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Apple car could launch in 2019

Rumours of Apple’s entry into the automotive world have been going around for a while now, but there’s a new titbit of information relating to a potential electric car project. According to The Wall Street Journal, Apple has accelerated their codenamed ‘Project Titan’ effort, moving internally to call it a “committed project.”

What’s more, WSJ’s sources indicate that Apple is aiming to ship their first vehicles in 2019. Yes, that means you’ll have to wait a while to get behind the wheel, but we should be hearing more detailed info soon, especially when the company begins testing on public roads. Perhaps what’s more interesting, though, is the report says the first car won’t be fully autonomous, despite that type of system being part of the long-term plan.


This latest report also suggests that Apple will triple their project team of 600, which already includes automotive experts. Tim Cook is reportedly moving forward with the project after looking into the potential for building its own car, including meeting with government officials in their home state of California for over a year.

Apple’s entry into the industry would follow self-driving car efforts from a number of automakers, including its main tech rival. Given what we know about Google’s on-going project, it’ll be interesting to see what that first vehicle will look like when it drives away from 1 Infinite Loop.


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1 comment

the guy with no name September 23, 2015 at 2:13 am

Oh dear God please just no. If this car comes out all of the mainstream sheeple are going to want one and the car industry will die. Though I can’t help but recall that gag they had in the TG news once about the overly complicated and long password that doesn’t work.


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