Volvo and Lidar-maker Luminar to Deliver Hands-free Driving by 2022

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The race to bring self-driving cars to showrooms may have a new leader: Volvo Cars said it will partner with Silicon Valley-based lidar manufacturer Luminar to deliver genuine hands-free, eyes-off-the-road highway driving beginning in 2022. That so-called “Level 3” capability would be an industry first, as companies from Tesla to Uber thus far have failed to meet lofty promises to make autonomous driving a reality. 

Sweden’s Volvo, owned by Geely Holdings of China, said that models based on its upcoming SPA2 platform (for “Scalable Product Architecture”) will be hardware-enabled for Luminar’s roof-mounted lidar system. That includes

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