The world’s worst-kept secret continues to be kept worse: Apple received a permit to test autonomous vehicles on public roads in the State of California. The tech behemoth has never confirmed its program to develop an autonomous vehicle … or any type of vehicle for that matter.
Apple joins 30 other companies that the state’s Department of Motor Vehicles has cleared to test self-driving cars. Others included General Motors, Google and Ford. Business Insider first reported the approval.
The company’s never-confirmed-but-often-teased vehicle program is code-named Project Titan internally. Apple’s hired several employees who held high ranking jobs at automakers or suppliers during the past three years. (more…)