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Apple scales back its ambitions for a self-driving car

The company has put off any notion of an Apple-branded autonomous vehicle

Daisuke Wakabayashi | NYT 

As new employees were brought into Apple’s secret effort to create a self-driving car a few years ago, managers told them that they were working on the company’s next big thing: A product that would take on Detroit and disrupt the automobile industry. These days, Apple’s automotive ambitions are more modest. The company has put off any notion of an Apple-branded autonomous vehicle and is instead working on the underlying technology that allows a car to drive itself. Timothy D. Cook, the company’s chief executive, said in an interview with Bloomberg in June ...

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First Published: Wed, August 23 2017. 10:26 IST
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