Ford tests autonomous cars in dark | Autoblog Minute

LiDAR key to Ford's autonomous night testing at Arizona proving grounds.

Ford tests its Autonomous driving system in the desert. Eddie Sabatini reports on this edition of Autoblog Minute.
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[00:00:00] Ever wonder how they test autonomous vehicles at night? This latest video from Ford shows the automaker testing with the Ford Fusion Hybrid in the desert of Arizona. Ford uses the laser based 3D mapping technology LiDAR. LiDAR makes a map of the surroundings so that it can traverse the roads, even in darkness. This night testing is important as the industry moves toward autonomy. For Autoblog I'm Eddie Sabatini.

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