the leaders in self-driving, I wondered how the report would rank a field that collectively has walked back from the lofty goals of just two years ago. At this point, autonomy leadership feels like British ski legend Michael "Eddie the Eagle" Edwards, who was best in his country but famously finished dead last in the 1988 Calgary Olympics.