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Topic: Apple Car

Apple working on self-driving car wireless charging technologies

07/11/2019, 12:07 pm

Possibly suggesting grand ambitions for an Apple car, a patent application published on Thursday shows a wireless charging system for self-driving vehicles.

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Apple acquires self-driving car startup Drive.ai [u]

06/25/2019, 06:06 pm

Apple on Tuesday confirmed the acquisition of self-driving shuttle and car kit startup Drive.ai, with the tech giant snagging dozens of employees, cars and other assets as part of the purchase.

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Apple's self driving car could have a remote driver bring you to the hospital

06/25/2019, 08:06 am

A car with self-driving capabilities could hand control over to a remote operator in the event of an emergency, Apple proposes, with an autonomous driving system taking instructions from a central system to get to a hospital or other location as quickly and as safely as possible.

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Apple reports fewer self-driving test cars on California roads

04/24/2019, 01:04 pm

For the first time, Apple in April reported a decrease in the number of self-driving test vehicles it has on California's public roads.

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Apple self-driving car project advancing, discussions about sensors being had with suppliers

04/17/2019, 07:04 am

Apple is stepping up its automotive efforts as part of "Project Titan," with the firm reportedly in discussions with a number of component suppliers about LiDAR sensors that could be used in the iPhone maker's next generation of self-driving vehicle systems.

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Apple's latest Tesla hire may point to powertrain for full-scale 'Apple Car'

03/30/2019, 05:03 pm

Signaling that it's continuing work on a full-fledged electric car, or at least a platform, Apple has reportedly hired Tesla's engineering VP in charge of powertrains Michael Schwekutsch.

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Cook promises shareholders Apple is 'planting seeds' and 'rolling the dice' on future products

03/01/2019, 03:03 pm

Trying to rally people at Apple's annual shareholders meeting, CEO Tim Cook said that he company is "planting seeds" and "rolling the dice" on future products that will "blow you away."

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Apple confirms layoff of 190 people from self-driving car project

02/27/2019, 05:02 pm

Apple on Wednesday confirmed plans to lay off 190 people from its self-driving car project, known as Project Titan, namely from facilities in Santa Clara and Sunnyvale, Calif.

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Apple 'Project Titan' vehicle could turn out to be an electric van

02/21/2019, 10:02 am

Apple's long-rumored "Project Titan" vehicle may not necessarily be for a "car," with a German magazine suggesting that, while still in the prototype stage, the eventual product may in fact end up being an electric-powered van.

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Apple's safety report for 'Project Titan' testing comes in at just 7 pages

02/20/2019, 05:02 pm

Apple on Wednesday released a voluntary safety report for its self-driving car project, significant mainly for how little the company is willing to share.

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Apple's self-driving vehicles disengage for safety more frequently by design

02/13/2019, 03:02 pm

The California Department of Motor Vehicles has released a letter it received from Apple concerning the "Project Titan" self-driving vehicle project's disengagement rates, with the letter advising how Apple is collecting data on incidents where a driver takes over for the automated driving system, and why the number is so high.

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Apple's self-driving 'Project Titan' car technology allegedly stolen by second employee, says FBI

01/30/2019, 12:01 pm

Following up on an internal Apple investigation, the FBI has arrested a second person accused of trying to steal secrets related to the company's self-driving car platform.

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Apple's 'Project Titan' researching a smart seatbelt that could control a CarPlay device

01/29/2019, 10:01 am

An offshoot of research from Apple's "Project Titan" car project is work on a smart seat belt that could be used to control a car's entertainment or even self-driving system in the future.

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Apple lays off more than 200 employees from 'Project Titan' autonomous vehicle team

01/24/2019, 01:01 am

In what is being billed internally as a restructuring effort, Apple this week released more than 200 employees from its "Project Titan" group, a secretive branch of the company focused on developing self-driving car technologies.

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Apple poaches Tesla car designer Andrew Kim

12/17/2018, 09:12 am

Tesla Senior Designer Andrew Kim has started working for Apple, and is only the most recent move back to the company after a stint with the car manufacturer.

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Apple snaps up massive manufacturing space in Milpitas, California

10/20/2018, 06:10 pm

Apple has reportedly secured a 10-year lease for a Milpitas warehouse measuring almost 314,000 square feet, raising questions about the company's intentions.

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Apple's Mac and iPad event, murder and the Apple Watch & more on the AppleInsider podcast

10/19/2018, 08:10 am

The AppleInsider Podcast gets into international intrigue, as we talk about murder, Apple Watch, and also, what we think Apple's going to announce at the next event.

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Apple working on high-voltage battery power converters intended for sports cars

10/18/2018, 09:10 am

Apple is continuing to explore ways to improve cars and other vehicles, possibly as part of Project Titan, as the iPhone producer has come up with ways to refine power transfer systems used in electric vehicles to run low-power equipment.

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ARM processor for Macs coming in 2020 or 2021, Apple car in 2023 says Ming-Chi Kuo

10/17/2018, 01:10 pm

The symbiotic relationship between Apple and TSMC is expected to continue for at least five years, with chips from the foundry expected to pop up in Macs no later than 2021, and in Apple's long-awaited car effort between 2023 and 2025, if Ming-Chi Kuo is correct.

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Apple records first-ever accident in self-driving car program [u]

08/31/2018, 06:08 pm

Apple's secretive self-driving car program has reported its first-ever accident, though no one was hurt. [Updated with more details]

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