One year ago the motto for 2019 was: Sales up, profits down. For two years in a row, growth had slowed down. But compared to the current situation and the findings from the first half of 2020, times were rather rosy.
Connected, electric, and autonomous vehicles will alter how cars are evaluated and used. In particular, the value of electric and autonomous vehicles is increasingly found in the electronics, and not the mechanical aspects of the vehicle.
Automotive LiDAR sensors (Light Detection and Ranging) are future core technologies, as they enable autonomous cars to see by illuminating targets with light and lasers.