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Apple is definitely making a car and it will definitely fail. Sure.
You'll be able to plug your iPhone into a range of vehicles from the tiny Spark to the hulking Suburban, and even the new Volt.
Imaginary Apple product failures don't tar all imaginary Apple products.
"This vehicle is part of our early research efforts regarding mapping, safety and autonomy systems."
Public records and inside sources hint at a mysterious shell company operating in Apple's midst, with facilities geared for automotive research.
Apple argues that it doesn't compete with A123 because their batteries end up in different products.
If Apple follows through on this one, your nav system could take wireless signal strength into account when deciding your route.
New Ferrari and Mercedes-Benz models will have CarPlay baked in, but not Toyotas.
The rumored Apple Car is already a loser.
Bloomberg says Apple wants a car on the assembly line within five years. The company is certainly hiring automotive brainpower aggressively.
A list of auto-focused talent now at Apple includes auto-parts engineers, former Tesla employees, and an expert on new battery technology.
If we think of CarPlay like the Motorola ROKR, then the mythical Apple Car could be the iPhone.
Apple's recent hires include a Mercedes-Benz executive who led its Silicon Valley R&D center.
A camera-equipped Dodge Caravan spotted driving around the Bay Area could mean Apple is building out its own version of Google's Street View. If so, however, it'd take years to gather sufficient data.
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