Volvo bets on 23-year-old's startup company
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Luminar launched in 2012 when its founder was barely old enough to get a driver's license. Now it finds itself at the heart of the burgeoning self-driving car industry.

Volvo is the latest automaker to partner with the Silicon Valley-based startup that provides a critical sensors for self-driving cars. Others customers include Toyota.

Luminar makes LIDAR, a sensor for autonomous vehicles that's similar to radar but uses a laser. It's widely seen in the industry as essential to helping...


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