Project Titan Stories January 25

Apple has dramatically increased the number of self driving vehicles it is testing, Bloomberg reports. The company first received approval from state officials last spring to test three self driving cars on the road, but new inquiries to the California DMW show Apple has since expanded its test fleet to 27 vehicles total.

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Project Titan Stories November 28, 2017

Rumors that Apple plans to develop and market a self-driving vehicle may have gone cold, but CEO Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged that the company is working on a ‘large project’ around autonomous systems.

The latest detail in the story comes via Jalopnik which reports that Apple may have leased Chrysler’s old proving grounds which could be used for testing autonomous cars.

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Project Titan Stories October 18, 2017

MacCallister Higgins, the co-founder of autonomous taxi company Voyage shared a tweet about Apple’s roof array on its Project Titan vehicles. Higgins breaks down what’s unique about Apple’s approach, which may also hint at the possibility for Apple to offer an autonomous vehicle aftermarket add-on.

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Project Titan Stories August 30, 2017

A Tesla-style concept of the Apple Car from CarWow
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According to a new report out from Bloomberg today, multiple engineers who had been working on Apple’s car project have left for automotive startup Zoox. The Project Titan employees have made their departure from Apple as the company scales back its autonomous vehicle program.

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Project Titan Stories August 22, 2017

A new report this evening about Apple’s secret car efforts, Project Titan, sheds light on what’s been happening with the company’s plans over the last few years, how much it has changed course, and why.

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Project Titan Stories June 26, 2017

As Google’s Waymo announced a deal with Avis this morning to store and service a fleet of its autonomous vehicles, Apple is reported to be partnering with Hertz as a part of its self-driving vehicle efforts.

The arrangement between Waymo and Avis will be based on vehicle storage and light service while Waymo will retain vehicle ownership. In contrast, Apple’s deal with Hertz will include leasing a small number of Lexus RX450H vehicles, the same model it has been using since the California Department of Motor Vehicles approved Apple to test self-driving technology.

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