Since the first gasoline-powered car was invented in the 1800s, cars have constantly evolved. But now a revolution is underway. Technology is delivering what once seemed like science fiction – from built-in collision avoidance systems to self-driving cars.

While companies around the world are delivering the electronic components that power these innovations, many of the suppliers are located near the world’s leading automakers in Europe and Asia.

For investors, these technology firms create a myriad of opportunities to to participate in trends that will shape the auto industry for decades into the future.

View the “The Evolution of Automobiles” for a compelling infographic that illustrates how global companies are transforming every feature of cars, from their headlamps to rear bumpers.