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Tesla and Intel Industry Executives Join Luminar

PALO ALTO, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Luminar Technologies, Inc. (“Luminar” or “the Company”) (Nasdaq: LAZR), the global leader in automotive lidar hardware and software technology, today announced that two industry leaders have joined as executives: Alan Prescott as Chief Legal Officer, and Trey Campbell as Vice President of Investor Relations.

Alan Prescott is an automotive and autonomous industry legal expert, engineer, and 20-year veteran from top OEM and technology companies. He will be responsible for directing all legal operations as Luminar’s Chief Legal Officer. Alan joins Luminar from Tesla, where he spent four years acting most recently as General Counsel. Prior

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Biden to meet with auto executives on painful chip shortage

General Motors employees work on the assembly line at Fairfax Assembly & Stamping Plant in Kansas City, Kansas.

Jim Barcus for General Motors

Clarence E. Brown has experienced union strikes, plant shutdowns and layoffs due to parts shortages during his 47 years working for General Motors.

But Brown, president of a United Auto Workers local chapter in Kansas, describes the ongoing semiconductor chip shortage that’s costing automakers billions and forcing massive temporary layoffs as more “disappointing” than previous work stoppages, because he feels it could have been avoided.

“I’m not a corporate multibillionaire, but it doesn’t take a rocket scientist

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