Apple Invests $1 Billion in Didi

nvidiaApple’s announced a few days ago that it is investing $1 billion in Didi Chuxing, China’s largest ride-sharing company. This is just the latest signal that the future of cars will be radically different from anything we have imagined for over a century, and to some that this change is going to come much sooner that we all might think.

This article provides a thought provoking look into the world changing impact that autonomous vehicles will have on society and the world’s economy – or will it. Will the typical American give up their beloved automobile?

Regardless, the good news for the lidar industry is that high definition, up-to-date maps are going to be in high demand no matter which technology or paradigm wins out.

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