The Apple automous vehicle program is e of the biggest secrets known in the technology industry. Although the company has not yet cfirmed anything, informati about the project has been leaked sporadically in recent years.
Today, the Department of Automotive Vehicles of California has cfirmed (via macReports) that Apple now has 55 vehicles. and 83 Drivers Allowed to Test Automous Vehicles
e important thing to note here is that Apple has not yet applied for a separate driverless test permit, which would allow the driver to be tested. company to test automous vehicles without anye in the car. The California DMV began issuing driverless licenses in April of this year.
To put this in perspective, Apple had about 45 automous vehicles in January of this year. Apple's self-driving efforts have been somewhat cfusing over the past year, with most rumors suggesting that Apple will build its standale software / hardware suite but will allow it to use it rather than build your own car.
Would you be interested in an automous system for your own car? Or maybe you are in the market for a new car and do you hope that Apple builds its own car? Let us know in the comments below!
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