Don’t get your hopes up, Tesla probably isn’t working on LiDAR for Autopilot


Don’t get your hopes up, Tesla probably isn’t working on LiDAR for Autopilot
Tesla, or rather the company’s CEO Elon Musk, isn’t really a fan of LiDAR sensors when it comes to autonomous vehicles. So why has a Model S test mule recently been spotted with a LiDAR-based sensor arrangement? Yesterday, Electrek reader Matt Crowley shared some snaps with the EV magazine of a Tesla Model S, that had a roof-mounted rig with a bunch of non-standard Tesla sensors on it — including what looks like LiDAR. But it’s unlikely that the company will introduce the tech to its vehicles — let me explain. [Read: This new radar lets cars see around corners]…

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