November 13

Apple ‘wrapping up’ development of mixed-reality headset OS ahead of 2023 launch

Apple’s mixed-reality headset has been rumored for years, and it could finally see the light of day sometime in 2023. A new report from Bloomberg today points out that Apple is continuing to ramp up hiring for teams working on AR and VR technology, including new hires and recruiting a former Apple engineer who had […]

November 23

CarPlay features that are actually available in iOS 16

Apple showed off the next generation of CarPlay during WWDC 2022, and wow does it look stunning. The complete CarPlay takeover of the infotainment display, dash controls, and more tease us with Apple Car vibes. While Project Titan remains an R&D project, Apple says the first cars that will work with next-gen CarPlay won’t be […]

September 29

Apple once again increases autonomous car fleet team; number of cars still at 69

Apple is continuing to slowly expand its autonomous vehicle testing program in California. According to new data published by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, Apple now has 15 new drivers registered to its crew. The number of self-driving vehicles, however, remains the same at 69 vehicles.

September 28

Apple’s next big car milestone is assembling its team once again

When will Apple unveil its car? That’s the question customers have been asking for years. With executives leaving Project Titan and Apple having to rearrange the team over and over, analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said the company has set a date to rearrange its car team yet again.

September 3

Report: People are more interested in buying Apple Car rather than a new Tesla

Apple Car is, at least, a few years away from being introduced. While Project Titan is surrounded by controversies, top executives leaving, and complete turnovers on what the Apple Car will ultimately be, a survey indicated that US customers are more interested in buying a car from the Cupertino company rather than buying a new […]

August 22

Former Apple engineer pleads guilty to stealing Project Titan trade secrets

A former Apple engineer has pled guilty to stealing trade secrets from the company. In a San Jose federal court, Xiaolang Zhang admitted to the theft of Apple’s Project Titan trade secrets and could face up to 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine…

July 25

Apple patent data shows its growing interest in Project Titan and EVs

The Apple Car – or Project Titan – is full of comings and goings. While previous reports show the company is struggling to find a direction in the automobile industry, a report highlights how Apple is pushing to enter this business in the past 20 years.

July 27

Apple hires Lamborghini R&D veteran for Apple Car team

Apple is pushing ahead with its efforts to expand the team working on Apple Car. A new report from Bloomberg today indicates that Apple has hired Luigi Taraborrelli, a 20-year veteran of the Italian car company Lamborghini. This marks a major addition to the Project Titan team as Apple aims to release a car later […]

July 25

Apple semiconductor expert hired by Samsung in rare poaching

One of Apple’s semiconductor experts, Kim Woo-Pyeong, is going to work for a major competitor – Samsung Electronics. Woo-Pyeong is serving as director of the company’s newly established Packaging Solution Center in Device Solution America (DSA), according to Business Korea.

July 11

Inside Apple Car: Jony Ive’s design, Federighi’s skepticism, the ‘jogger incident,’ more

Apple’s self-driving car development efforts, codenamed Project Titan, have been well-documented over the years. Project Titan has gone through numerous leadership changes, shifts in strategy, and more. A new report from The Information today goes in-depth on Apple Car, including details on the car’s design, Jony Ive’s involvement, Craig Federighi’s skepticism, and the so-called “jogger […]

July 13

‘Peaky Blinders’ creator will direct Apple TV+ ‘Ferrari’ series that tells the story of race company founder

Apple TV+ has been reported as being given a green light to Peaky Blinders creator Steven Knight and director Stefano Sollima to create a new Ferrari series based on the founder of the race company and the life of Enzo Ferrari.

June 22

Volkswagen CEO questions Apple Car future as Polestar ships OTA CarPlay and promises next-gen adoption

Apple’s car ambitions range from replacing your infotainment system with the iPhone to someday selling self-driving electric vehicles. Not every auto exec is convinced Apple will ever cross the finish line to shipping its own car, however. Meanwhile, more automakers are continuing to adopt Apple CarPlay even as the company teases its next grand vision […]

May 25

Apple Car self-driving expert takes talents to autonomous sensor firm after six months on the job

Apple has lost yet another member of the Project Titan team working on its ambitious plans for a fully self-driving electric car. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Christopher (CJ) Moore has departed Apple after less than a year on the job. Prior to his short stint at Apple, Moore served as a director […]

May 5

Apple Car self-driving could take cues from Siri and iPhone input

Earlier this week, it was revealed that Apple has hired Desi Ujkashevic, a former Ford executive, to join the efforts of the Apple Car project. Since then, questions continue to arise on whether or not the ‘Apple Car’ will become a real thing. 

March 30

Apple ups driver count for self-driving car tests, signaling increase in program resources

Apple is continuing to slowly expand its autonomous vehicle testing program in California. According to new data published by the California Department of Motor Vehicles, Apple now has 10 new drivers registered to its crew. The number of self-driving vehicles, however, remains the same at 69 vehicles.

March 15

Kuo: Apple Car project reorganization critical to shipping in 2025 after team ‘dissolved for some time’

Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back with another tweet. This time, Kuo says the Apple Car project team has been dissolved for “some time,” and it needs to have a reorganization within the next three to six months to achieve the goal of mass production by 2025.

March 3

Two Apple suppliers are gearing up for car production to win ‘Project Titan’ business

Rumors are spreading that key manufacturers in Apple’s supply chain, Foxconn and Luxshare, are top candidates to produce the Apple Car. The rumors come after both Apple suppliers recently entered the future vehicle market. 

August 20, 2016

Apple reportedly among companies that held potential acquisition talks with Lyft

While Apple made a $1 billion investment in Chinese ride-hailing service Didi Chuxing earlier this year, it apparently also held talks with Lyft, another popular car request service, regarding an acquisition. According to a report from the New York Times, Lyft has recently held discussions with handful of companies to discuss a possible acquisition, with Apple being […]

July 28, 2016

Report: Apple continues hiring for Apple Car w/ BlackBerry’s QNX founder joining team

Following a report from earlier this week detailing Apple’s appointment of former executive Bob Mansfield to run its secretive ‘Project Titan’ Apple Car project, Bloomberg offers details on hires from BlackBerry and Ford.

June 12, 2016

BMW will support CarPlay in its 2017 M3 and M4

Earlier this year, a leaked pricing list indicated that BMW was set to bring CarPlay support to its X5 M and X6 M models this year, a first for the company. Now, BMW’s pricing list for the 2017 M3 and M4 have emerged, and it again lists CarPlay as an option for customers.

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