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Technology, Autonomous

Apple in Discussions With Suppliers for Lidar

An Apple Inc. logo is displayed outside the company's store at Yorkdale mall in Toronto. (Brent Lewin/Bloomberg News) Gas pumps are out of service at an Exxon gas station in Houston Feb. 18. (Go Nakamura/Getty Images via Bloomberg News)

Apple Inc. is in discussions with multiple suppliers of self-driving car sensors known as lidar, according to people familiar with the matter, a key milestone toward development of its first passenger vehicle.

February 19, 2021
Business, Technology, Autonomous

Apple More Than Doubled Autonomous Road Tests in 2020

The Apple Park campus in Cupertino, Calif. (Sam Hall/Bloomberg News) The Apple Park campus in Cupertino, Calif. (Sam Hall/Bloomberg News)

Apple Inc. more than doubled road testing of its self-driving cars in 2020 as its autonomous technology improved, according to a report filed with the California Department of Motor Vehicles.

Mark Gurman and David Welch | Bloomberg News
February 9, 2021