This is what Apple's 'self-driving car' looks like

Project Titan is much more than an autonomous shuttle bus for employees


Tech Desk October 19, 2017
Various users have spotted what could be Apple's autonomous vehicle PHOTO: TWITTER

Since most companies are exploring the idea of self-driving cars, it seems Apple too is secretly working on its own version of the technology.

A few months ago, news had leaked that Apple was granted permission to develop autonomous cars. Since then, the tech giant  has managed to avoid the spotlight and no real development was reported in terms of any vehicles coming out, The Verge reports.

Recently, however, a keen observer named MacAllister Higgins, spotted what looks like the Apple equivalent of a self-driving vehicle.

In a video posted on Twitter, a Lexus SUV rode the streets what could be one of Apple’s “Project Titan” self-driving cars.

Higgins believes the car is the same type of vehicle Apple approved to use for tests on public roads.

Higgins isn’t your typical Apple fan who happened to find an Apple car roaming the streets. He's a robotics engineer and a co-founder of Voyage, a self-driving start-up.

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Referring to the plastic-encased setup as "The Thing," it appears to be outfitted with six LIDAR sensors, along with a slew of cameras and radar units.

Apple declined to comment on the authenticity of the images circulating and whether or not they are conducting self-driving tests.

COMMENTS (2)

MJ-Sid | 4 years ago | Reply Lexus RX-350 fitted with hideous cameras on top. These contraptions could have gone on the roof of any car.
Obs89 | 4 years ago | Reply This is surely a Lexus - most probably being used for some autonomous driving trials.
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