Apple’s first self-driving car could arrive earlier than anticipated after the Cupertino company discussed plans to begin public testing with California officials. Apple executives have reportedly held talks with the DMV’s autonomous automobile experts.
Apple’s Project Titan is coming along, and some believe much faster than others might expect, and Apple is certainly not slowing down on hires.
According to a report from Reuters, Daimler, the parent company of Mercedes Benz, is open to “different types” of cooperation with Apple and even Google in the future for cars of the next generation.
Apple has been continuously hiring new individuals to join up within its Project Titan, the endeavor focused on bringing an electric car with an Apple logo to the market. Now, a new report indicates it could be coming faster than previously speculated.
Project Titan, as it’s called now, is one of Apple’s underground projects right now, with very little hard information to go on when it comes to the “Apple Car.”
A report from the Wall Street Journal claims that Apple recently recruited two major automobile industry experts to work on its own electric vehicle.
In the middle of February of this year, it was reported that Apple was being sued by A123 Systems due to poaching battery tech experts.
A report from Reuters claims that BMW has denied reports about the company being in talks with Apple to develop an electric car.