Apple Car

Apple Reportedly Aiming to Launch a Fully Autonomous Car by 2025

Apple Reportedly Aiming to Launch a Fully Autonomous Car by 2025

Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman reports that Apple is accelerating the development of the Apple Car project. Under the leadership of the Apple Watch software executive Kevin Lynch, engineers are focused on bringing full self-driving capabilities to the car, so human intervention is not required.

Apple Watch Head Kevin Lynch Now Leading Apple Car Team

Apple Watch Head Kevin Lynch Now Leading Apple Car Team

After the departure of Doug Field, the Apple Car project will now be headed by Kevin Lynch, the VP of technology at Apple. Lynch also heads the Apple Watch team at the company and has played a key role in watchOS 8 development.

Apple Will Reportedly Develop the Apple Car Itself

Apple Will Reportedly Develop the Apple Car Itself

Apple has given up plans to collaborate with any existing carmaker on the Apple Car. Instead, it has established its own research institute and plans to develop the Apple Car itself. The company has sent a quotation request to global auto component markers while also restarting a development lab that it had previously shuttered.

Apple Car Production Could Start in 2024

Apple Car Production Could Start in 2024

A new DigiTimes report claims that Apple is again visiting various car makers in Asia to mass produce the Apple Car. Reportedly, after meeting SK Group and LG Electronics last month, Apple employees are meeting Toyota in Japan for supply chain and mass production.

Foxconn to Set Up EV Manufacturing Facility in the US

Foxconn to Set Up EV Manufacturing Facility in the US

Apple’s largest supplier Foxconn will start building an EV manufacturing facility in the US and Thailand next year. The company intends to start mass production of electric vehicles in 2023.

Apple Car Team Held ‘Advanced’ Meetings with South Korea’s SK Group and LG Electronics

Apple Car Team Held ‘Advanced’ Meetings with South Korea’s SK Group and LG Electronics

Some of the Apple Car development team employees recently visited South Korea on a secret business trip. As a part of the trip, the employees met with various local South Korean companies like SK Group, LG Electronics, etc., to discuss various Apple Car business opportunities.

Apple Watch Chief Kevin Lynch Now Assigned to Apple Car Project

Apple Watch Chief Kevin Lynch Now Assigned to Apple Car Project

Apple Car project has witnessed multiple leadership change in the past. According to a new report by Insider, Kevin Lynch is joining the Apple Car team. Kevin Lynch is known for his association with Apple Watch.

Apple Could Work With Taiwanese Suppliers to Manufacture Apple Car Batteries in the US

Apple Could Work With Taiwanese Suppliers to Manufacture Apple Car Batteries in the US

A new DigiTimes report claims that Apple could work with Taiwanese companies to build batteries for the Apple Car in the US instead of Chinese suppliers. The report claims that Foxconn or Advanced Lithium Electrochemistry (Alees) are currently in the race to work with Apple to set up factories in the US and build Apple Car batteries.

Apple Hires Former BMW Executive Who Worked On the i3 and i8 Electric Vehicles

Apple Hires Former BMW Executive Who Worked On the i3 and i8 Electric Vehicles

In a major boost for Apple’s electric car ambitions, the company has hired former BMW senior executive and self-driving vehicle startup founder Ulrich Kranz.

Apple Talking With Chinese Battery Suppliers for Apple Car

Apple Talking With Chinese Battery Suppliers for Apple Car

Apple is reportedly in the early stages of discussion with China’s CATL and BYD to purchase batteries for its electric vehicle. The talks are still in the preliminary stages, so they can either get shelved, or the terms could change.