Apple is an American multinational technology company developing consumer electronics based on iOS & Mac OS has been working tough on a self-driving car. The California DMV has announced an updated list of corporations allowed to examine autonomous vehicles on the roads of California. News is, the last name on the long list is Apple.
It is not like you will see an Apple car on the road tomorrow. But the shows the company can start real-world tests at some point in the near future.
In specific, it’s going to be exciting to see if Apple is going to use third-party cars with its own best technology and smart sensors. Report has it that Apple is now working on autonomous driving technology and not a full-fledged car.
24x7Developers got the following declaration from a DMV spokesperson: “Today, April 14, 2017, the California Department of Motor Vehicles issued Apple Inc. an autonomous vehicle test permit. The permit covers three vehicles, all 2015 Lexus RX450h, and six drivers.” It’s the exact same car Google has been using for its self-driving tests.
It’s almost going to take years before Apple has final product. It’s exciting to see that the company is still moving forward.
It’s also fascinating to note that Apple is not anxious of exposing its cars on the roads of California. This time Apple hasn’t been as private as it usually is with this project. Making a self-driving car requires a ton of data, so the company has to to place its car on the road as quickly as possible.