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Apple Car’s Long-Term Suppliers May Include Foxconn, Luxshare: Report

Apple may still be considering suppliers Foxconn and Luxshare Precision as candidates to build its upcoming car, with each of the companies independently making their way into the EV sector, according to sources with insider information (via DigiTimes). The sources reported that even if Apple’s car project doesn’t utilize the two companies to start off, […]

Apple Car Officials Met with EV Suppliers in South Korea Last Month: Report

Apple last month sent an envoy to South Korea to meet with prospective suppliers for its Apple Car project, internally known as “Project Titan” — reports South Korean tech publication ETNEWS. According to the publication’s sources, the Cupertino, California-based tech giant was interested in Korean electronic parts manufacturers with experience in mass production. After failed […]

Apple Reportedly Showed its Car Schematics to Texas A/C Parts Maker

As tech companies like Apple seek to break into the auto market with the onset of electric vehicles (EVs), the move away from engines and towards software is offering opportunities to previous outsiders to the market. Along with other suppliers, Apple sought out the largest Japanese vehicle air conditioning unit manufacturer, Sanden, to help supply […]

Apple Car Project Loses Three Engineers to Flying Taxi Startups

  The ongoing saga of Apple employees leaving for other companies continues this week, with reports of three new engineers having left the company for air travel startups. Apple’s autonomous vehicle project lost three more engineers to startup companies within the past few weeks, according to a report from Bloomberg. The departed engineers include Apple […]

Ex-Tesla Engineer Departs Apple’s Car Project for Another Electric Startup

Michael Schwekutsch, a former Tesla engineer who was working for Apple’s Auto project, has officially departed the company to join electric aviation startup Archer, according to CNBC. Archer is currently developing electric air taxis which feature a vertical take-off and landing routine. The startup hopes to offer short trips to customers to help prevent added […]

Volkswagen Poaches Apple’s Global Battery Chief to Work in Germany

Apple has hired Soonho Ahn from Samsung SDI Co. back in late 2019 to lead the iPhone maker’s global battery developments, and now the latter has been poached by Volkswagen to work in Germany. Manager Magazin reports Volkswagen is has hired Ahn to ramp up its PowerCo battery division. According to Ahn’s LinkedIn, he is […]

Apple’s Self-Driving Car Will Lack Steering Wheel and Pedals, Debut in 2025: Report

As Apple’s electric car project, dubbed “Project Titan,” continues to take shape, the electric vehicle (EV) team’s new head is reportedly shifting the team’s focus to double down on autonomous driving technology. Apple is planning to accelerate its development plans for an electric vehicle (EV), with a renewed focus particularly on the EV’s self-driving capabilities, […]