• Robot Car Race Twists: Uber Leaves Arizona And Apple Said To Have VW Deal

    One year ago - By Forbes

    The ride-share giant appears to be recalibrating its autonomous vehicle program after a fatal accident and a legal fight with Waymo that cut its momentum. Apple's reported vehicle deal with Volkswagen indicates its robot car program is alive, but the direction remains murky.
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  • Apple reportedly partners with Volkswagen for self-driving employee shuttles

    Apple reportedly partners with Volkswagen for self-driving employee shuttles

    One year ago - By Tech Crunch

    Apple has decided to work with Volkswagen for some of its self-driving car efforts, The New York Times reported today. The plan, according to the NYT, is to turn some of Volkswagen's T6 Transporter vans into autonomous shuttles for employees.
    However, this project is reportedly behind schedule and taking up much of the time of Apple's autonomous driving team. According to the NYT, Apple's lengthy talks pertaining to partnerships with manufacturers like BMW and Mercedes-Benz have ended.
    A Volkswagen T6 van
    Earlier this month, Apple's fleet of self-driving cars registered with the California...
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  • Apple, Spurned by BMW and Mercedes, Signs Deal With Volkswagen for Driverless Cars

    One year ago - By NY Times

    BMW and Mercedes-Benz rebuffed Apple's overtures for a self-driving car partnership, according to people familiar with the talks. Now Apple is said to have a deal with Volkswagen for the project.
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