Magna CEO Don Walker says the company is gearing up to produce the cameras, radar and lidar units needed for collision avoidance systems that automakers have begun installing in conventional vehicles.
Chinese automakers and suppliers aren't backing away from their plans to expand into North America.
A number of key global suppliers have moved the ball on self-driving shuttles. Commercial vehicles might be an easier and more receptive starting point for the technologies.
EVs make up a tiny share of U.S. sales, but the coming wave has engine part suppliers redeploying.