Apple: The Future of Self-Driving Cars?
Apple has admitted for the first time that it is investing in self driving car tech.
A letter sent last month to U.S. transportation officials offers insight into Apple’s plans for the growing self-driving car market.
However, Ford, which itself plans to have self-driving cars on the road by 2021,
has said it was working on the basis that Apple was building one.
Apple has registered several car-related internet domains,
including apple.car and apple.auto.
The tech firm has already registered several car-related internet domains, including apple.car and apple.auto.
“The company is investing heavily in the study of machine learning and automation” Steve Kenner says
Apple’s letter does not state whether it actually intends to build a self-driving car of its own.
Speculations exist that the firm switched focus from work on a physical product to creating an autonomous driving system that could be used by others.
Though Google is already testing self-driving cars on the roads of US.
However In October,Tesla announced that all the cars it now builds will have the hardware installed to drive on their own.
Although In the UK, Users have tested automated cars in Milton Keynes in the summer, with further trials in London planned.