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Apple Cuts 200 Employees From its Secret Self-Driving Car Project

Apple Cuts 200 Employees From its Secret Self-Driving Car Project

Tech giant Apple has dismissed about 200 employees from its secretive autonomous car project known as “Project Titan”.

Eric Walz2019-01-24 11:45 PT

Apple Self-Driving SUV Involved in Accident in Silicon Valley

Apple Self-Driving SUV Involved in Accident in Silicon Valley

Despite being one of the world’s most valuable tech companies, Apple’s self-driving cars are still a work in progress. The company reported that one of their self-driving development vehicles was involved in a collision near the company’s headquarters in Silicon Valley.

FutureCar Staff 2018-08-31 18:24 PT

Tesla Senior VP of Engineering Leaves to Join Apple’s 'Project Titan'

Tesla Senior VP of Engineering Leaves to Join Apple’s 'Project Titan'

​Doug Field, who stepped down as the senior vice president of engineering at Tesla last month, is returning to Apple, the company said on Thursday. Most recently, Field oversaw Model 3 engineering at Tesla.

Eric Walz2018-08-10 12:31 PT

Apple Granted Patent for Autonomous Driving Navigation System

Apple Granted Patent for Autonomous Driving Navigation System

In a patent application filed in December 2015, Apple Inc. described a navigation system for self-driving (autonomous) vehicles that allows the car to find its own way to a destination by monitoring the route and developing a characterization of it, which can be utilized by at least some portion of a vehicle’s sensor suite to autonomously navigate the route.

Eric Walz2017-12-22 08:30 PT

July 20th, 2017 News of the Day: Apple Secretly Working on Car Batteries with Chinese Firm, Elon Musk says Hyperloop Approved Between New York and Washington D.C.

July 20th, 2017 News of the Day: Apple Secretly Working on Car Batteries with Chinese Firm, Elon Musk says Hyperloop Approved Between New York and Washington D.C.

July 20th, 2017 News of the Day.

Eric Walz2017-07-20 12:22 PT

Apple CEO Finally Admits to Project Titan, ‘The Mother of all AI Projects’

Apple CEO Finally Admits to Project Titan, ‘The Mother of all AI Projects’

On Tuesday, Apple CEO Tim Cook confirmed that the company is working on a self-driving car program. Cook called the effort “The mother of all A.I. projects.”

Eric Walz2017-06-13 17:07 PT

Apple Granted a Permit in California to Test Autonomous Vehicles

Apple Granted a Permit in California to Test Autonomous Vehicles

Apple revealed on Friday, April 14th (PDT) that it had been granted a permit to test autonomous vehicles on public roads in California.

Eric Walz2017-04-14 18:32 PT

As World Awaits Apple Car, Tech Giant's First Vehicle Patent Is For...A Tank?

As World Awaits Apple Car, Tech Giant's First Vehicle Patent Is For...A Tank?

Whether the Apple Car will be electric, autonomous or sport features that are as yet undreamed of is a question for another day. For now, it’s a pretty safe bet the company isn’t designing a tank (or a bus).

Elena2016-08-09 16:35 PT

Apple's Latest High-Profile Automotive Hire Is A Smart Move

Apple's Latest High-Profile Automotive Hire Is A Smart Move

Apple’s larger automotive ambitions are still a matter of speculation. Will the Silicon Valley icon produce and sell iVehicles? Probably not. Will it build self-driving electric city pods to compete with rival Google? More likely.

Mia2016-08-08 16:00 PT