Luminar Begins Series Production of Lidar Units
Nov 3, 2022, 03:00 AM
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Automotive lidar technology developer Luminar said that it began series production, ahead of schedule, of its Iris lidar units for an automotive client. The lidar units, the company said in revealing its financial results for the third quarter ended Sept. 30, will appear in the flagship electric vehicle from smart electric brand RISING AUTO. The brand is part of SAIC, China’s largest automaker.
Luminar’s technology helps power the vehicle’s RISING PILOT Intelligent Driving Program to enable advanced safety features and automated driving capabilities over time, the company said.
“With the start of series production, autonomous technology has for the first time evolved from R&D into consumer production...