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In a recent interview, Tesla CEO Elon Musk downplayed the number of ex-Tesla employees that now work for Apple, saying those were engineers Tesla no longer wanted. “Important engineers? They have hired people we’ve fired,” Musk said of Apple in an interview with German newspaper Handelsblatt, as reported by Apple Insider. “We always jokingly call […]

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After months of rumors churning over the possibility of an Apple electric car, inside sources have confirmed that a vehicle is in the works with a “ship date” set for 2019. According to sources knowledgeable about the program, reported Automotive News, Apple Inc. is tripling its electric car team to 600 employees, and internally labeling […]

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Rumors of a collaboration between Apple and BMW are heating up. According to a recent report, Apple CEO Tim Cook visited BMW’s headquarters last year along with senior executives from the Cupertino-based company, taking a tour of the German automaker’s factory in Leipzig to learn more on how BMW manufactures the i3 all-electric vehicle. The […]

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Based upon interviews with knowledgeable industry executives, an analysis of the Apple question postulates even if Apple builds an electric car its end goal may be only as an R&D tool to integrate complementary technologies. This analysis by Automotive News accounts for the fact Apple has not stated exactly what it is playing at as […]

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