Luminar Wants to Sell Insurance. It Isn’t All About Lidar and Self-Driving Cars.

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Lidar provider Luminar Technologies doesn’t want to be a run-of-the-mill car-parts supplier. It wants to be big in automotive safety and an early plan for a new business shows just how far the company will go to make that happen.

Tuesday, Luminar (ticker: LAZR) is hosting its first “Luminar Day” in Orlando, Fla. The event includes demonstrations, technology discussions, and news about what products the company plans to offer.