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Apple Hires Lamborghini Executive to Assist on Electric Vehicle

Apple has hired 20-year Lamborghini veteran Luigi Taraborrelli to help work on the company's unannounced, yet widely known, electric vehicle (EV). Taraborrelli is bringing a rich history of working on chassis and vehicle dynamics. Taraborrelli left Lamborghini in May 2022. Following 20 years of working for the automotive company, Taraborrelli is now transitioning to Apple...

Apple’s Self-Driving Car Still Struggling and Nearly Hit a Jogger: Report

A new report from The Information explores "Apple's eight-year struggle to build a self-driving car," and in doing so divulges several details about the design of Apple's latest prototypes. Apple's bid to create its own car, internally codenamed "Project Titan," has been a long journey with lots of bumps along the way. The Project Titan team...

Apple Posts Job Listing for ‘Car Experience Engineer’ in China

According to Tesla North, Apple is looking to hire a "Car Experience Partner Engineer" in China. Apple is seeking a software engineer to work on its automotive offerings in the world's largest car market. The job listing on Apple's website, posted on May 30, states: This is a hybrid role between technical engineering and program managing...

Apple’s Next-Generation CarPlay is a Teaser for the Apple Car: Gurman

Bloomberg‘s Mark Gurman said in the latest edition of his Power On newsletter that the next generation of CarPlay was "the most tantalizing announcement" to come out of Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) last week. During WWDC, Apple announced a major update to CarPlay that features deeper hardware integration and expanded functionality. CarPlay will now be...

Apple Manager for Self-Driving Car Project Departs After Less Than a Year

Christopher "CJ" Moore, a manager working on Apple's "Project Titan" self-driving electric car, has left for lidar leader Luminar Technologies after less than one year at the company — reports Bloomberg. Moore worked as a director for Autopilot projects at Tesla before joining Apple in August 2021. He will now lead global software development for...

Apple Hires 31-Year Ford Veteran for Electric Car Project

According to Bloomberg, Apple has hired a longtime Ford veteran for its electric car project. Unnamed sources say Desi Ujkashevic, the current Director, Engineering North American Programs (Unibody and Lincoln), has joined the iPhone maker. Ujkashevic has worked at Ford for 31 years, and has overseen the engineering of various gasoline cars from the company,...

Porsche Discussed Joint Projects with Apple Last Year: CEO

Porsche has revealed the company discussed possible joint projects with Apple late last year, as part of talks with other tech companies in the United States. Managers from Porsche travelled to the US at the end of 2021, said Porsche CEO Oliver Blume, at the company's annual results conference held Friday, reports Reuters. Blume did...

Apple Reportedly Working on Apple Car Autopilot System with Korean Company

Apple Car concept by Vanarama  Apple is working with an unspecified South Korean company to develop an autopilot processor for the much-rumoured "Apple Car." According to a report in Korean supply chain news site The Elec (via MacRumors), the Cupertino-based company is apparently developing the self-driving chip for its car project in partnership with a Korean...

Apple Granted Patent for Car Sunroof With Opacity System

Apple has been granted a new US patent for a car sunroof. The US Patent and Trademark Office approved a patent for a sunroof featuring a unique opacity system that drivers could control. Although Apple's venture into the automotive industry is still unofficial, there's no convincing anyone that Apple latest patent is for a new...

MotorTrend’s Apple Car 2.0 Concept Reimagines Apple’s Self-Driving Car

The automobile experts over at MotorTrend have just shared their latest 'Apple Car 2.0’ concept, reimagining the iPhone maker’s efficient, self-driving car for "the inevitable" future. The publication came up with its first Apple Car concept back in 2016, which featured a ‘podlike' design. “Pods need not look boring, which is why we went back...

New Apple Car Concept Envisions 360-Degree Two-Seater Cockpit

Designer Devanga Borah has just come with one of the most bizarre Apple Car concepts, featuring a 360-degree movable two-seat pod that can swivel around.  The two-seater Apple Car will carry and drop off passengers autonomously, and quietly move back to its defined parking spot like a Roomba in the house.  The 360-degree rotatable autonomous...