Apple is rumored to be developing an electric vehicle that is autonomous. If reports from the past are true the Apple Car’ was first approved in 2014. Since then, we have a myriad of reports detailing features and the date of its launch. According to an article by well-known Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kwuo, we might not get to witness the Apple Car until 2025. Kuo claims that Apple should restructure its staff if it wishes for its first car to be on the production line within about three years.
“The Apple Car project team was disbanded for a period of period of. Reorganization in of the next 3 to 6 months is required in order to meet the target of production of mass quantities in 2025.” Tweets from Apple analyst reads.
Since 2014 the project has been through a series of setbacks, which included shifts in the leadership. As reported by Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, Apple’s vice director of technology Kevin Lynch was appointed the head in Apple Car. Apple Car project which is believed to be named “Project Titan”. For those who don’t already know about it, Kevin Lynch has been working at Apple since 2013, and is known for his involvement in Apple Watch. Apple Watch.
In November of last year, Gurman said that Apple is increasing work on its vehicle. The report also stated that Apple is working to create a fully autonomous self-driving vehicle that is powered by electricity. The 2025 production date was also mentioned by Gurman however according to his estimation, the timeline could see delays due to the development hurdles. According to a report from Apple Insider, Apple placed an employment freeze on its autonomous car team because a few executives were dissatisfied with the advancements.
This isn’t the only car-related project Apple is working on. According to a report from Bloomberg, Apple is working on a new tech codenamed IronHeart that will let you utilize CarPlay in various other ways other than just taking messages and streaming music. It means that you will soon be able control your car’s climate control system as well as the radio, seats instruments, and more using your iPhone.