LiDAR for Cars and Light Trucks: WinterGreen Research study: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide, 2017-2023.  Worldwide LiDAR for Car and Light Truck markets are poised to achieve growth as manual driving cars are increasingly replaced by autonomous self-driving cars and light trucks.  Self-driving ars provide increased safety for the users and pedestrians.  The new automated techniques will soon be adopted by everyone and depend on cameras and LiDAR for mapping and navigation.  The robotic capabilities are easier on drivers, creating optimum systesms for driving in traffic jams.  

Worldwide markets are poised to achieve significant growth as LiDAR sensors for cars and light trucks permit users to implement automated driving.  Fleet vehicles from Uber, Google and similar users are likely to be the early adopter groups, creating vehicles that do package delivery and ride sharing.  Tesla, Mercedes, and Audi are among the vendors with a leadership position in the personal luxury vehicle artificial intelligence LiDAR car markets.  These cars provide performance and cater to individual preference in feature function packages and styling.

Every person who owns a vehicle has a preference on performance.   The Tesla has gained recognition for offering a self-driving vehicle, but it is first and foremost a performance vehicle.  This characteristic will not change as self-driving vehicles come on the market.  People like the customization of features and functions in their car.