Apple in talks with potential providers of sensors for self-driving cars

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Apple Inc has held discussions with about four companies as possible providers for next-generation lidar sensors in self-driving cars, reviewing the companies’ technology while also still contributing on its own lidar unit, three people familiar with the talks stated. The moves provide fresh proof of Apple’s renewed ambitions to get into the autonomous vehicle derby, […]

Apple fires 190 workers from self-driving car project

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Apple has reportedly verified it is eliminating 190 employees from its ambitious self-driving car project named Titan. According to a report in San Francisco Chronicle, the Cupertino-based company has laid off mainly engineers, including 38 engineering programme managers, 33 hardware engineers, 31 product design engineers and 22 software engineers. The layoffs in Santa Clara and […]

After Apple’s CarPlay, Toyota now brings Android Auto to vehicles

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Toyota Motor agreed to include Android Auto to its vehicles, according to an individual knowledgeable with the matter, ending years of resistance to the Google infotainment software because of safety and security issues. Initially, Toyota will let Android Auto devices to connect directly to its vehicles, after declaring compatibility with Apple Inc.’s CarPlay in January. […]

Tesla is most difficult stock for short sellers in this year

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Traders short selling Tesla’s skyrocketing stock have lost $3.7 billion in 2017, eclipsing the combined losses of traders shorting Apple, Amazon and Netflix. The Palo Alto, California, company’s stock has ended up being a battlefield between investors wagering CEO Elon Musk will transform the auto market and skeptics who question his aggressive production targets. Those […]

Apple self-driving vehicle testing strategy gives hints to tech program

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Apple Inc detailed a strategy to train operators of self-driving vehicles in documents submitted to California regulators previously this month, the newest ideas to the company’s autonomous car technology aspirations. Apple was given a license to test self-driving cars on April 14 by the California Department of Motor Vehicles however the company has never stated […]

Hyundai points South Florida as main priority for releasing new Genesis brand

South Korean automaker Hyundai has come a long way considering that Rick Case opened one of the nation’s first 2 dealerships in the Fort Lauderdale market back in 1986. When it initially emerged, Hyundai positioned itself as an affordable alternative to Japanese brands Toyota, Honda and Nissan. “We began promoting them at $4,995, and they […]

Ferrari FF Gets Apple Goodies

Ferrari with Apple – is it a dream? It can be a deadly combination and can give the best experience to any car lover of the world. And now this is true! Ferrari has signed an agreement with Apple Inc. for providing high-end connectivity and entertainment features to their cars. The first car with Apple […]