Details of the project, which involved hundreds of Apple employees, have not been disclosed, but it is known that self-driving car is almost ready for roads, reports the Guardian.
MOSCOW, 15 Aug. The American company Apple is developing a car that will be able to drive without a driver, writes on Saturday the British newspaper the Guardian.
According to the publication, engineers of Silicon valley, as well as specialists Tesla Motors and Mercedes-Benz, who are in town for Apple’s employees in the state of California. Currently searching safe places for test test car models. “The details of the project, which involved hundreds of Apple employees, have not been disclosed, but it is known that self-driving car is almost ready for the roads”, — writes the edition.
Apple hasn’t officially commented on reports of their automotive development.
In February Bloomberg reported that Apple plans to start production of electric vehicle in 2020. The Agency notes that the time frame is determined by competition electronics manufacturer with companies Tesla Motors and General Motors, each of which is planning by 2017 to produce an electric car that cost less than 40 thousand dollars and with a power reserve of 200 miles (about 320 km).