New technology-Apple’s new car!
The car that Apple is building could have been blown away by rumors for so long. However, a German newspaper reported on April 18 that Apple had set up a secret laboratory for car manufacturing in the German capital, Berlin. Twenty-two employees are working day and night in engineering, software, hardware, and marketing.
Meanwhile, Chris Pitt, former vice chairman of automotive engineering at carmaker Tesla Motors, has been appointed to a special Apple project team.
And it can be said with certainty that a person who is experienced in making cars will not make a smartphone by going to Apple. According to the German newspaper, the Apple car will be made by the Austrian car manufacturer Magna Stear. The company makes small Cooper cars in 29 countries around the world.
Apple has hired experienced engineers from Silicon Valley and the world of car manufacturers, according to several other reports. Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk joked, “If you can’t find a job at Tesla, try Apple!”
Apple is only pulling experts from Tesla, but not that. Apple is also hiring employees from Ford, General Motors and Mercedes-Benz.
The company has alleged that Apple carried out an “aggressive” operation to divide employees even from the battery maker A123 Systems.
The Guardian reported in September last year that it had contacted the Department of Motor Vehicles in the US state of California to inspect the vehicle.
According to Apple Insider, Apple is quietly building a car under the guise of an organization called Sixty Eight Research. Employees at the company are also known to wear clothing similar to Apple employees.
In September, the Wall Street Journal reported that Apple cars would hit the market by 2019.