0
General

Apple to start testing driverless car - report

Monday 17 August 2015 | 08:22 CET | News
Apple is building a driverless car and scouting for secure locations around San Francisco to test it, reports the Guardian, based on documents it requested under the public record act. The long-rumoured Project Titan appears to be further advanced than expected. Members of Apple's secretive Special Project group met in May with executives from former naval base GoMentum Station, which is being turned into a secure testing ground for self-driving vehicles. Apple Engineer Frank Fearson wrote to GoMentum, "We would ... like to get an understanding of timing and availability for the space, and

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: General
Companies: Apple
Countries: United States / World
::: add a comment

Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

Apple lays off 200 workers on autonomous car project Titan

Published 24 Jan 2019 10:45 CET | World
Apple dismissed just over 200 employees from Project Titan, its group developing autonomous vehicle systems, people familiar with ...

US govt to allow states to create own rules for self-driving

Published 09 Jun 2016 17:06 CET | United States
The US individual states will be allowed by the federal government to make their own rules for regulating self-driving vehicles, ...

Google, Fiat Chrysler close to car tech deal - report

Published 29 Apr 2016 10:03 CET | World
Fiat Chrysler is in late-stage talks with Google's self-driving car division over a possible technology partnership, according to ...

Head of Apple electric car project leaving company - report

Published 26 Jan 2016 11:39 CET | United States
Steve Zadesky, who has been leading Apple's efforts to build an electric car, has told people he was leaving the company, sources ...

Obama to back self-driving cars with USD 4 bln

Published 15 Jan 2016 09:40 CET | United States
US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx will unveil at the Detroit auto show on 14 January a plan to develop a national ...

Tesla biedt zelf-parkeren als softwareupdate

Published 11 Jan 2016 09:32 CET | World
Autofabrikant Tesla Motors meldt dat zijn auto's voortaan zelfstandig kunnen inparkeren. Versie 7.1 van de software van de auto ...

Google meets UK govt on driverless cars development

Published 14 Dec 2015 09:23 CET | United Kingdom
Google has met several times with the UK government to discuss opportunities for developing driverless cars in the country, ...

Apple acquires UK software company VocalIQ

Published 05 Oct 2015 08:47 CET | World
Apple has confirmed the acquisition of UK artificial-intelligence software developer VocalIQ for an undisclosed amount, reports ...

Apple meets with California officials about driverless cars

Published 21 Sep 2015 09:32 CET | World
Apple met with California officials earlier this summer to discuss self-driving cars, the Guardian reported, citing a number of ...

PSA testing driverless cars, foresees launch from 2020

Published 15 Sep 2015 08:30 CET | France
PSA Peugeot-Citroen CEO Carlos Tavares announced that the group has begun a driverless car pilot programme and that there will be ...

Verizon backs University of Michigan connected-car testbed

Published 21 Jul 2015 10:39 CET | United States
Verizon is one of 15 companies that will invest USD 1 million each over three years in the University of Michigan's M-City, a ...

Volkswagen launches car with Apple, Android systems

Published 05 Jun 2015 11:24 CET | Brazil
Volkswagen announced that its Fox 2016 model will have Apple's CarPlay system and, in the future, Google's Android Auto, reports ...

The car as connected device

Published 23 Apr 2015 11:58 CET | Netherlands
Multimedia systems are growing ever more advanced, we found on a visit to the AutoRAI show underway in Amsterdam. 'My car' apps ...

Apple wants electric cars from 2020 - report

Published 20 Feb 2015 09:18 CET | World
Apple wants to start manufacturing electrics vehicles from 2020, Bloomberg reported, citing sources with knowledge of the matter. ...