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Here’s Another Reason Why Self-Driving Tech Is Still So Expensive

Here’s Another Reason Why Self-Driving Tech Is Still So Expensive

Photo: Waymo Our self-driving car future may be farther away than the hype suggests. Besides Tesla, self-driving car developers depend on an expensive piece of technology called LIDAR, a laser-based radar that allows an autonomous vehicle to see the road. There are cheaper options, but the MIT Technology Review explains…