Apple has again hired a former high-ranking Tesla technician to speed up its plans for its own electric car.
Musk had said that his company would be almost done putting a car on the road that could drive and steer without any help from people. But Christopher Moore, who was head of software development for self-driving cars at Tesla, stated in an investigation by California authorities that Musk’s statements would not correspond to technical reality.
Apple refused to comment on the post about the technician. The iPhone manufacturer follows a policy of strict secrecy around plans to bring its own car to the market. Yet there have been rumours about it for years.
Apple reportedly plans to build its electric car in 2024. It should be self-driving, too. Moore would report to Apple to Stuart Bowers, another former Tesla manager who joined Apple late last year. Bowers had led Tesla’s autopilot team before he left in mid-2019.