Apple Building Self-Driving Car


An Apple logo hangs above the entrance to the Apple store on 5th Avenue in the Manhattan borough of New York City, July 21, 2015. Apple Inc said it is experiencing some issues with its App Store, Apple Music, iTunes Store and some other services. The company did not provide details but said only some users were affected. Checks by Reuters on several Apple sites in Asia, Europe and North and South America all showed issues with the services. REUTERS/Mike SegarInternal documents from Apple obtained by The Guardian confirm the world’s most-valuable company is building a self-driving car—and already looking for locations to test it.

Engineers from Apple’s secretive Special Project group have been talking to GoMentum Station, a soon-to-be testing ground for self-driving vehicles.

In recent months, Apple’s CEO Tim Cook has been meeting with car execs and poaching auto experts from major companies like Mercedes Benz, Tesla, BMW and Fiat-Chrysler.

It is also rumored that the tech giant is developing a 27- to 50-inch head-up display for cars, which would project information onto driver’s windshields. Read more at The Guardian.