Last week Apple's automous vehicle program ctinued the first crash.
Nissan Leaf (Nissan Leaf) is attached to the back of Apple's automous test car, according to the California State Automobile Federati (AUA) submissi document. DMV has authorized the State Automous Vehicle Test Program.
The crash occurred just before 3 pm. It was held August 24th in Santa Clara and is under voluntary testing near Apple's HQ in Cupertino nearby. The crash brought "moderate" damage to the vehicle, but no e was injured.
According to this report, DMV announced Friday. "While preparing to join the Lawrence Expressway South from Kifer Road, the automous mode Apple test vehicle was the rear end.Apple's test vehicle is a 2016 Nissan Leaf appended to Apple's test vehicle about 15 I was traveling at under 1 mph waiting for a safe gap to complete the merging when in ctact with mph. Both vehicles were damaged and neither party was reported injured. "
First Apple car crash
This seems to be the first cflict involving e of Apple's test vehicles. But Apple's competitors were not so fortunate in the race for robotic cars. Tesla stopped testing the California automous vehicle last year after a fatal crash in Ariza province occurred. Google's test car is involved in about 33 accidents, including serious accidents earlier this year.
DMV has authorized 56 companies to test private cars the California road. According to the agency, Apple is permitted to test 66 automous vehicles within the state. Google has 88 Waymo and 39 Tesla. Apple began testing automous vehicles the California road in 2017.
The company does not officially acknowledge that it is building an automous vehicle. However, there are dozens of rumors and reports …