NEW YORK, January 23. /Corr. Kirill Volkov/. The head of the Apple division responsible for the design and development of the first electric car the American giant, has resigned. This was reported Tuesday in its electronic version of the newspaper The Wall Street Journal.
According to the publication, Steve Sadecki, who worked at Apple in total for 16 years and worked including on the creation of products such as iPhones and iPods, headed the project on creation of an electric vehicle two years ago. Your care Sadecki explained the personal reasons. The exact date his resignation was not specified, while, according to The Wall Street Journal, he was still listed in the Apple.
The California Corporation was never officially announced that it is developing its first electric car. However, the media previously found that Apple has hired dozens of experts in the automotive industry, including specialists from automakers Ford and Mercedes-Benz.
According to Reuters, in 2014, Apple CEO Tim cook visited the headquarters of BMW in German Munich, and his assistants – this companies factories in Leipzig to see the process of production of the electric car BMW i3.
Apple, founded in 1976, produces the iPhone smartphone, iPad tablets, iPod music players, laptops and desktop computers iMac, and other high-tech equipment. The Corporation is the largest in the world with a market capitalization of $581,5 billion.