Not Android Auto — Android Automotive, the OS starting with Audi, Volvo
Apple has more than doubled the number of its self-driving cars, the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has confirmed. Since obtaining a permit to test autonomous vehicles, Apple's fleet size has steadily risen – from a scant three test cars, to 27 in January, and now, 55 intelligent machines. Should the program remain on course, consumers could be chilling out in the driver's seat by 2019.
Here's a quick checklist of infotainment functions to test and questions to ask when new-car shopping.
One of the great things about technology is – with the exception of Apple products – consumers get more for their money every year. For example, the first 1GB USB drive I bought in 2005 cost me $30. Today you can get 10 for that price, delivered to your door thanks to Amazon. The same goes for car tech.
Apple's system appears to be based in part on computerized virtual reality models.
The scientists proposed a new software approach called "VoxelNet" for helping computers detect three-dimensional objects.
R.M. Sotheby's will auction Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' BMW Z8 roadster.
Appliance company plans to distinguish itself by offering electric car with longer range.
This gives the automakers control of the timing and location, helping increase the audience.
With Apple refocusing its automotive efforts, Zoox is putting former Project Titan engineers in use.
It's ahead of tunes by artists like Kendrick Lamar, Kesha, Selena Gomez, The Chainsmokers and a number of other popular, well-established acts.
Apple is leasing some Lexus SUVs.
He talks around the topic while there's plenty of evidence Apple has something in the works.
Apple tries to prevent texting and driving.