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Musk May Have Just Saved Tesla.

Musk seems to be fixing Tesla’s biggest weakness.

Will Lockett
Published in
5 min readMay 10, 2024

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There is one technology that Elon Musk has a vendetta against. Lidar. According to Musk, “Anyone relying on lidar is doomed. Doomed. Expensive sensors that are unnecessary.” As such, Tesla’s FSD (Full Self Driving) doesn’t use these laser-based 3D mapping sensors; in fact, it only uses cameras to understand the world around it…

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Will Lockett
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