The Zacks Autonomous Vehicle Index is a global index that intends to capture the exposure of all the publicly traded companies that are involved in R&D, manufacturing, and supporting self-driving cars. Major vehicle manufacturers that are actively engaging in researching, testing, and producing autonomous vehicles are included in the index. Companies that develop and produce hardware such as key parts, OEM, and components for the autonomous vehicle are included. Companies that provide technology support such as safety, maps, intelligence assistance, autonomy, and infrastructure network are included.