Apple has developed an electric car with unique autonomous driving technology that has been dubbed Project Titan.
In the past, Tim Cook has described the self-driving car as the mother of all AI projects.
Apple is said to be on the verge of signing a new deal with the LG-Magna JV called LG Magna e-Powertrain for the production of what will be the Apple Car. This report is from the Korean Times. In accordance with the contract, the JV will produce the first series of production Apple Car. Apple’s first car is expected to launch not before 2025. The partnership is expected to be completed by the end of 2021. The news comes after Apple sued Hyundai and its subsidiary Kia for production worth $ 4 billion. dollars, but that deal failed. through.
Apple is looking for a manufacturing partner on the lines of a Foxconn that helps manufacture iPhone, iPad, MacBooks but does not take any marks on the product itself. In the automotive industry, Apple’s challenge has been to find such a partner. LG-Magna’s e-Powertrain JV could be the perfect link. LG-Magna e-Powertrains already supplies parts such as batteries, motors to companies like Tesla, GM, Ford, BMW. Magna also worked with Sony on their electric car project.
Apple has developed an electric car with unique autonomous driving technology that has been dubbed the titan of the project. It has been in development since 2015 and development has been slow. Most recently, the project was managed by Apple’s chief AI officer, John Giannandrea. Recently, Apple CEO Tim Cook told Kara Swisher on the NYT Sway podcast that Apple was interested in unifying hardware, software and services, although he didn’t recognize the existence of the Apple Car.
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