Apple: Apple hires veteran Ford executive for electric car project

Apple he reportedly hired a veteran ford Desi Ujkashevic, as the iPhone maker plans to launch an electric car in 2024.

Numerous reports have stated that Ujkashevic, who is Ford’s global director of safety engineering, will join Apple to help develop a self-contained all-electric car.

Ujkashevic joined Ford 31 years ago and has worked in various disciplines, including development of electric vehicles,

Worked on a range of Ford and Lincoln SUV, as well as Ford Fiesta and Focus compact cars.

Ujkashevic could help Apple overcome regulatory hurdles the company faces in testing autonomous driving prototypes on public roads, reports TechCrunch.

“His engineering and security protocol expertise can also help guide Apple in its project,” the report said late Tuesday.

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The iPhone maker has teamed up with a South Korean company to develop the autopilot chip for its car.

According to TheElec, Apple has partnered with a South Korean outsourced semiconductor assembly and testing company (OSAT) to develop its car’s autopilot technology.

Apple is reportedly taking a similar route towards Tesla. The electric vehicle company owned by Elon Musk during the development of its chip for the autopilot, was used SAMSUNG memory and gave the assembly work to Jecet stats chip Pac Korea company.

Apple Car is also expected to use LED displays throughout the vehicle to inform other drivers about what the autonomous driving system is doing.

The display would show information about braking, car speed and other messages in the form of graphics and videos.

The upcoming Apple Car is expected to use a “C1” chip based on the A12 Bionic processor, with in-cabin AI capabilities such as eye-tracking.

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