Why Ford Motor Is Investing in 3D Mapping Startup Civil Maps

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Because self-driving cars needs mapping.

Ford Motor Co. is among a group of investors putting seed money into 3D mapping startup Civil Maps as the automaker looks for new ways to push forward the development of self-driving cars.

The $6.6 million seed round was led by Motus Ventures. Wicklow Capital, StartX Stanford, and Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang’s AME Cloud Ventures also participated in the round.

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