Daimler, Audi, BMW, GM Lead on Autonomous Vehicles: Study

Around the same time today that electric car innovator Elon Musk was heralding the release of Tesla’s new autopilot 7.0 software, with automatic lane changes and speed limit handling, a research firm declared that Tesla is more in the middle of the pack for autonomous vehicle development. The automakers who are really leading are Daimler, Audi, BMW and General Motors, the analysis by Navigant Research  found.
The study only considered OEMs, not technology companies including Google, which already has tested its self-driving electric cars on the road.