Why Tesla won’t use LiDAR for full self-driving cars

Agreed, LiDAR is not ideal for a vehicle moving on a permanent roadway. What is equally questionable is why invest in outfitting hundreds of millions of vehicles, individually with machine intelligence surpassing many combat aircraft.

A far better strategy is a national standard for intelligent roadways that is adaptive, flexible, semi-permanent, resilient, repairable.

Make the network of roads smartest and the cars and trucks a lot dumber and affordable for more people, sooner than later.

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